Whether you have just moved into a new home, lived in the same place for ten years, or bought a home with the intention of reselling it, learning to be more energy efficient is never a bad idea. Making improvements to your home or even just making a few adjustments to your habits can help you save significant amounts of energy and money during the course of your home ownership. Here are four simple ways to make your home more energy efficient.Read More
If you’ve ever shopped for a home, you know just how exciting…yet frightening, it can be. From hidden problems, to bad neighbors, the fear over picking the “right” home can seem overwhelming.
How do you know what is the best location? If you love two homes fairly equally, how do you decide on the one that’s right for you?Read More
Power outages can occur for numerous reasons, ranging from a fallen tree to a natural disaster or routine repair work. There are approximately 100,000 thunderstorms each year in the United States that can lead to a loss of electricity. If your power goes out, remember to check if it’s affecting the whole grid, and contact your electric company for more information. Regardless of why it goes out, it’s always best to have a plan in place.Read More
Choosing the right home decor is highly specific to every individual, and often, our home decor will change at different stages of our lives.
For example, hand-me-down couches from our parents and our grandparents’ bed and dresser set might have worked well right out of college, but as a new homeowner you’re probably considering making some changes.Read More
Foundation issues can be some of the hardest and most expensive home problems to fix—not to mention the most dangerous. After all, your entire house rests on its foundation. As such, a foundation issue can potentially affect numerous other parts of your home as well. To prevent damage from occurring to your home’s foundation—and, as a result, the walls, roof, doors, windows, and other areas of your home—you must take a proactive approach. Here are some effective ways to prevent home foundation issues before they occur.Read More