Archive for the ‘Around the home’ category

May 14, 2019

Determining Paint Color

Determining Paint Color

Deciding what color to paint your home is a big deal! You live there every day, so you are going to want to pick a color you will love. That may sound like a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips to follow to make sure you pick the right […]

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April 1, 2019

Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

Who couldn’t use some storage ideas? It seems the longer we live in a home, the more gets accumulated.   Going through the house and donating/clearing out a few times a year is a good habit to get into.  But what if you just need a little more space? There are some great ideas for: […]

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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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