Master Bedroom Window View with backyard and lake view

Autumn maintenance! What needs to be done to prepare!

Autumn maintenance! What needs to be done to prepare! Autumn is a brisk season! Full of long-sleeve shirts and hoodies, pumpkins and apple cider. Autumn is one of the most vibrant of the seasons and can be an inspiring time for change and growth! However, the chilly wind and foreboding of winter is to be

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Sitting area overlooking backyard and lake with chandelier

How to handle leaves on the lawn!

How to handle leaves on the lawn! Now that the trees are shedding their leaves, homeowners all have a new task at hand! How do you keep your lawn clean and clutter free? There are multiple ways you can go about handling the developing piles of leaves, however i recommend leaving the raking for last!

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Unfinished Basement & Walkout

How to prevent a basement from flooding!

How to prevent a basement from flooding! Floods are a mess, a big mess, and a flood in your basement is just plain wrong! Basement floods can blind side homeowners and really hurt them financially. Generally flooding can happen due to some poor sealing around windows, doors, or due to electrical outages, causing your sump

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Front side view of house

The paint you apply to your home is more than decoration!

The paint you apply to your home is more than decoration! Most people think the paint outside their homes  is merely for appeal, however it has a more vital purpose! Paint on the exterior of your home is a form of weather defense so to speak. Rain, wind, cold, and damp conditions can be battled

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Stairway view overlooking family room with very large windows

Hot tips! How to maintain a wood-burning fireplace!

Hot tips! How to maintain a wood-burning fireplace! Summer nights are the natural setting for a bonfire, but when its raining its a bit difficult to achieve, so we move into the house and sit by the fireplace and get all comfy cozy! For those rainy summer nights we need to make sure our fireplace

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Dining room view into kitchen

Quartz vs granite countertops!

Quartz vs granite countertops! Previously we talked about granite countertops and their key properties for what they can bring to your home, however now we will compare them to quartz countertops to give you, our valued friends, another option to think about! So, whats the difference’s? Granite: Is a mixture of multiple minerals and formed

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Foyer View

Summer humidity and how it affects your home!

Summer humidity and how it affects your home! Summer is a beautiful time, full of fun in the sun and an overall increase in leisurely activities. However summer is also known for its intense weather conditions, especially humidity! Humidity can affect us in more ways than we know, especially concerning your home! humidity is the

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Front Entrance

How to maintain those beautiful exterior stone accents!

How to maintain those beautiful exterior stone accents! Exterior stone accents on a home can really amplify its appeal as well as add a strong connection to nature and its natural wonder! Exterior stone accents however are prone to getting a worn down look after time which can lessen their beautifying affects! So how to

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living room with carpet leading into dining room with hardwood floors

Hardwood flooring hard to clean? Not today!

Hardwood flooring hard to clean? Not today! Hardwood flooring is a popular option for kitchens and common walkways, its elegant and homey, however needs to be maintained just like everything else! So when a whole soccer team rolls through the kitchen with their cleats and leaves trails of dirt and grim everywhere, how do we

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Kitchen sponges

When to change things around the house

When to change things around the house Everything tends to have an expiration update, but do you know how often you should be changing some household items? Air Filter-When the air being circulated through your house is coming through your air conditioner, it pays to clean the filter regularly. If it has been awhile, be

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