making your house a home

making your house a home

  • Window Treatment Staging When Selling A Home

    Selling a home comes with a lot of questions. One of the most common questions has to do with window treatments. When sellers leave their home, they often take with them things like custom drapery. If there are blinds, they're often cracked or damaged and need to be replaced. So what should you do with the windows when you're staging the property for sale? Opening Up the Windows to Light

  • 3 Effective Control Measures For Dealing With Mice

    Finding mice in your precious home is never an ideal scenario. In addition to being crafty, mice can cause health problems if bitten. The best way to handle these rodents is to take these control measures immediately.  Identify and Seal Up Entry Points  The reason why mice keep getting into your home is probably because there are weak points around your property. These entry points need to be addressed immediately so that your mice problem doesn't continue to exist or even get worse.

  • 2 Restoration Projects That Will Make Your Old, Historic Home Cozier In Winter

    For many people, buying an old, historic home to restore is highly preferable to buying or building a modern house. Historic homes have charm and character that simply can't be replicated in a modern building, and you're also buying an important slice of American history. When you're restoring an old home, you'll no doubt compile a lengthy list of projects that will need to be completed. Some of these projects are more pressing than others, and these tend to be the ones that will help to make your home more hospitable and comfortable to live in as you restore it.

  • Are You Remodeling Your Kitchen?

    Did you get an early Christmas present of getting to remodel your kitchen? Or, perhaps it has just part of your plan to give your kitchen a new look before 2018 comes to a close. If that's still your goal, you're even probably trying to accomplish the remodeling job before the holidays, maybe because you'll be having out-of-town company or maybe because you'll be entertaining friends for Christmas events. From selecting the kitchen cabinets to selecting new kitchen furniture, here are some ideas that might help you to design something attractive that your family and your friends will enjoy for many years to come.

  • Attractive Low-Maintenance Options To Update Your Backyard

    Your backyard provides you with an outdoor space to relax and enjoy during the warmer months, which you can build to suit your taste with outdoor seating and vegetation. Here are some ideas to add to your home and backyard to increase its appearance and reduce its maintenance for you to enjoy your time in your backyard. Install a Composite Deck When you want to spend time in your backyard hosting backyard cookouts and other parties, an attractive wood deck can provide a great gathering place.

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    making your house a home

    The place we call home should be just that - a home. You should feel nothing but comfort and peace when you are at home. The layout and the way that you decorate your home will have a significant impact on the level of comfort you experience. This blog will provide you with several tips that will help you create the most comfortable and inviting place to call home. By the time you reach the conclusion, you will have ideas swirling through your mind of what you will do to your home next to improve how it looks and feels.