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Add Value to Your Home with Spring Cleaning

Posted by on April 20, 2021 at 6:32 am

Clean Up the Yard You never get a second chance to make a great first impression, so make the most of your home’s first impression by cleaning up the yard. Clear away fall and winter debris such as fallen branches and leaves. Pick up and put away toys and other items that are not lawn […]

Big Housing Decisions You May Face

Posted by on April 13, 2021 at 9:19 am
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Housing decisions are never small. Where you choose to live impacts your budget, your job prospects and your social life.  And in the future, your home plays a major role in what your retirement might look like (financially and logistically).  For these reasons, housing decisions require plenty of careful consideration. Want to be prepared to […]

Fun Bathroom Ideas for Kids

Posted by on April 3, 2021 at 1:57 am

A bathroom designed exclusively for your kids will make them feel special. It keeps them out of the adult bathroom, giving you a private and relaxing space. Choosing the decor for a child’s bathroom can be difficult with so many fun themes available. If you’re looking for inspiration to design a kid’s bathroom, the following […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dog Parks

Posted by on April 3, 2021 at 1:55 am

Dog parks can be the best, or worst, places for your dog. Dog owners and their best buddies tend to love dog parks. They can be  terrific places for dogs to socialize, from learning how to be part of a pack to learning doggie social graces. Dog parks are also great places for exercise. However, […]

Spring Planting Guide

Posted by on April 1, 2021 at 5:44 pm

If you’re ready to get outside and get your hands dirty now that winter is over, there is nothing more rewarding than planting flowers. Planting some annuals that will give a pop of color to your yard is a great way to celebrate the spring. Here is our spring planting guide to give you a […]

Amenities for a Healthier Home

Posted by on March 29, 2021 at 2:37 am
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If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health and wellness, your home can inspire you to do it. In fact, your living space plays a significant role in your overall well-being.  A room dedicated to workouts can motivate you to reach your goals. And healthy, clean air and elements inspired by nature can […]

Make Your Yard Safe for Pets

Posted by on March 23, 2021 at 12:37 am

Whether you have cats or dogs — or maybe both — in your house,  you want to keep them safe, healthy and happy. And your home extends to your yard. It is important to consider the common hazards to pets outside your home and learn what you can do to make your yard safe. Following […]

Planting Trees in Your Yard

Posted by on March 17, 2021 at 12:05 am

Planting trees in your yard may not be as simple as heading to the nursery to buy a tree and digging a hole. Trees require some tender loving care to thrive in their new home. The following tips can help you get started if you want to plant a tree in your yard. Think Before […]

Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Posted by on March 9, 2021 at 11:46 am
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Your home is an investment — and protecting that investment is probably one of your top priorities.  So as the seasons change and you start to spruce up and refresh your space, be sure to make time for maintenance as well as spring cleaning.  Structure and Foundation Keeping up with essential tasks will help ensure […]

Blending the New and Old

Posted by on March 4, 2021 at 6:39 pm

You may have noticed that buying second-hand items has become popular. This practice reduces consumption, and up-cycling can be better for both the environment and your budget. If you have a home that was built in the 1920s, 1940s, or even the 1960s, you may want to preserve some of that history while still keeping […]

Sleep Well with These Bedroom Designs

Posted by on February 14, 2021 at 12:52 am

Did you know that your bedroom could be affecting your ability to sleep well at night? Your bedroom should be decorated with a good sleep in mind. If you’re not getting enough restful sleep, it may be time to redecorate. The following ideas can help you improve the mood in your bedroom to help you […]

Projects to Finish Before You Sell

Posted by on February 9, 2021 at 10:57 am
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Are you ready to make the transition to a new home? Or at least take a few steps to get there? If so, you’ll need to think about selling your current property, and you’re probably hoping to get the best price possible.  Renovations can be a great value booster. The right changes appeal to buyers […]

Steps to a Cleaner Kitchen

Posted by on February 5, 2021 at 11:45 am

Your kitchen might not be used just for eating breakfast, lunch and dinner. Many families use this space for homework, gathering, crafting and more. Keeping this space clean and clutter-free can feel like a losing battle. With a little planning and some tricks and tips, you can keep your kitchen neat and tidy. Let’s take […]

Organizational Hacks from the Experts

Posted by on January 23, 2021 at 1:17 am

The age of home organization is upon us. Sorting, editing and retaining joy have become big business for organizational experts around the globe. Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method tells us to keep only those things that bring us joy. The experts at The Home Edit suggest color-coded organization in their signature rainbow pattern. What easy techniques […]

Make Sure Your Remodeling Pays off When It’s Time to Sell?

Posted by on January 18, 2021 at 10:55 am

Now that spring is here, many homeowners are looking to start a remodeling project. And home buyers look at homes with eyes to remodel after purchase or review existing remodeled spaces and decide how much extra—if any—they’re worth. Others are deciding whether spending money to remodel is a good use of funds, or if it’s […]

8 DIY Garage Organization Ideas That Will Make the Best Use of Your Space

Posted by on January 6, 2021 at 10:21 am
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Garages can serve a multitude of purposes. Sure, they’re earmarked for cars but the added square footage always makes them an enticing zone for extra storage. It also doubles as a dumping ground for holiday decorations, old furniture, toys, you name it. Naturally, integrating an organizational system can be the difference between a cluttered area […]

5 Myths About Selling a Home Right Now

Posted by on November 30, 2020 at 10:55 am
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Are you curious about the state of the housing market? Like many homeowners, especially potential sellers, you may be hesitant to make a move because there’s a lot of uncertainty and speculation these days.  But you don’t want to let false assumptions keep you from reaching your goals, now or in the future.  Let’s clear […]

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Posted by on November 7, 2020 at 8:15 am

Winter weather, especially in northern parts of the country, can cause major damage to homes. Roof leaks, lack of insulation or foundation issues can all have a massive impact on your quality of life and the ability to resell the home in the future. So how can you winterize your home? Here are a few […]