Not-so-Obvious Fall Gardening Tasks

You might be spending your weekend raking and bagging leaves, maybe planting some spring bulbs, too. But there are actually a wide variety of important – and time- and money-saving – gardening tasks you could be embarking on this seasons as well. Check out the following ideas before you roll up your sleeves and head

Don’t Neglect Your Fall Landscape

Even though peak gardening season has passed in many areas of the country, the fall months are an opportune time to get creative in your yard and set the stage for next season’s blooms. Try these suggestions from the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). Choose Texture Over Flowers While bountiful summer blooms may have

How to Find the Right Dog for Your Family

Adding a four-legged friend to the family is no small decision, and it’s easy to get distracted by sweet eyes pleading to be taken home. Becoming a dog parent is a major commitment, so it’s important to do your research and make well-informed choices before deciding on a new dog.  No matter what stage of

Extend Your Outdoor Living Season

Even though the crisp air of fall has descended upon much of the country, you can still enjoy your home’s outdoor living space, even into the winter months, with the help of stylish outdoor heating features. When selecting an outdoor heater, you’ll need to consider both the type of heat and the style. There are many

3 Roofing Tips for Storm Season

With harsh weather all around us, homeowners across the country are battening down the hatches. One of the most dangerous issues to have during a storm – and the most expensive – is a faulty roof. We hope to help homeowners protect their homes against the next big storm with the following solutions. The first

5 Tips for Upgrading Your Historic Home

Making upgrades to your home is often complicated, but if your home is historic, complications can multiply. What should you focus on changing in your older home when the updates you need may feel endless? A few upgrades for those looking to upgrade their older homes include: Ductless mini-split air conditioners. Many historic homes don’t

8 Ways to Soundproof Your Home

Your home is your sanctuary; however, if outside noises prevent you from getting the rest and relaxation you need, your health and productivity could suffer. Soundproofing your home doesn’t need to be a huge, expensive hassle. There are some easy ways to dampen the sound of your neighbor’s dog barking or reduce the sound of

Upgrade Your Outdoor Living Space

Transforming your backyard into a true extension of your home’s living space is a relatively easy way to add usable square footage and increase enjoyment of your home. Making outdoor upgrades is also a scalable project, meaning you can do as little or as much as your budget allows and continue enhancing the space over