It is that time of year, when outdoor activities start becoming limited based on colder weather. Patio furniture is typically not used in the late fall and winter depending on the climate where you live. It is a good idea to clean patio furniture and move it into a dry storage area like your garage or a shed for the winter. By covering and storing your furniture, you can dramatically Read More
As winter approaches, it is time to inspect grading around the perimeter of your home. Many ask why is this maintenance task important. Well, natural landscaping erosion and other projects including neighbors projects may have shifted the slope around the perimeter of the home. Having your grading slope away from your home is best Read More
November makes us think about the appearances of fall. Browns, rusts, oranges, golds and reds are colors that are prevalent and popular this time of year. When tree’s leaves turn brown and fall off the limbs, it signals a quiet period allowing life to regroup before regenerating again in the spring. Browns add a quiet structure to a home. This color signifies stability, protection and support for the family.
If you have browns in your home you might identify Read More
Guest Blogger: Casey Makovich
Small kitchens present unique challenges for homeowners, but having a small kitchen doesn’t mean you have to resort to takeout every night. Here are 5 easy ideas for small kitchens that will help make your space look and feel larger.
Add storage wherever possible.
Space-permitting, bring in any storage pieces that will fit in your small kitchen. A kitchen hutch, set of drawers, rolling island or hanging pot rack are all great ways to squeeze in extra kitchen storage. If you have free wall space, consider adding open shelving or wall organizers for storing smaller kitchen utensils. If your cabinets don’t reach all the way up to the ceiling, make use of above cabinet space with baskets and bins.
If you don’t have room to bring extra storage in, Read More
As technology continues to play a role in the way our world grows, it is also playing a role in the way our homes operate. We have televisions, radios, online music, video cameras and gaming systems. We have garage door openers and security systems. Now we have thermostats, carbon monoxide detectors and security systems that Read More