DIY Home Improvements

That really pays off! Refresh Your Kitchen Cabinets A fresh coat of paint or stain can transform the entire room. Add More Storage A new kitchen pantry, shelving in the garage, or even closet organizers add valuable storage space. Give Your Front Door A Makeover All...

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Things to Avoid Before Selling a Home

As a real estate professional, you’re probably accustomed to giving clients advice about what to do before listing their homes. In some cases, it can be just as important for clients to know what they shouldn’t do before selling. If a client lets you know they are...

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Four Tips to Downsizing for Empty-Nesters

So graduation just wrapped up and look at that, your youngest child is about to leave the nest. Well done! Our hats are off to you and the amazing endurance and wisdom raising a family must have taken. While some parents might feel a twinge of sadness at transitioning...

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How to Disinfect and Keep Your Kitchen Sink Clean

The kitchen sink is often seen as a symbol of cleanliness. This is, after all, a place where you do most of your washing and cleaning. Look around any kitchen sink and there is a good chance you’ll find cleaning staples like soap, sponges, washcloths and brushes....

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25 Home Hacks You May Not Know About

From cooking to cleaning to regular maintenance, taking care of a home can feel like a never-ending cycle. That’s why we’ve rounded up 25 home hacks to make your life a little easier. They’re affordable, simple to complete and they may just save you some valued time...

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Halloween Porch Decorating Ideas

Halloween porch decorating is as popular as ever. It is easy to do with so many outdoor Halloween decorations available. Better yet, some of the best decorations can be handmade and used year after year. Whether you want spooky Halloween decorations or a more subtle...

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Condensation in Your Fridge? 5 Causes and Solutions

If you recently noticed condensation in your refrigerator, you should take the necessary steps to investigate the situation further. It could be temporary, or it could be the sign of a mechanical problem that requires the attention of a professional. Regardless of...

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Hiking During 100+ Degree Days

Sunny days are perfect for lacing up your boots and heading out in search of an alpine lake, a mountain summit, or a dramatic slot canyon. But, along with the sun can come intense heat, and if you don’t manage the combination of the two properly, your fun day can turn...

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5 Home Improvement Tips to Get You Started

Updates and improvements are exciting and add value to your home, but when using a contractor for projects that are above and beyond DIY, always do your homework. Use these helpful home improvement tips to make sure that your project stays on track. 1. Check your...

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Summer Pest Control Guide

Bugs and rodents may have their place in the world, but that place certainly isn’t your home. When it comes to controlling pests, many homeowners opt to use pesticides, but the chemicals found in many pesticides can be health hazards especially when sprayed in and...

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10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Warmer weather is here, which means it's time for backyard barbeques, evenings spent on the patio, gardening, and playing catch with the kids. Break out the home maintenance checklist. We're here to help you get your home ready for summer with these tips.  1. Get Your...

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6 Spring Lawn Care Tips for Homes in Arizona

Year round lawn care in Arizona can be a hassle, and fertilizers or equipment can end up costing you thousands. In some areas, it’s unavoidable, as Phoenix has plenty of nutrients deficient and highly salted soils. But with these six spring lawn care tips, you’ll be...

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Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

When you think of St. Patrick’s Day, one of the first things that come to mind may be the color green. Green food, green clothes, green decorations – even green beer. But this St. Patrick’s Day, why not add another ‘green’ to the list – a green home. Creating an...

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13 Simple DIY Home Maintenance Tips & Ideas

It’s tempting to disregard the steep price tag and hire a professional contractor for home improvement repairs rather than doing them yourself. Home repairs can seem complex and intimidating to the uninitiated, and fear that your own attempts at fixing that leaky...

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

In the spirit of new beginnings, HGTV has consulted the experts and come up with some resolutions that will make your home a more beautiful, efficient, clean and green place in the coming year. Here are our five picks for the best home improvement...

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How To Host Thanksgiving In Your New Home

Whether you’re a first-time home buyer who just moved in, or you you’ve recently upgraded to a larger home to fit more family members, hosting Thanksgiving is probably the last thing on your mind. Like most homeowners after a big move, you probably just...

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