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Best summer project?

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Summer is an ideal time to tackle outdoor renovation projects. From driveway paving to sidewalk repair, the fair weather can be an ideal time to not only enjoy the outdoors but take some time to improve the curb appeal and value of your home. One common outdoor project? A new fence. Whether you’re looking to install a decorative wooden garden …

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An Easy Way to Keep Up With Home Air Quality

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Maintaining indoor air quality is an extremely important but often overlooked component of a living happily in your home. By and large it’s an invisible problem, but the costs can really add up— from high energy bills to creeping health issues. Many homes have become so energy efficient that they’re also good at trapping dust and other pollutants. Appropriate ventilation …

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Lower Your Water Bill: Plug Common Leaks

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Did you know it’s not uncommon for more than 20% of homes to have one unidentified water leak? Sometimes these leaks go on for years, completely unnoticed because homeowners inherit small leaks, assuming their water bill is normal. Other times, small water leaks are overlooked because owners assume the overall impact to their utilities is relatively small. But the truth …

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2017’s Top Kitchen Design Trends

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While a home’s curb appeal may draw buyers in, its interior matters just as much, if not more. Several features are high on the wish list of today’s homebuyer, including a modern kitchen. Whether you’re thinking of starting a remodel or you’re just curious about what the future holds, check out these trends that turn kitchens into buyer bait. Hidden …

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North Metro Denver Real Estate Renovations with the Best Returns for 2017

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If you’ve been kicking around the idea of some improvements for your North Metro Denver Real Estate, but aren’t sure which ones make the most financial sense, don’t miss “The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017” published by Realtor.com. While some renovations sound like they’re a home run for your home’s value, in actuality …

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4 Appliances That Need a Cleaning

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Occasionally cleaning household appliances like stoves and refrigerators may seem obvious, but what about equipment that does the cleaning, like the dishwasher and washing machine? Give these often overlooked appliances a deep clean with the following tips before the holidays have them working overtime. Unclog the dishwasher. The cleaner the dishwasher, the cleaner your dishes will turn out after going …

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Which Washer is Best for You?

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If you’re in the market for a new washing machine, you have a lot of options. But that can make it harder to find the right one for you. The Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI) has a rundown of the pros and cons of three of the most popular types. Front-Loader Pros Can be stacked with dryer. Large capacity accommodates big …