How to Prevent Icy Threats to Your Home

Icy ThreatsGuest Blogger, Carrie Van Brunt-Wiley

Extreme winter weather can be dangerous. Ask the millions of Americans who dealt with the frigid conditions caused by the Polar Vortex. From icy sidewalks to cars buried in snow, sometimes Mother Nature shows no mercy. But if slippery sidewalks and sub-zero temperatures aren’t bad enough,

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Using Mirrors in Your Home To Create a New Look

MirrorsDid you know that mirrors can actually give a room a larger appearance?  Mirrors can also help in adding more sunlight to a room if necessary.

To increase sunlight into a room, place a mirror on opposite walls from windows. Sunlight will shine in the room and onto the mirror creating a reflection of light. Thereby, illuminating your room with more sunlight. Read More


Organization in Small Spaces

small spacesJanuary is a great time to get your home organized. Putting away any holiday decorations and taking a look at your current space and your needs. Living in small spaces takes a special kind of organizing. Read More


Managing Home Finances for Better Visibility

Do you know what your total monthly home expenses are required to manage your house?  Are you aware of the seasons and their impact on your bills?  By reviewing seasonal changes, you can determine how these season cause your energy bills to go up and down. Do you know exactly what you pay for your annual home maintenance costs? Are you tracking total home improvement expenses? Do you know how to calculate your annual home improvement costs? When managing home finances, these types of questions are important. With these questions and more, you can determine what finances are associated with your specific home.

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Décor Inspiration in a Song

Inspiration for decorating your home can come from most anywhere. In fact, a song can get you inspired on home décor. Décor inspiration in a song can happen by taking your favorite song and designing a space around it. Music can make the body and the mind happy, peaceful, exhilarated, and energized. Leveraging a favorite song to help your visitors get to know Read More