A Safe Home for the Holidays

A Safe Home for the Holidays

Now is the time to create a home safety plan to keep the holidays happy and carefree. The end of daylight saving time at the beginning of November brings an earlier nightfall. To keep your home bright and cheerful, use a sensor to switch outdoor lighting on and off. Add more lighting around trees, walkways…

3 Ways To Keep Your Home in Good Working Order

3 Ways To Keep Your Home in Good Working Order

Age is just a number, even when it comes to your house. Just like proper self-care can keep your body strong, good home maintenance can make your house last longer. Inspect the Roof The roof is your home’s shield. Keeping your shingles intact and your gutters clean helps protect your home from the elements. Check…

5 Tips for a Stunning Backyard Shed

5 Tips for a Stunning Backyard Shed

A shed is one of those backyard additions that can be highly practical and stylish at the same time. With the right planning, you can turn your shed from a simple storage unit into a backyard focal point. If you want to make sure that your shed is more striking than utilitarian, you are going…

A PreListing Home Inspection Can Save You Money

A PreListing Home Inspection Can Save You Money

A pre-listing home inspection can cost anywhere between $200 and $700, causing many sellers to forego them. If a buyer wants or needs to have an inspection done before closing, let him or her foot the bill, right? While you can let the buyer pay for an inspection, doing so may cost you more than…

Flashing Maintenance Keeps Water From Your Roof

Flashing Maintenance Keeps Water From Your Roof

Home maintenance tips often start by focusing on the roof. Add checking your roof’s flashing to your maintenance list, as the flashing is what keeps water from penetrating the roof and causing leaks. Your roof may have more than one of the small strips of metal flashing depending on how complicated your roof line. Look…

The Benefits of Adding Insulation To a Home

The Benefits of Adding Insulation To a Home

Of all the easy home maintenance projects you can take care of yourself, insulating is one of the most beneficial. Almost every area of the house benefits from having high-quality insulation in the walls. Here’s all of the ways this project can help: Better moisture protection: During winter weather, making sure all areas of the…

Seasonal Candles Add a Classy Touch

Seasonal Candles Add a Classy Touch

Wintertime brings a number of home décor and ornamentation options, prompting the struggle of deciding between numerous styles and trends. If you’re looking for little ways to change up the look of your home for the winter season without breaking the bank or majorly disrupting any part of your house, candles are a simple choice…