Is Your Home Due for a Summer Makeover?

Imagine you’re a stranger touring your house. What would you update or replace? To spark your creativity, browse magazines and Pinterest boards for tones, colors and textures that speak to you. Even the smallest new touches can refresh the whole feel of a room. You can start small by adding new pillows and lighting or…

5 Home Renovation Myths

Myth #1: All home improvements provide a dollar-for-dollar return on investment (ROI).In reality, you usually only get back a percentage of what you spend. Myth #2: Permits aren’t necessary.Not true. Check your city or county website for details on permits required in your area. Myth #3: DIY is a great way to save.What if your project ends up…

Luxury Closet Features

Closet design in the primary bedroom has become a new luxury feature in homes. Here are some of the most sought-after items for those who want to enhance the style and storage in their closets. Upgraded LightingMany homeowners are adding dramatic lighting in their closets. Some popular choices include lighted clothing rods and shelves, chandeliers…

Easy Ways To Deep Clean Your Home

Spring cleaning can be overwhelming, but here are a few ways to simplify the process and make your home sparkle. Use the DishwasherYou can save the elbow grease and use your dishwasher to clean metal vent covers, soap dishes, toys, and more. Soak ShowerheadsTo clear your dingy showerhead of soap scum or hard water stains,…

Declutter, Purge & Reorganize Your Stuff

Decluttering may not be your idea of fun, but if you can get past taking those first steps, it can be enjoyable and satisfying. Mentally fast-forward past the un-fun parts like making all those decisions about what you do and don’t want to keep. Imagine yourself at the next phase. Now that you’ve opened up…

Simple Home Updates

If you want to refresh your home decor but don’t have a lot to spend, the following affordable updates can make a significant difference. PaintAdding a fresh coat of paint is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to make a big impact. Choose colors that make you happy and reflect your style. LightingOutdated…

Upgrade Your Laundry Room

A luxurious laundry room may seem a bit extravagant, but consider these options if you’d like to transform a dreary, utilitarian room into an attractive, functional space. Add a SinkA sink is a handy addition to any laundry room. You’ll have a dedicated place to scrub stained clothing, wash paint brushes, rinse muddy shoes, and…

Choosing Exterior Paint for Your Home

Selecting a paint color for the exterior of your home can be challenging, but the following tips can help you make the right choice. Coordinate with existing stone, brick or wood accents. If your home has natural elements that will not be painted, choose a color that complements the undertones of those elements. Use an online…

1980s Decorating Trends Make a Comeback

When you think of 1980s fashion, acid-washed jeans and tracksuits probably come to mind. The decade also brought iconic music, movies and TV whose popularity has surged in recent years. Interior design trends have followed suit, making 1980s home decor hotter than ever. Get ready to embrace this quintessential retro style, which means that everything…

Selling a House – Every Detail Matters

To be honest, simply listing and selling a house isn’t that hard in the current market. Getting a house sold for max dollar, in less time, and with a smooth process all the way to close is where the experience can be differentiated. That is why hiring a top notch real estate advisor matters. High end…