Outdoor lighting can give a yard a clear path from one section to another and can provide an ambiance that showcases the yard’s characteristics. There are several ways to add outdoor lighting to a yard to create a specific look. Standard wall lighting or overhead lighting provides visibility and gives off a glow with can lights, spotlights or wall sconces. This lighting is great to see the activity around your home, however it could be harsher light than what Read More
Fall brings first the fall foliage and then the leaves falling from the trees. This is an excellent time to prune tree branches and limbs. Many tree limbs and branches will grow and extend over your home. Trimming these branches prior to the winter season will eliminate some risk to your home. Large windy storms can cause tree branches to break off which can damage the roof, gutters, and side of your home. Read More
Fire Prevention Week is October 5 – October 12. This is a great opportunity to keep up with some standard maintenance on your home. Performing checks on smoke alarms, carbon dioxide detectors, sprinkler systems and fire extinguishers are simple tasks that can make a big difference on the safety of your family and your home.
Some helpful hints from our friends over at National Fire Protection Association are to: Read More
Exterior wooden decks and balconies get exposed to wide ranges of temperatures, to the hot sun, rain and snow. This kind of weather variation can take a beating on your exterior decks. You can prolong the life of your decks and balconies by sealing them with the appropriate products. Seal exterior wooden decks Read More
Sometimes your budget does not allow for a full kitchen remodel, however you can get a new and fresh look to your kitchen by installing a new kitchen floor. The key is deciding the balance of how much to invest in a new kitchen floor versus saving for a longer period of time for a larger remodel. This depends on your situation. Maybe the layout, appliances, and cabinets are in good condition, but the linoleum flooring really needs to be changed. If you feel your Read More