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You may not be able to see the dirt and grimy buildup on the exterior of your home, but believe me, it’s there. This accumulation of dirt is not a reflection on your cleaning or home maintenance abilities—it’s simply part of your house being exposed to the elements ...
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This tick season could be the worst ever. Unlike spiders, ticks don’t help control other pests, but they do have something in common with everyone’s least-favorite pest, the mosquito; they can suck your blood and give you awful diseases...
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It’s 2017, and the newest home trend is gaining popularity: the barndominium. When I came across a picture of a barndominium the other day, my first thought was, “Huh, that’s neat,” and then I moved on. I kept thinking about that barndominium, though, and after a little ...
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Technology has taken over. We hold it in our hands, we wire it throughout our homes, and it’s changing the game in more industries than most of us can keep up with. One industry that’s making that transition more rapidly than most is real estate. Not that long ago, the only ...
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To this day, the best birthday party I’ve ever had came when I turned four years old—and it’s only gone downhill from there. Kidding! (Twenty-one was pretty great, too.) In all sincerity, I treasure the memories of my childhood birthdays. My mother was the queen of ...
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No house is perfect, and as a seller, you can’t be expected to fix every little thing. If you’re selling your home, you’re probably wondering what types of things a buyer may ask you to fix. Even new homes have imperfections, and most buyers will realize this, but you may ...
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Did you know that June is National Camping Month here in the US? If the prospect of loading up the family for a trip into the wilderness seems like more than you can (or want to) deal with, plan a camping trip a little closer to home—like in your very own backyard! Three years ...
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When thinking about near-impossible events, the chance of winning the lottery or being struck by lightning might come to mind. Sure, both are life-changing events, but one is far more likely than the other. Here’s a hint: there’s a reason those Powerball jackpots get so big. Lightning ...
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June is National Rose Month, and today is National Red Rose Day. Even though these aren’t federal holidays that we get time off for, it’s good to stop and smell the roses every now and then—literally. And what better time to do so than during National Rose Month? Besides, ...
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Ever since Edison commercialized the lightbulb, inventors and entrepreneurs have been scrambling for ways to improve on the everyday items found in our homes. Ovens and stoves have given way to the microwave. Rotary phones have transformed into tiny entertainment ...
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