Archive for 'Home Improvement'
Posted on 14. Apr, 2017 by Mike Morin.
Now that you’ve made the decision to sell your home and find another place to live, there’s a lot that needs to be done to prepare your home for sale. Along with hiring a real estate professional who knows the local market and can connect you with prospective buyers, it’s time to look around the […]
Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 by Mike Morin.
Getting Your Home Ready for Autumn Falling leaves and crisp temperatures signal that it is time to get your home ready for the fall. This colorful season is all too brief and will soon usher in a winter that could wreak havoc on your home unless you make preparations now. You will be ready for […]
Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by Mike Morin.
With autumn fast approaching, most people are doing their best to optimize their time outdoors while the weather is still warm. While you’re busy squeezing in the last summer BBQs and outdoor evening parties of the season, it is also a good idea to assess your indoor environment. After all, you’ll likely spend a lot […]
Posted on 29. Aug, 2016 by Mike Morin.
If you live in a drought area, choosing plants that are resistant to landscape conditions and dry weather allows you to conserve water. Additionally, drought-resistant plants generally require less maintenance, so you can enjoy relaxing in your garden more than working in it. With some soil conditioning, there’s a wide variety of plants that fall […]
Posted on 06. Jul, 2016 by Mike Morin.
A backyard is a place for family and friends to gather to enjoy the fresh summer air. It is also the perfect area for relaxing in the sun. To make your backyard more inviting, spruce it up a bit with some simple changes. Here are two budget-friendly DIY backyard design projects to help inspire you. […]
Posted on 12. May, 2016 by Mike Morin.
With spring arriving in Pennsylvania, it is a good idea to improve your home’s backyard to make it more useful. If you are fortunate enough to have a backyard, then take advantage of the space by creating places for relaxing, entertaining or playing. One: Build an Enclosed Porch To enjoy spring breezes without […]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2016 by Mike Morin.
Many individuals are choosing to downsize their homes to live in smaller spaces that cost less to maintain. However, they still want to live in a beautiful space with all of the items needed to live with a family on a daily basis or while entertaining friends. Anyone with a small home needs to become […]
Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 by Mike Morin.
Changing up the look of your home can cost both time and money. Some small, inexpensive changes can make your place look new with a little work. These life hacks for your home will help you makeover your home quickly and easily. Paint Your Old Linoleum or Vinyl Flooring Instead of Replacing It Old linoleum […]
Posted on 22. Mar, 2016 by Mike Morin.
A fairly strong El Niño winter has given California and Nevada some relief from the persistent long-term drought, particularly the northern areas of both states. But it has not been enough to completely compensate for the previous four bone-dry years. The two states will still need to see at least a couple more years of […]
Posted on 08. Jan, 2016 by Mike Morin.
Lowering your utility bills will not always require major lifestyle changes. Many families can easily reduce their monthly energy bills by changing a few minor habits and carry out a few affordable upgrades. Here is a look at four steps you can take to start cutting your utility bills today. Get an Energy Audit Anyone […]