It is amazing all the items you need to get the children off and ready for school each day. Do they have their coats, hats, shoes, backpacks, and books? Do they have some sports event or practice later in the day that requires a uniform or sporting equipment? The constant worry of does my child have everything they need for the day is consistent. Especially, if the family is not organized. A way to get organized is by creating children’s locker storage.
When creating this storage area is it important to remember what your child needs in order to seamlessly get off to school everyday. Some key areas to consider are: Read More
Outdoor lighting can give a yard a clear path from one section to another and can provide an ambiance that showcases the yard’s characteristics. There are several ways to add outdoor lighting to a yard to create a specific look. Standard wall lighting or overhead lighting provides visibility and gives off a glow with can lights, spotlights or wall sconces. This lighting is great to see the activity around your home, however it could be harsher light than what Read More
Fall brings first the fall foliage and then the leaves falling from the trees. This is an excellent time to prune tree branches and limbs. Many tree limbs and branches will grow and extend over your home. Trimming these branches prior to the winter season will eliminate some risk to your home. Large windy storms can cause tree branches to break off which can damage the roof, gutters, and side of your home. Read More
How do you know your air system is actually healthy and clean? I bet you never thought to vacuum vents in your home. But your HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system delivers conditioned air to each of your various rooms through filters. These vents can be in the floors, in your side walls, or even in your ceilings depending on your house layout. When vents are on the floor, they are still collecting dust and any Read More
Smoke detectors play a vital role in maintaining a safe home. They are usually placed in high areas in various rooms in the home like ceilings. Many detectors will chirp or make some noise, oftentimes annoying, when the battery needs to be replaced. It is a good idea to keep a regular schedule to essentially replace the batteries in the smoke detectors all at once each year. Many smoke detectors also have a test function that you Read More