Spring Home Improvement

3 Tips To Make Your Bathroom More Inviting And Functional

We tend to think of the bathroom strictly as a utilitarian space, and therefore not worthy of the same energy and expense put into designing spaces like the living room or kitchen. We spend a lot of time in the bathroom, however. It’s the room where we start and set intentions for our day. In the evening, the bathroom is […]

Lawn Equipment: Keep Safety In Mind

When spring is on its way, home owners are often eager to get outside and spruce up their yards. It’s important when doing so to keep safety in mind. “Before you use a mower, trimmer, blower, chain saw, pruner or other piece of outdoor power equipment this season, it’s important to refresh yourself on handling and safety procedures,” said Kris […]

Low-Maintenance Landscaping Tips

A lush lawn and garden boosts your home’s curb appeal, but it also takes a lot of your free time. You want to spend that time enjoying the space, not taking care of it. The solution? A few lowmaintenance strategies to keep your yard looking great while maximizing your relaxation time. 1. Install An Automatic Irrigation System With an automatic […]

Prepare For Stormy Weather

No matter where you live, the weather can be unpredictable any time of year. Storms can disrupt your family’s routine, but a little preparation can mean reducing the stress that unexpected weather events can cause. Preparing for storms or other weather conditions just takes a few practical, proactive steps that can save you time, money and give you peace of […]

Be Smart About Your Kitchen Sink

You may never have thought about it, but the most used appliance in your kitchen is likely the sink— it’s where people spend 60 percent of their time. What To Look For In The Kitchen Sink (Besides the Dishes) Here are four hints to help you select the correct sink: 1. Conquer space. You don’t want the sink to be […]

Combat Four Pet Peeves Around The House

If your family is like most, there are a few things about your home that really annoy you. Fortunately, ingenious solutions are available for four of the most common pet peeves when it comes to lighting and electronics: Never Enough Outlets The average family charges up to 12 devices a day. With connectivity more prevalent than ever, the demand for […]

Get In Touch With Your Senses For A Better Night’s Sleep

In a world where everyone is constantly on-the-go, getting a good night’s sleep can be a daunting challenge. If you’re having trouble sleeping, remedy the situation by using your own senses right in your bedroom! Here are three easy and effective tips for using your senses to help contribute to a better night’s sleep and, in turn, bolster your overall […]

Have A Smart Move

Every year, some 40 million Americans move into a new home. If you’re one of them, consider taking steps to ensure your move is a smart one: 1. Create a to-do list. Write down everything you need to do before you’re settled in your new place. Include budgeting, decluttering, hiring movers and updating important records. 2. Pack a first-night box. […]

Five Quick Home Fixes

Ongoing, routine upkeep is important to ensure the house stays running. While it may seem easier to put off tasks for a later date, checking off some smaller chores now can help avoid incidents or costly repairs later. Amp up your home safety with the following quick tips: 1. Invest in light timers. 2. Clean the gutters. 3. Install carbon […]

Five Smart Ideas To Refresh Your Deck

As seasons turn, your focus shifts to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room– an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for a refresh, the time to start planning is now. You have options, and many you can do yourself with minimal effort. To start, […]

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