7 Tips for Furniture Placement

7 Furniture Arrangement Tips Where you place your furniture in a room will instantly set the tone for how you'll live in that room. Here are seven must-know tips for arranging spaces, whether you're relaxing, watching TV or chatting with friends. Get Out the Tape Measure The first step in arranging a space is determining [...]

7 Tips for Furniture Placement2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Home Winterization Tips

  Prepping your home for the winter will save you money, guard you from unnecessary repairs, and protect your home from winter’s harsh weather. Below are some specific tasks that will prepare your home for the drop in temperature:   1. Seal air leaks Even the most efficient HVAC system cannot stand up against a poorly [...]

Home Winterization Tips2018-10-03T23:29:05+00:00

Deer Resistant Planting For Your Home

Deer-Resistant Plants | Keep Deer Out of Your Garden  If you live in and around Lake Wildwood some of these deer no- no's may not apply. For example, the deer love my peonies and they chewed my salvia down to the root!  Deer love narrow-leaf evergreens, especially arborvitae and fir, and show a preference for hostas, [...]

Deer Resistant Planting For Your Home2018-10-03T23:29:06+00:00

Space Planner Makes Room for a New Life in a Modern Home

While undergoing radiation treatment for breast cancer, interior designer Sarah Stacey's mother-in-law made a decision to edit down her life and get more enjoyment out of her home. "She had been living with boxes for years after downsizing and realized she wasn't going to live forever, so she wanted to surround herself with the things [...]

Space Planner Makes Room for a New Life in a Modern Home2018-10-03T23:29:06+00:00

8 Houseplants That Give You a Breath of Fresh Air

You may not realize that the indoor air you're breathing right now is laden with formaldehyde, benzene and other chemicals that could kill you. They're called Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs, which are emitted by carpet, air fresheners, paints, cosmetics, even newspapers. They can cause serious health problems, including asthma and cancer, and are responsible [...]

8 Houseplants That Give You a Breath of Fresh Air2018-10-03T23:29:06+00:00

Expert advice on how to choose a Fence for your Home

A fence can serve as protection while still adding beauty to your yard. Want to make your suburban home feel safe and secure while still maintaining it’s beauty? You might want to consider adding a fence. Fences have been part of the home landscape since colonial days when they kept livestock like chickens and [...]

Expert advice on how to choose a Fence for your Home2018-10-03T23:29:07+00:00

How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300 a Year

A little TLC maintenance goes a long way toward staving off expensive repairs. Cringe at the thought of major repairs to your home? It’s the little preventative maintenance things you do throughout the year that’ll keep big repair bills at bay. In fact, you can keep your entire house fit and healthy for a mere [...]

How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300 a Year2018-10-03T23:29:07+00:00

Living Like the Jetsons: Homes of the Future

Smart amenities posed to revolutionize the way we live. Imagine waking up, the lights flicker on and your home greets you, “Good Morning,” along with the day’s weather report and news headlines. No, this isn’t a scene from an episode of the Jetsons, but something that’s already playing out across several American homes today. As [...]

Living Like the Jetsons: Homes of the Future2018-10-03T23:29:07+00:00

Bathroom Designs That Bring Home the Beach

Most people have a positive association with the beach, whether it came from a single family vacation long ago or comes from a wave-crashing view that greets you every morning. Either way, it's a good feeling to evoke in your home. Bathrooms in particular are good spaces in which to inject a nod to the [...]

Bathroom Designs That Bring Home the Beach2018-10-03T23:29:07+00:00

Water efficiency Landscaping Tips for the Summer

There are several ways to improve water efficiency with your landscaping with a few changes in your landscape and pasture/crop management. Although our water supply seems to be plentiful this year, it is a good habit to practice water conservation which also can be healthier for your plants and soil. Here are some ways to [...]

Water efficiency Landscaping Tips for the Summer2018-10-03T23:29:07+00:00