Create a bathroom spa-like oasis at home

Work, kids, house projects, buying/selling a home – we know life is stressful and it’s not always easy to take the time necessary to relax. However, it’s essential for you to find some “me time” and take care of yourself. And while it would be lovely to have the time (and money) to visit a luxury spa on a regular basis, that’s not an option for most of us. So, we decided to put together…

Create an Accent Wall in a Weekend

Are you looking for a budget-friendly (and quick) way to give your space some pizazz?  Go from boring and drab to bold and exciting by creating a new focal point in your space, adding liveliness and contrast, with a DIY accent wall.  You won’t need a huge budget and many of the projects can be completed by one person in a few hours, a day, or weekend.   THE STARTER ACCENT WALL Cost: $ Time:…

Do You Have a Disaster Plan for Your Pets?

You’ve taken steps to keep your family safe and prepared for a disaster/emergency, but what about your pets? We all know that pets are like family, therefore you must make sure to include them in your emergency preparedness. An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially since we live in an area where earthquakes and fires are a possibility. Take these steps to add your beloved pets to your evacuation plan. Remember, safety…

Top Home Renovations

In our last post, we shared an infographic chronicling the top five home renovations to avoid when you are preparing to sell your home. Which begs the question: “now that I know what to avoid, what home renovations should I spend my money and attention on?” To get the highest return on investment, your pre-move repairs should focus on both the appearance of your home and its underlying structure. These days, high ticket updates don’t…

Home Improvement Projects that Pay Off

Home improvement is a hot topic, and we have discussed it on our blog many times over the years. From kitchen trends, to tips on how to hire a contractor, home projects with great ROI, the latest remodeling trends, popular remodeling projects for new home owners, and more, we can answer all of your home improvement questions! Sure, there are lots of great home projects to choose from but which are the home improvement projects that…