JUST MOVED IN? HERE ARE THE MUST-HAVES FOR YOUR NEW HOME

Moving into a new home is an exciting time in your life. You’re making plans for renovations and choosing furniture, but before you get too far ahead of yourself, there are some more important matters to attend to. Staying safe: Make plans for home security and emergencies. What’s your escape route in case of aContinue reading “JUST MOVED IN? HERE ARE THE MUST-HAVES FOR YOUR NEW HOME”

NEW HOME? HERE’S HOW TO SAVE

Here are a few things new homeowners can do to save on energy and maintenance.  When you’ve just purchased a new home, there’s a ton on your mind. There’s moving, decorating, getting to know your new neighborhood, and more. Here are a few things that should be at the top of your to-do list, becauseContinue reading “NEW HOME? HERE’S HOW TO SAVE”

FIVE PLACES TO INSPECT IN YOUR HOME

Our homes require regular maintenance, both to protect our personal safety and to avoid costly repairs. Here are five of the most important items you should check in your home. 1. The fire extinguisher: It’s recommended that you keep at least one fire extinguisher on every floor. You should also keep one in the garage andContinue reading “FIVE PLACES TO INSPECT IN YOUR HOME”

GET YOUR PORCH READY FOR SUMMER

One of the best perks of owning your own home is having the space and privacy of your own porch. It’s the ideal place to relax and spend time with family during the summer months. Here are some suggestions for getting your porch back in shape after the winter. Cleaning and maintenanceStart by removing theContinue reading “GET YOUR PORCH READY FOR SUMMER”

WHAT AFFECTS YOUR HOME INSURANCE?

Research suggests that about 1 in 20 homeowners will make an insurance claim each year. So while it may seem that your monthly home insurance expenses aren’t worthwhile, the chances of needing your insurance are higher than you might think.  There’s are countless factors that influence your insurance rates, so here are few examples—some you’veContinue reading “WHAT AFFECTS YOUR HOME INSURANCE?”

FIVE STEPS FOR ORGANIZING YOUR GARAGE

For many people the garage is the place you mindlessly store stuff just to get it out of the way, and before you know it, you’ve got a cluttered mess on your hands. Here are five steps toward organizing your garage for good.  1. Make a plan: What do you want you garage to be? IsContinue reading “FIVE STEPS FOR ORGANIZING YOUR GARAGE”

WHAT TO PACK IN A NATURAL DISASTER

In the event of a natural disaster, you have to be ready to flee at a moment’s notice, leaving you very little time to decide what to take. To help you prepare for an evacuation situation from a wildfire, tornado, hurricane, and more, here are 5 things to consider packing. Special Mementos. Is there a locketContinue reading “WHAT TO PACK IN A NATURAL DISASTER”

TAKING INTERIOR DESIGN ONLINE

The internet is forever evolving how we access goods and services, so why should home décor be any different? Homeowners have a plethora of resources they can look to when searching for décor inspiration online, including blogs, online magazines, and YouTube channels, but the newest fad is online interior design consultants. These online businesses employContinue reading “TAKING INTERIOR DESIGN ONLINE”

INTERIOR PAINT COLORS FOR 2019

As a homeowner, you may find yourself getting the itch to mix things up. There are so many options for revamping your home, ranging from remodeling to purchasing a new accent chair. However, if you aren’t quite ready to make a big investment, one of the most cost-effective, do-it-yourself options is to give your homeContinue reading “INTERIOR PAINT COLORS FOR 2019”