Home Decor New Year Resolutions

Tired of vowing to lose weight and get more exercise in the New Year? If that’s a New Year’s resolution that gets you excited for 2019, have at it! But if you’re burned out on resolving to do the same things year-in and year-out, here’s a fresh idea to kick off 2019–make a list of home decor New Year’s resolutions! … Read More

Should You Put a Tiny Home on Your Property?

Have you heard about the Tiny Home trend? Does the thought of living in 400 square feet of space sound impossible for you? Well, many people are adding tiny homes to their property for other reasons. They can be great options as guest houses, mother-in-law residences, Airbnb rentals, or places for adult children to live temporarily. In case you haven’t … Read More

Watch Out for Scams Targeting New Home Buyers

Scams that target home buyers have seen an alarming rise in recent years. The scam methods are not new, but criminals have realized the potential to make a lot of money quickly by targeting real estate transactions. The terrible truth is that it’s not that difficult to pull off. Afterward, new home buyers may never see their money–or their new … Read More

Decorating Choices that Never Go Out of Style

Picking a design for your home can be difficult. You want a home that feels fresh but won’t go out of fashion in two years. What are you looking for? A style that you can stick to for years? Or do you like to spruce things up every year or two? A timeless design could be right for you. These … Read More

Host a Memorable Thanksgiving

November has arrived, and while many people debate the best time to start listening to holiday music, no one can deny that Thanksgiving nearly here. Nationwide Insurance says that 96 percent of families in America gather yearly to celebrate Thanksgiving and 28 percent of Americans have more than 12 people at their table. This is a great time to showcase … Read More

Are We Ready for the Smart Homes Transition?

alsYou’ve probably hear of Nest thermostats. In case you haven’t, they let you control your home’s thermostat with a mobile app. They can also learn from your usage what temperatures you prefer at what time of day and can create the most energy-saving thermostat schedule. According to Nest, independent research shows these smart thermostats can save you 10%-12% on your … Read More

Show Off Your Home in Its Best Light

Lighting is essential and often overlooked, and there is nothing worse than bad lighting. With a little planning, layered lighting can dramatically change your space, and can be the key to “Wow!” impressions when unveiling your new home to guests. Learn how to master the art of layered lighting and the main three types of interior lights.   What is … Read More

Refresh Your Empty Nest

One of the most exciting times in you and your spouse’s lives may be when you send your kids off to college or when they move to apartments or houses of their own. You might find yourself a little sad, yet eager for the possibilities. Maybe you’re looking around your house right now, wondering what kind of updates you can … Read More

How to (Un)wire Your House for Entertainment

For years now, making the switch from cable TV entertainment to wireless streaming has been trending in home entertainment. In fact, according to eMarketer, 22 million people have “cut the cord” and dropped cable services. And the number of people who have never subscribed to cable TV, known as “cord-nevers,” rises every year and is up to 34 million. So … Read More

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