Urban Living

Urban Living

Urban living is growing. Homeowners are heading back into the city and taking on smaller properties like condos to be close to work, close to activity and managing a smaller footprint. Living in an urban setting has some different characteristics than living in the suburbs. However some principles of living in both areas are the same. Read More


Winter Maintenance Tip: Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Pruning Trees and Shrubs

Pruning trees and shrubs in winter have multiple impacts on your home. Keeping those trees and shrubs close to the home trim can help with any potential damage that could occur from falling branches or winds driving tree branches into the home. Trimming these branches can also help to manage overgrowth where burglars could potentially hide.

Cutting and trimming certain trees and shrubs can also support a Read More


Keeping the Energy Alive with In Home Fitness Spaces

Home Fitness Spaces

This time of year gets us focused on so many goals and processes. We look at a fresh year as a way to commit to our health. Reviewing our eating habits, reviewing our activity level and overall goals, basically losing a few pounds from the holiday indulgence. After all, bathing suit season is just around the corner.

One area of the home that we assess is our workout area and what is available to us to get ourselves headed for a healthier course. Here are some tips to identifying home fitness spaces.  Read More


How to Enjoy Your Patio During Winter

patio during winterGuest Blogger, Neil Hanks

A patio and outdoors space can be the ideal area for friends and family to unwind, dine and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the garden. It can be a wonderfully relaxing space for all kinds of pastimes and the onset of winter should not have to change any of this. Indeed, with some easily followed guidelines

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Three Tips for Home Project Management and Organization

Home Project Management

January is Getting Organized month and the time of year where people are setting resolutions and goals for the year. It is also a great time to start getting the process for home projects organized. Do you have home remodeling projects, home decor or fix it projects that you need to get done in 2014?   Read More