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Special Delivery: Keeping Your Packages Safe
Online sales are up, and so is the number of boxes delivered to homes. Here’s how to keep them beyond the grasp of porch pirates
"follow delivery trucks in hopes of capturing goods. These kinds of stories are perhaps... other delivery options. UPS offers text alerts on delivery, ways to change delivery... other delivery problems caused me to evaluate the ups store for mail delivery and... when the delivery person left the box. It blended in with the siding of the house and... saved the delivery person having to climb a lot of stairs to the front door and provided..."
Guest Picks: 20 Mailboxes for Express Delivery of Style
Treat your mailbox like the design accessory it is, with a letterbox or mail slot that leaves boring far behind
Special Delivery: Cooler-than-Usual Mailboxes
The Inevitable Future of Drones Around Your Home
As Google joins the push for airborne deliveries, it seems only a matter of time before neighborhoods are buzzing with drones. Is that OK?
"airborne deliveries, it seems only a matter of time before neighborhoods are buzzing... drone delivery service in the works. Called Project Wing, it is the tech behemoth’s... futuristic delivery service. Amazon’s Prime Air hopes to deliver 5-pound parcels, which... drone delivery is five to seven years away at best, and more likely 10 to 15 years... basis will delivery drones reduce the carbon footprint of delivery? One more question..."
Harness the Cloud: 8 Ways to Automate Your Housekeeping
Make life easier by scheduling regular deliveries, managing appliances, simplifying meal planning and more via the web
"regular deliveries, managing appliances, simplifying meal planning and more via the... instead of a delivery driver. Roomba is THE GREATEST EVER. In our household it saves time... have free delivery @mcqk - I also have reservations about scanning my documents and... drone deliveries once Amazon gets that working ;) I bought a Neeto to keep my floors... subscribe to a delivery service. In the future, I plan on add on a few "Smart Things" to..."
Follow One Man’s Midcentury-Mailbox Dream
"mail delivery. It's still called rural route delivery. I am old enough to remember... curbside mail delivery any more? Here, at least, the postal system is switching over to community... postal delivery. Otherwise, I'd get one! Good luck with your mailboxes. Ours was not... driver delivery so its still a very functional and character/image thing. Nice work... mail slot delivery through its original piece of hardware as it always has, a wee bit..."
The Great Paper Push: Just Say No
Going paperless is a heck of a lot easier when you put the kibosh on letting flyers, junk mail and more get past the front door
"know that delivery isn't until late afternoon). And although I romanticize the correspondence... our mail delivery person know that we don't want to receive any flyers or mail that's... the mail delivery man personally. I used to throw all the junk mail and flyers into... so home delivery will soon be a thing of the past. In the future, we hope that we'll..."
Contractor Tips: How to Shop for Your Remodel
Small mistakes in buying remodeling materials can add up to huge cost overruns. Here's how to get things right the first time
"scheduling deliveries. We schedule deliveries for the day before we will need the material... in the delivery schedule because of their volume. DIY deliveries are often complicated... materials upon delivery. If the seller says it was delivered intact, but you find damage a... schedule the delivery with the caveat "MUST DELIVER ON TIME." They almost always do. For... time, deliveries are on time. And that can be improved by calling the day before..."
Why It's OK to Hate Your New Custom Sofa
It takes time to get used to bold new furniture, but dry your tears — the shock can be good for you. Here's what to expect
10 Fresh, Out-of-the Box Kitchen Designs
Guest Picks: Soothing Nursery Decor for a Boy or Girl
Outfit baby’s room with gender-neutral wall art, toys and furnishings that are as lighthearted as they are comforting
Glass Doors That Welcome — and Protect Your Privacy Too
5 Remodeling Monkey Wrenches and How to Prevent Them
Avoid delays and cost overruns by planning certain parts of a home remodel extra carefully. We show you which ones and how
Design Practice: How to Ensure the Best Client Experience