Home Improvement

June 25, 2014 - 8:51 AM
Before the spring season even begins, big box home improvement stores start having promotions and sales on their most popular renovation products. As the temperature outside starts to rise, more homeowners feel the need to give their home a makeover. There are many projects that are easier to complete when Read More
June 18, 2014 - 9:06 AM
Creating a healthier home doesn't require costly upgrades or a big investment of time. Small changes in areas such as air quality, energy use and chemical exposure can make big differences in the health of a home and the people living there. Improve the Air Dust, dirt, mold and other potential health Read More

5 "Healthy Home" Upgrades

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Creating a healthier home doesn't require costly upgrades or a big investment of time. Small changes in areas such as air quality, energy use and chemical exposure can make big differences in the health of a home and the people living there.

Improve the Air

June 11, 2014 - 8:50 AM
Any area with slope problems and insufficient erosion control is often a good candidate for retaining wall construction. The likelihood of soil and other debris slipping downhill will help to determine the necessity of a retaining wall versus an actual wall to prevent damage to the home. In some cases, Read More

Do you need a retaining wall?

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Any area with slope problems and insufficient erosion control is often a good candidate for retaining wall construction. The likelihood of soil and other debris slipping downhill will help to determine the necessity of a retaining wall versus an actual wall to prevent damage to the home. In some cases, homeowners may just need a retaining wall for aesthetic uses like a garden wall. 

Why Build a Retaining Wall?

June 4, 2014 - 8:48 AM
Taking care of a lawn can be a full-time job for a homeowner, which is why many choose to hire landscapers to help keep their lawns in order. For example, if a homeowner is selling their property, hiring a landscaper is a great way to get it buyer-ready. Landscaping can cost anywhere from $1,000 to over $5, Read More
May 28, 2014 - 9:02 AM
  What is the one thing on the mind of all new homeowners today? It's the immediate image of how their furniture or purpose of rooms and spaces will play out in a potential home. There are a few updates that can and should be implemented before moving in that can make the process much easier as Read More

Top of the List Projects to Finish before Moving In

 

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What is the one thing on the mind of all new homeowners today? It's the immediate image of how their furniture or purpose of rooms and spaces will play out in a potential home. There are a few updates that can and should be implemented before moving in that can make the process much easier as well as reduce work later down the road.

Coat of paint

May 21, 2014 - 8:28 AM
A new backsplash can transform an entire kitchen. With the right tools and know-how, an average homeowner can construct a backsplash over the course of a weekend or have a professional do it in a matter of hours. A great new backsplash can attract buyers, along with making a kitchen more beautiful and Read More

Revitalize the Kitchen with a Tile Backsplash

A new backsplash can transform an entire kitchen. With the right tools and know-how, an average homeowner can construct a backsplash over the course of a weekend or have a professional do it in a matter of hours. A great new backsplash can attract buyers, along with making a kitchen more beautiful and functional.

What Is a Backsplash?

May 14, 2014 - 8:33 AM
When deciding to have new carpet installed in a home, it's best to find out as much as possible about the installation process as well as the different types of material that are available. New carpet requires a lot of decision-making. They must choose the color and type of carpet they want to have Read More

Selecting the Right Carpet for Your Home

When deciding to have new carpet installed in a home, it's best to find out as much as possible about the installation process as well as the different types of material that are available. New carpet requires a lot of decision-making. They must choose the color and type of carpet they want to have installed as well as determine the overall costs.

May 7, 2014 - 8:29 AM
When you want to increase the value of your home or increase its attraction to prospective buyers, there are many things you can do that cost far less than remodeling. Here are some easy upgrades you can do in a weekend when preparing for a sale:  1. Add more plants to the landscape. When buyers look Read More

5 Easy Upgrades for Your Home

When you want to increase the value of your home or increase its attraction to prospective buyers, there are many things you can do that cost far less than remodeling.

Here are some easy upgrades you can do in a weekend when preparing for a sale: 

1. Add more plants to the landscape.

April 30, 2014 - 8:24 AM
No homeowner looks forward to dealing with a flooded basement, especially if they are looking to put their home on the market. Calling a professional to take care of a wet basement can get expensive quickly, but fortunately there are some lower-cost stepsany homeowner can take. The first key is to determine Read More

What to do when your basement floods

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No homeowner looks forward to dealing with a flooded basement, especially if they are looking to put their home on the market. Calling a professional to take care of a wet basement can get expensive quickly, but fortunately there are some lower-cost stepsany homeowner can take. The first key is to determine what type of water is plaguing the basement area. Is it runoff, condensation or seepage from below ground?

Condensation Cures

April 28, 2014 - 8:58 AM
When shopping for a home, many buyers find that purchasing a house that requires remodeling will allow them to customize the space with the colors, styles and features they desire. Instead of having to live with what someone else thought was fantastic or the last decade's trend, upgrading a home's Read More

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