Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

October 18, 2018

36 stylish decorating ideas for Halloween

36 stylish decorating ideas for Halloween

Some people REALLY get into Halloween and put up elaborate decorations, really over-the-top and sometimes pretty scary.  To each his own, but if your home is for sale we recommend you decorate for Halloween on the calm side.  No blood and gore, please!   Here are 36 stylish ideas to help you out. Just scroll […]

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October 11, 2018

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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October 9, 2018

Home trends of the next decade

Home trends of the next decade

Over 500 residential architects participated in the American Institute of Architects Home Design Trends survey recently and the following emerged as the most significant home design trends for the next decade:   Smart home technology: everything from appliances to temperature control and security will see huge smart technology growth in the home designs of the coming […]

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September 25, 2018

Home maintenance items as we head into Fall

Home maintenance items as we head into Fall

Life in Wisconsin is never dull – there’s always tons to do and we share weekend events each week in posts like these.  We are fortunate to have 4 seasons in Wisconsin – a nice variety – although some could do without winter.  And, some don’t like summer’s heat and humidity. There’s something for everyone here! With […]

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September 6, 2018

Smart Home Trends

Smart Home Trends

Homes are getting “smarter.” From greater connectivity across all technology platforms and devices to complete automation and AI, consumers are finding more and more options to utilize Smart Home devices and products than ever before. Beyond a novelty, home owners are seeking new and innovated products to provide greater security and ease-of-use at home and […]

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