Sprucing up the exterior of your home adds incredible value not only to those driving and walking by, but also to your own standard of living. Stress goes down when you know your home is in the best shape, and looks the best that it can. You have the freedom to relax on your weekends instead of fretting about how to make your home more livable. Better Homes and Gardens, a great resource for all things home related, has a great list of easy-to-do projects. Here are a few of our favorites for enhancing curb appeal:
- Create symmetry — Arrange your outdoor lighting fixtures and potted plants symmetrically. This instantly and easily adds some beauty to your home. Read More
The 2012 Virtual Insurance Marketplace is a virtual trade show that will be live February 8-10, 2012. A virtual insurance trade show is similar to a traditional trade show, but it is held completely on the Internet.
The Virtual Insurance Marketplace offers everyone—from presidents, CEO’s and insurance agency principals to insurance brokers and agents and office staff—the opportunity to check in during the three-day event. Registration is free; lifted cost restrictions open up the trade show to those who often do not have the luxury of attending them, including CSR’s. Read More
We had a blast at the Northern California Home and Landscape Expo in Sacramento last weekend for the official launch of HomeZada! Between setting up our booth to stuffing the purple HomeZada handbags that we gave out to exhibitors, we definitely put in our share of hard work. Read More
This Old House has an incredibly disturbing, yet incredibly interesting series on their website titled “Home Inspection Nightmares“. It’s basically just a compilation of some of the worst home inspections and their findings, ranging from major mold issues to items such as zip ties and basketballs being used as stand-in hardware tools. There were leaks and leaky pipes (that’s a high water bill), hedges like this one that is overgrown and growing into crevices like chimneys, surprise and not welcome Read More