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Ways to Shade Your Outdoor Living Spaces

Ways to Shade Your Outdoor Living Spaces

Most people spend more time outside when the weather is warm. When the sun is hot, you and your family will appreciate some relief from the heat. Here are a few ways to shade your outdoor living spaces and stay cooler on hot days. Shade Your Outdoor Living Spaces with...

6 Types of Flooring Materials

6 Types of Flooring Materials

Flooring is frequently overlooked when designing any space, whether it is a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, or living room. While it is not always regarded as one of the most important aspects of home design, the floor impacts the overall appearance of your room. Various...

4 Reasons to Order a New Construction Inspection

4 Reasons to Order a New Construction Inspection

Any property, even a newly constructed home, might have hidden problems with the roofing, plumbing, foundation, and other components of the building. A new construction inspection can help to identify these issues before you move into your new home. A home inspection...

5 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

5 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal

As spring rolls around, many homeowners focus on making the home exterior and yard look more attractive. Here are 5 ways to improve curb appeal on your property. Front Porch and Entryway The first place to focus on when improving curb appeal is the front porch and...

Choose Pet-Friendly Houseplants

Choose Pet-Friendly Houseplants

The safety of your pets is a priority when selecting houseplants to incorporate into your home décor. By making smart choices, you will feel good knowing that your animals can coexist with your pet-friendly houseplants. Check out the following list of non-toxic plants...

6 Tips to Prepare for a Move

6 Tips to Prepare for a Move

Moving can be stressful and overwhelming. Unless you’re hiring full-service movers who also pack and unpack your belongings, expect a lot of labor to be involved. To help make sure that everything goes smoothly, here are tips to prepare for a move. Watch the Weather...

5 Ways to Paint Like a Pro

5 Ways to Paint Like a Pro

More homeowners are taking on DIY projects in their homes. Finishing a project yourself saves you money and gives you a sense of accomplishment. There's great satisfaction when you improve your home on your own and it looks like you hired a professional. Use these 5...

7 Ways to Promote Wellness at Home

7 Ways to Promote Wellness at Home

During the cold and flu season, it is a good idea to make an extra effort to promote wellness at home. There are easy ways to make your house a healthier place, from deep cleaning to setting up a workout room. Since many of us are spending more time at home this year,...

Tips for Fire Pit Safety

Tips for Fire Pit Safety

A warm fire is cozy on a cool night and is a great place to gather with family and guests. Before lighting up a fire, learn about fire pit safety and how to prevent and handle any accidents. Type of Fire Pit There are two basic styles of fire pits: above-ground and...

4 Tips for Keeping Your Garage Organized

4 Tips for Keeping Your Garage Organized

Your garage provides convenient storage for things you don't have room for in your house. Because it's not a part of the main living spaces, the garage is a good place to keep items you don't need every day. No matter what you store there, keeping your garage...

4 Ways to Make Your Home Healthy and Safe

4 Ways to Make Your Home Healthy and Safe

Your family's well-being is important. You want your home to be a place where family members are comfortable, safe, and thriving. However, there are hazards in every home that threaten security and health. In this article, learn about 4 areas to focus on to make your...

Options for Home Siding Materials

Options for Home Siding Materials

The siding on your house protects the structure of your home from sun, wind, rain, and pests. It also adds to the curb appeal of your home. If you’re building a new house or shopping around to replace the siding on your current property, there...

5 Bathroom Upgrades You Can Do On Your Own

5 Bathroom Upgrades You Can Do On Your Own

DIY Bathroom Upgrades You may not consider the bathroom as a focal point of your house, but it is a room that gets used every day. There are many easy projects that you can do yourself to improve your bathroom. By taking on some of these bathroom upgrades, you can...

Ways to Improve Home Security

Ways to Improve Home Security

Protecting your family, home, and the property is a priority for most homeowners. There are simple things you can do to improve home security. Some projects will take more time than others, but completing each task adds another layer of...

Make Your Deck Safer With These 6 Steps

Make Your Deck Safer With These 6 Steps

May is Deck Safety Month, according to the North American Deck and Railing Association. Older decks that haven’t been well-maintained can easily become unsafe, especially for children and pets. Before your deck starts to see heavy use this summer, take precautions to...

Easy Ways to be a Better Homeowner

Easy Ways to be a Better Homeowner

As a homeowner, you want to protect your investment. Regular maintenance and caring for your property will go a long way in preserving it’s value. Here are some easy ways to be a better homeowner. 1. Be a Better Homeowner by Using Energy-Efficient Products Reduce Your...

5 Kitchen Remodel Ideas That Will Improve Your Home’s Value

5 Kitchen Remodel Ideas That Will Improve Your Home’s Value

Making improvements to your kitchen is an effective way to increase your home’s resale value. Or, you may simply want to improve functionality and aesthetics. Either way, here are some excellent kitchen remodel ideas.  Update the Cabinets Completing a cabinetry update...

How to Plan For a New Fence at Home

How to Plan For a New Fence at Home

Whether your property needs a fence for protection, privacy, or pets, making a plan for a new fence can be overwhelming. You'll have to plan out how much it will cost, the dimensions, and what materials to use. Here are the steps to take when planning a fence.  Why...

Why You Should Request a Builder’s Warranty Inspection

Why You Should Request a Builder’s Warranty Inspection

You’ve probably heard about getting a home inspection prior to buying your new construction home, but have you heard about a builder's warranty inspection? Don’t make the mistake of letting your builder’s warranty expire at the end of your first year of homeownership...

Get Your Fireplace Ready for Winter

Get Your Fireplace Ready for Winter

Prepare your fireplace before using it for the first time this winter. Almost half of all house fires start in the chimney or fireplace. Don’t let your home become a part of this unfortunate statistic. Here are a few steps to get your fireplace ready for cold weather....

5 Ways to Prepare For a Home Inspection

5 Ways to Prepare For a Home Inspection

A home inspection is a critical part of the home-buying process. While an inspection is typically ordered by the buyer, the sale of the property won’t be final until the closing date. The home inspection report can change the way the buyer feels about the home, and...

Pros and Cons of 3 Types of Decking Materials

Pros and Cons of 3 Types of Decking Materials

Is it Time to Repair or Replace the Deck? Building a new deck or replacing worn areas can be a major home improvement undertaking. The first step is to review different types of decking materials and determine the best product to use. The local climate and the...

Proper Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Proper Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

5 Tips for Home Smoke Detector Installation Smoke detectors save lives by alerting you and your family to the first signs of smoke and fire. Where you position your smoke detectors affects how well they perform. Here are 5 tips on smoke detector placement in your...

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