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...
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...

Home Maintenance Tips for the Fall

LOVELAND – Crisp autumn air has moved in and we have finally gotten a break from that stifling summer heat. Yard work is synonymous with this season (as we all know the leaves will be falling), but there are other projects you could do to help prepare your yard and...
7 Fall Fix-Ups to Prep Your Home for Winter

7 Fall Fix-Ups to Prep Your Home for Winter

BOULDER – Cooler temperatures and mountain snow are reminders that it’s time to prepare your home for winter. Here are steps to take to get ready for falling leaves and freezing temperatures, as recommended by House Beautiful. 1. Prepare your gutters Clean and...
Design Recipes: How to Use Fabulous Fall Colors in Your Decor

Design Recipes: How to Use Fabulous Fall Colors in Your Decor

When you think of fall colors, what comes to mind? Red, yellow, green, orange? While there are certainly a number of fabulous fall colors, for many the challenge lies in how to use these colors purposefully in decor. Brown Brown is a great foundation color and to...
High Tech Home Security Tools

High Tech Home Security Tools

LOVELAND –  Technology tools can improve the security of your home while also increasing its value. If you’re thinking about modernizing your home and enhancing its security, here are some high-tech home security tools to consider. Video doorbell During this past...
Design Trend Going to the Dogs

Design Trend Going to the Dogs

BOULDER – Here’s a “creature comfort” that keeps your home and the family pup clean while adding that something extra home buyers love: a dog wash. Having a dog wash in your home is becoming as common place as a powder room or upstairs laundry. Homebuyers find value...
ShelfGenie of Fort Collins Eases Life for Homeowners

ShelfGenie of Fort Collins Eases Life for Homeowners

FORT COLLINS – We often talk about “dream homes” and even “dream kitchens,” but do we think about creating “dream spaces” inside our homes? Crafting custom pullout shelves and drawers, the ingenious designers at ShelfGenie of Fort Collins help homeowners create...
Design Recipes: The Do’s and Don’ts of Decorating with Gray

Design Recipes: The Do’s and Don’ts of Decorating with Gray

The color gray is often considered to be drab and gloomy, but the reality is, gray is one of the most versatile colors in home decor. Why? It’s a foundation color that can easily be paired with other colors and can be used for foundation pieces such as sofas,...
How to Clean Your Outdoor Furniture

How to Clean Your Outdoor Furniture

Summertime’s in full swing. You’ve put the finishing touches on your outdoor living area and you’re enjoying Sunday barbecues and evenings relaxing by the fire pit. But are you thinking about the maintenance of your outdoor furniture? Regularly...
Stress-Free Moves with Taylor Moving in Boulder

Stress-Free Moves with Taylor Moving in Boulder

Boulder’s Preeminent Moving, Packing and Storage Company Simplifies Local, National Moves BOULDER – The best way to reduce the extreme stress of moving? Partner with a reliable, trustworthy and time-tested moving company. “Moving is one of the most stressful things in...
Home Safety Tips for Summer

Home Safety Tips for Summer

LOVELAND – It’s summer time! This means barbecues, parties, and summer vacations. With so much time spent away from your home, be sure to take steps to keep your home safe from burglars and other intruders. Here are some helpful home safety tips for summer. Lock doors...
Should I Add a Mudroom to my House?

Should I Add a Mudroom to my House?

A mudroom is one of those household additions that delivers exactly what it promises, but it’s more than just a spot to keep outside dirt and mud from getting into your home. Mudrooms were originally envisioned as a place for those in cold climates to shed their heavy...
Save Time in the Kitchen with the Latest Smart Technology

Save Time in the Kitchen with the Latest Smart Technology

How much are a few extra minutes worth to you in the kitchen? If you’re racing to get out the door in the morning, maybe to catch the 7:27 train into the city or to get the kids to school, they’re probably worth a lot. Likewise, if the extra minutes are the difference...
Budgeting for Three Common Remodeling Projects

Budgeting for Three Common Remodeling Projects

It’s easy to imagine the end result of a remodeling project – an updated spa bathroom, an open-concept kitchen with new cabinets and countertops or a basement converted into a convenient guest apartment. But it’s harder to imagine just what these renovations will cost...
Design Recipes: 10 Design Hacks for Using Mirrors

Design Recipes: 10 Design Hacks for Using Mirrors

A frequently used secret weapon of interior designers and home stagers, mirrors can help to trick the eye in a way that can be aesthetically pleasing to overall improve a room. Small spaces can especially be helped through the creative placement of mirrors. Looking...
Style At Home: The Art of Downsizing

Style At Home: The Art of Downsizing

If there is anyone who can share some wisdom on the art of downsizing, it’s my friend Marsee. In the 41 years she and Mike have been married, they have moved a whopping 18 times. A few years ago, they decided it was time to downsize. So they sold their lovely...
Mac Equipment, Inc. Powers Up Your Maintenance Work

Mac Equipment, Inc. Powers Up Your Maintenance Work

Serving the Power Tool Needs of Homeowners and Professionals for 23 Years Up and down the Front Range, homeowners and DIY landscapers are firing up their mowers, blowers, tillers and edgers. It’s hands-on Spring cleanup time. At Mac Equipment, business is brisk....