Spring Home Makeover on a Budget

Now that the weather is nice, you may be itching to freshen up the inside and outside of your home.  Fortunately, even if you’re on a budget, there are a number of easy spring home makeover ideas that you can put in action. Fresh Flowers One of the easiest ways to give your home a … read more “Spring Home Makeover on a Budget”

Spring Cleaning and Organizing Your Home

It’s that time of year again! And even if you’re in a brand new home, there are surely some minor cleaning and maintenance chores to tackle before the weather gets too hot to handle. New home or old, here are some spring cleaning and organizing guidelines that will provide you peace of mind when it’s … read more “Spring Cleaning and Organizing Your Home”

Why Freezing Temperatures Wear on Older Homes

Living in an older home has a certain charm. And then there’s the winter. And when it comes to older homes and freezing temperatures in the Northwest, any owner will tell you it can be a challenge to take care of an older home when the temperatures drop. Here’s a look at why older homes … read more “Why Freezing Temperatures Wear on Older Homes”

Tips on Preparing Your Home to Sell

If you are getting ready to sell your home in preparation to move, there are a few tips and tricks that will improve the chances of finding the right buyer at the right price. Here are some of those things to consider:   Replace Old or Damaged Flooring While it may seem nonsensical to invest … read more “Tips on Preparing Your Home to Sell”

Get Your Home Ready for the Winter with this Simple Checklist

As temperatures cool throughout the Pacific Northwest, now’s the perfect time to start thinking about what things you’ll need to do to get your new home ready for winter. To help keep things simple, we’ve created this simple winter-ready checklist to help in preparing your home for the winter. Start early and avoid having to … read more “Get Your Home Ready for the Winter with this Simple Checklist”

Preparing Your Landscaping for Winter

You’ve worked hard to get your yard, garden, and other aspects of your new home’s landscape looking great. You want to make sure that’s not all lost as soon as freezing temperatures hit! As temperatures continue to cool, now’s the perfect time to start preparing your landscape for winter in the Northwest. Here are some things to do … read more “Preparing Your Landscaping for Winter”

Avoiding Water Damage in Your New Home

If you are a new homeowner, the last thing that you want to worry about is any damage to your new home. This is especially true if you have young children and/or pets in the home. Water damage is one of the most common culprits that demands certain preventative measures. To help keep your new … read more “Avoiding Water Damage in Your New Home”

Easy Landscaping Ideas

Do you hate doing yard work? Not everyone has a green thumb. The good news is that you can give your yard a face lift without spending all your free time doing it! HouseLogic has some great tips on making your yard look great in no time.   #1 Use Rocks for Interesting Landscape Features … read more “Easy Landscaping Ideas”

10 Reasons to Sell Your Home and Build New

If you are thinking about selling your old home and building a new one, but aren’t sure if doing so is the right choice for you and your family, consider this list of reasons to say goodbye to your current abode. You’re Expanding Your Family If you’re expanding your family, your current home may not … read more “10 Reasons to Sell Your Home and Build New”

Natural Cleaning Products You May Already Have in Your Home

Did you know that chemical cleaners can be dangerous for your health and the health of your family? To be sure, chlorine, phthalates, formaldehyde, ammonia, and more have all been linked to a number of adverse health conditions, respiratory and lung problems, chemical burns, and liver and kidney damage. In addition to your health, all of … read more “Natural Cleaning Products You May Already Have in Your Home”