Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

October 19, 2017

6 tile trends to consider

6 tile trends to consider

Tile is durable and versatile, is available in a wide variety of bold or neutral shapes, colors, and textures.  When choosing your tile, you have the option to keep it subtle and classic or go bold. The choices are almost endless.  Scroll through the slideshow using the small white arrows.  Some trends include: Break out […]

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September 28, 2017

28 home trends to consider

28 home trends to consider

What’s popular in today’s houses? What are people adding/how are they upgrading their home? One way to find this information out is to follow the housing decor site Houzz, where people can save and share photos of projects they like.  Houzz did it for us and scoured through hundreds of pictures and posts to find out […]

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September 12, 2017

Video: Fall home maintenance items to take care of

Video: Fall home maintenance items to take care of

Now that it is getting cool enough, it is time to get some work done in the yard in preparation for fall and, of course, winter.  Taking the time to prepare your yard and home now can save big headaches and possibly big money down the road.  Maintaining your home is very important to retaining, and […]

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September 5, 2017

6 design trends for the home

6 design trends for the home

It is always good to know what is current in home design – so that if you are considering a remodel you can take the trends into account when planning your updates.   Here are some of the latest design trends we are seeing or hearing about. Shiplap Thanks to Fixer Upper Joanna Gaines, shiplap is […]

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August 29, 2017

6 ways to improve your home without all the money and mess

6 ways to improve your home without all the money and mess

Home improvement projects do not always have to be a huge, dusty, dirty, expensive nightmare.  By choosing some smaller projects like in this post, you can make progress on  improvements over time – without being displaced or taking out a loan. Add crown molding image credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/crown_molding/5084390237/ This classic touch adds elegance to any room.  It can […]

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