Homeowners should invest in smart security systems

During this time of year, homeowners and potential buyers should explore the options available in making their properties safe and secure. The good news is, there are a variety of security systems now readily available at relatively low costs, with easy installation and monitoring capabilities. One of the most popular types of home security features…

6 Creative Ways to Decorate a Small Space

Whether you’re downsizing from a large home or just starting out in your own apartment, the size of your home should never limit your interior design possibilities! We’ve gathered a few ways that you can transform any small space into a welcoming and unique home environment. 1. Use floating shelves These can be found at…

Avoid these 7 Mistakes when Listing Your Home

To get the most out of your home sale, it pays to pay attention to the details. By avoiding these common mistakes you could save yourself thousands – even tens of thousands – of dollars by the end of the sale. Skipping the home inspection. Depending on the age of your home, a pre-listing home…

6 Easy Summer Weekend Projects

Looking for ways to spruce up the house for the summer season? There are tons of creative ways to spruce up your home both inside and out, and all it takes is a weekend and maybe a trip to the local hardware store. Build a Tree Bench If you have several large and well shaded…

Plenty of ways to start summer DIY jobs

Now that summer is finally here, homeowners can put the finishing touches on their homes and yards with DIY projects. The problem some people face when they’re trying to start those efforts is that they can seem like colossal tasks to undertake. However, they don’t have to be. One of the first things homeowners might…

June Market & Tech Stat

With the right maintenance, your home appliances can last you many years. June’s Market & Tech stat shows the average lifespan of a few common home appliances.

Use the summer to redesign the kids’ rooms

Now that kids are home for the summer, getting their ideas – and help – with a bedroom remodel can be a great family activity. All it takes is a little elbow grease and a few hours to make any kid’s room look completely different, and better match their ever-evolving tastes. One of the easiest…

6 Backyard Party Ideas to Enjoy this Summer

As we come to the start of June, everyone is thinking about summer vacations, kids being out of school, and time outdoors. As you spend the long summer nights hosting barbecues and bonfires, transform your back yard into another living space. We’ve got you covered with some great ideas! Build a S’mores Bar We all…

Go greener with simple home changes

Most homeowners are on the lookout for simple ways to save a bit of money here and there, because even a few cost-cutting measures can really add up over the course of a year. Meanwhile, many Americans also want to reduce their environmental impact for both financial as well as for more altruistic reasons. Fortunately,…

8 Steps to Building the Perfect Garden

With spring being in full bloom and Memorial Day weekend only a few weeks away, many people use this time of year to begin working on their gardens. Whether you’re starting a flower, herb, or vegetable garden, here are a few steps you can take to ensure happy planting that you can then enjoy all…

Spruce up your patio for spring

With spring already here and summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time for homeowners who plan to spend a lot of time on their decks and patios in the months ahead to put a little work into making them as welcoming as possible. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to do that…

8 Fun Ways to Decorate Your Easter Table

With April here, that means Easter is right around the corner. Many families will be hosting parties, egg hunts, and dinners over Easter weekend and often look for ways to spruce up their décor to get ready for the spring holiday. Below are a few simple and inexpensive ways you can add some spring or…