Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
Posted Monday March 25, 2019 in Home Improvement

In addition to spring cleaning, this is also the perfect time of year to make sure everything around your Scottsdale home is in working order. Use this spring home maintenance checklist to undo any damage from winter. This will let you relax during the warmer months, knowing your house is in top shape. Overall inspection…
How to Identify a Load-Bearing Wall (and Why It Matters)

How to Identify a Load-Bearing Wall (and Why It Matters)
Posted Monday March 18, 2019 in Home Improvement

To create open-concept floor plans, homeowners are knocking down walls everywhere from the kitchen to the master bathroom. But before you start swinging a sledgehammer, you’ll need to know if you’re dealing with a load-bearing wall, which is significantly different from a partition (or non-load-bearing) wall. What is a load-bearing wall? So, what’s the difference…
Don’t Make These 8 Mistakes When Remodeling Your Bathroom

Don’t Make These 8 Mistakes When Remodeling Your Bathroom
Posted Monday February 18, 2019 in Home Improvement

A bathroom remodel can add value to your Scottsdale home, but it also has the potential to be a huge headache. Why? There are many opportunities for missteps. “Bathrooms are often the hardest spaces to remodel effectively, because they require some expertise, and often play second fiddle to other key areas like living rooms and…
Top Landscaping Trends of 2019 – Scottsdale

Top Landscaping Trends of 2019 – Scottsdale
Posted Monday February 11, 2019 in Home Improvement

Many folks enjoy spending time outdoors in their own yards—provided they’re landscaped just right. And what people want in landscaping changes all the time. So what are the top landscaping trends of 2019? The National Association of Landscape Professionals, a trade organization with about a million members, provided its annual forecast of this year’s must-haves.…
The Top 5 Household Emergencies and How to Deal with Them

The Top 5 Household Emergencies and How to Deal with Them
Posted Monday February 4, 2019 in Home Improvement

Whether it’s a problem in the middle of the night or you’re just looking for ways to stay prepared, there are steps you can take to prevent a small emergency from turning into a large — and costly — one. Here are our tips to help you prepare for and deal with the most common…
Scottsdale Home Renovation: Expect The Unexpected

Scottsdale Home Renovation: Expect The Unexpected
Posted Monday January 21, 2019 in Home Improvement, Real Estate

Buying a home in Scottsdale is exciting. But it can come with some unplanned surprises. One of these is unexpected home renovation you may need to tackle after moving in. These can be sudden repairs or upgrades required that even your home inspector didn’t foresee. New data show that many buyers encounter unplanned improvements needed…
The 7 Most Important Household Tasks After a Move

The 7 Most Important Household Tasks After a Move
Posted Monday January 14, 2019 in Home Improvement, Real Estate

For many people, the first few hours after a move are a stressful time. There’s so much to do that it can be hard to even figure out where to start. That’s where we come in. We’ve narrowed down the seven most important household tasks to take care of after the move. Read them over…
Take It Inside: 7 Weekend Improvement Projects

Take It Inside: 7 Weekend Improvement Projects
Posted Monday December 31, 2018 in Home Improvement

For those that live in cold-weather climates, the winter months are synonymous with hibernation mode. Who wants to go outside when you have to shovel 2 feet of snow just to see the sidewalk? But don’t let the next blizzard or polar vortex take the wind out of your home renovation sails. A frigid winter…
8 Simple Ways to Save Money And Reduce Energy Use

8 Simple Ways to Save Money And Reduce Energy Use
Posted Monday December 24, 2018 in Home Improvement

A typical American household spends $2,060 a year on electricity, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Unfortunately, if a home isn’t efficient, a lot of that energy goes to waste—possibly as much as three-quarters of it, according to Renewable Nation, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit focusing on affordable and clean energy. Here are some money…
Underutilized Spaces: Getting the Most Out of Your Home

Underutilized Spaces: Getting the Most Out of Your Home
Posted Monday December 17, 2018 in Home Improvement

Some of the areas of your Scottsdale home probably feel like an afterthought. After all, it’s not like you’ll be showing your linen closets off to your guests. But some overlooked spaces can provide you with quite a bit of functionality. In fact, some of the underutilized spaces in your home can actually become the…
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