Style at Home: Thoughts on Preparing for the Holidays

Style at Home: Thoughts on Preparing for the Holidays

Ready or not, here it comes … the holiday season. For most of us, the first step in making the holidays magical is dressing our homes for the season, from trimming a tree to decking the mantel to setting a table for parties and feasts. Before you crack open all...
Christmas Cactus: A Seasonal Showoff

Christmas Cactus: A Seasonal Showoff

Did the spiky showoff with brilliant pinks, purples, and reds catch your eye as it dangled from a hanging pot in the local greenhouse? If you’re the proud owner of a flowering cactus, you’ll find they’re carefree plants that add color to grey winter days. “The three...
Tips for Holiday Home-Selling

Tips for Holiday Home-Selling

Even in Boulder County’s active real estate market, November through January presents heightened challenges for selling your home. But if you must sell your home this holiday season, take heart: holiday buyers are intent on completing a purchase. And with fewer homes...
Amaryllis

Amaryllis

  Are you the proud owner of a huge, weird looking bulb that a loved one insists will one day become a big, beautiful flower?  If you’ve been given an amaryllis, remain calm; they’re easy to grow. With a little water, they have all they need to thrive tucked right...
Here’s How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Here’s How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

With frigid temperatures settling in for many parts of the country, for many now is the perfect time to properly prepare the home for winter. Here are some key tips to keep in mind. Consider installing heat tape or using a heat tracing system. This can be critical in...
How to Save Money and Keep Your House Warm This Winter

How to Save Money and Keep Your House Warm This Winter

As winter approaches, you may be dreading the increased energy bills that come along with the need for heat. But you can follow some tips to keep your house warm and save energy at the same time. Make some basic changes Some of the most effective methods for warming...
Ask the Expert: Holiday Home Safety Tips

Ask the Expert: Holiday Home Safety Tips

Flatirons Home Inspections would like to offer you these holiday decorating safety tips for the home instead of our weekly column. Quite a few of our daily routines change during the holiday season. Here are a few simple tips help keep our families safe and able to...
All American Sides: Sweet Potatoes and Squash

All American Sides: Sweet Potatoes and Squash

In the culinary competitiveness of the Thanksgiving season, much noise and ado is made over poultry and side dishes. Cooks strive for greatness in their take on stuffing, outdo themselves in pies, or reach for the Holy Grail eluding many of us: perfectly prepared...