5 Popular Houseplants for the Homeowner on a Budget

Ready to breathe some life into your new space? Don’t take on the challenge alone. A few good houseplants could literally purify the air and change the Feng Shui of your home. Best of all, houseplants can be a very affordable way to add to your home’s carefully crafted style! From the front door to […]

When is the Best Time of the Year to Make Home Renovations?

So, you’ve declared 2019 to be “The Year of Home Renovations!” Congratulations. Now, you just need to get started. Renovating your home can be complicated if you don’t know what to do. If you’re worried about whether you’re channeling your inner Bob Vila or your inner Tim Taylor, we can help. Here’s the best way […]

How to Reduce Winter Energy Costs like a Pro in 3 Easy Steps

You know to use energy-efficient light bulbs and to adjust your thermostat at night and when you’re away from home. But over the winter, there are additional steps you can take to make your home more energy efficient and save money in the process. During a professional home energy assessment, an energy auditor examines your […]

Using Smart Home Tech to Make Your Home Shine during Showings

When it comes to selling a home, everyone is looking for a leg up in this crowded marketplace. It’s common to freshen up paint, invest in some new landscaping, and even remodel a room or two to appeal to the latest trends. What might not be as common? “Smarter” upgrades. While basic home improvements can […]

Discover the Cultivated 2019 Colors of the Year

Where in the world do you want to go in 2019? From the high rises of the inner city to the desert’s solitude, the upcoming Colors of the Year were artfully chosen to transport you there. Color experts from a half dozen international paint companies have scoured the globe (figuratively, at least) to bring you […]

5 Home Accents that Will Make You “Fall” in Love

Autumn is a season of change and transition, when glaring summer afternoons collapse and are carried away by crisp, cool breezes. At once, you are compelled to enjoy the outdoors anew without the sticky weight of heat. And at the same time, the indoors beckon you to nest in your favorite spot, molding a surrounding […]

Save Money and Skip These 3 Home Updates

Every renter has something they can’t wait to do when they buy their first home. Maybe you are eager to paint your walls something other than “antique white.” Maybe you’ve always wanted a doggie door or a backyard fire pit. We hope you’re able to make your first home everything you’ve always wanted! But we […]

Is Your Garage Door Adding Too Much to the Power Bill?

When most people buy new garage doors with insulation, the assumption is that they will save on energy costs. Though all insulated garage doors may appear the same, upon closer inspection, you’ll see that some are better than others. Premium quality garage doors offer weather seals, while lower-end ones don’t—and that’s where the differences start. […]