Have you ever wondered what your favorite room would look like with a different color wall? It is so easy to use paint to refresh and redesign a room. However, choosing the color that you just have to have is hard. You bring home paint chips and paint samples. You paint your wall with 5 different paint colors to see what it looks like before painting your whole room. But you still are not sure of your final paint color decision. Read More
Organizing your home takes time and sometimes help. The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) certifies organizations and individuals to help you with home organization. These companies can organize a room, a closet or even your whole home. These professionals also help with other forms of home organization. Many of these professionals can organize your paper and digital assets. There is no one way to organize your home. However, here are some helpful tips to use when trying to get organized. Read More
When you secure homeowners insurance, you trust that your insurance agent is giving you the best policy based on information that you have provided them. Our insurance agents are not often invited to our homes to review the details of what we own and how we use our homes, so insurance agents are guessing about what you own and what the standard homeowner has in their home. You however, may not be an standard homeowner and may have collections or kids away at school with Read More
Another age old conundrum with home improvement projects is the trade off of what I like versus what I can afford. Everyone struggles with this reality where finances and costs are pulling one side of your brain, versus the emotional trigger of I really want and like “this” to be a part of my project.
One method in helping resolve this debate in your head, or worse yet with your spouse, is to have developed a detailed budget for each item in your project. As an example, you might have a patio project that includes 10 key items like the following. Read More