Prep Properly Before Demo for Your Remodel Thumbnail

When planning to remodel, you're probably thinking mostly about the big picture. You have your sights set on how your home will look after the makeover, but you likely aren't thinking about the dirty details of how it will get there. But before you can make an omelet, you have to break a few eggs. [...]

When to Call a Professional Plumber Thumbnail

No homeowner ever wants to encounter a serious plumbing issue, but for the vast majority of people, it is simply unavoidable. Your home’s plumbing system, much like other fixtures in your home, requires routine maintenance in order to remain in working order. This fact is often overlooked by many homeowners, and many issues can arise [...]

Lutron: Your Home in its #BestLight Thumbnail

Like all parents, I spend a lot of time telling my daughter to turn off the lights. This is particularly true when she's in her brightly-lit room in the middle of the day. With the light on. For no discernible reason. So when Lutron approached me to partner with them about a potential solution, I [...]

Refresh Your Front Entry for Fall Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, I shared that I was having trouble getting myself out of a decorating rut. When we moved into this house more than a year ago, I was all excited about the new space and all the possibilities that came with it. But after placing most of our furniture and hanging some [...]

Three Ways we Save Energy in Early Fall Thumbnail

Fall is by far my favorite season. After growing up in a place where the climate was basically the same throughout the year, I still relish in the changing of the leaves and the cooler temperatures that offer relief after the scorching summer.  But those aren't the only reasons I enjoy fall: The new season [...]