5 Quick and Easy Home Projects to Finish in a Weekend

5 Quick and Easy Home Projects to Finish in a WeekendDid the home improvement bug bite you yet?

It can strike at any time, but this time of year it’s at a fever pitch. Home improvement stores are crowded with homeowners, lists in hand, searching for what they need to make their visions a reality. Read More


3 Things You Think Add Value to Your Home That Probably Don’t

3 Things You Think Add Value to Your Home That Probably Don'tReal estate markets are truly different everywhere you go, so what stands true for one area might not be the same for another. And when you add in timing – whether it’s a “buyer’s market” or a “seller’s market” – it gets that much more difficult to really know what will impact a home’s value. Read More


The Ten Important Blogs to Help Manage Home Improvements

Blogs to Help Manage Home ImprovementsWorking and improving our houses can be exciting. Changing up the design of our homes can be thrilling. And managing the details of our home improvement projects can be exhausting. Where do we start? Who can help us and how do we get all the work done? And who is going to manage all the budgets? With these ten blogs to help manage home improvements, you will be on your way to better project management.  Read More


DIY or Not: How to Interview a Contractor

Interview a Contractor

Many of us have the ability to make adjustments, repairs and enhancements to our homes. Many simple tasks are easy to update like replacing a light switch cover. However, other types of tasks may require more skills that you may or may not have. If you feel that electrical work is not in your skill set, it is a good idea to hire a contractor. Although you have the skills, you do not have the time to perform the task. This is another reason you may need to hire a contractor to help you. Read More


Winter Home Improvements to Cut Energy Costs

Feets of a family wearing woolen socks warming near the fireplaceGuest Blogger:  Maria Ramos

With the winter months well underway, many people are seeing their utility bills skyrocket as a result of heating their homes to counteract the chilly weather. With some preparation and the right home improvements, it doesn’t have to be this way. Much of the energy consumed by households is essentially wasted, so it’s important to improve efficiency as a means of sparing your wallet as well as the natural environment. Fortunately, many of the projects that can help in reaching this goal can be accomplished in a short amount of time and Read More