Home Improvement and Renovation Tips and Tricks

8 Ways to Protect Your House When You Live on the Water

8 Ways to Protect Your House When You Live on the Water

By Aly Yale / July 23, 2021
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It’s most people’s dream to live on the water. You get the nice breeze, easy access to swimming, boating, or fishing, and of course, that picturesque view. What more could you want? Unfortunately, living by water also comes with some…

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5 Home Improvements to Make During the Summer

5 Home Improvements to Make During the Summer

By Tara Mastroeni / July 16, 2021
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Summer can be a busy season. Between work, social commitments, and trying to find time to get away, it can seem like there is hardly any time to tackle the home improvement projects on your to-do list. Still, some home…

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8 Baby Nursery Must-Haves: A Checklist for New Parents

8 Baby Nursery Must-Haves: A Checklist for New Parents

By Tara Mastroeni / July 7, 2021
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As a new parent, shopping for a new baby can feel intimidating. After all, there are so many products and brands on the market that it’s hard to differentiate between what you need and what’s not necessary. In light of…

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6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Housekeeper

6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Housekeeper

By Tara Mastroeni / May 28, 2021
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Hiring a housekeeper can be a great experience. However, just like any other hiring scenario, you need to know a little bit about what you want before getting started. With that in mind, we have some important questions to ask…

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Furniture and Home Appliances Are Taking a Long Time to Arrive; Try These Non-Traditional Sources Instead

Furniture and Home Appliances Are Taking a Long Time to Arrive; Try These Non-Traditional Sources Instead

By Aly Yale / May 17, 2021
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It seems everyone is working on their homes these days — and it’s starting to show. Since the pandemic started, Americans have been pouring their efforts (and their savings) into home improvements. They’ve also been buying homes and relocating at…

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5 Tips to Help Spruce Up Your Work from Home Space

5 Tips to Help Spruce Up Your Work From Home Office Space

By Tara Mastroeni / May 14, 2021
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By now, most of us have been working from home for months and, in many cases, our workspaces are far from ideal. With that in mind, we’ve brought you a few tips to help you spruce up your work from…

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8 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget

8 Tips for Decorating Your New House on a Strict Budget

By Aly Yale / May 10, 2021
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Buying a house is an expensive endeavor. And while you’ll probably use a good chunk of your savings to do so, be careful not to use it all. Not only will you need funds for home maintenance, repairs, and unexpected…

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5 Signs Something’s Wrong with a Home’s Foundation

5 Signs Something’s Wrong with a Home’s Foundation

By Aly Yale / May 7, 2021
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Knowing how to spot foundation problems is important — whether you’re buying or home or you already own one. For buyers, it can mean avoiding a potentially dangerous property, not to mention one that needs some serious (and expensive) repairs.…

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7 Interior Designers You Should Follow on Instagram

7 Interior Designers You Should Follow on Instagram

By Aly Yale / May 3, 2021
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Redoing your house? Planning to buy a new one soon? Just love seeing beautiful houses? Don’t we all. Whatever your reason, Instagram is the platform to be on. This visual medium is a hub for all things design-inspired — as…

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What Is Flood Insurance? And When Is It Required?

What Is Flood Insurance? And When Is It Required?

By Aly Yale / April 19, 2021
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General homeowner’s insurance policies don’t cover flood-related damages. While they might extend to plumbing-related flooding, if your home is flooded due to a storm, hurricane, or another natural disaster, they won’t be of much help at all. In these situations,…

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