1. It’s Getting Cold Again—Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

    Summer has come to a close, and that can only mean one thing: fall is upon us. Fall is the ideal time to begin being proactive about your home's ability to keep you warm. The following list entails some of the most crucial areas of your home to concentrate on for this winter. Repair Openings and Cracks Even the newest homes are prone to have cracks and small openings spread across their infrastruc…Read More

  2. Materials Matter — What Details to Keep in Mind When Buying Outdoor Furniture

    There is nothing better than relaxing or entertaining on an inviting outdoor patio set. Pleasant afternoons with the family having lunch outdoors or summer evenings relaxing with friends are priceless. Comfortable, functional patio furniture helps make an outdoor space come alive, but outdoor furniture faces a disproportionate amount of wear and tear. It is important to select patio furniture that…Read More

  3. Preventing Liabilities: What Every Pool Owner Needs to Take Into Consideration

    Owning a swimming pool is a dream that many potential homeowners have in common. What could be better than having a private place to cool off, socialize or get in your recommended daily dose of exercise? Before you break ground, however, you should understand the legal risks that pool ownership entails. Maintain Your Slide or Diving Board There is liability for injuries that happen in pools, espec…Read More

  4. Eliminate the Shock Factor: Ways to Keep Your Home Safe from Electrical Hazards

    One of the most common accidents that could happen in your home is someone getting electrocuted. Your house is likely filled with electronic equipment and electrical outlets, so it can be easy for these accidents to occur. Thankfully, they also are one of the easiest hazards to avoid. Here are three ways to reduce the risk of electrocution taking place inside your home. Electrical Hazards Electric…Read More

  5. Detecting Danger: Safety Devices That Need to Be Installed in Your Home

    We all want our families to be safe, and there's no better place in the world to start than the home. You might feel that your house is already the safest place that you and your family can be, but there are actually many dangers around the home that you might not think about on a daily basis. You can protect your family from everyday dangers by installing these three devices in your house. Smoke …Read More

  6. Unique Backyard Improvement Ideas That Will Complement Your House

    With summer in full swing, many homeowners are looking to spend more time in their backyard. You can enhance this experience with a variety of backyard improvement ideas that are designed to complement your house. Here are three ideas to get you started as you look to improve the overall appeal of your outdoor space. Outdoor Entertainment Area According to Freshome, a dedicated entertainment area …Read More

  7. 3 Tips For Being Safe While On A Roof

    There are many different reasons why you could be working on a roof. For instance, you could be taking down a chimney, repairing a hole in a roof's decking or replacing loose or missing shingles. Regardless of why you are there, it is important to work safely when you are working dozens of feet above the ground. Here are a couple of things you should keep in mind to make sure you are safe. Be Awar…Read More

  8. 3 Tips for Keeping Your Home Pest-Free During Your Renovation

    An important but often overlooked consideration during the home renovation process is pest control. Pesky insects and rodents can find their way into your home when their nests are disturbed by digging or the removal of flooring and walls. There is also the possibility for new materials used in the renovation to have infestations before they come into your home. If you already have pests in your h…Read More

  9. 3 Home Improvement Projects Guaranteed to Up the Value of Your Home

    If you are trying to increase the value of your home, there are a number of ways to do so. Homebuyers care about kitchens and bathrooms and how a house looks like from outside, so focus on those things. Update Your Kitchen and Bathrooms Any real estate agent will tell you that kitchens are the driving force behind selling houses. Most homebuyers do not mind buying an older house if it has a modern…Read More

  10. 4 Principles of Residential Construction Making Modern Homes More Livable

    Like most everything else in life, the discipline of residential construction follows the trends. Its main purpose is to make every residence as comfortable and livable as possible. Here are some new principles that construction companies are using to make modern homes even better places to live. Going Green Nowadays, going green in a home means a whole lot more than getting Energy Star rated appl…Read More