When Should You Replace Your Windows?

The functional aspect of windows is clear: they let natural light into the interior of a home and permit people to see out or look in. They also allow fresh air to enter while preventing warm air from escaping. Windows… Read More »

Trending Home Improvements for 2022

As we head into 2022 many of us have plans and goals for our careers, family, friends, and homes. Since we’re still spending a lot of time indoors, planning home improvements for the New Year makes sense. While some are… Read More »

Does Your Home Need a Skylight?

Skylights improve the interior of a home, making rooms brighter and healthier. They can add architectural interest both inside and out, helping to boost homebuyer appeal with the promise of more natural light. Skylight positioning is important; a well-placed roof… Read More »

Benefits of a Patio Enclosure

Does your patio get too much sunshine when it’s sunny or too much rain when a spring shower rolls in? You like to dine al fresco, but as soon as you sit down to eat wasps or bees want to… Read More »

House Hunting – Don’t Buy Me Warning Signs

Buying a house is a big financial commitment. Whether you’ve bought and sold a house before or this is your first time, you don’t want to be trapped in the wrong mortgage or worse, be stuck with a lemon. Yes,… Read More »

Why Exterior Doors are Important

The right front door boosts curb appeal; sets a welcoming tone for all who enter; and emphasizes the unique aspects of your home’s architectural style. The back door (and any other secondary entrances) is just as important. It provides air… Read More »

Exterior Home Design Trends in 2021

Any choices you make regarding upgrades to your home’s exterior are investments in time and money. You want to the changes you make to age gracefully for as long as possible. Region makes a difference – for example, Pacific west… Read More »

Home Trends of 2021

While home trends are good indicators of what is popular and worthwhile investing time and money in, they can go out of style in one to five years. The endgame is to refresh your home both inside and out while… Read More »

Money-Saving Tips for Your Home’s Exterior

Maintenance projects and renovations improve the look and feel of your home exterior. Seasonal repairs and inspections to the roof, gutters, and siding help protect your home from wood rot and other types of water damage. However, regular maintenance and… Read More »

What to Know before Buying a Historic Home

Heritage homes are sought after by homebuyers for a number of reasons including serious curb appeal, unique designs, and keeping history alive in the community. Older houses can be an excellent investment – as rental properties for those who find… Read More »