How to Secure Your House Against Thieves

Thieves are always a worry for any homeowner. However, there are increasingly more and more technological solutions to help deter or prevent intruders from targeting your home. Additionally, while professional security companies can still be used, many solutions now allow for more DIY involvement to reduce costs and make them more widely available.

How to Save Money on Large Home Improvements

When it comes to taking on a home improvement project for a large home, one of the most common issues that homeowners run into is the cost of it all. Whether your budget is small or large, you don’t want to end up paying more than you need to. Here are some of the best ways to save money on large home improvements.

How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Patio Space

Everyone enjoys the comfort of snuggling up inside their homes. But, sometimes, you want to spend time outdoors and connect with nature. Whether you’d like to spend time there while sipping your morning brew or enjoying dinner as the sun sets, your outdoor space needs to be comfortable. But, when it comes to creating a patio space that will make your neighbors swoon, knowing where to start isn’t always easy. While some homeowners already know the vibe they’re going for, not everyone does. This can lead to a mismatch of patio styles that creates a buzz, but not in the way you want.

Should You Sell Your Car Before You Move?

Moving has long been considered one of the most stressful life changes. With seemingly endless logistics and a decent amount of expenses, it can cause a considerable drain. One of the additional stresses moving can place on you is making an important decision: should you sell your car before moving? While there is no one-size-fits-all … Continued

How Does My Home’s Exterior Finishing Impact How Much My Home Sells For?

When selling a home, there are a multitude of factors that can impact the value. Even seemingly minor details such as street numbers or light switch covers can increase the value of a house. However, the undisputed largest influence on the value of your home is its curb appeal. A potential buyer’s reaction to a home is largely determined by their initial view of the house as they first drive up to it. Consequently, ensuring that you maximize your home’s curb appeal will yield the best possible return on investment. When it comes to curb appeal, nothing impacts the appearance of a home more than its exterior finishing.

Should I Repair My Own Roof or Hire a Contractor?

As a homeowner, you know that necessary repairs often come up at inconvenient times. And sometimes, in order to save costs, you may consider doing your own roof repairs. However, it’s important to thoroughly consider what a repair will take before deciding whether you’d rather do it yourself or hire a contractor.

Which Exterior Projects Can Be Completed in the Winter?

Once the cold winds of winter arrive, you may feel like you need to put off your exterior remodeling projects until spring. However, there are still quite a few projects you can check off your list this winter. This means you can space out your exterior projects so that you don’t feel rushed to complete … Continued

3 Important Considerations for Renovating Your Home

When doing home renovations, you need to think about how your home can look its best while also living up to your decorating standards. While you might not think that you have any interest in different home styles, you likely gravitate towards and away from certain looks. These tips will help you make the best calls when your new home is undergoing renovations.

Keeping Your Yard Looking Nice When Your House is for Sale

Selling your house is as much about what’s on the outside as it is what’s on the inside. The need for “curb appeal” is important no matter how good your interior design skills are. In addition to maintaining a well-kept exterior, you also need to give the yard plenty of attention. These tips will help you make your yard look gorgeous when your house is on the market.

How to Build Your Own Mountain Retreat

No matter whether your mountain retreat is a cabin, lodge, or traditional home, you’ll get a lot of satisfaction from building it yourself. One of the best things about this option is how many choices you have at your disposal. Weekends or holidays spent at your mountain retreat will be unforgettable.