More Smart Ways to Automate Your Home

May 16, 2022

In the early days of home automation, getting your home set up typically required buying a central hub that your devices could connect to and coordinating everything from there. In some cases, you might have even needed multiple hubs, since not all devices worked on the same network. While automation hubs and alternate networks still […]


New to Gardening? Tips for Success!

May 13, 2022

Having a garden is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while also getting some delicious fresh-grown fruits and vegetables for your meals. The thing is, if you’ve never maintained a garden before then you might not realize just how much work goes into it as well. You need to consider the type of soil […]


Reducing DIY Project Waste

May 9, 2022

There are several reasons why you might choose to take on a DIY project. You may decide to do something yourself because you think it will be an easy project, or because you enjoy working with your hands. You might even consider doing a DIY project because you think it would save you a lot […]


Carving Out Your Home Office Space

May 5, 2022

When COVID-19 emerged, a lot of employers realized the advantage of allowing at least some employees to work from home. Not only can it act as a benefit for employees, but it can also help to reduce the cost of stocking and maintaining a physical office space. As a result, the number of people working […]


Resurfacing Countertops: An Introduction

April 28, 2022

A nice countertop can really make your kitchen stand out. Unfortunately, your counters tend to get a lot of use over their lifetime and can really start to show that wear as they age. Conventional wisdom often suggests that when your counters start to stand out because of their stains or damage then it’s likely […]


Does My Heat Pump or A/C Need Replacing?

April 20, 2022

Summer is just around the corner, and for a lot of homeowners, that means having to run the air conditioner or heat pump around the clock just to keep ahead of climbing temperatures. These tools are amazing for keeping things cool, but after a while, they too can get worn out and need replacing. Do […]


Do I need flood Insurance?

April 14, 2022

Insurance is a great thing to have when the unexpected occurs. Unfortunately, it’s very rare to find a policy that covers every possible thing that might happen to your home; some incidents such as natural disasters typically require separate policies that cover the specific damages that can occur when these sorts of things happen. A […]


Growing Up: Getting Your Vertical Garden Ready for Spring

April 12, 2022

When you don’t have a lot of space or open ground around your home, planting a garden might seem impossible. After all, plants need room to grow and soil to grow in, don’t they? While this is true, there is more than one way to get a garden growing. If you have limited outdoor space […]


Selling Your Home for the First Time? Here’s What You Should Know

April 8, 2022

There’s a lot of advice available for first-time homebuyers. But, what if you’re getting ready to sell a home for the first time? While every home selling process is different, making it impossible to predict every scenario that could pop up, there are certain things every home seller can expect. Here are four things to […]


Heart Set on a Fixer-Upper? Here’s What to Consider

April 1, 2022

Reality TV shows make buying a fixer-upper seem like a piece of cake. After about 30 to 40 minutes of airtime, renovations are complete—often after remedying a minor hiccup or two—and the home is move-in ready. But tackling a fixer-upper in real life is a different story. For starters, it can be difficult to find […]