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The In’s & Out’s Of Hiring A Cleaning Service . . .

Homeowners hire cleaning professionals for all kinds of different reasons. As expected though, the number one reason above all others is to save on valuable time. Hiring a reputable cleaning service to handle all the household chores isn’t quite the luxury it used to be 20 or 30 years ago; these days with the ever-increasing pace of life gaining in momentum, having a cleaning service on hand is more a necessity of the times we ...

Posted at April 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
The Simplified Science Of Soundproofing Your Home

Excess noise - like a motorcycle blaring down your block at the wee hours of the morning or the rattle of neighbors who always seem to be on the move - can easily get on your nerves. In the never-ending battle against incessant noise, there’s a few fairly simple steps you can take as a homeowner to combat the annoying clatter.   More Wall Mass - Walls that face the street, or noisy neighbors, can be soundproofed ...

Posted at April 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Common HVAC Problems

Your home's HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning) system includes a number of complex components that must work in unison to make your indoor living spaces more comfortable all year-round. Like any complicated electrical system, individual HVAC components that malfunction or operate poorly can influence the operation of the system as a whole, which can lead to a host of issues, some of the most common being:   Busted Thermostat - Many instances of heating and cooling systems ...

Posted at April 1, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
From Garage To Livable Room

Space is a precious commodity, especially these days with our lives becoming weighed down with ever more ‘stuff.’ If you’re looking for a way to enlarge your home without dealing with the hassle of a full-scale structural addition - that’ll also cost quite a few pretty pennies - converting your garage into a living space could add as much as 600 to 700 extra square feet to your home. The good news is that you’ll ...

Posted at March 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Hiring Real Estate Agents

Whether you’re looking to buy a home or sell the one you’re in, there are some important factors to consider when hiring the real estate agent who’s going to handle the project. Depending on how qualified - or not so qualified - they happen to be, that real estate agent can literally make or break the deal. Here’s a few key things to consider before bringing them aboard:   Time In The Business - How long has ...

Posted at March 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
The Psychology Of Color

We live in a world that’s literally bursting with colors. While most of us probably don’t  spend too much of our spare time contemplating the hidden psychology behind room color, it nonetheless affects our lives in subtle ways. Studies have shown that room color actually influences our shifting moods and thoughts. Colors affect different people in many ways, depending upon gender, age, local climate, or ethnic background. Certain colors or groups of colors tend to ...

Posted at March 12, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Which Pool Sounds Cool?

With warmer weather a mere few months off, now’s the time to start thinking about ways to keep cool; an outdoor pool can provide the ideal escape from the heat. But when it comes to building a pool in your backyard, potential pool owners often find themselves overwhelmed by the sheer volume of options available. There’s all kinds of pools out there to pick through, so it’s important to choose what type of pool would ...

Posted at March 8, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
4 Kinds Of Household Flooring

Installing the right kind of flooring throughout your home can make a world of difference, but it pays to know a bit about your options before investing money and time. It’s important to consider the costs, overall benefits, and the downsides of each type of flooring before you make a commitment to one particular type. Here’s a list of four of the most popular varieties of flooring out there on the market, their cost, pros and cons, ...

Posted at March 5, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
5 Inexpensive Home Remodeling Ideas

Whether you're planning to tackle a full-scale remodeling project or you’re just looking to spruce things up a bit, small changes can make a huge difference. Plus, if things are tight for you financially at the moment, then you’ll definitely want to pay extra attention to the easy and cost-friendly suggestions below . . .   A Dash Of Color - A simple addition of color to an otherwise dull pallet can do wonders for any space. ...

Posted at February 19, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
De-Cluttering 101 = Remodeling Possibilities . . .

No one likes clutter. I mean seriously, space is already in short supply . . . so why sacrifice any precious room for extra stuff that you probably don’t need or even use anymore? I know what you’re thinking: what is an article on clutter doing on a site about remodeling homes? Well, you’d be surprised at how de-cluttering your home can almost make it feel and look like it’s been remodeled. Best of all, ...

Posted at February 14, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
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