winter

9 Things You Can Do to Keep Your House Warm in the Colder Months

It's time to think about preparing your home for the late fall and winter ahead. Taking these steps will not only keep you warm, but they can also save you money. Here are 9 things you can do to ensure you and your family are cozy and comfortable all winter long. Prep your furnace [...]

By |2019-10-21T12:34:22-05:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Home, Maintenance|Tags: , , , |

How to Make Your Home ‘Hygge’ for Fall & Winter

There’s nothing cozier than Hygge. With its soft, welcoming textures, carefully placed lighting, and neutral, all-inclusive tones, this Danish-inspired design style is perfect for the fall and winter seasons. Don’t have the cash to do a full-out redesign before the chilly weather hits? Fortunately, Hygge doesn’t require all that. With just a few simple [...]

By |2019-10-14T14:13:32-05:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: DIY|Tags: , , |

How to Prepare for a Blizzard or Major Snowstorm

Winter has a special way of arriving early every year, catching many of us unprepared — and major winter storms can have catastrophic results. Winter storms and sub-zero temperatures increase the risk of fires, car accidents, frostbite, hypothermia, and heart attacks. Power outages caused by heavy snow and driving winds can last days, even weeks. [...]

By |2019-04-08T16:54:13-05:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Misc|Tags: , , , , |

Best Kept House Hunting Secret: 9 Reasons to Buy in the Off-Season

You hear a lot about buying a home in the spring and summer — the so-called “hot” times to buy. But what few home buyers know? Buying in those times actually might work against you. With more competitive, higher prices and less available agents, lenders, and other vendors, buying in prime time might not [...]

By |2019-08-22T10:42:48-05:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Purchase|Tags: , , |

A Checklist for Getting Your Home Winter Ready

While the days grow shorter and temperatures dip lower, there’s still time to get your home ready for the winter ahead. In addition to stowing away deck furniture and prepping the lawn and garden for the winter, here is a simple checklist of things you can do to make sure your home is warm and cozy for the winter.

By |2017-11-02T11:46:19-05:00October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Home, Maintenance|Tags: |