Save Time On Your Next Home Improvement Project

Home Improvement Timesavers with Contractors There comes a time when every home needs work. Some homeowners need to give a space a facelift. Some need multiple handyman projects crossed of a to-do list. And some have bigger projects that crisscross through multiple fields of expertise. And all homeowners have their own set of reasons, whether it’s function, quality of life, or an upcoming sale. Whatever the reason, we can all agree that these decisions have to be taken seriously. You want to retain or grow the value of your home. You want to be comfortable while you live there. And
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Categories: Renovations.

The Ultimate Guide to Baby Proofing Your Home

Let’s talk about the birds and the bees, ladies and gentlemen. Well, maybe not in detail, but more on what comes after—babies! You know…those little, chubby bundles of joy that fill your home with unconditional love and laughter. You want NOTHING MORE than to protect your little lovebugs from everything the world is going to throw at them. But, what about the dangers in your own home? Every year, 9.2 MILLION babies are sent to the ER due to unintentional injuries, just in the U.S. It’s time to baby proof! Make sure to follow our tips and home handyman hacks
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Categories: Home Automation, Home Safety, and Renovations.

Getting Your House Ready To Sell – 6 Tips You’ve Got To Know

Getting your house ready to sell…is exciting! And horrifying. And, more than anything, exhausting. Even THINKING about how to get organized and of what you have to do is exhausting. You probably already know you have to start with any minor repairs you’ve been thinking about. Any of those squeaky doors or scratched/dirty/chipped-paint you’ve known about forever but have become totally BLIND to your day-to-day have to get fixed, and this is the final hour. Then, once you really get into that project, you start feeling pretty great! Getting those forever-pending tasks checked off your list leaves you feeling like
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Categories: Renovations.

Homeowner’s Guide To Find, Hire A Contractor And What To Do After The Work Is Complete

Whether it’s adding a ceiling fan, replacing your water heater, or doing some much-needed repairs to your heating and cooling system? Finding a good home services contractor is important — a home improvement project gone wrong can cost you. A good ad isn’t proof a contractor does quality work. Find out for yourself. Check with friends, neighbors, or co-workers who’ve had improvement work done, and check out a contractor’s reputation on online ratings sites you trust. Get written estimates from several firms, keeping in mind the lowest bidder may not be the best choice. Also important: know the signs of
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Categories: Renovations.

First Impressions

WE’VE ALL HEARD HOW MUCH FIRST IMPRESSIONS MEAN…WELL SINCE WE’RE IN THE “HOME” BUSINESS, LET’S TALK ABOUT THE FIRST IMPRESSIONS YOUR HOME IS MAKING! FIRST OF ALL, CAN YOUR GUESTS FIND YOUR HOUSE NUMBER EASILY? And more importantly, should there ever be an emergency, can fire/police find your house easily? Is there a light illuminating your house number? WHEN GUESTS WALK UP TO YOUR FRONT DOOR, IS IT INVITING? Have you power washed the exterior lately? What about the front door? Does it need painting or just a good cleaning? Can your guests easily find the door bell? Fresh flowers
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Categories: Renovations.

Are You Watching Porn?

BOY…THAT CAUGHT YOUR ATTENTION, DIDN’T IT? WELL, THOSE OF US IN THE INDUSTRY CALL HGTV AND THE DIY SHOWS PORN…WHY? BECAUSE THERE ISN’T TOO MUCH REALITY IN THE SHOWS. Let me give you a couple clues…have you really paid attention to the shows? At the start of a renovation there may be leaves on the trees, the woman is pregnant and by the end of the show, they have a baby and there’s snow on the ground. Ok, I don’t know about you, but what went on during that time? Or better yet, I just love the one show that
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Categories: Renovations.