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
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.
Running into to snow days or rainy days that keep you inside? It just might be the time to get your home organized. Determine Read More
It comes up often, how do appliances and home solutions secure an Energy Star ranking? And what is the value of Energy Star appliances and equipment to my home? A solution must meet minimum standards defined by the Environmental Protection Agency. The list of standards can be found here. One of the standards listed is the ability to measure energy efficiency effectiveness. Another standard is that the products need to be labeled energy efficient.
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Managing home remodel projects require several steps to be truly successful. With these six key steps, you can manage a home remodel project with ease. The six phases to managing home remodel projects are: Ideas and Concepts, Design, Research, Budgets, Execution and Closeout. Each of these steps requires time and organization to complete your project.
Follow each of these steps to manage home remodeling projects. First, start with creating a wish list or an idea of what your want your project to look like. Read More