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Make Small Spaces Feel Bigger

If your living area is a little too small for your liking, here are some tricks to fake more space: Plants give lushness and depth to any area. Adding plants throughout your home also holds some pretty cool benefits, such as helping to absorb pollutants and keeping the household air clean Using clear glass or […]

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Deck Out Your Deck

Summer time calls for longer days, warmer nights and amazing outdoor parties. If your deck is the hangout spot in the summer, you want to make sure it’s decorated properly for the occasion. Comfortability is key. Find comfy outdoor furniture with waterproof fabric so your guests will feel at home. Having plenty of pillows will […]

Tips For Maintaining Your New Home

Regular maintenance schedule: Yard work, window washing, dusting and vacuuming…make a list of weekly chores and stick to it! Inspect the exterior annually: If for some reason you notice a cracked window or a broken door, you can have a chance to fix it before it gets worse. Protect entryways: Prevent dirt and mud from […]

Plants that will grow better in your bathroom

Plants can have many different benefits in your home. They purify the air, boost your mood and reduce stress levels. Having plants throughout your home is an awesome idea, and don’t forget about adding a few to your bathroom! This can add a spa-like feel to the space (and who doesn’t want that?) Here are […]

What to expect when expecting a renovation

If you’ve already chosen your general contractor, you have most likely done so based on their years of knowledge and expertise in the industry, so let them do what they do best so you and your family can start this wonderful new journey. Here are some suggestions on what you can expect during your renovation […]

Keep your home safe while you’re on vacation!

It’s vacation season! – Ask a friend to check on your home: Ask your neighbor or friend to drive or walk by your home once every day or so and check on your place. If you have pets, give someone a key to keep while you’re gone so they can feed your cat or walk […]

How many floors do you need in your home?

When building a custom home, there are many important choices you will have to make. One of those decisions is how many stories your home needs. Let’s break it down… A one story home is energy efficient as it may require less energy for heating and cooling. Temperature levels are more even because heat is […]

Preparing for the first night in your new home

The first night in your new home can be a stressful and exciting moment. It can be tough to figure out what you need to bring with you and it’s much easier if you have a game plan. The biggest tip we can give you is to pack all your first night essentials into an […]

Moving Out Checklist

Moving out of your home is a stressful event, but organizing and preparing before you get started can take some of the edge off. Here’s a few key points to reference when it’s time for your big move. Go through your home and decide what you’re keeping/getting rid of. Schedule a cleaning day. Do some […]

What is home equity?

I’m sure you’ve heard that home ownership builds wealth. Have you ever wondered what exactly home equity is and how it can enhance your total assets? Here’s a quick explanation to help you out. Home equity is the current market value of your home, minus what you owe. When doing out the math, you’re looking […]