The Lighter Side: I’m a home nerd. How about you?

Confession: I’m a home nerd. I’m a bit too much into all our house stuff: mechanical systems, appliances, finishes, you name it. I’m also way overly fond of tools and gadgets. Perhaps if you’re reading this, you share this affliction.

Top 2020 Kitchen Design Trends

Top 2020 Kitchen Design Trends

Even as businesses slowly begin to reopen, it’s clear that restaurant dining won’t be as prevalent or easy as it was in pre-pandemic times. This means more time in the kitchen, so it’s a perfect time to make your kitchen a happy, comfortable space where you and your family can cook and gather.

Entertaining: Easy Breezy Dining

Entertaining: Easy Breezy Dining

One of the biggest challenges of cooking is all the time meal prep takes. Hot meals can eat up entire afternoons with work. But it turns out there are several ways to speed up the process and keep the table satisfied. The keyword is “efficiency.”

Ask the Expert: Fire Mitigation

Ask the Expert: Fire Mitigation

Fire mitigation is a series of steps that you can take to reduce the risk of a wildfire damaging or destroying your property. It includes assessing the risks around your property and your responsibility in mitigating them, thereby creating a defensible space.

Extra Time at Home Reveals What We Love – Or Don’t  – About Our Homes

Extra Time at Home Reveals What We Love – Or Don’t – About Our Homes

There’s no place like home—and lately the pandemic has forced millions nationwide to be, for the most part, in no place but home. This prolonged time being homebound has cast a spotlight on aspects of our home we absolutely love, those we could love more, and things we don’t love at all.

Ask Angie’s List: How Can I Perk Up My Porch?

Ask Angie’s List: How Can I Perk Up My Porch?

Whether your porch is a place to have a cup of coffee, watch your kids play, or dine alfresco on a nice summer evening, it’s probably not the first place you think of when considering home repairs and upgrades.

Top Design Trends in the Age of COVID

Top Design Trends in the Age of COVID

In the wake of the state’s ‘Shelter at Home’ order, many of us have a new perspective on how our home can support our lives. Here are the top take-aways…

Ask the Expert: Foundations

There are several warning signs that home inspectors can look for on the interior and exterior of homes that may point to problems or possible future problems with foundations. Almost all houses settle over time and a few things being out of level should not be a...
How to Disinfect Your Home

How to Disinfect Your Home

In the face of coronavirus, cleaning and disinfecting your home is top of mind. But, there’s clean, and then there’s COVID-19 clean.