Simple Tricks to Fix Your Appliances

 

It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare – you have a pot over the stove and turn the switch to find your burner won’t light. It’s the same idea with your refrigerator. No one wants to swing open the doors for a snack to see that their food is warm and spoiled. While your first reaction may be to panic and assume your machine has conked out for good, don’t lose hope so soon. More than one-fourth of repair calls are resolved with a flip of a circuit breaker or push of a button. Continue reading

Winter Home Prep – Exterior Maintenance

 

Tennessee is expecting a warmer-than-average winter this year, but prudent homeowners will nevertheless prepare for winter with these 10 exterior home maintenance steps to keep your home warm and in tip-top shape. Continue reading

Pet Essentials for Your Luxury Home

 

When luxury homes collide with pet lovers, there are more than a few items when it comes to what’s on the luxury homeowners’ “must-have” list. Considering in 2018 that American pet owners spent $72 Billion on their pets, there is no shortage of love for all things “pet”. Below are some of our favorite pet elements to think about for luxury homes (in order from most practical to most lavish): Continue reading

Best Security Cameras For Your Home

 

Whether it’s for safety, potential theft, or just your furry friend at home, the security camera industry is bursting at the seams with options. With so many options, it can be overwhelming to pick one to fit your needs. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorites: Continue reading

Unique Ways to Decorate for Halloween

 

Halloween is a holiday that screams (pun intended), for decorations. With no rules or need for any type of “must-do” traditions, Halloween is the type of holiday that gives room for limitless creativity. Pick a theme, get colorful, artsy, silly – whatever your style may be – and have fun with it! Here are a few of our favorite ideas this time around: Continue reading

5 Common Bathroom Problems & Solutions

 

For many homeowners, bathrooms can be tricky areas to maintain; with water coming and going in multiple zones, flooring meeting toilet and tub, and at least a handful of fixtures per bathroom, keeping up on repairs can be overwhelming. Fortunately, 5 of the most common bathroom problems have easy, affordable solutions, so roll up your sleeves and get ready to DIY your way to a better bathroom! Continue reading

How to Set a Home Renovation Budget

 

It’s a truism that renovations are always delayed and over budget. In fact, homeowners may be more anxious about the budgeting aspect of a renovation than they are about living through the construction itself. Despite the inherent unpredictability of any type of construction, it’s possible to learn how to set a home renovation budget that will protect your savings account. Continue reading

Easy Updates to Quickly Sell Your Home

 

Major home renovations are often intended to benefit the homeowners directly. When it comes time to sell your home, however, the scale and intent of upgrades can be much different. The good news is, you don’t have to stretch your budget to the limit to create impactful changes. In this article, we’ll outline easy updates to quickly sell your home. Whether your home needs work on the interior or exterior, we’ve got the projects that will give you an excellent ROI. Continue reading

12 Low-Cost Tips for a Better Looking Yard

 

Many Americans will put plenty of hours into beautifying their lawns and gardens. However, it’s not always easy to do so, and it’s certainly not always cheap. With that in mind, here are 12 tips that will help you save money while still making sure your yard looks its best all summer long, without breaking the bank: Continue reading

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

 

When it comes to energy -saving, planet-helping home changes; little things add up. Not only do the little things add up in energy savings for your own home, but for the environment, as well. Let’s all do our part (and save some money in the meantime!), and think about implementing some of the energy tactics below: Continue reading