Once April arrives, it’s time to tackle some important maintenance projects around the house, such as preparing its exterior, cleaning up the garden and maintaining the basement. Source: Shutterstock Clean up rain gutters and downspouts Ideally, rain gutters should be cleaned once in the spring and once in the fall, but many homeowners forget about

2019, april 15

Everybody likes to save a little money. So when Rossana was ready to sell her condo a few years ago, she figured she could save some cash by selling it herself — without using a real estate agent. After all, her property was in a hot real estate market and she thought: “How hard could

2019, march 11

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest house of all? Mirrors are a sure way to maximize style in any room, contributing visual dimension and elegance while reflecting light and making a space look larger. As an interior designer, I know how a well-placed mirror can bring a room from “meh” to “wow.” Before

2019, march 06

Made to weather the heaviest foot traffic and roughest messes in your home, mudrooms and entryways are often as congested as they are neglected. But they don’t have to be. With a bit of style and a whole lot of resourcefulness, you can transform this multipurpose room into a functional and beautiful space. Start with

2019, february 13

Looking to increase your homes property value? Here are five of the best renovations you can do to your home to increase property value. These five renovations can sometimes have a return on investment 5-6x what they cost. #5 Flooring Flooring is one of the most important aspects of your house. You will see an

2019, january 24