Updates, Staging, Preparing – Oh my!

  If you are considering selling your home or just want to make some improvements that will bring a nice return on investment… take a minute and read these articles! Home Upgrades with the Lowest ROI File these six upgrades under wish fulfillment, not value investment. Read 7 Tips for Staging Your Home Make your…

Keeping COOL Thoughout Summer

How to Keep Your House Cool Without AC Want summer comfort but hate the AC? Follow these tips on how to keep your house cool without frosty air conditioning. Read 5 Things That REALLY Will Put a Serious Dent in Your Energy Bills Stop sending so much money to your utility company with these simple…

How to ADD Value and CURB Appeal

Are You Making One of These 7 Landscaping Mistakes? Read 11 Ways to Create a Welcoming Front Entrance for Under $100 Wouldn’t it be nice to approach your home’s entrance with a grin instead of a grimace? Take our tips for beating a clear, safe, and stylish path to your front door. Read 6 Outdoor…

Budget Friendly Projects With Big ROI

Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some renovations may cost a lot but not add significant value to your home. This list goes in the opposite direction: Here are some inexpensive home improvement projects that will not only increase your enjoyment of your home, but will also increase the home’s value. High quality…

Remodeling estimates by zip code

NAHB Releases Remodeling by Zip Code Estimates for 2016 BY PAUL EMRATH on MAY 25, 2016 NAHB has released its latest projections of spending on improvements to owner-occupied housing by zip code. The projections show total spending on improvements, the number of owner-occupied homes, as well as average spending per improvement, in each zip code for…

Five Maintenance Resolutions for Your Home

Five Maintenance Resolutions for Your Home     We may be a little removed from New Year’s Day, but it’s not too late to make some new resolutions for your home.     Start a home repair slush fund: Things in your home are going to break and need to fixed. It’s just a fact…

Cool Weather Prep – Windows & Doors

How to Inspect Windows and Doors to Stop Air and Water Leaks Inspect windows and doors regularly to stop air and water leaks that mean costly energy and repair bills. We’ll show you how. Read How to Insulate a Garage Door Garage insulation cuts energy bills and street noise. Here’s how to insulate your garage…

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(New!) How a $2 Box of Baking Soda Can Get Rid of That Weird Kitchen Smell Wow. What an olfactory difference a small box of baking soda can make. Read Accountants Say You’ll Probably Make These 6 Home Owner Tax Mistakes Get every deduction you’re entitled to without the fear of making mistakes that’ll bring…

3 Home Energy-saving Myths Revisited

Myth 1: Replacing single-pane windows is a good investment. According to the Energy Star program, replacing old single-pane windows with double-pane, low-E windows will save you money every month. While that’s true, it’s not the entire story. In an average house with 20 or more windows, it could take up to 30 years to recoup…