How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Visitors

How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Visitors

If you are the lucky member of your family that gets the privilege of hosting guests during the holiday season you understand the chaos that ensues when trying to get your house and a big meal ready.  This year, you can use this list of tips to prepare ahead of time so you can make sure all of your guests have the best experience. Check Bathroom Fixtures One thing you never want to have an issue with when you have an influx of guests in your home is the bathroom. That’s why before any guests step foot in your home,

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Trendy Options for Tiling Your Fireplace

Trendy Options for Tiling Your Fireplace

If there’s one thing hanging stockings can make you realize, it’s how much you need to remodel your fireplace.  Old brick, cracked tile, and damaged wood surrounds are not attractive in any season. One relatively simple fireplace remodeling solution you can use to give the centerpiece of your living room a facelift is tile.  And, if you are wondering what tile you should use, we’ve compiled some of the top tile trends to help you decide! Tile that Looks Like Wood Many homeowners are craving a traditional look for their fireplace, but don’t want to make the commitment to wood.

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Top Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights on Your Home

Top Tips for Hanging Christmas Lights on Your Home

As soon as the turkey and mashed potato leftovers are stuffed into the refrigerator, there’s only one thing left to think about…Christmas! For many families, the weekend after Thanksgiving means decking the halls and adorning the house with lights to get into the holiday spirit.   Unfortunately, when it comes to hanging lights many people don’t know exactly what to do and end up guessing their way through the job.  As a result, roofs, gutters, and fascia suffer damage and come Spring the homeowner incurs an expense to repair it. So, before you go Clark Griswold on your home this

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What to Look for in a Home Improvement Company

When looking for a home improvement company to do your next remodel, addition, or handyman job it is hard to know where to begin.  The internet is full of companies boasting the ability to do the job “the best” and offering “great deals”. But, how do you know which one is telling the truth? To help you out, we have a few tips we would like to share! Past Work You Like One of the first things you need to look for in a home improvement company is quality examples of their past work.  Never hire a company to remodel

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Secrets to Building the Most Functional Bathroom

Secrets to Building the Most Functional Bathroom

“Hey, Mom! Where are the towels!?” Have you ever heard that line in your home? If so, you might need a new solution to organizing your bathroom.  And unfortunately, all the “quick and easy” storage solutions you find at the home improvement store will do are clutter your bathroom and create more surface area for you to clean.  But, if you build a new and improved functional bathroom, you are going to get a room that you will love because it will solve all of your problems. Ample Surface Area Ever try to blow-dry your hair or shave your face

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Top Features for Today’s New Builds

Top Features for Today’s New Builds

Thinking about building a new home? Congratulations! Building a home is a milestone many people reach for in their life.  It’s a dream come true to build a place for your family to spend forever in. It’s also a dream come true to be able to build a home that has features customized to fit your needs.  Before you start finalizing all your plans, check out these top features for today’s new builds. Storage, Storage, Storage When you are building your home if you have the opportunity to put storage somewhere-do it.  Not only will you thank yourself later, but

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3 Home Improvement Projects To Do in the Winter

3 Home Improvement Projects To Do in the Winter

It is likely that as a homeowner you have an abundance of projects for your home on your to-do list.  It is also likely that you wanted to tackle many of those projects while the weather was warmer and the days were longer.  But, we want to let you know that just because the seasons are changing doesn’t mean you should give up your home improvement hope.  There are still plenty of projects you can complete during the winter months! Here are a few to get you started. Replacing Interior Doors If you want to give your home a quick

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A Guide for Choosing Exterior Shutters

A Guide for Choosing Exterior Shutters

With Hurricane Florence recently ripping through the East Coast southern states, exterior building materials and specifically shutters have been on our mind. The original purpose of shutters was to protect the windows and the interior of the home in the situation a bad storm (like a hurricane) would arise. However, as the years have progressed shutters have evolved from a necessary component on a home to an exterior accessory for enhancing the home’s appearance. To add a little bit of exterior style to your home, shutters are a great choice. And, we have a guide to pick out the shutters

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3 Reasons You Need a Reliable Handyman

3 Reasons You Need a Reliable Handyman

Chances are, when you bought your home you had a list of every fixer-upper project you wanted to complete.  However, if you have been a homeowner for longer than a month you probably realize that making all of those big project dreams come true is a tough job! And, although repainting the living room can be fun and doesn’t take a lot of effort, there are some projects you will just never want to do; and for those projects, you will want a handyman! Installing Countertops One of the most common fixer-upper projects new homeowners want to tackle is the

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How To Add Value to Your Home by Remodeling Your Basement

How To Add Value to Your Home by Remodeling Your Basement

If you have an unfinished basement in your home, the reality is you have a gold mine.  That blank canvas of square footage holds the potential to be anything you want it to be. And furthermore, that empty space could mean the difference between selling your home for a price you love instead of just settling for a price you can live with.  So, if you are in the market for fixing up your basement in the near future take a look at these suggestions to get the most bang for your buck! Add a Bedroom When homebuyers are searching

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