Enough Is Enough: Five Signs It’s Time To Repair Your Plumbing

The utilities tucked behind the walls of a home are out of sight. Unfortunately, they are also out of mind, which causes a problem when they are not preforming properly. Paying attention to these five signs gives you a heads up on any potential plumbing issues you may have. Higher Bills A water bill that […]

Easy Efficiency: Five Ways to Drop Your Home’s Energy Use

When it comes to lowering your monthly energy bills, focusing on ways to make your home easier to heat and cool is a savvy strategy. In the average home, heating and cooling can account for as much as half of the household’s energy usage. You don’t have to invest a lot of time or sweat […]

Home Improvements to Make This Holiday Season

With the holiday season comes visitors, both invited and unexpected. Before the holidays arrive, there are probably some home improvements you need to make in order to make a good impression. The good thing about the home improvements you’ll find mentioned here is that they are improvements you will benefit from long after your holiday […]

4 Ideas when Making Home Repairs on a Budget

As tax season is quickly approaching, many people will be making decisions on what to do with their refund. Since the economy tanked a while ago, some of these people have been very cautious about spending any money at all. However, when it comes to the home, sometimes the need for repairs is greater than […]

Helpful Tweens Encourage a Mom’s Heart

There’s a never-ending list of projects that need to be done around the house. One of them is a custom concrete ledge in the basement. A buddy of ours happens to be a concrete artiste and he’s going to help us with the project in a few weeks. One thing that has made me nervous […]

There’s a Piano in my Kitchen

Well, there’s not now. But there was a piano in my kitchen a few days ago. Darn, I should have taken a picture. The only way to get through that part of the house was to squeeze past the piano or climb past the couch that was on the other side of the island blocking […]