Proper ventilation is one of the home’s basic necessities for becoming a comfortable living space.
Homeowners have seized the days at home to transform their homes into the post-pandemic shelter they need and want.
While we’re hunkered down at home, many people are using the time to spruce up the joint, including painting. To start, a color must be selected.
With winter coming on and a year where you've probably been inside more than usual, it's an ideal time to rethink how you use your existing space. You can find many uses for those areas of your home that may have gone to waste until now. Combat cabin fever with these...
When it comes time to sell your home, you are going to want to ensure that it not only sells in the shortest amount of time, but that it also sells for top dollar. Here are some top tips.
For many families (mine included), this year's holiday celebrations are going to look a little different. While I won't be hosting a grand dinner full of family and friends, I still want to make this Thanksgiving as special and meaningful as possible (because despite...
The night the CalWood Fire started, my husband and I stood at a second story window and watched in horror as the bright flames burned on the north end of Boulder. I wish I could say this was an unusual surreal experience, the first of its kind. But, no. Actually, it...
Like most couples that have been together a long time, my husband and I like to play the game “Who is Right,” just good old-fashioned we-spend-way-too-much-time-together fun. Some fact will arise where we have a differing opinion of the answer, like who the actor is...
Tips to keep a safe distance and maintain a respectful relationship with our Colorado wildlife by making your home wildlife proof.
The perfect time to prep your home for winter is when fall weather is at its finest. Cooler temperatures and mountain snow will be here any day, so don’t wait to prepare. Here are steps to take to get ready for falling leaves and freezing temperatures, as recommended...
Whether it’s to accommodate a home office or in- home classroom space for children or just create extra space to relax and unwind maximizing one’s home foot print is more important than ever.
It’s fall in Colorado which means it will be winter any day. Yes, we have both flip-flops and snow boots by the front door, but soon it will just be the boots. It’s the time of year to get out the flannel sheets.
As home and work converge for many through the pandemic, you may be wondering how to separate the two.
Before you resign yourself to replacing your kitchen counters, at a cost you don’t even want to think about, call Miracle Method in Longmont.
As far as bringing the fall festivities in early this year, I can’t be the only one ready for a change at my house.
Pairing the right colors together can add interest while also creating an inviting space.
Have you ever purchased furniture, only to have it delivered and realize it’s not quite the right fit? You are not alone.
For some people, the lack of garage sales during the pandemic has been a loss. Not for me; I’ve had enough for a lifetime.
The pandemic has brought Northern Coloradans indoors with more hours working remotely and limited social outings—and breathing stale air makes the experience less than pleasant.
Landscaping is your first and most effective line of defense against a flooded basement. Consider these steps to ease up the water pressure. A landscaping professional can help you sort out your options and recommend the best steps.
Whether a bedroom, living room or other space, regardless of the home’s size, some of the biggest furniture placement challenges often come from rooms that are oddly shaped or overly small. How do you properly place furniture? Here are some top tips for small spaces.
Since gold-seeking pioneers of the late 1850s pulled their wagons into what’s now Settler’s Park, Boulder’s inky night sky has acted as both a resource and an asset to our area’s quality of life.
Like most writers, I need a deadline to really get my brain popping and my fingers clicking. Unfortunately, this doesn’t just apply to my work, but my personal life as well.
The silver lining of our pandemic summer is a welcome opportunity to pare down & clean out, especially with the start of school approaching.
It’s funny that certain houseplants – and houseplants in general – are now considered in style. Every creative hipster has a few in their well-designed abodes: usually one in a glass orb hanging from the ceiling, a couple of structural succulents on table tops, a fiddle-leaved fig in a corner, and some vine-y plant tacked to a wall, usually behind a bed frame. I love it all!
Once upon a time, your house was your home and your office was your work place. But in this New Normal, maybe your house doesn’t fit you anymore. What to do?
Times are hard, so let’s talk about something soft: accent pillows. I am Spock-like logical when is comes to buying most home furnishings, but accent pillows are my shopping Achilles’ heel.
My neat-as-a-pin mother-in-law used to like when her grandchildren visited her house and left their grimy paw prints all over her pristine glass doors. She would say lovingly, “It makes me so happy to see those handprints after you all have left and remember our good time together.” I
K-Guard gutters have no choke points, cannot clog, and require no maintenance. Ever. Your days of scooping out leaves and undetermined gunk are over.
With COVID-19, people are spending more time and working more hours in their homes. Replacing windows and doors can create a more comfortable environment.