Home Improvements

How to Improve WIFI Speed in your Home

These days, just about everyone relies on the internet for work, school, entertainment, shopping, networking, you name it. So, speed and connectivity have become big issues. Ideally, you want a fast, reliable connection — consistently. If you have a router and connect with WIFI, here are some ways to boost the signal: • Occasionally unplug… Continue reading How to Improve WIFI Speed in your Home

Home Improvements

Dealing with Unsightly Flooring Issues when Selling

When you’re selling your home, you want it to look its best. You want buyers who view it to say, “Wow, I love this place!” However, what if you have a stubborn stain in the carpet, or a cracked floor tile? An unsightly issue like that can be distracting in your otherwise beautiful property. You… Continue reading Dealing with Unsightly Flooring Issues when Selling

Home Improvements

Home Energy Saving Tips that Won’t Leave You Shivering or Sweating

If you want to reduce your home energy costs, the easiest way is to turn the thermostat up or down. In fact, you probably won't notice a difference of 2 degrees either way — and the savings can be substantial. However, if you want to lower your bill even further each month, here are some… Continue reading Home Energy Saving Tips that Won’t Leave You Shivering or Sweating

Home Improvements, Sellers Tips

The Psychology of Choosing House Paint

Whether you're painting your home to prepare it for sale, or simply to make it more attractive for your own enjoyment, choosing the right color is important. A color isn't just a matter of taste, it's also, to a large extent, about evoking certain positive emotions. If you're painting your foyer, for example, you may… Continue reading The Psychology of Choosing House Paint

Home Designs, Home Improvements, Interior Design, Sellers Tips, Staging

Bathroom Staging Tips from Professional Home Stagers

There's a reason why there are "kitchen and bath" stores, and even design magazines devoted to these rooms. A well-staged kitchen and bathroom can make the entire home look better. So, it's no surprise that professional home stagers pay particular attention to these spaces. What do these pros have to say about bathrooms? Professional stagers… Continue reading Bathroom Staging Tips from Professional Home Stagers

Home Improvements, Real Estate, Sellers Tips

6 Affordable Ways to Boost your Home’s Curb Appeal

When buyers come to see your home, the first thing they notice is how your property looks from the curb. That first impression is powerful and lingering. If buyers don't like what they see, it can influence how they judge the rest of your property, regardless of how great it looks on the inside. You… Continue reading 6 Affordable Ways to Boost your Home’s Curb Appeal

Home Improvements

The Latest Options in Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lighting has come a long way from the days of patio lanterns and strings of light bulbs. These days, there's an exhaustive array of options available to illuminate your outdoor space, and make it more appealing and comfortable, particularly in the evenings. Here are just a few ideas: Solar garden lights. These lights are… Continue reading The Latest Options in Outdoor Lighting

Home Improvements

Cutting Renovation Costs without Cutting Quality

As you probably know, it's easy to lower the costs of a renovation. Just hire an inexpensive, fly-by-night contractor — and hope for the best! Chances are, you won't want to take that risk. So how do you ensure you get quality work while keeping your budget in check? Here are some tips: Get estimates… Continue reading Cutting Renovation Costs without Cutting Quality