National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Happy National Cut Your Energy Costs Day!  Yes, it’s official.  We now have a holiday for everything!  Including increasing your home’s energy efficiency.  Each year, on January 10th, we’re reminded of how much energy we waste. Experts estimate at least 30%… Read More

New Color Palettes for the New Year

Welcome to 2019!  Now that it’s officially January, it’s time to look forward to new color palettes.  While there are some slight variations between choosing interior and exterior paint options, take a tip from the people who know trends.  All… Read More

Your End-of-the-Year Home Checklist

Before you set your New Year’s resolutions, it’s time to wrap up the year at home!  By addressing all of those to-do items that got pushed to the end of the list in 2018, you can enter 2019 with a… Read More

Stone Veneer Maintenance

During the holidays, stone veneer creates a picture-perfect backdrop at home.  However, in order to protect this exterior from harsh winter weather, a little maintenance is in order.  Overall, stone is one of the most durable building materials that we… Read More

Strange Exterior Design Terms Everyone Should Know

When it’s time to describe what you’re looking for in your home exterior, it can be really hard to convey your ideas if you don’t know the correct terms.  “That thingy over there” and hand gestures can only accomplish so… Read More

All about House Wraps

If that winter chill is coming through your walls, start looking at house wraps!  This extra step helps to insulate homes across the country, contributing to greater energy efficiency.  Although they’re not the easiest element to install, it’s no problem… Read More

Asbestos Siding & What to Do about It

Did you know that many homes throughout the United States had asbestos siding at one point?  Houses constructed between the 1920s and the 1980s tried to maximize on the material’s durability and inexpensiveness.  It wasn’t until later that the Environmental… Read More

Get Ready for Thanksgiving!

With Thanksgiving Day less than 24 hours away, we want to help you prepare!  As the host, you want to make sure everything’s perfect for your guests.  But don’t let those last-minute details prevent you from fully enjoying the holiday. … Read More

The Truth about French Doors

If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your interior and exterior design with one key feature, why not install French doors?  In recent years, these entry points have grown increasingly popular.  In fact, it’s hard to find a… Read More

How to Save Money on Your Homeowners’ Insurance with Home Improvement

When starting a home improvement project, most homeowners keep resale value in mind (and in their budget).  If you’re planning on staying in one place for a while, though, there could be a more important consideration:  insurance discounts!  Much like… Read More