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Is Painting Cabinets a Good Idea?

ADDED December 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Gone are the days of the sticky painted kitchen cabinet that peels, chips and generally looks cheap. Modern paint finishes means you can rejuvenate or renovate your dated kitchen or bath cabinets with just some elbow grease and your own creativity. Know your product Like any paint job, painting cabinets is not hard, but it…Read More »

New Gadgets for Your Wish List

ADDED December 9, 2014 0 COMMENTS

As you think about gift-giving this season, don’t forget to give your new home a gift of its own. Advancements in technology mean that your home can be smarter, cleaner, cooler or the hottest thing on the market. Here are some ideas for you that are available now or may be coming on the market…Read More »

Lighting a Fire in Your New Fireplace

ADDED December 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS

As the weather chills, snow falls and socializing moves indoors, what could be more inviting than a warm cup of cocoa in front of a bright crackling fire? If your new home has a wood fireplace, here are some basics on fireplace care. Hire a chimney sweep Not just characters in Mary Poppins tales, chimney…Read More »

Holiday Decoration Safety

ADDED December 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Each year, fire departments across the country respond to home and structure fires caused by holiday decorations. In a study by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in 2011 showed an annual average of 230 structure fires that began with lights and decorations on Christmas trees and another 150 fires caused by holiday lights. Injury,…Read More »

Winterizing Your Vacant Home

ADDED December 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Whether it is your summer vacation cottage, or your recently vacated home put up for sale, proper winterizing prevents your home from deteriorating while it’s empty and saves you money both now and later. Make a list Decide what needs to be done and make a list to check off as you do it. Be…Read More »

The First Thanksgiving in Your New Home

ADDED December 1, 2014 0 COMMENTS

You’ve invited everyone to celebrate Thanksgiving with you in your new home … a joy-filled day with family and friends, good company, great food, celebrating old traditions and creating new ones!  The first holiday gathering in your new home celebrates more than the season, it celebrates the start of special memories in a new place.…Read More »

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