If you’ re faced with ugly-, dark- or a hideous-colored paneling in a room, you have two choices: remove it completely or cover it up. If you rip it off the walls panel-by- panel, you’ ll find more challenges. The paneling was likely installed on furring strips leaving the walls pockmarked with nail holes to patch or removing dried up adhesive, both a lot of work.
Find out what the unemployment rate is, plus how much gas costs across the state, and more economic indicators with these charts and maps, updated weekly.
If the start of fall signifies spooky season for you, you need this easy DIY from @kalli.likethestate. She creates a fall inspired ghost garland using a book, tape, scissors, and different colors of yarn. You can easily leave off the ghost faces if you want it to be less Halloween themed.
Q: I inherited 20% of a home with a mortgage. The person who owns 80% wants to keep the house. How do we divide the property? Should I get 20% of the appraised value or 20% of the equity of a house? There are enough other assets in the estate to pay me either way.
Find out how much gas costs across the state, plus what the unemployment rate is and more economic indicators with these charts and maps, updated weekly.
A garden arbor is an inviting element in any landscape that makes a statement, whether it’s a welcoming entry to property or placed as a focal point lush with climbing clematis. It’s a popular feature in today’s well-dressed landscape that defines space and says the door is always open to visitors to enter and enjoy the shelter, plantings and environment inside.
Students now covered under their family’s health plan likely won’t need campus health insurance, too, because they’ll be covered under that plan until age 26. Make sure that your plan covers out-of-network costs or that health care providers near the campus are in-network.
Dear Editor: On June 2 the city of Monona purchased the San Damiano property for $8.6 million. This increased the city's debt load by 17% and …
To manage adoption costs, experts recommend families plan ahead and tap multiple types of financing, from fundraising to borrowing. Here are strategies to consider.
Here are tips to navigate a home remodel when wood costs are through the roof. Also, check out more of this week's best money reads from financial experts.
I agree with the author of Sunday's letter to the editor "Removing big rock from UW is pathetic."
A solar-energy array is a costly project for your home. But it has gotten less expensive recently, thanks to systems getting more efficient and effective.
The "Less for Rx" package is designed to reduce prescription drug prices while increasing transparency and affordability, according to the governor's office.
The soothing sound of running water and scent of floating flowers in a pond can help you create an outdoor living space to escape the hectic noise and commotion of daily living. A garden pond can add a tranquil atmosphere and be a focal point in a landscape plan or tucked away as a quiet retreat. When you’ re considering a location, choose a level area that gets good...
Toymaker Mattel, whose brands include Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price and American Girl, said it's raising prices in the second half of the year in the run-up to the holiday shopping season.
"Medical bills are so overwhelming in the U.S. that over a quarter of GoFundMe fundraisers are for medical costs."
The company’s latest funding round is among the biggest for Madison tech companies. The founders say that by automating labor-intensive office work, their product frees up money for patient care.
An outdoor shower is ideal for a nice, quick wash down with fresh water after a day at the beach, dip in the pool or swim in the lake. While you’ve probably seen custom-built outdoor showers that look like they’re an indoor bathroom with hot and cold running water, we’re talking about a more modest freestanding shower unit hooked up to a garden hose outside.