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Last updated: January 10, 2020 • Home Improvement, Real Estate

Downsizing 101: 6 Tips to Create a Spacious Design in Your Small Apartment

You’ve really enjoyed your 3500 square foot suburban home but now with all of the kids out of the house, being an empty nester, and retirement approaching, you’ve found that you just don’t need all of the space you have now. You’ve always dreamed of living downtown in the center of the city, and the …

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Last updated: December 11, 2019 • Home Improvement

All You Need to Know About Fireplaces

Picture this: it’s late at night, on a chilly fall evening. Outside, the wind is howling, as the driving rain beats against the window panes with a rhythmic pitter-patter. Reclining in your overstuffed armchair, you turn the page of the novel in your hand and take a sip from the cup of hot mint tea …

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The Never-Ending House Maintenance – Tips for New Homeowners

Homeownership has one major drawback – house maintenance. That is why some prefer to rent and leave this responsibility in the hands of the landlord. Is the kitchen faucet leaking? Not your business. Does the hardwood floor need to be resurfaced? You don’t have to move a finger. But when you own a house, you …

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Last updated: August 20, 2019 • Home Improvement

Bathroom Remodel Ideas on a Budget

One year, seven months and 15 days – that is how much time women spend in the bathroom during their life as revealed by a bathroom company a few years ago. Men tend to spend a little less time, however, with a smartphone in their hand, both may forget about the passage of time, making …

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Last updated: July 17, 2019 • Home Improvement

The Pros and Cons of Installing an Inground Swimming Pool

What does the house of your dreams look like? Would you rather have a pool or an uncropped piece of land behind your house? Depending on your age and geographic location, you may be in favor of the former or the latter. We all love to wallow in water during a hot summer day. But …

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