Keep Your House Cool Without Breaking the Bank

Any Nevada County resident knows that our summers are hot. Hot for listings and hot temperatures. It always seems like the heat of summer drags on longer each year. Many residents make their ACs work. However, it’s important to find a way to keep your house cool without breaking the bank. You don't want to [...]

By | Monday, June 12, 2017|Categories: Homeowner Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Do You Know How to Prep Your Home for Summer?

Although the weather today doesn't really show it, summer has arrived to Nevada County. While summertime is perfect for outdoor gatherings with friends and family, it can also be a dangerous, and inefficient, time for your home. That’s why it’s important to have a preparation strategy in place before the hotter months arrive. These quick [...]

By | Friday, June 9, 2017|Categories: Homeowner Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Cut Down on Pool Maintenance Costs This Summer

There aren't a lot of people in Nevada County who own a pool. Those that do own pools know that pool maintenance can get expensive quickly. Pool maintenance doesn’t have to be an expensive annual chore. Rather than spending up to $700 on pool maintenance, you can cut costs by doing a lot of the work [...]

How to Open Your Pool

Spring is in full bloom and this can mean a lot of things for many different people. For many it means you need to start to clear off the patio to make it a beautiful place for the summer. For the lucky ones who own a pool, you’re surely thinking (probably dreading) about opening it for [...]

By | Thursday, May 25, 2017|Categories: Homeowner Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Energy Efficient Window Treatment

It’s almost that time of year where any room in the house is a welcomed relief  as long as it’s air conditioned! But your ice-cold interiors come with an associated cost for your utilities, and if you’re not careful, that first summer electric bill can be shocking. While it’s tempting to just hop over to [...]

Which of These Patio Umbrellas is Right for Your Home?

We spend a lot of time discussing how to decorate the interior of your home. We've got tips on everything from furniture to paint colors. But one aspect we forget to talk about is the exterior of your home. More specifically the patio. Your patio space is a direct reflection of your style, and neighbors and [...]

By | Wednesday, May 10, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement, Homeowner Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

May Honey Do List

Spring has finally arrived to Nevada County. Before we know it, Summer will come in full force to drive away any thoughts of the long Winter. The sky is blue, the tulips are blooming, the yard work is piling up, but all you can dream about is breaking the barbecue out. Nothing says Nevada County [...]

Seven Things Worth Saving Space for in a Small House

Let's be honest-decorating a small space is hard. All sorts of questions come to mind. Will there be enough storage space? Will there be enough room to fit a real table? With all of those questions come conflicting advice. Advice for decorating a small home is often about eliminating and deciding what to compromise on. [...]

By | Friday, April 28, 2017|Categories: Homeowner Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Pet Proof Your Home and Yard

As you may have guessed from our latest ad “Somebody to Love” we truly believe that a pet makes a house a home. Because our pets are so important to us ensuring they are safe is crucial. We've compiled some tips below on how to keep your pet safe from potential dangers. When pet-proofing one’s [...]

By | Thursday, April 27, 2017|Categories: Homeowner Resource, Pets, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]