Cooler weather keeps many people indoors. Although this may cause a bit of cabin fever, time spent inside gives people a chance to tackle some much-needed organization projects without the distractions of outdoor activities.

This home is at 124 Lagoni Lane in Lake Placid. It is priced for $1,499,000 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

New parents face a host of challenges upon bring their newborn sons and daughters home, not the least of which is childproofing their homes so the newest additions to their families are safe and sound. The strategies moms and dads employ when childproofing their homes will change as youngste…

The dawn of spring marks the return of many things, including long hours of sunlight and warm temperatures in which to enjoy that sunshine. But homeowners know spring also marks the return of insects, unwelcome guests that can be difficult or expensive to control once they have entered a home.

Many homeowners feel pools or spas are must-have features as they attempt to turn their homes in their own personal oases. The decision to get a pool or a hot tub is not one to take lightly. Significant purchases, pools and/or spas can affect the value of a home and also require various safe…

(MS) — Today’s paint products offer homeowners the flexibility to easily change the look and “feel” of a room — or a houseful of rooms, including walls, cabinets, furniture, accessories and trim items — by changing the color of a painted surface or adding paint to achieve a decorative effect.

This home is located at 94 Grandview Blvd. in Lake Placid. This property is listed for sale at $182,900 and is listed with Jeanny Campbell with Re/Max Realty Plus.

This home is at 4512 Sandwedge Way in Sebring. This property is priced at $259,900 and is listed with Norm and Mandy Elliott with Keller Williams Realty.

What snowy white heron also has a blue Christmas? The little blue heron, which spends its first year outfitted in pure white. Taking about two years to completely transition from this snowy youth, their feathers molt into a piebald or calico fashion as they morph into the slate grey-blue of …

This home is located at 1048 Carrie Drive in Lake Placid. It is priced at $249,000 and is listed with Maureen Cool of RE/MAX Realty Plus.

This home is located at 1510 Divot Court in Golf Hammock. The home is priced at $439,900 and is listed with Kim Reed and Helen Ferry of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Properties Group.

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Cooler weather keeps many people indoors. Although this may cause a bit of cabin fever, time spent inside gives people a chance to tackle some much-needed organization projects without the distractions of outdoor activities.

This home is at 10962 Payne Road in Sebring. It is priced at $389,900 and being offered by The Elliott Team at Keller Williams Realty.

This home is at 4085 Santa Barbara Drive in Sebring. It is priced for $214,000 and is listed by Lisa Terrell with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

As adults approach their golden years, the homes they once thought of as sanctuaries can become unsafe. Families wrestle with the decision to keep parents and grandparents in their homes or move them into assisted living facilities or other senior residences.

This home is located at 150 Otter Trail in Sebring, in the highly desirable Payne Road area. This property has been listed for sale with two options and is listed with Bill and Cyndee Bryan with RE/MAX Realty Plus.

This home is at 3612 Creekside Drive in Sebring. It is priced at $425,000 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

While resolving to lose weight or quit smoking are popular New Year’s resolutions, many people decide the dawn of a new year is a great time to get organized.

This home is located at 2203 Manatee Drive in Sebring. It is priced to sell at $254,900 and is listed with The Cool Team – Maureen Cool and Lisa Kneram of RE/MAX Realty Plus.

This home is located at 44 Miami Drive in Lake Placid. This property has been listed for sale at $169,900 and is listed with The Elliott Team at Keller William Realty.

Winter weather requires all types of modifications, including donning additional layers of clothing or turning the thermostat up a few ticks. But such adjustments can have an adverse impact on the environment, including increasing a person’s carbon footprint and energy consumption.

Mold and mildew are not only unsightly, but unhealthy. These fungi grow readily in damp areas and are found in the air breathed both indoors and outside. If left unaddressed, mold and mildew can threaten the health of a home’s inhabitants.

Buying a home can be very competitive. A well-maintained property with all of the bells and whistles that today’s buyers demand figures to attract many offers, and buyers who have found their dream homes must be prepared to make an offer that sellers can’t refuse.

Avid gardeners may be enticed by the idea of a greenhouse that allows them to explore their passion for plants year-round. While it’s true that greenhouses afford this luxury, there are important things to consider before erecting a greenhouse in your yard.