Ditch the Sprinkler with these Water-Efficient Landscaping Ideas

Ready for a shock? The average US household guzzles down 320 gallons of water a day—that’s about nine full bath tubs’ worth of liquid! And about 30 percent of that gets dumped out straight on the lawn. Conventional water sprinklers are so inefficient that about half of all the water they use is totally wasted. No wonder [...]

11 Smart Upgrades to Consider Before It’s Too Late

We've got a lot of people in Nevada County who are buying land so they can build their own home. Building a new home is something not everyone gets to experience. It's an expensive, long, and trying process. However, you get to construct your home exactly to your taste, with the components and finishes you [...]

Your Home’s April Honey Do List

Even though April 3rd is National No Housework Day (no, that’s not a belated April Fool’s Joke), spring cleaning season is in full swing. With a break in the rain, now is the time for Nevada County residents to get outside and get their backyard ready for warmer weather. That way, when it's actually warm, you can lay around [...]

Countertop Ideas That Aren’t Granite

For many people, the kitchen is the heart of the home. It's a place where many people spend time doing other things besides cooking. Since many people spend a lot of time in their kitchen, they want to make sure that their countertops are appealing and durable. Granite’s durability and looks make it a popular investment for [...]

Bathroom Design Trends for 2017

The bathroom design trends of 2017 have arrived! While we don't intend for you to redo your entire bathroom based on these trends, you can do some smaller projects that will last. Here’s a look at the latest in bathroom amenities and décor for your consideration. Heated flooring and built-in appliances Heated bathroom flooring is a [...]

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Which Weekend Projects Have the Biggest Return on Investment?

As we have mentioned time and time again, Nevada County homeowners love to DIY projects. Homeowners are always looking for ideas to improve their home's value. Maybe it's building a bench that overlooks the edge of the property. Or maybe it's redoing the backyard landscaping. There are lots of things that people do to increase [...]

Seven Remodel Ideas to Renew Your Attic

Finding additional space for a home office, movie den, or playroom is difficult for many homeowners. Do you make your children share a room? Pay money to add square footage onto your home? Convert part of your garage or a shed into the desired space you want? Some homeowners are looking up into their attics [...]

Seven Surprising Homegoods You Can Paint for an Instant Room Refresh

Nevada County winters can get dreary. It's cold, wet, and the last thing you want to do is go outside. When you are stuck inside for so long, you start to notice things. Like how banged-up your heater looks, or how “blah” your living room decor seems. Winter is the perfect time for these kinds of [...]

Five Things You Need to Know Before DIY-ing a Home Improvement Project

It's no secret that Grass Valley residents love to make things in their home their own. Whether it be custom making a dining room table or revamping purchases from a local second hand store, many people in the Nevada County area like to take the time to make their home customized to their tastes. With all [...]

Eight Ways to Organize Your Kitchen

Kitchen's are the heart of any Nevada County home. However, the kitchen is one of the most difficult places in the home to keep clean and organized. It's high action do-everything-in-one-space kind of place. Not only is it a gathering spot, it's also one of the harder spots to organize. Between your dishes, utensils and [...]