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Exterior Decor

5 Powerful Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

Tweet It’s how your home looks at a distance from the street, a buyer’s first impression. And just like people, first impressions stick. Fortunately, curb appeal doesn’t mean big expensive

Energy Savings

Efficient Heating: 4 Money-Saving Ways To Keep Your House Warm

Tweet Although it’s enjoyable to feel cozy in the home, it can cost more money to keep your heater running throughout the day and night. Fortunately, there are a few

Home Security

Is Your Home Secure? 4 Ways To Keep Family In And Thieves Out

Tweet The first step begins with a meeting with your family to take a critical look at everything from the structure of your home to how you respond to things

Storage Space

Home Organization: How To Make It Possible, Not Overwhelming

Tweet If you want to simplify the home organization process in a big way, all you have to do is follow these basic and effective practices. Proper home organization doesn’t

Plumbing and Wiring

4 Warning Signs That Your Home Electrical System Needs a Major Overhaul

Tweet There are a few signs that you can look for if you suspect that the electrical system needs to be updated. You don’t have to live in an older

Roofing and Gutters Weekly Sunday Tips

Weekly Tip for Oct 9: Rainy Climate? 4 Reasons Your Home Needs Ship-Shape Storm Drains

Tweet To understand the benefits of ship-shape storm drains, there are a few reasons to have them installed by a professional. gutter systems • gutter guards • down spouts •

Home Safety Quick Checklist

Quick Checklist:     Where There is Smoke: Top 4 Risks for Home Fires

Tweet When it comes to protecting your family from harm, it’s important to remember that the biggest dangers come from hidden problems. Most people know to keep an eye on

Pest Control

4 Climates Especially Prone to Home Pest Infiltration

Tweet No homeowner likes to share their cozy spaces with unwelcome pests. That unwanted pile of droppings in the pantry or the rustling in your walls fill many with dread.

Home Structure

Spring Clean Out: Steps to Get Your Home Under Control

Spring is the season for renewal as dormant lawns and gardens come back to life after a long winter’s rest. What also needs to come back to life is your house, what probably hasn’t received a thorough top to bottom clean up and clean out since last fall.

Storage Space

5 Outdoor Storage Solutions That Make Sense

Tweet As in not using a tarp to protect lawn equipment that should be stored in a safe, dry place. Rely on a tarp and you may find that certain

Outdoor Structures

Rent-to-Own Sheds: Bargain or Not?

Tweet Cash is king, but if your access to funds is limited, then other options might be right for you. One such option is rent-to-own, working much in the same

Landscaping

Home Shopping, Property and Yard Upkeep

Tweet For it is the size of the yard that can make it or break it for some home buyers, a fact that is not always considered or given its

Garage

Automatic Garage Door Maintenance Advice

Tweet Maintaining your garage doors is essential for protecting your investment and it can also be a security matter as a broken door can easily be opened by thieves. Happily,

Home Interior

7 Home Renovation Tips

Tweet Read on and we’ll explore seven home renovation tips that you can employ as you make your desired improvements. 1. Outline your job. It seems so easy, doesn’t it?

Home Decor

7 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Shade of Paint

Tweet Choosing the right shade of paint isn’t easy. In fact, most people spend more time picking out a shade of paint than they do actually painting with it. Unfortunately,

Home Structure

House Hunting Deals Destined for Doom

Tweet Before you make your offer, you’ll want to check carefully to ensure that your home doesn’t have the following deal breakers or what can ultimately doom your purchase. 1.

Home Decor

Inexpensive Fall Home Decor Ideas

Tweet 1. Pumpkin Bowl. Take any clear, glass serving bowl and fill it with small pumpkins and gourds. Set this display in the center of your table or place it

Home Structure

7 Renovating Mistakes That Can Sink Your Project

Tweet Plan your home renovation project carefully. 1. Incomplete planning — You would think that a renovation project would be well planned, but some clearly are not. If you’re doing

Home Interior

6 Money Saving Renovation Strategies

Tweet Your next home improvement project promises to be a large one, allowing you to finally tackle those jobs you’ve put off for too long. Perhaps you’re putting on a

Home Buying-Home Selling

Short Sale Considerations and Your Home

Tweet Homeowner may have two short sale options. Millions of American homeowners are under water, owing more on their mortgages than what their homes are worth. If you are in