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 [...]

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 [...]

By | Thursday, February 16, 2017|Categories: Homeowner Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]