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

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

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 [...]

Six Tips to a More Sustainable Home

Although the drought may be over in California, being sustainable should still be in the forefront of everyone's minds. We must all do our part in protecting our environment. What better place to start making conscious changes and to lower our carbon footprint than right at home! The six tips we have below are not [...]

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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 [...]

Decluttering Your Medicine Cabinet

What’s in your medicine cabinet? Is it filled with a bunch of items you use every day? Or is it filled with a bunch of stuff you don't use, let alone remember getting? If you can’t remember the last time you decluttered your medicine cabinet, it’s time. But how do you decide what to keep [...]

By | Friday, March 17, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]