Top Flooring Trends in 2020

Top Flooring Trends in 2020

A new year is officially upon us—and with a new year comes new design trends. If you’re thinking about selling your home, it’s important to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s trending in the interior design space and what buyers are looking for—and that includes flooring. In a recent article from realtor.com, design experts [...]

4 Tips for Making the Decluttering Process Go Smoothly

4 Tips for Making the Decluttering Process Go Smoothly

The hardest part of any project is getting started, don’t overthink this – pick a room or place to start and jump in! Below are a few tips that can make the whole process easier. Tip #1: Start Small If you view your decluttering project on a large scale, you'll end up feeling overwhelmed. For [...]

How to Efficiently Declutter Your Home

How to Efficiently Declutter Your Home

  If you're like most homeowners, you probably like the idea of cleaning up some of the clutter and reclaiming lost space. However, you might be at a loss of where to even begin. After all, the sheer thought of decluttering your house might seem like a huge undertaking. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be. [...]

Prepare Your Home for Winter

Prepare Your Home for Winter

1. Inspect Your Roof Winter weather can hurt your home’s roof in many ways. High winds, heavy rain or snowfall can cause strain, and excess leaves or debris could clog gutters and create build-up on the roof. A damaged roof will significantly impact your home’s value, and it’s easier (and cheaper) to take precautionary steps now [...]

HOME EMERGENCY: Unresponsive Furnace

HOME EMERGENCY: Unresponsive Furnace

This one hits close to home, as I just experienced this myself! If your furnace isn’t working, the first thing you can do is try cycling the power.  You do this by turning the power off (typically at the breaker) and leaving the power off for 5 minutes.  Make sure the on-off switch located on [...]

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 [...]