What Happens If You Find A Family Cemetery In Your Backyard: Advice For Homeowners In Tennessee

While people now often choose a burial in a public cemetery, private burial grounds were once quite common across the United States, especially in certain areas. In fact, state archaeologist Nick Fielder estimates that there are around 20,000 private family burial grounds in Tennessee. Nonetheless, while a private burial ground was once a precious part of a family's heritage, new property owners may feel less enthusiastic about the presence of the deceased.

Down In The Drapes: Tips For Buying The Right Window Treatments

Choosing the perfect curtains can be overwhelming if you don't have that interior-decorator gene. From choosing the style and color to ensuring that they are the right size, it can be tough to know just where to start. Here are some tips to help you navigate the draperies and select something that fits your windows and your decor. Making Sure They Fit If you've never bought drapes before, you might believe that you can just grab a rod and some drapes and be all set.

To Repair Or Replace Your Furnace, That Is The Question

When your furnace starts acting up, there's a little moment of panic. Replacing a furnace can be an incredibly expensive job, and if you're not well versed in diagnosing furnace problems, every little hiccup probably seems a bit like it could be the end. The good news is that furnaces are pretty repairable, and when you need to replace them, there are options for financing and assistance to keep you warm on a budget.

5 Holiday Gift Ideas From Your Local Fabric Store (Including Trendy Non-Fabric Crafts)

Is there someone on your holiday gift list who is into sewing or arts and crafts? Why not check out the selection at your favorite fabric store for some gift-giving ideas that will be appreciated and used? Fabric stores sell more than fabrics, yarn and sewing needles. In addition to sewing supplies, you may find a mix of everything for the craft lover or hobbyist, from kits to supplies. Here are a few inspirational ideas from your fabric store to place on your holiday gift list:

2 Pests That Love Your Bathroom As Much As You Do (And How To Get Rid Of Them)

Ah, your bathroom. When you aren't corralling kids to the potty or cleaning the nooks and crannies, you might use your bathroom to get ready for work or to take a relaxing, bubbly bath. In fact, the average American spends a staggering 2 weeks every year holed up in their bathroom—which is why a pest problem here can be such a devastating blow. Unfortunately, some pests are drawn to the moist, warm environment that your bathroom offers.