What to Do After Inheriting Your Childhood Home

Your childhood home is a place where you’ve likely created many cherished memories; however, it isn’t uncommon for a person to have mixed feelings about inheriting that property later in life. While the home may have sentimental value, it could still cost a lot of money to maintain. What can you do with the property

3 Tips to Create Your Dream Closet

If you’ve ever opened your closet doors and been depressed by what you see, it may be time to rethink your closet. In fact,  57 percent of women admitted having an organized closet would make finding what they’re looking for faster and easier while 3 out of 10 said an organized closet would make mornings

How’s your carbon footprint?

You may work to reduce your personal carbon footprint by driving less and recycling, but do you consider the footprint of your home? To help, follow these insights! Buy efficient appliances. Appliances are getting more efficient every year, and some have better energy and water-use ratings than others. The energy rating of an appliance is

Can You Really Grow a Winter Garden in the Kitchen?

With the winter weather, there are still loads of things a homeowner can grow to keep the freshest of ingredients available for winter culinary adventures. Here is a year-round indoor garden that can supply the freshest of ingredients from a tiny space. She advises you to look around your house and choose your best location

Are You Wasting Energy at Home?

As we head into another winter, with inevitably higher energy consumption for most of the country, the energy experts at Eversource are reminding consumers that it’s also a great time of year to assess ways to better manage energy use to save money and protect our planet. Eversource isn’t just talking about turning off the

How to Find the Perfect Neighborhood

Location, location, location. Half of buying a home is all about finding where you want to live. You might’ve found your dream house, but it’s not in your dream neighborhood.  So, what should you be watching out for? Here’s how you can find the perfect neighborhood:  Check It Out Online  Ah—the internet. It provides an

5 Ways to Have a Safe and Sound Home This Winter

While our home chores this time of year tend to focus on fertilizing the lawn for next spring and battening down the hatches for energy savings, we should also be thinking about safety, especially for the seniors in our lives. Here are five steps to take, courtesy of Consumer Reports, to make your home a

Kitchen Upgrades: Fresh Colors and Textures

For avid cooks, seasoned hosts and busy families, the kitchen is likely the center of daily life and a place where both form and function are of the utmost importance.  This high-traffic space generally influences the design of the rest of the house, especially if the home has more of an open-concept layout. The colors