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 [...]

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 [...]

Selling in the Digital Age

Post, share, like, comment, repeat. Virtual showings via Facebook live, an engaging tweet promoting the new listing and THE money shot on Instagram. Aerial photos and videos captured via drone. Property videos on YouTube and taking a tour in virtual reality. Are you ready? Your property is about to go viral. It’s 2017, and the way [...]

How to Really Clean Your Home Before Your Open House

Spring selling season is almost upon us! If you have decided this is the year to sell your house, the first step is to prepare it for the market. We don't mean buying furniture or making your home look like it's right out of a magazine. This means giving it a thorough cleaning. And we're not just [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Five Easy Ways to Keep Your Carpet Clean

Carpets make your home feel welcoming and cozy. They especially come as a relief from cold tile, wood, or linoleum. But carpets also take a lot of abuse from day-to-day life. From entry ways to well tread paths through rooms, carpets can show wear and tear quickly. Because they take a beating, we researched five [...]

How to Live in a Staged Home

Living in a staged home can be difficult. It’s hard to occupy a space that must be kept clean and organized for any unexpected showings. So how do you keep your home in pristine condition? The biggest thing is to changer your mindset. It’s no longer “your home”. It is a place that you reside [...]