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Did You Just Discover That Your Vacation Home Flooded? 3 Tips For Handling The Clean Up

28 December 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When you have a property that spends large amounts of time empty, there is always the possibility that serious damage could occur while you are gone. Unfortunately, there are many common issues that can lead to water damage in your vacation home, and all it takes is a roof leak or burst pipe to send water flooding into your property. Once you discover water damage, it is important to act quickly to preserve the safety of your home. Read More …

Incorporating Modern Furniture Into Your Home

25 November 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Creating a chic and contemporary living space is important to many homeowners. If you enjoy a modern design aesthetic, then adding modern furnishings to your home can help you achieve the interior design look you desire. Here are three tips that you can use to more effectively incorporate modern furniture into your home in the future. 1. Maintain a simple color palette. It's essential that you think about your color palette carefully when making the decision to add modern furnishings to your home. Read More …

Awnings: Is This the Exterior Window Treatment for You?

27 October 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

You take care to make sure your windows are dressed on the interior, choosing the perfect draperies or curtains, but to complete your window treatments, don't forget the exterior side of the window. Window awnings can add an additional architectural element to your home or business. Awnings are fabricated from several different materials, and the one you choose will determine the overall look. Awnings can also reduce energy costs by limiting the amount of sunlight that enters. Read More …

Two Reasons Why Laminate Flooring Is The Perfect Choice For Your Home

24 September 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

The type of material that you choose to cover the floors in your house can make a huge difference in determining the look and ambiance that you create. It's always important to factor in how the floors will fit into the overall scheme of your interior decor. However, while the appearance of your flooring is definitely paramount, you also have to make practical concessions as well. When it comes to both aesthetic appeal and functionality, few materials can stack up to laminate flooring. Read More …

Three Current Remodeling Trends For Your Kitchen

29 August 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Are you thinking about remodeling your kitchen? In order to have a kitchen that looks modern and up-to-date, the good news is you don't have to remodel the entire room. Here are three current remodeling trends for your kitchen. Granite Countertops Countertops can be made out of a variety of materials including ceramic tile, wood, stainless steel, and even concrete. Countertops that are made out of natural stone, such as marble and quartz, however are becoming increasingly popular. Read More …

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Making Your Garden A Beautiful Place

I have never been one of those people who loves to spend time outside, but when I purchased a home, I wanted a gorgeous garden. I didn't want to risk the value of my property dwindling because of issues with a few simple details, so I focused on feeding my plants, improving their watering schedule, and avoiding some of the pests that were damaging my friends' and neighbors' lawns. If you have ever wondered how to create gardens that grow without a lot of care or long, lush, lawns, this blog is for you. Read more about home and garden topics here.