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

Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

If you have an outdoor pet, the summer months can be a fun time for playing and lounging in the grass. However, it can also be extremely hot. Consider the following tips for keeping your pet cool. Shade. Make sure there is ample shade for your pup or kitty to hang out in. If you

9 Simple Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Spring and Summer

Warmer weather and longer days put winter in the rearview mirror. To celebrate, update your home with a few simple tips from the design editors at House Beautiful:  Switch to pastels – Repaint your living space walls and swap out the neutral grey and beige for a fresh-looking spring pastel color. Mint green is popular

The Home Trends You May Regret in 20 Years

Home trends come and go, but which are most prime for falling out of favor? Apartment Therapy recently took a look at the unfiltered opinions of some 2,400 posts to a question on Reddit about home trends that people will most likely regret in 20 years. Here are a few of the most popular responses: Barn