Summer Safety: Tips for the Home

Summer is a wonderful season, full of sunny days, time off from school, and many outdoor activities with family and friends.  Here are three safety tips to follow that will help you make sure your summer time remains enjoyable. 1) Be Safe in the Sun It’s important to remember skin needs to be protected from

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Summer Safety—Children and Windows

  When it comes to living in our homes, one of the benefits of warmer weather is the chance to finally open the windows and let the fresh air in.  For our small children, however, if we neglect to take a few simple precautions, those same opened windows can be a serious safety hazard, leading

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HOW TO SORT YOUR CLUTTER…FAST!

Whether you’re trying to simplify your life, down-size into a smaller home, prep your current home for sale or get ready to move to a new location, the task of getting rid of your extra belongings and clutter can feel overwhelming.  The realization of the sheer number of belongings you need to process can boggle

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Prepped to Sell: Cleaning & Decluttering the Kitchen

  Getting a home ready to put on the market can be a lot of work…especially if you hope to sell quickly and for a good price.  There’s no escaping the fact that it takes time and effort to make sure the entire house is cleaned, decluttered, organized and staged to look as appealing and

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Why Get a Home Inspection?

  There you are… You’ve been looking and looking and looking for the perfect home to buy and you think you’ve found it.  It’s in the right location with all the amenities you desire.  It even has your favorite paint colors on the walls, with a kitchen that’s a dream.  What’s not to love about

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11 DIY Tips for Curb Appeal

Selling your home?  Then it’s time to think: “Curb Appeal.” Here are some DIY tips to get you started. 1. Pretend You Are the New Buyer Selling a home requires you to put yourself in the buyer’s shoes.  Let go of any emotional attachment to your old place and see it with a stranger’s eyes.

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Five Reasons Why Hiring a Professional Window Cleaner is a Good Idea

Whether you are getting ready to sell your house or you simply want a clear view of the outdoors, having your windows professionally cleaned once or twice a year is an important part of maintaining the value and appearance of your home. Here are 5 reasons why you might want to hire a qualified professional

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Spring Clean…Your Mattress?

One of the great things about Spring is the chance to bring a general sense of freshness into your home.  Where the Winter season can cause us to keep windows and doors shut, reducing our ability and motivation to clean thoroughly, Spring inspires us to air out rooms and do the type of deep-cleaning that

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Spring Cleaning: Where To Start? Sunshine & Fresh Air!

It’s Spring!  And depending on where you live, it’s also a time when the sun’s starting to shine, the flowers are starting to grow and we’re ready to do some spring cleaning.  Here are 2.5 reasons why you should start your spring cleaning by throwing back the curtains, opening up a few windows and letting

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