The Lifespan of 20 Essential Household Items!

The Lifespan of 20 Essential Household Items!

If you take care of your home, your appliances and fixtures should last longer. This means keeping them clean, performing regular maintenance and preventing unnecessary wear. That said, even the most well-kept homes will need repairs at some point and it helps to know how long you should expect your items to last. We’ve put together a list of how long certain household fixtures and appliances should hold up. Read more

Home Decor Trends That Are On Their Way Out For 2018!

15 Home Décor Trends That Are On Their Way Out!

There are trends that might have been popular in recent years, but are definitely on their way out—and if you want to create a modern, sophisticated feel in your home, you’ll need to leave them in the past along with the Miami Vice-inspired color palettes. Read more

Tiny Change – Big Impact – Yard Love!

Tiny Change – Big Impact: Yard Love!

Oh, your poor, sad patio. Not a comfy seat to be had, and that cracked concrete … well, it probably looked really great when disco was king. If a lackluster patio is keeping you from enjoying your outdoor space, it’s time to change things up.

Whether you love to entertain friends or bask in the sun with a cocktail and a novel, here are five easy ways to inject new life into your very own corner of nature.

Does Your Kid’s Room Look Like This?

Does Your Kid’s Room Look Like This?

Are you looking for your child’s shoes again? Does he step out of his clothes when changing and just keep walking? Maybe his books multiply on the floor beside his bed, just waiting for you to step on the stack and slip on their shiny covers. If so, it’s time to focus on organizing your child’s bedroom. A key component of organization is to de-clutter. The necessary steps include taking inventory, deciding what to keep, exploring different organizational methods and implementing a storage plan. Never fear, help is on the way! Use this checklist and these organizational tips and designs to make life just a little simpler.

Great Ideas for a Wine Cellar!

Great Ideas for a Wine Cellar!

At first glance, you might be thinking “bomb shelter”… but it’s really more like the bomb. I’m not exactly sure how this would affect resale value, but ya know what — I don’t care. It’s the slickest upgrade I’ve seen in a home in a long while. And I’m jealous! Read more

How’s Your Indoor Air Quality?

How’s Your Indoor Air Quality?

Freshly painted walls, gleaming wood floorboards and tightly insulated attics are on many buyers’ wish lists. However, keep in mind that some materials, processes and finishes can make for toxic spaces. Here are some ideas to keep your homes healthy. Read more

Realizing the Highest ROI on your Outdoor Remodeling Projects!

Realizing the Highest ROI!

This report takes a deep dive into the reasons why homeowners complete outdoor remodeling projects, the value of taking on such projects, and the increased happiness experienced by homeowners once a project is completed. It also contains:

• The typical cost of 10 outdoor projects, as estimated by members of the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP).

• How much appeal each project is likely to have for buyers, according to REALTORS®.

• How much REALTORS® estimate homeowners can recover on the cost of the outdoor projects if they choose to sell the home.

Chalkboard Paint–How Cool is That?

Chalkboard Paint—How Cool is That?

Chalkboard paint is the perfect DIY for adding some unexpected touches to your home. You can use chalk paint on furniture or glass, but you can also paint on cabinets, clay pots, fences and other accessories around the house. Here are some exciting home décor ideas