Freshen Your Wood Floors

Use Bona Floor Polish or Orange Glo to give your floors a nice fresh shine.  When preparing your home prepare for a very deep or professional cleaning.  Clear rooms of as much as possible, putting only back the items you will be staging your home with.  If you have hired a professional cleaner, have this […]

Preparing Your Garden for Fall

Already the nights are drawing in and there is a distinct freshness in the morning air. These early signs of autumn lead many of us to think about the forthcoming winter and what it will bring, especially after the extraordinarily wild and wet weather of last winter. But whatever comes our way in the next […]

Thinking of a Kitchen Remodel

To achieve the dream kitchen dream kitchen that you want, first you should have a clear vision of what you want the end result to look like. Analyze the existing space. Take plenty of measurements with a tape measure and get a clear idea of the dimensions of your current layout. Pros vs. cons. Decide […]

Smart Home Technology

Thinking about adding smart home technology into your house?  There are many solutions that range from simple to elaborate and range in price dramatically too.  In this post I am going to detail a mid range system that can be expanded upon easily.  Every smart home has items that can be broken down into categories: […]

7 Genius Entryway Storage Ideas to Get You Out the Door Faster

7 Genius Entryway Storage Ideas to Get You Out the Door Faster It’s so easy (and so unfair) how quickly your entryway can go from clean to chaos — and that chaos makes trying to get out the door brutal. Think of all that time wasted hunting for your keys and umbrella or digging through […]

What to do ASAP as a New Homeowner

What to Do ASAP as a New Homeowner If you’re serious about developing good habits, you need this worksheet. It’s finally yours. Your very own home. You can paint the walls whatever you like. Heck, even knock out a wall! There’s no landlord to fight you.   But if you’re serious about developing good homeowner […]

7 Home Remodeling Projects with Top-Dollar Returns

7 Home Remodeling Projects With Top-Dollar Returns Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Your home is in the perfect location, came at the perfect price, with the perfect lot. (Yay southern exposure!)   But the home itself? Perfect isn’t the adjective you’d […]

Open House and Showing Etiquette

Is It OK to Use the Bathroom When You’re Touring a House? And 4 other questions you’re afraid to ask. It’s a marathon house-hunting day. As you check out listing No. 5’s brand new windows, it suddenly hits you: “Oh man, I have to go to the bathroom.” Should you, or shouldn’t you? Navigating do’s […]

Balancing your Registers

Keeping your home even temprature throughout can be a challenge, especially with some forced air systems.  Rooms are like the beds that the three bears kept: to cold, to hot or just right.  I am always staying on top of he latest technology and Keen has a great solution.  They were profiled on SharkTank a […]