Whether it's a snow day or simply too cold to go outside, cabin fever can be a real bother in the wintertime! Bored? Don't rearrange the furniture again, get your creativity on! Adult coloring books are great, yes, but here is a list of DIY projects that will add some color and fun to your home during the dreary winter months.Continue reading "Beat Cabin Fever with these DIY Projects"
Fireplaces are designed to provide a safe source of heat all winter long. Older homes or poorly maintained fireplaces can be hazardous though. From house fires to smoke inhalation, the potential dangers are a major threat. We've created a great list of tips to keep you and your family safe and warm this season:Continue reading "Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter"
It’s that time of year again! The cold is slowly beginning to creep its way into your home. In an effort to keep from boring you with math and science lets just say heat flows from hot to cold. So technically the heat is trying to escape. We often feel a drafty window and say to ourselves “ The cold is trying to break in.”, but it’s not necessarily true. So how do we convince the heat from leaving? Continue reading "Diminish Drafty Windows this Winter"
Fall is here and that means some people are excited, and some are depressed! Whether you love the transition to colder weather or you dread the holiday seasons, you can make this fall an enjoyable romp for the entire family by following our fall bucket list:
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Even if you are not selling your home, you may be looking to make your investment worth more. Most homeowners only think about the value of their house when they are ready to sell. Buying a home is your largest investment and the thought that maintaining it or increasing its value isn’t a priority is asinine. Here are a few tips that can be done continually throughout the life of your home. Continue reading "6 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value"
The summer is slowly starting to wind down and pools will soon be closing, unless you are fortunate to live in a warm climate. Even though the splashing might be ending, the upkeep has just begun. Anyone who owns a swimming pool knows that it is a year-round responsibility. The off season is a great time to install or revisit safety issues. There are a lot common sense safety tips out there, but here are some that are outside the box.Continue reading "4 Ways to Keep Your Pool Safe Year Round"
Spring cleaning is a yearly tradition in many households. After being confined within our four walls for months, your home can get a little out of hand. The overwhelming clutter that is built up over the winter needs to be cleaned just to relieve the mental stress. But fall cleaning is actually more important to the health of your home.Continue reading "4 Absolute Musts for Fall Cleaning"
Owning a home is not always the joy we make it out to be. There can be sneaky little problems that rear their ugly head at the most inopportune time. Some of these problems are almost impossible to avoid, but here are three issues that can be prevented with simple cleaning and maintenance. Continue reading "3 Preventable Home Disasters"
Painting the trim around your windows can freshen any room, making them pop! But it's a hassle when you end up spending the majority of your time and effort putting painters tape on the glass to avoid getting paint all over your windows. If you have divided light windows... forget about it. You'd better hope you have a kid on punishment to pawn it off to! What if we were to tell you that it's okay to color outside the lines, and that removing paint from your glass is much easier than preventing it? With a few simple tools and techniques, flawless windows can be achieved. Continue reading "How To Remove Paint From Windows"