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Homeowners should know that protecting their home from potential thieves and other criminals can be done with enough preparation and planning ahead of time. Putting enough measures in place to properly protect their home from potential criminals is not only a way to add an additional layer of safety and security to their property, but it is also a way for them to...

Safe pet remodeling may not be something you think about before the start of a new remodeling project, but if your dog gets out or your cat runs away–it can add a whole lot of stress to the job. “You’d be surprised at how a curious animal can squeeze through the tiniest gap in the floor or the wall,” explains Tanya Roberts, Behavior Manager at The Oregon Humane...

Can you imagine this listing? TURTLE LAKE, WISCONSIN: Charming summer home with three bedrooms, one bathroom, fishing/boating dock, screened porch, and pink and yellow striped aluminum siding. Convenient, close-to-town location. Must-see. Pink and yellow striped siding? Had this homeowner never heard of curb appeal? Staging? Resale value? He most certainly had, but...

Today’s post is the second in a three-part series on green living, designed to appeal to everyone on the spectrum of our planet’s well-wishers: preservationists, conservationists, and activists. This blog will focus on being a conservationist, those who have green wish lists that fall somewhere in the middle – they want to save on bills where they can, and can...

In a competitive real estate market, sellers are always looking for something they can do to improve the values of their properties. They add landscaping, seal the driveway and clean everything from top to bottom. Yet, if you are in a neighborhood that is well maintained, you may find that every other home has the same basic maintenance done. What can you do to make...

Despite the environment being a hot-button topic in global conversation, eco-consciousness has found its way into our everyday lives. More and more individuals are realizing that they, too, can have a positive impact on their surroundings. Longtime homeowners, buyers opting for new construction, apartment dwellers – they all play a role in protecting Mother Earth. Did...