Making your home more welcoming is fairly easy during the spring and summer months, when containers of annuals and other landscaping can really dress up the exterior. But there are other changes you can make to your home’s entry, driveway, and porch that will boost your mood every time you come home and make it more appealing to buyers, if you are planning to sell. Continue reading
Enjoying summer weather means putting up with some not-so-fun visitors around your home and yard. Here are some tips for getting rid of, or at least coexisting comfortably with, insect pests that can find their way inside your home or make eating dinner, entertaining, or working outdoors a challenge.
On this date in 1937, Pennsylvania became the first state to celebrate Flag Day as a state holiday. National Flag Day was signed into law in 1949, and citizens are encouraged to display Old Glory in front of their homes and businesses. Continue reading
You’re almost there — ready to start living in your completed custom home. Before you can start decorating and setting up that gourmet kitchen, you have to get through moving day. Everything will go a little easier with a list (or lists). Here are a few tips that can save you some aggravation as well as repeated trips to the store in the middle of moving. Continue reading
One of the best ways to protect your investment in a new custom home is to get in the habit of running through a maintenance checklist. Now that spring has arrived, here are some of the main things you should look over to keep your house and property in top shape. Continue reading