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Transform Your Attic

Transform Your Attic

If you’re a homeowner who has been looking for ways to increase the square footage of your living space, but you’re hesitant to build a new addition to your existing home, have you thought about looking up? Unfinished attics are an excellent way to increase the size of your home while avoiding some of the…Read More »

Average Life Span of Home Appliances

Average Life Span of Home Appliances

Is it time to replace your furnace? While that question may not be at the top of your mind this holiday season, it matters if you’re buying or selling a home. Even though most major home appliances are a serious investment, the truth is that they don’t last forever. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of…Read More »

Optimize Your Bedroom For Sleep

Optimize Your Bedroom For Sleep

Getting set up in a new house can be a lot of fun! There’s nothing like starting fresh and making a home your own. When it’s time to move into your bedroom, you should think like a sleep expert. Many people have trouble sleeping at night, and some of these problems can be helped by…Read More »

What to Let Go of Before You Move

What to Let Go of Before You Move

Let’s face it – things have a tendency to accumulate. And if you’ve been living in the same place for more than a few years, chances are you’ve collected items you no longer use. But if you’re relocating, transporting those unused items will cost you time, energy and money. It’s worth it to unload those…Read More »

How To Hire a Contractor

How To Hire a Contractor

If you’re preparing to sell, or you’ve recently purchased a new home, you may find yourself with a list of repairs you need to make. Chances are, some of those repairs will require expert skills that you just don’t have. When that happens, it’s time to hire a contractor. But how do you find the…Read More »

Landscape for Your Climate

Landscape for Your Climate

Visions of lush green lawns, English gardens bursting with color and a sparkling fountain filling the air with the tinkling of thousands of water drops may float through your head when dreaming of your ideal home. But, you’re responsible, so you’ve planned for your new home to be efficient: changing outdated toilets for modern low-flow…Read More »

6 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Security Without Breaking the Bank

6 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Security Without Breaking the Bank

You’ve spent countless hours and energy getting your home just perfect. You’ve labored over the right paint, the best furniture and even invested in some art. But have you put in enough thought about how you are protecting your home? While you can invest in a state-of-the-art system, there are plenty of ways to improve…Read More »

What a Credit Score Really Means

What a Credit Score Really Means

As one of the least understood numbers homebuyers deal with, their credit score confuses many would-be buyers. So, what does your credit score really mean? Firstly, understand that a credit score is not a credit score is not a credit score. Not only can your score change from scoring company to scoring company, within a…Read More »

Spring Clean In One Weekend

Spring Clean In One Weekend

Hooray, spring is finally here! Did the winter feel like it was a year long? It’s time to shake off those cold-weather blues and start getting your home ready for warmer weather. While spring cleaning may seem like a daunting task after months inside, you can actually conquer it quickly. Here’s how you can tackle…Read More »

How To Have a Dog-Friendly Yard

How To Have a Dog-Friendly Yard

If you have a dog, then you’ll no doubt be spending more time outside together in the coming months. One of the great reasons to own a home is to have a big backyard you can share with your pets. But what if your dog is a little destructive? Or worse, what if your dog…Read More »