Five Apps to Redecorate Your Home with Your Phone

With dozens of decorating apps to choose from and inspiration just a finger touch away, redecorating your home has never been easier. Augmented Reality (AR) now lets you use your phone to see how colors, accessories, and furniture will look in your own house. On the horizon, you can expect to see apps using Artificial [...]

Five Tips for Staying Organized in the New Year

Each new year is a time for goal-setting and renewal. If you’re like so many others out there, you may have set your sights on getting organized in 2019—knowing what you have and where it’s located from your bedroom closet to your home office. It seems like a relatively straightforward task—but if it was that easy, [...]

Five Easy Upgrades for New Homeowners

Congratulations! You’re now the owner of a new Nevada County home. Whether it’s your first place or the newest in a series of homes you’ve bought over the years, it’s important that you take maintenance steps immediately following the purchase. While the seller probably did some work before putting it on the market, you want to [...]

How to Prepare Your Home This Winter for a Successful Spring Sale

If you are planning to sell your Nevada County home next spring, why not get a jumpstart during the fall /winter season so you have more time and less stress while preparing? We know that everyone gets busy during the holiday season, but there is some time to do little fixes between family visits and [...]

Tricks to Treat Yourself to a Renewed Home

Is your Nevada County home fulfilling your current lifestyle needs? Has your home been on the market for months and still not sold? If you answer “Yes” to either of these questions, your home may be going through an identity crisis; it is not configured to best meet your current way of living – or to [...]

Four Home Improvement Musts for Early Fall

When it’s summertime, homeowners are usually too distracted by the lure of beaches and festivals to focus on home improvement projects. By the time the fall season arrives, there’s usually a long list of things that you want to do at your home. The pressure to fix up your house can be overwhelming, so start [...]

How to Create an Organized Garage for Fall

As the warm breezes of summer give way to chillier temperatures, consider rearranging the items in your garage to ensure you’re ready for colder weather. Here are six steps to help you get your garage organized and ready for fall (and winter): Step #1 Categorize Items It’s hard to whip your garage into shape without [...]

Decorating with Books in Your Home

Decorating with books is a fun way to incorporate your love of reading into your home. If you’re a bibliophile and can’t get enough of all things literary, you probably have a large collection of books to display. Rather than storing boxes of previously-read books in your basement, you can use them as decorative accents. [...]

Do You Have This Common Household Product in Your Cleaning Arsenal?

Did you know Hydrogen Peroxide has magical cleaning powers? Well, OK, maybe not magic but it is a pretty awesome green product to have handy around the house. Here are some great ways to use it to get your home nice and clean. Be sure you are using the  3% solution. Whiten Grout Cleaning grout [...]

How to Prevent Mold in Your Home

People generate moisture through everyday living, especially in the summer when people try to beat the heat with air conditioning. The resulting moisture in turn generates mold. One of the most common places where mold forms is in the bathroom. Bathroom mold left untreated can be dangerous. The warm moisture from showers and baths is [...]