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Springing into Cleanup Mode

Part II of our Spring Cleaning Series Regardless of your daily, weekly or even monthly cleaning habits, when spring rolls around it’s time to give the house a good once over. Dedicate an upcoming weekend to banishing dust, dirt and grime from your home to ensure you’ll start with a clean slate for the warm […]

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Cleaning Up Your Garage (Finally)

This is the first installment in our Spring Cleaning Series Weekend projects and tackling that honey-do-list can seem daunting at times, but when you have a clean and organized space to complete projects in, those projects become almost fun. Here are a few tips and tricks to get your garage into a cleaner, work-friendly environment. […]

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Communicating With Your Contractor

Communicating with a potential contractor can be as delicate as communicating with your doctor. No, contractors don’t save lives like doctors do, but they are tasked with taking your dream, your mental image of what you want your home to be and make it happen – and not just built well, but with your wallet […]

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Tips on Keeping Warm this Winter

Up above the Mason-Dixon each day seems to be slightly brisker, just a little bit breezier than the last one. Air conditioners up in the Northern United States have all but been removed from windows or turned off, should it be a central unit. It’s the time of year to start fortifying the home with […]

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Construction and Remodeling Mishaps – Oh the Humanity!

In all of the crazy stories we hear from people who have hired remodelers who either botch the work or overcharge we forget to realize that some home remodelers simply have no business tinkering with your home sweet home. If you’ve ever seen an episode of America’s Funniest Home Videos chances are you’ve seen some […]

Autumn Is Upon Us

8 Great Tips for Transforming Your Home for the Fall

Now that summer is drawing to a rapid, sweltering, and hurricane-filled close, we thought we’d be the first to shift our design focus towards the ethereal images of autumn. Summer calls for lighter colors, more open designs, and a lighter touch – not one aimed towards coziness, but more towards free-flowing, airy fixtures and open-windowed […]

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Don’t Get Scammed!

How to Avoid Home Renovation Scams It’s sad but true – there are a lot of people there will try to make a buck by scamming unsuspecting people. You’ve probably been scammed, or had somebody try to pull the wool over your eyes at least once in your life. As professionals in the home renovations […]

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8 Kitchen Organization Tips

Here are a few quick ideas to help you stay organized before and after a kitchen remodel. Let us know if you have any other tips that have been useful to you in the past – we always love your input! Organized Kitchen Utensils, Photo By Ginnerobot Store Items Within Reach Use a vase or […]

Contractor With A Couple Of Plans

A Quick Quality Check for your Home Improvement Choice

While many home improvement product manufacturers and companies tout the eco, pet, and child-friendly nature of their products, it is still important for consumers to do some quick research for themselves to ensure that these products meet acceptable standards of safety and eco-friendliness. You might start by checking for any certifications relating to environment and […]

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Read Your Warranty

A lot of people misplace, don’t understand, make assumptions about, or flat out don’t read their warranties regardless of what they’re buying. This is something that should change. Before you buy anything of substantial cost (i.e. car, countertops, or computer), please make sure you read your warranty. Too many times do people read the headline […]