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Signs That You May Need a New Roof
Some roofs last longer than others, but with time, weather patterns, and unexpected circumstances, eventually, it will be time to replace it.
Home Renovation on a Budget — You Got This!
Unless you want a major overhaul, you can still spruce up your home and improve its appearance and functionality without going broke.
Make Sure Your Home Is Ready for Winter
The fall months are the best time to get your home ready for lower temperatures, snowstorms, and icy conditions that lie ahead.
Should You Sell Your Home in the Fall?
Spring is the most popular time to sell a home, yet there are some advantages to getting your house on the market in the autumn months.
Is Your Home Ready for Climate Change?
As a homeowner, you’re going to have to make sure your house can keep up with all that nature is trying to throw at it. Is your home ready?
Considering Adding a Firepit This Year?
Not all firepits are created equal. While you could just pick up a firepit and set it up, if you really want the best experience then do a bit of planning.
Home Appraisal Myths Busted
Every transaction hinges on the home appraisal. This is why so many myths have grown up around the process. Let's separate the truth from the stories.
Choosing Better Paint Colors
Whether you're just adding a splash of color or redoing entire rooms, a fresh coat of paint is a great way to take a newly purchased home and make it yours.
Going Down: 4 Ways to Destroy Your Home’s Value
You may have big dreams for that new home, but cool your jets. This is not the time for hastily scribbled modern design notes on cocktail napkins.
What Is Matter?
You may have heard reference to “Matter” in connection to smart home devices recently, but do you know exactly what it is or what it does? Let's find out.
Evicting Animals From Your Chimney
What do you do when you have a larger animal, or a nest of animals, in a hard-to-control area like a chimney? Let's find out.
Show-Stopping Hedge Plantings
There are a lot of ways to create privacy for your home, patio, or garden space, but there are few as green and bold as a well-chosen hedge.
HVAC Troubleshooting for Homeowners
Climate control is one of the greatest inventions, but when it’s suddenly not working properly, your HVAC system can become a massive source of stress.
Radiant Barriers Help Insulation Do More
According to Energy.gov, a website produced by the US Department of Energy, radiant barriers can reduce cooling costs by up to 10% in sunny climates.
Buying a Home With a Rental Unit
Another way to help pay for a mortgage, is choosing a home with an attached rental unit as it can make the payment a little easier to accomplish.
Lightning Proofing Your Home
Big storms can be scary. With the wind, heavy rain, and the threat of even more extreme weather, they can also bring with them a lot of damage.
Good Scents: Using Smell to Entice Homebuyers
A lot of smells and odors can seem manageable, since even lingering mustiness or other odors can kind of fade over time as you get used to them.
Trellising 101: Climb, Plant, Climb!
When growing climbing plants two important parts of their success are having the right kinds of things to climb and the right help to get started.
How to Keep Your Ductwork Clean
Keeping your ductwork clean helps to prevent blocked airflow, keeps dust from being recirculated in the air, and reduces the strain on your HVAC unit.
North America Is First in Smart Homes
It’s estimated that the North American market will account for 40% of the smart home market by next year, with the US making up a good portion of that.
Flood Clean Up Tips
What should you do if your home is hit by flood waters? There are a lot of potential answers depending on how severe the flooding was where you live.
What Kinds of Banks Issue Mortgages?
When you’re shopping for a mortgage, it can be tempting to just talk to the first person you meet, sign the loan documents, and be on your way.
Should You Sell or Should You Remodel Your Home?
What do you do if your home is no longer meeting your needs? Can you remodel your home for what you need? Here are some considerations to help you decide.
How to Pick an Air Compressor
An air compressor can do so many things around the house, from helping you keep screens and vents debris-free, to airing up car tires and other inflatables.
Smart Switches 101
An increasingly popular option is the installation of smart switches in lieu of simply relying on individual smart bulbs to control lighting.
What Is a Deep Energy Retrofit?
Deep energy retrofits are becoming increasingly common for older homes, helping to turn these structures into far more efficient versions of themselves.
Summer Siding Clean-Up
Good siding can go a long way toward making your home look beautiful. One big drawback to siding is it needs to be cleaned to keep it looking its best.
Summer Is the Season for Fireplace Additions
Fireplaces add a mix of beauty and function that few things can top. The summer can be the perfect time to install a new fireplace or update an old one.
Create Cool Summer Spaces With Awnings
Awnings can help transform a hot, bright patio or deck into a truly flexible outdoor haven. It’s time to consider adding one to your home.
How Does a HELOC Work?
With home values rising, many homeowners are looking for ways to tap their equity without selling their home or refinancing their primary mortgage.
Tips for Your Basement Remodel
Finishing or remodeling a basement area can be a big undertaking. There are ways to keep it from becoming overwhelming and avoid potential problems.
Preserving the Charm of Historical Homes
When you’re looking for a house, or even making decisions about the one you already own, there’s a lot to
What Is a SEER Rating?
With the cost of heating and cooling a home throughout the year, homeowners want to have the most efficient HVAC
Considering Building a Wine Cellar?
Whether you enjoy an occasional glass of wine or consider yourself a connoisseur, you know the importance of storing your
Let Your Lawn Grow!
Keeping a well-manicured lawn is a goal for many homeowners. That nice crisp look of freshly trimmed grass can really
Help Buyers Feel at Home (In Your Home)
Of course your house is awesome – it’s your house! But the things that you really love about your home’s
Help Your HVAC Do More
Having a good HVAC system in your home can really help you enjoy your living space throughout the year. A
Age in Place With a Smart Home
As we get older, some things that used to come easy start to get a little harder. In some cases,
What Can You Do With Your Home’s Equity?
If you’re like a lot of long-time homeowners, you’ve probably got a great deal of home equity on your hands
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