Your Family Never Has to "Outgrow" A Home You Love

  • Tips To Improve Your Outdoor Backyard Space With The Right Canopy

    22 May 2020

    Your outdoor space is a great way to soak up some vitamin D and also enjoy the fresh air on a regular basis. However, the sun and rain may limit your ability to enjoy the nature you have in your own backyard, but with a canopy covering you can improve its use and your ability to enjoy it. Here are some tips to make your outdoor space more comfortable and enjoyable during the weather conditions of summer.

  • Incorporating Light Switch Plates And Electrical Outlet Covers Into Your Room Design

    26 March 2020

    Light switches and outlets are boring, right? They serve a purpose, and we must have them in our homes, but they do not have to be boring. In fact, there are many different covers and plates you can find out there that are unique and can become part of your room design.  Wooden Cover Plates If you are looking for outlet covers or switch plates that will accent the style of a home, there are many period-specific designs that you can use to bring the look or feel of a time-period to your home.

  • How To Choose The Right Cowboy Hat In Texas

    7 February 2020

    Not all cowboy hats come from Texas, but few symbols represent the state more. If you're in Texas, a cowboy hat may be the souvenir you want to bring home. It may even represent a Texas-themed gift for a loved one. Find out how to choose the ideal cowboy hat for yourself or as a gift. Look for the X-Rating Cowboy hats have X-ratings that have nothing to do with that theater down the alley.

  • Keep Your Home Pest-Free This Holiday Season

    11 December 2019

    The holiday season is the time to set up a Christmas tree and maybe get a nice fire going in the fireplace. But these holiday activities could also leave your house open to a pest invasion if you're not careful. Here are some tips to help keep your home pest-free well into the New Year. Inspect That Tree Closely Before You Bring It In If you love bringing a live tree into your home every year for Christmas, make sure there is nothing else living inside of it before you bring it in.

  • Tired Of Cleaning Your Kitchen? Here's How To Cut Down On Chores

    24 October 2019

    If you're like most busy homeowners, you enjoy spending time in the kitchen preparing meals for the family table. However, that time is likely to be limited due to employment and/or family obligations, so naturally, you want to keep cleaning and maintenance tasks to a minimum.   You probably already know that amenities such as backsplashes and self-cleaning ovens help busy homeowners cut down on kitchen chores, but they aren't the only strategies.

  • Roman Shades: Tips For Using Them To Enhance Any Room Of Your Home

    5 September 2019

    If you are looking for window treatments that are versatile and practical, look no further than roman shades. Whether you need a pop of color or want to tone down a room that's too bold, roman shades are up to the challenge. And don't worry if you can't find a color or pattern you like in ready-made shades, you can select your own fabric and have them custom designed. Roman shades in the kitchen

  • Retractable Screen Door: Summer Patio Living

    23 July 2019

    If you're looking to increase airflow and accessibility to your patio, while also keeping unwanted critters at bay, your best solution might be adding a retractable screen door. Although flush-mounted screen doors are relatively inexpensive and easy to install, there are a few modifications and tricks you can use to improve their efficiency and durability. Sight Lines Because retractable screen doors are designed to seamlessly blend into your door frame's existing casing, they can often be an invisible hazard to homeowners and guests alike.

  • 3 Things To Pay Attention To When You Visit A Bathroom Showroom

    8 June 2019

    There are a lot of design details that go into a renovation, especially in heavily used spaces like bathrooms and kitchens. In addition to selecting faucets, tile colors, flooring, and countertop materials, you also might be faced with choosing paint colors and floor plans. However, by visiting a bathroom showroom, you can explore a variety of different options quickly while learning about styles, materials, and contractors. Here are three things you should remember as you visit bathroom showrooms.

  • Reupholstering An Antique Furniture Piece? 3 Tips

    22 April 2019

    Whether you bought used at a yard sale or inherited from a family member, an antique piece of furniture can be a great addition to your home. Unfortunately, most antique furniture pieces are not in the best condition, meaning you may have to complete a few updates to ensure it aligns with your current d├ęcor and furnishings. Thankfully, upholstering an antique chair, sofa, or settee does not have to be an overwhelming task.

  • Is Your Home Under A Boil Order? Tips For Providing Your Household With Safe Drinking Water

    12 December 2018

    Boil orders are all too common in many areas of the country. A boil order is issued after a contamination issue or risk has been found. This can mean that affected households may have already consumed contaminated water before the boil order was able to be issued. Since these orders may only be issued through area media or on the water company's website, some affected homes may not find out about it in time to stop drinking their tap water.