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 [...]

How to Partially Finish Your Basement on a Budget

We’re always looking for more space in our homes, it seems, whether for extra storage, an additional living zone or a new spot to decorate. Often, valuable space can be found in the basement, but fully developing this square footage can be expensive. Add up the costs of framing, flooring, drywall, electrical and finishes,and your [...]

When Was the Last Time You Cleaned These 20 Items in Your Home?

Take a look around your home right now. Is it clean? No, I don't mean are the floors swept, carpets vacuumed, and counters wiped down. I mean those little things that you touch or use all the time but don't really clean. Like your kitchen sponge or your pillow. Did you know there are 10 MILLION [...]

Is Your Home Affecting Your Health?

We at Coldwell Banker love happy homes. Nevada County residents love happy home, too! And we know that a healthy home is a happy home. But are you noticing that you or members of your family are not healthy? Do they frequently have a cold? Do they get sick even when the harsh Nevada County [...]

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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 [...]

Tricks to a Sparkling Clean Kitchen

The holidays are over. Decorations are packed away for the next 11 months and you start the deep cleaning process of all action-packed rooms. Your kitchen probably saw the majority of the action during the holidays. How that splatter of mashed sweet potatoes got on the ceiling is anyone’s guess. But that mess just means [...]

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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 [...]

How to Decode the Confusing Aspects of a Homeowners Policy

Insuring a house is a must for any homeowner. It helps protect you from the potential problems that come with owning a home. However, guaranteeing that your home is protected against every possible risk can be difficult, particularly for property owners who don’t properly evaluate their homeowners coverage. Let’s be honest — your home insurance policy can be confusing. [...]

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 [...]