New door knobs can freshen your home. Your house is your personal sanctuary and should reflect your personality. When it needs a fresh look, you think about changing wall colors and drapes, but don’t forget to freshen your your home with new door knobs. Depending upon the age of your home, you may find you have door knobs with the finish rubbed off or ones that look cheap. … [Read more...] about New door knobs can freshen your home
A yard is one of the pleasures of owning your own home. In addition to the luxury of gardening and enjoying your morning coffee on the patio, your children will love being able to run and play outside. Installing playground equipment will attract their friends to your house and keep them all busy and happy. At the same time, you will be able to keep the kids at home where you … [Read more...] about How safe is your playground equipment?
How times have changed! Families always resided in homes, but comparing our lifestyles today with that of our grandparents shows how much things have changed. Today’s homes are places of ease and comfort that would have been unimaginable in the 1950s. Home Living, Then and Now Comfortable living, then and now. In the 1940s and 1950s, the way householders utilized their … [Read more...] about How times have changed! (Comfortable living, then and now)
Energy Efficient Home Renovations Save Money and Reduce Taxes There are many reasons to update your home. Whether there has been damage from fire, weather, or flood, the interior has become outdated or you would like to improve energy efficiency, you may also find that there are financial incentives to making updates. Energy efficient home renovations can reduce taxes & … [Read more...] about Energy efficient home renovations can reduce taxes & save money
In 2011, Consumer Reports National Research Center reported that out of 11,250 people who filed home insurance claims, 10% percent reported a disagreement with their insurer over the claim. When the damage exceeded $25,000, that percentage sky-rocked to 19%. Insurance companies aren’t out to get you, but they are a business, and thus their goal is to make money. Part of … [Read more...] about Dealing with insurance after an accident