10 Do’s and Don’ts Before You Go on Summer Vacation

Do: Clean out your fridge and take out your garbage Nothing smells worse than spoiled milk left in the fridge for weeks or rotting food left to sit in the trash. You don’t want to come home to a stinky house! Make yourself a note to empty the trash. And, if needed, ask a neighbor [...]

By |2021-05-31T01:17:01-04:00May 31st, 2021|Home Improvement Tips, Homeowner|0 Comments

7 Steps for a Gorgeous Flower Bed

Some people seem to be born with a green thumb. Everything they touch becomes -- and stays-- beautiful. I am not one of those people. I love flowers and have visions of a beautiful yard that is the envy of all my neighborhood. I often walk into Home Depot or Lowes and walk out with [...]

By |2021-05-23T21:05:06-04:00May 23rd, 2021|Home Improvement Tips|0 Comments

5 Steps to Keep Your Wood Deck Summer-Ready

Nothing says summer like relaxing on your deck with a glass of sweet tea as the gentle evening breeze blows. (Are my Southern roots talking??)  Discovering you need to replace said deck, however, will quickly destroy all thoughts of relaxation, especially when you find out that wood costs have skyrocketed! Don’t let your deck get [...]

Choosing the Perfect Paint Color: Tips, Tricks, and Tools (Part 2)

Last week, we looked at the Sherwin Williams’ Virtual Color Consultation tool to help us find the perfect paint color. While this tool is helpful, sometimes we can’t afford to wait weeks for a consultation appointment. So what can you do when you find yourself in a crunch for time? Don’t stress! You can try [...]

Choosing the Perfect Paint Color: Tips, Tricks, and Tools (Part 1)

Have you ever painted a room in your house, only to have it turn out to be not quite the right color? Unfortunately, I have done it too many times. My son’s nursery was supposed to be a pale sage green, yet it ended up bright, almost neon.  Have you ever brought home an excessive [...]

5 Reasons to Replace the Windows in Your House

Buying a house is a beautiful process; however, it’s like raising kids: no one tells you about the behind-the-scenes upkeep required in order to prevent major damage. One such housekeeping item is window replacement. Windows are the life of the home, allowing light and beauty to enter the space; however, old windows can produce small [...]

By |2021-05-07T23:49:53-04:00April 23rd, 2021|Cost, Exterior Renovation, Home Improvement Tips|0 Comments