Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

March 26, 2019

9 tasks for your spring home maintenance routine

9 tasks for your spring home maintenance routine

Spring arrives and we are finally able to spend more time outside.  It’s time to take a look at some things in and around the house after a long winter and rainy spring season.   Inspect the roof – remove any branches, check for loose shingles Gutters and downspouts – make sure downspouts drain away from […]

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March 19, 2019

6 tips to keep your home safe while on vacation

6 tips to keep your home safe while on vacation

6 tips to keep your home safe while on vacation Stop the mail/paper delivery This is simple to do and easily hides the fact you are gone for an extended period of time.  Be careful not to order any deliveries from amazon close to your trip, too.   Light up your exterior Make sure you […]

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March 14, 2019

What paint finish should I use in what room?

What paint finish should I use in what room?

Paint is one of the easiest ways to change the feel of a room – or even a home. A fresh coat of paint in a trendy color can update a room in an instant. Choosing the color is only one aspect of picking the right paint; the finish or sheen is also important to […]

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February 11, 2019

6 Winter DIY Projects

6 Winter DIY Projects

6 Winter DIY Projects Winter months bring cold days and long nights. While you wait for the weather to warm up so you can get out into the garden, there are still plenty of great DIY projects to tackle, even in the winter. Here are 6 terrific ideas for the Do-it-Yourselfer in you. 1. Paint […]

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February 4, 2019

Six tile trends to consider

Six 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. Some trends include: Break out of the box – go with hexagon or penny tile rather […]

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