Making Home Safety A Priority

Why You Should Have A Property Surveyed Before Purchasing It

23 January

When purchasing a new home or piece of land, it is often assumed that the land has already been surveyed by the previous owner or the realtor who is selling it. While this may be true, it is also important to have your own land survey performed before you buy the property. These are some […]

5 Considerations In Placing And Sizing Your Bathroom Mirror

29 December

Positioning a bathroom vanity mirror on the wall and choosing the right mirror size is often a tricky task. While there are no set rules for making the right choice, a mirror that is improperly hung or sized will stand out in your bathroom and throw off the entire room’s interior design.  The following are […]

3 Things That Up The Value Of Your Home

02 December

If you are looking to sell your home, you want to make sure you get as much for it as you can. The last thing you want is to shortchange yourself on the final sale price because of something small that could have boosted the value. To help maximize the selling price of your home, […]

4 Seemingly Peculiar Moving Tips That Help Make Unpacking More Time-Efficient

11 November

As if packing up everything that you own was not a task that was challenging all by itself, the feat of unloading when you make it to the new digs with your packages is just as bad–if not worse. The average person will pick up their life and take it somewhere else about 11 or […]

4 Tips for Keeping Yourself Cool in a Warm Climate

30 September

If you live in a warmer climate you are probably wondering what you can do to stay cool without spending a fortune. If you were to keep your AC running at full speed all day, every day you would pay way more than is necessary on your electric bill. Luckily, there are several things that […]

How to Plan the Floral Arrangements for Your Wedding Day

03 September

When you get engaged, you start planning a wedding that will provide memories for a lifetime. Your wedding is a special day in your life, and you want the decor to reflect that. One consideration is the wedding flowers. These flowers bring life, beauty, and elegance to any wedding day. But what kinds of flower […]

Spring Maintenance Tasks For Your Furnace

26 August

The last thing you may be thinking about in spring is your home’s furnace, but after a busy winter season your heater needs some timely maintenance. Taking the time to tend to these basic chores in spring, at the end of the heating season, means your system will be ready to fire up with no […]

How To Remove Water Stains From Your Granite Countertop

04 August

If you are designing your new kitchen, you are likely hoping that you can put in granite countertops. After it is installed, it’s important to wipe up every bit of water you see so that it doesn’t stain or dull the beauty and shine of the surface. As time goes on, you might become a […]

Five Easy Tests to See if Your Basement Needs Waterproofing

15 July

A wet basement can lead to damage to your home or health issues such as mold infestation. Luckily, you can cure the issue by waterproofing your basement, but as waterproofing can be expensive, you likely want to ensure whether it’s necessary before you start. Here are five simple tests you can do: 1. The smell […]

Three Simple Ways To Protect Your Home From Would-Be Thieves

22 June

While signing up with a home security service is an effective way you protect your home and its contents from burglars with the help of alarms on your doors and windows and even regular vehicular patrols throughout the neighborhood, it’s important to be proactive and do more. You owe it to yourself and your family […]