20 Mar

5 Ways to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

It’s a cliche as old as real estate, saying your house needs curb appeal to sell. But some cliches are cliches for a reason. There’s absolute truth in this saying. We’re only human, after all, and when we’re looking at potential homes to buy we’re attracted to the picture we see in front of us […]
16 Feb

5 Easy ways to prepare your home for spring

As winter makes an exit and spring appears on the horizon,our homes need a little tender loving care before they are fully ready to face the elements. Changes spring brings, in both temperature and moisture level, present a unique set of challenges that our homes must conquer. Check each of these items off your to-do […]
16 Nov

Pinterest’s best finished basement ideas

As porch and deck season comes to an end, there’s no better place for family gatherings or hangouts with friends than a finished basement. These days, finished basements go far beyond the standard carpet, over-stuffed couch, and big screen tv. We mined Pinterest for its best ideas to make your finished basement a standout place […]
13 Nov

How to Prevent Animals From Making Their Winter Home Under Your Deck

With temperatures dropping substantially for the first time this fall, you’re not the only one thinking about staying warm this winter. While you’re switching out your closets and digging out winter coats, hats, and gloves, the small rodents and critters — mice, rats, possums, raccoons, skunks, chipmunks, woodchucks, and more — in your neighborhood are […]
20 Oct

How to cozy up your deck for fall

Because the best outdoor living spaces, from your patio to your deck, are well-loved even once fall arrives and the temperature takes a dip. When in doubt, add a throw Steal an indoor decorating trick for the outdoors: throw blankets make every space feel cozier. Drape washable throws over your outdoor chairs, and even keep […]
19 Sep

Fall Home Maintenance To-Do List

There’s something about fall that makes us want to roll up our sleeves and work on our home maintenance. Maybe it’s the promise of warm apple cider after, or the crisp feeling in the air and the kids jumping in leaf piles, but one thing is for sure: fall is the perfect opportunity to take […]
17 Aug

13 Unbelievable DIY Renovation Fails

These DIY-ers can attest — some projects are best left to the pros. So, so close. Source: 2.Vision vs. Reality  vs.  When Karah of The Space Between blog tried to DIY this pallet walkway in her yard, it didn’t turn out exactly as planned. “I don’t know if it was just the perfect storm […]
23 Jun

Top reasons to renovate your deck this summer

The weather is warmer which means time to clean off the grill that has been sitting on your desk all winter. There is a good chance that you haven’t stepped out on your deck since early fall and in that time your deck was rained on, suffered through freezing temperatures, and snowfall. For most people, […]