Your home is the one place in the world that you have the most control over, and thus it should be your oasis between the stresses and challenges life throws at you. However, many people struggle to figure out how to achieve that oasis—especially when so many of them have brought their work home to operate remotely. Here’s how to make your home a stress-free environment to help you achieve some serenity and tranquility.Read More
Major appliances like refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, and others are expensive to replace and even more so to repair. But by following a few simple maintenance tips, you can avoid those repairs and extend the life of your appliances.
Fortunately, to keep your appliances in top condition, you won’t need a lot of mechanical knowledge—just some common sense and some hard work.Read More
Open houses and showings are essential steps when selling your home. It gives prospective buyers a chance to see the property for themselves and, hopefully, imagine themselves living there so they’ll make an offer.
But opening your home to strangers can feel vulnerable. Even with lockboxes in place and supervision from realtors giving tours, you may worry about your items and valuables.Read More
Even when we take good care of our rugs, time – and just everyday life – can take a toll on them. So, you might think… I’ll just go buy a new one, right?
Well, that’s no doubt easier said than done. Not only is it doubtful you’ll find a new one that looks anything like your favorite rug, the cost of replacing a rug isn’t coming down.
In fact, as you’re no doubt keenly aware, everything is going up!Read More
In the morning, nothing beats a cup of coffee. Of course, once the coffee is gone and the can is empty, it might seem like a waste to just toss it.
Fortunately, you don’t have to. At least not every time!
For example, did you even know that a coffee can could be used to bake bread? How about making stilts out of those cans like we used to do as kids? Or perhaps you would rather organize and store things with your empty coffee cans.Read More