August 2013

Monthly Archives

  • Financing For Your Next Home Improvement Project This Fall

    With fall quickly approaching, many home owners find themselves preparing to make major renovations to their homes before the cold months of winter hit. Some of the most common home renovations for the fall months include having new roofing installed, replacing furnaces and home ventilation systems, installing new windows, and winterizing decks. Even if you […]

  • Moving Soon? 5 Things to Remember Before Loading the Moving Van

    While moving, it can be a full-time job to pack belongings and clean the home before moving to the new residence. There are several different tasks that must be performed before loading the moving truck to ensure a safe and successful move. 1. Have a Garage Sale While sorting through personal belongings during the packing […]

  • How To Tell If Your New Home Has Pests

    Moving into a new home is an exciting time for many families. Anything can happen between the closing and the day of the move. Homeowners will want to inspect the house for pests before moving in furniture and other items. This will make it easier to detect problems and to get rid of any infestations. […]

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    5 Tips for De-cluttering Your Home

    Knick-knacks on the shelf, papers on the desk, toys all over the floor, and clutter all over the house. No matter what stage of life you are in, clutter is usually a big part of home life. As a single adult you may have more papers, knick-knacks, and dishes. As a married adult you have […]

  • 4 Surprising Things That Are Causing Sickness in Your Home

    A fresh, clean home is something to be proud of. However, danger is lurking in places we’d never think to look. Here are four surprising things that cause sickness in your home: 1. Mice Mice can be pretty harmless creatures until one gets inside your home, and if there’s one – there’s more. Rodents reproduce […]

  • 3 Things to Consider When Upgrading Your House

    So, you’re thinking of upgrading your house? If so, there are many things to consider for you and your family because there is more to it than just figuring out if you can afford the mortgage. You need to make sure your new home will fit your needs for years to come. Ask yourself these […]

  • Beautify Your Backyard with these Six Eye-Catching Features

    Homeowners can create incredible features right in their own backyard. Imagination and creativity can be well-expressed by what people put into their garden and patio areas. Investing a little time and energy, people can make the outdoor space a place where young and old can play, relax and enjoy life together. Here are six eye-catching […]

  • 5 Crucial Exterior Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

    With the kids back in school and football season kicking off, it’s clear that fall will soon be upon us. For homeowners, that means pulling out the old toolbox – or calling a professional – for some critical home maintenance. Here are five things you should do to ensure your house is ready for the […]

  • 4 Tips to Help Your Home Become More Organized

    We all want it, but many of us aren’t sure how to get it. What is it? An organized home. Here are four easy tips to get you started on the right track. Determine Your Hot Spots Every house has ‘hot spots’. These are places where things seem to cluster and create big piles of […]

  • Home Improvements: Six Tips for Choosing a Contractor

    When it’s time to choose a contractor, you want one who is reliable, reasonably priced and dedicated to customer service. All of the phone book listings and newspaper articles may tell you that a certain contractor fits this description, but you cannot count on those advertisements. Here are a few tips you can use to […]