Last Minute Gift DIY: Easy & Fragrant Homemade Mulling Spices

These home made mulling spices are the perfect thoughtful but easy DIY for last minute gifts. The holiday season is officially in full swing! While it’s a wonderful time of year, it’s also a very busy season. That’s thanks largely to the fact that you probably have a number of holiday gifts to purchase. If […]

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Slash Your Utility Bills with Window Treatments

Window treatments can lower your heating and cooling costs! Around 25 percent of your heating and cooling costs drift out of your windows annually. Sealing energy-robbing air leaks is the first step toward saving money. Adding the right window treatments afterward fill further boost your home’s energy efficiency! Read on for more information on how […]


Crostini With Herbed Cream Cheese Spread

From HGTV: Good to Know: If you don’t have a grill pan, place the sliced baguette 4-6 inches from the broiler in your oven for a few minutes until the edges get toasty brown. Ingredients 1 large or 2 medium baguettes olive oil 8-oz. package of cream cheese, softened at room temperature 1/3 cup dried […]

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Are You Ready For El Nino?

Get your house ready for El Nino with these tips. It is almost impossible to turn on the news without hearing some type of update about El Nino. With heavy rains predicted to hit southern California this fall and winter, right now is the best time to make sure that your house is ready for […]

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Do Your Doors And Windows Qualify For A Federal Tax Credit?

Follow this guide to help you choose the right energy-efficient doors and windows. Not all Energy Star rated doors and windows will qualify you for a federal tax credit, but they will help to lower your energy costs. Understanding window and door energy ratings will help to ensure that you invest in the right ones […]

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Keep Your House Sealed Tight With These Tips

Use these steps to avoid any air or water leaks at your house. Your doors and windows may seem like they fit snugly into your house. However, even a small gap can allow water and air into your house, which can turn into a very expensive repair project. Keep these steps in mind to check […]


Home Improvement Projects That Are Worth The Cost

Update the look of your house with these projects. Not all home improvement projects are the same. While most projects that you take on will work to increase the value of your house, some renovations will see a bigger return on investment than others. Consider these best home improvement projects to update your house. Molding […]

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Are Your Windows Making Your Home Vulnerable?

Follow these guidelines to help you find the right locks for your windows. Properly placed and designed windows are one of the easiest ways to increase the curb appeal of your house. They can also be a serious security issue if they don’t have the ability to lock. Use these tips to help keep your […]


Choosing The Right Doors For The Interior Of Your House

While the front door of your house is one of the main focal points, you should still consider all of your interior doors when creating a seamless style throughout your house. While standard six-panel doors are one of the most common types of doors available, they may not work with the look of your house. […]

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Enjoy Natural Light Throughout Your House With Small Skylights

With the official start of fall comes less daylight hours, which can leave you feeling like you are living in the dark. Installing small skylights, also known as tubular daylighting devices (TTDs) can help to brighten up your house without turning on any lights. TTDs can be installed in almost any area of your house, […]