Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

January 16, 2018

January: a great time to get things done inside the house

January: a great time to get things done inside the house

Wisconsin Januaries often keep people inside more than they would like.  Might as well keep busy and get some things done around the house to bring in the new year on a positive note. You can flip through the pictures using the small white arrows.   To-Dos: Your January Home Checklist Here are some great […]

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January 11, 2018

Moving tips to make your life a bit easier

Moving tips to make your life a bit easier

So you found a new place! It’s all wonderful and exciting until you start to think about how much stuff you have.   via 33 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier. Pictured is an easy way to pack clothing right out of the closet, hanger and all. Other great ideas include: Taking […]

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January 4, 2018

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist – Avoid Costly Repairs!

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist – Avoid Costly Repairs!

Fluffy snow and sparkling icicles may make for a winter wonderland, but they can also bring on drafts, fallen tree limbs and worse (hello, ice dams). Avoid spending your holidays handling winter-related disasters with a bit of preventative maintenance — we spoke with experts to get the lowdown on the best ways to prevent ice […]

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January 2, 2018

25 Home Improvement ideas and their average cost

25 Home Improvement ideas and their average cost

Home improvement projects can vary from messy and expensive to quick, simple and inexpensive.  If done well, most home improvements should add value to your home.  The slide show here shows 25 great home improvement projects that are popular on the website Houzz, along with links to estimated costs, pictures and whether a permit would be required. […]

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December 7, 2017

4 tips to help your home sell this winter

4 tips to help your home sell this winter

Lights Turn them on inside and out to make your home appear more inviting on a cold dark night. Turn them on before you leave prior to showing rather than having the agent and buyer have to find the light switch in each room.  Consider putting some spotlights in the front yard to shine on your […]

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