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DIY Air Conditioner to Beat the San Diego Heat »

According to the weather folks, San Diego should be in for a break in the heat. But a "break" doesn't necessarily mean temperatures are going to fall drastically. It's still hot in San Diego, and we've found our new hero: he goes by desertsun02 on YouTube, and he's put together a (slightly advanced) DIY air conditioner.

Get Ready for Disaster with National Preparedness Month

Get Ready for Disaster with National Preparedness Month »

As we saw with the wildfires earlier this year, disaster can strike at any time. That's why it's important to be prepared. Take advantage of National Preparedness Month to get yourself and your family ready for disaster. Three simple actions include building a disaster kit, being informed and making an emergency plan.

8 Great Labor Day Weekend Projects

8 Great Labor Day Weekend Projects »

Labor Day marks the end of summer, so use the three-day weekend to get your home ready for fall and winter. We’ve rounded up the best Labor Day weekend projects for the weekend warrior.

Smart Bricks: A New Cost-Effective And Energy-Efficient Way To Build »

Think Legos are just for kids? The folks at Kite Bricks took the idea behind the childhood favorite and turned it into a revolutionary new way of building.

Mor Furniture for Less 37th Anniversary Sale

Mor Furniture for Less 37th Anniversary Sale »

Take advantage of the lowest monthly payments Mor has ever offered, and 0% financing on living rooms, bedrooms and dining rooms until April 2010.

Artistic Touch’s Artistic Impressions Showroom Opens August 1 »

<< FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >> Artistic Touch announced the August 1 grand opening of its new Artistic Impressions Showroom and Design Center on The Home Pro Show.

4 Things You Need to Know About The HERO Program

4 Things You Need to Know About The HERO Program »

On The Home Pro Show on San Diego Living you heard Joel from Mauzy Heating, Air and Solar and Ken from HERO talk about the HERO efficiency financing program. If you're considering any home improvement upgrades or repairs, see if the HERO program is right for you


How to Avoid “Chuck and a Truck” and Hire a Great Contractor – The Checklist »

It can be difficult to hire a contractor if you don't know the basic facts and have the right resources. • Check with ApprovedHomePros.com or call 855-840-A-PRO to find an Approved Home Pro. • Check references. • Request to see Contractor’s License and Insurance. • Ask for written bids. • Beware of unusually low or high bids.