Real Life Home Renovations: Removing Linoleum Flooring

Real Life Home Renovations:  Removing Linoleum Flooring

In my spare time.... I like to do home improvements and renovations (on my own home or on my rental properties when they are vacant).  Usually those renovations are planned, but in this particular case, we are undertaking a major task that we did not anticipate needing to do. I could go into the long [...]

10 Questions to ask your Contractor

10 Questions to ask your Contractor

I have been burned by a contractor- badly.  Once.  And I thought I did everything right.  This was back in 2006 when I was hiring someone to pour a third driveway space that we had already excavated and prepped ourselves. I found him online.  I searched his name for any information I could find. I [...]

20 Tips for Selling Your Home

The top goal of most sellers is to get your home sold for the best price possible!  There are many small projects you can do to help make that happen... If you'd like more information on what you should consider when planning to sell your home... please download my free eBook! Not sure where to [...]

2019 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

2019 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Bathroom remodeling remains one of the most common home improvement projects, whether it's simply updating the cabinetry and fixtures, or knocking out walls to create more space.  New home construction is continually upping the ante for bathroom size and styling. Want to see what the newest trends are?  Go tour some new construction homes and see [...]

Thinking about new flooring?

Thinking about new flooring?

Consumer reports just released their ratings and reviews on a variety of flooring materials....and it's no surprise to me that the top rated flooring is the Armstrong Vivero vinyl plank flooring! Not only did it receive a 97 rating, but it also scored excellent in every category: Resists Foot Traffic Resists Scratches Resists Stains Resists [...]

WINTER CHECKLIST

WINTER CHECKLIST

From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect  excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest financial investments—at serious risk. In no time at all, small problems can lead to extensive and expensive repairs. [...]

FALL CHECKLIST

FALL CHECKLIST

From summer vacations to winter holidays, it seems each season offers the perfect excuse to put off our to-do list. But be careful, homeowners: neglecting your home’s maintenance could put your personal safety—and one of your largest financial investments—at serious risk. In no time at all, small problems can lead to extensive and expensive repairs. [...]