5 Easy Home Interior Upgrades

Whether you’ve lived in your house for five years or 25 years, when it comes to its interior decor, there are going to be times when you’ll find yourself wanting to switching things up a bit. But we can totally understand if your budget is preventing you from doing any kind of major projects like putting new cabinets in your kitchen or putting down hardwood …

Plumbing Winterization Tips for Homeowners

When the weather outside is freezing, understandably, you want to do all that you can in order to keep you and your home as warm as possible. Well, when it comes to winterizing your house, one thing that you definitely should not forget to do is take care of your plumbing. Aside from the fact that it is what gives you the warm and hot …

Top 5 Mattress Care and Maintenance Tips

If you’re someone who not only enjoys a good night’s sleep but actually gets it, then we’re willing to bet that you put some real time, attention and yes, money into the kind of mattress that you have. And so, being that it’s been so good to you, we’re pretty sure that you want your mattress to last for as long as possible (for the …

5 Effective Ways to Prevent Your Basement From Flooding

For a lot of homeowners, a strong rainstorm only means one thing: basement flooding. When it comes down to it, even a small rainstorm can cause flooding, especially if your basement is particularly susceptible. Not only can excess water in your basement be frustrating – it can also be incredibly damaging. Water damage can destroy your personal belongings and it can start to erode your …

The Most Common Problems to Look for When Buying an Older Home

There are a few reasons why buying an older home can be an appealing prospect. For one thing, older structures tend to come with a smaller price tag than their new construction counterparts, all things being equal. So buyers that want to make every dollar count will appreciate the fact that they can afford a large home in their target neighborhood, even if it was …

Garage Winter-Proofing Tips to Help You Stay Warm

Most homeowners don’t realize just how much heat could be escaping through the walls of their garage during the winter. While you might not want to bother with insulating the entire garage and adding heat, you should be aware of the fact that any interior walls inside your home that connect to the garage should be treated as exterior walls and insulated accordingly. And of …