Category: Helpful Tips for Homeowners

Grout Cleaner

Make Your Own Homemade Grout Cleaner

Nothing ruins the impact of an otherwise clean bathroom or kitchen quite like dirt between the tiles. This recipe for homemade grout cleaner will have your floors sparkling in no time. By Donna Boyle Schwartz No matter how hard you work to keep your kitchen and bathroom clean, they’ll always look dingy if they’re plagued […]

Bathroom Remodeling

Quick Fixes For Your Bathroom

If you think your bathroom needs some major renovations, but you aren’t sure you can foot the bill for a full bathroom makeover, there’s good news. While a complete bathroom overhaul can be one of the most expensive projects in your home, little changes can make a big difference. Read on for tips on how […]

Places Where Mold Hides

Surprising Places Where Mold Hides in the Home

One of the most common living organisms in the world may have taken up residence in your home, and you may not even know it. Mold—the common name for thousands of different types of fungi—can grow wherever moisture and organic matter are present, and that’s n… By Donna Boyle Schwartz   Under the Sink Mold […]

December Home Maintenance Checklist

December Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter has arrived along with many festivities that make the season bright. Depending on the area of the country you live in, you may have already shoveled once or twice. For many, this is a busy time of year preparing to have family and friends over for the holidays. However, there are some home maintenance […]

Updates To Make To Your Kitchen Before Putting Your Home On The Market

Before you sell your home, you may wonder if there are any areas that you can improve on before putting the home on the market. Kitchen renovations have one of the highest return values of any changes that you make to your home. It’s worth investigating what areas of the room could use some improving. […]

Gutters

Frequently Asked Questions About Gutters

Your gutters are an important feature of your home’s exterior. It keeps water away from your home and when used correctly, stopping interior leaks and water damage. Though gutters tend to bring up a lot of questions from homeowners. If you’re wondering how to fix or maintain your gutters, you may be wondering what the […]

Laundry Room Remodeling Ideas

A laundry room is a special place. For some, the design of the room can make or break how much or how little we dread washing and folding laundry. Have you ever walked into your laundry room, looked around, and wished it were better organized or had more storage space? Well here are some remodeling […]

Common Garage Problems & How To Solve Them

Common Garage Problems & How To Solve Them

Garages come in all shapes and sizes. Some are small and detached from the home with space above for storage. Others make it easy to open the garage door, park and walk right outside without ever facing the elements. If you’re lucky enough to have a garage, you also know that they can come with […]

Kitchen Remodel

Should You Complete a Kitchen Renovation? Questions for Home Sellers to Consider

As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to transform an ordinary kitchen into a comfortable, attractive setting. With an awe-inspiring kitchen, you may be able to differentiate your house from others that are available in a competitive real estate market. Plus, your house’s kitchen might even lead some homebuyers to submit […]

When Should Windows Be Replaced

When Should Windows Be Replaced?

The windows in your home are important. They provide a source of air, but they also provide a source of protection from the elements and help to keep the heat in the home. They also prevent the cold air from escaping in the summer months. With properly insulated windows, you’ll actually save on heating and […]

Going Green When Remodeling

Going Green When Remodeling

Here’s a question we’re getting from more and more clients: “What’s the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of all the stuff being taken out of my home during my remodeling project?”   Recycling is one route. Waste Management, for example, recycles concrete, porcelain, lumber, metals and many other common construction materials. The company can […]