The Space Savers Encyclopedia Infographic

Every now and then we all need help with de-cluttering our homes.  We often need to identify what to throw out and what to keep? The items we do keep, where do we store them?  How do we work more efficiently in our home with items that have dual solutions or can be stored in unique places?  These questions and more are answered in the following infographic from FlexiSpace. Knowing about storage and workspace areas is their core business.  Take a look at this infographic for some more tips on what to do with the items you have and help define the items that may be sent away.  Read More


Home Remodel Tip: Office Furnishings

HomeZada Office FurnishingsPeople are working from home more and more these days. This trend is from both large corporations who have work at home policies and remote employees to small businesses and start-ups. The ability for people to be productive at home often times depends on creating a dedicated work environment in a spare room or space within the home. Furnishing a spare bedroom into an office environment is a major part of effectively working from home. A desk that works for a computer and an office chair that provides the proper support is a major part component to an office but also important for long term posture. Other aspects of furnishing a home office might include a working table, a place for filing information, a whiteboard and some window treatments that can allow sunlight in but can also be drawn shut to prevent glare on computer screens. Read More


I Want to Remodel My House. Can I Get a Loan?

paintingGuest Blogger: Gerri Detweiler

Maybe you’re hoping to sell your home sometime soon and it needs sprucing up. Maybe you just can’t stand the look of your kitchen cabinets anymore.

Whatever the reason, you may want to remodel your home without depleting your bank account — or you may be short on cash. That’s where a home remodeling loan comes in. You may have more options than you realize for financing home renovations. 

Low-Rate Credit Card

If you have a credit card with a low interest rate (or perhaps even a 0% balance transfer option), charging your remodeling purchases allows you to pay them off over time at an attractive interest rate. (Lower rates require good credit.) But you’ll need some discipline to avoid charging more than you can afford to pay back in a reasonable period of time.

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Brighten your Home and Summer with Floral Prints

watercolor-prints-interior-decorating-ideas-1Summer brings about bright and sunny days, beach weather and bouquets of delight. Sometimes it feels like everything is better in summer with the colorful landscape of flowers and trees we have in our yards and parks. Why not bring the floral concept indoors to create a lighter even summer feeling inside your home.  Summer time home decor can also get everyone in the mood to celebrate the weather and enjoy this time of year.

Adding fresh flowers is the most immediate way to introduce the floral concept. Whether you can create a bouquet from your backyard beauties or you take a quick trip to your local florist or grocery store, adding fresh flowers to a room brightens the area and also brings in the Read More


The Dynamics of Baby Boomers and their Homes

baby-boomer-generation-homesMost people define that Baby Boomer generation as those born between 1946 and 1964 which puts them in the age range today between 50 and 68.  As with any generation, there are people with varying degrees of financial security which means different things regarding how boomers view their homes.  Let’s take a deeper look at a few different trends. Read More