Building a home provides an amazing opportunity to including everything you could need or want. Many types of additions are easier and more affordable to add while the home is being built, rather than waiting until it is complete and performing a renovation. By adding features to the home during the construction process, you can save money and frustration in ... Read More »
Category Archives: Home Tips and Tricks
Tips, tricks, hacks– those are my middle names. If there’s a way to do it easier, faster or cheaper I will find it and then I’ll share it with you.
In this section, we’ll go over some common decorating tips and home improvement hacks to help you live your homey lives to the fullest.
You also might find a few odds and ends posts in this section since if I don’t know which category to put a post in it will end up in here.
Home staging is an important part of selling your home. Especially with the upcoming generation of home buyers, visuals are everything. Most times, a prospect will first find your house on Trulia or Zillow (or one of hundreds of other sites) so staging each photo to show how a room can be used and it’s size will be a determining ... Read More »
You should pay close attention to the quality of food you put into your body. Equally important are the types of products you use on your skin from day-to-day. Perhaps you haven’t really thought about the kind of soap you use to wipe away dirt and grime, but you should understand what ingredients are in your soap every time you ... Read More »
These days, the “smart” prefix is creeping into almost every crevice of our lives. We have smartphones, smartwatches, smart appliances, and even smart light bulbs. On the outside, it may seem like a gimmick to have everything augmented with smarter, more advanced technology. But once you start using smart gadgets, you begin to see just how convenient and efficient they ... Read More »
Renovating the kitchen can be exciting as you consider all of the possibilities for transforming the heart of the home. Creating a user-friendly space where it is easy to cook and comfortable to relax is generally the purpose of renovating the kitchen. The right flooring is essential to achieving these goals, but can also help you to establish a specific ... Read More »
I bet you don’t look at your roof often. It sits above you, out of sight out of mind. There are some important things every homeowner should know about their roof. Understanding the way our roofs function and the materials used for roofing is a great way to help ensure that the roof on our home stays well-maintained and help ... Read More »
It’s a given that most of us are daydreaming about warmer weather once the leaves start to fall. However, fall and winter can actually be the absolute best time to start gearing up for next summer’s home improvements. Things like getting your garden ready, extending the life of your pool, buying a grill, and even fun summer DIYs are great ... Read More »
When homeowners hear the words “energy efficiency,” it’s easy to associate them with dollar signs. Improving your home’s efficiency, however, doesn’t always have to mean replacing expensive heating equipment. Here’s what you can do to promote a greener home and keep a few more dollars in your pocket at the same time. Tweak the furnace. Neglecting the furnace causes it ... Read More »
After a long day at work, there’s nothing better than coming home to your sanctuary. It’s a place where you can decompress after the stress you’ve been through all day. To make your sanctuary much more inviting and calming for you, use candlelight. Candlelight has been used for ages not only for light, but for spirituality and relaxation reasons. Spiritual ... Read More »
Gardening helps us unleash our creativity and see the results of our hard work and dedication. That’s why gardening is the perfect hobby to maintain throughout the fall and winter months, when we tend to feel less energized due to shorter days and colder temperatures. The benefits are endless when you consider how growing your own food can help you ... Read More »