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5 Things You Should Know About Your Property Before Building

Building a home can be very exciting. However, it can be stressful, and it is important to know as much as you can about a piece of property before building on it. Before you say “I do!” to a new home, consider these important things that you should know about your land before construction starts. 1 … read more “5 Things You Should Know About Your Property Before Building”

Valentine’s Day for the Kids

If you are a parent, grandparent, or have a child you like to spoil every now and then, Valentine’s Day is an exciting opportunity to plan something special for the little ones in your life. Here are some ideas for some fun Valentine’s Day activities that all kids will love. Decorate the Home Decorating is … read more “Valentine’s Day for the Kids”

Protecting Your Home from Icicles and Ice Dams During the Winter Months

One of the best things about living in a state with four seasons is the change in weather and the beauty that accompanies it, ranging from bright white snow to the green leaves of spring. But living in a state where temperatures drop below freezing has some downsides, too, including the risk of icicles and … read more “Protecting Your Home from Icicles and Ice Dams During the Winter Months”

Indoor Plants That Will Spruce up Your Home

While growing plants in your yard is a must, allowing for greenery, shade, beautiful flowers, and yummy vegetables and herbs, not all plants can grow year-round in the Pacific Northwest. What’s more, having plants inside your house has multiple benefits as well, including reducing the levels of certain pollutants and reducing stress levels. If you … read more “Indoor Plants That Will Spruce up Your Home”

Boise Ranked #6 in US News Top 100 Places to Live in US

If you’re buying your first home or building your dream home and are in search of the best location to do so, look no further than Boise, Idaho. Recently ranked by US News as the sixth best place to live in the United States, Boise has a lot to offer for outdoor enthusiasts, city-lovers, families, … read more “Boise Ranked #6 in US News Top 100 Places to Live in US”

5 Tips for Cleaning Up and Organizing After the Holidays

The holidays bring us happy memories, parties, festive decor and gifts from those we love. After the busyness of the season dies down, many realize that the new holiday decor items and gifts they have acquired do not have a place. Some of these new items are large, bulky and take up a lot of … read more “5 Tips for Cleaning Up and Organizing After the Holidays”

7 Places to Visit in the Northwest this Winter

The Northwest is a veritable treasure trove of adventure, excitement and vacation spots for all ages. Our majestic snow-covered peaks, healthy forests and scenic waterfalls make the Northwest a winter wonderland. Whether you are feeling cooped up or new to the area and looking for fun winter attractions, here are 7 places you should consider! … read more “7 Places to Visit in the Northwest this Winter”

Essential Tools for New Home Buyers in the Northwest

If you are moving out of an apartment and into your brand new Simplicity Home, you might be wondering what tools you will need. If something breaks in an apartment or a rental, you call the landlord and wait for them to come and fix the problem. As a homeowner, you have the opportunity to … read more “Essential Tools for New Home Buyers in the Northwest”

Simplicity and Hayden Homes Donate Wheelchairs to 50 Veterans

In what was part team-building exercise and part philanthropy project, team members of Central Oregon based Simplicity and Hayden Homes worked together on Veterans Day to build 50 wheelchairs for Northwest veterans facing mobility challenges. Approximately 270 Simplicity and Hayden Homes employees from across the Northwest gathered on November 11, 2016 to participate in the … read more “Simplicity and Hayden Homes Donate Wheelchairs to 50 Veterans”

Flooring that Fits Your Lifestyle

When it comes to choosing a flooring type for your new home, the number of selections can seem endless. Even though looks can be appealing, when you are trying to determine which type of flooring is best there are a few things you should keep in mind. Hayden Homes wants you to be able to … read more “Flooring that Fits Your Lifestyle”