How to Build a Cheap Shed for Your Backyard

Is your garage overflowing with gear and gadgets? Whether your clutter is for business or pleasure, a backyard shed is the perfect storage solution. But, extra space comes with a price tag. Prefab sheds can put you back thousands of dollars, and a bad DIY can cost you your weekends and your pride. What if you could [...]

By |2018-07-16T19:43:22+00:00Monday, July 16, 2018|Categories: Home Improvement, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Three Simple DIY Projects to Tackle this Summer

Summer is here in Nevada County, and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors, even if just in your own backyard. Does your yard or patio need a little sprucing up? Perhaps you’re dreaming of hosting a summer party but your outdoor space isn’t quite guest-ready. Don’t worry, we’ve got some simple and affordable DIY [...]

How to Pop That Popcorn Ceiling

There’s something about a popcorn ceiling that makes many people want to just rake their fingers across its surface, tearing down the offending texture no matter how much it hurts. The bumpy, white cottage cheese–like surface is so unappealing that you are left wondering what caused home builders to install it in the first place. [...]

Four Simple Pesticides for Your Garden

Spring has arrived. It’s only a matter of time before insects arrive in droves to your garden. Begin protecting your lawn and garden with pesticides now so that the impact of them will be less throughout the growing season. Check out these easy and natural pesticides that you can make at home: 1. Oil Spray [...]

By |2018-05-18T18:56:10+00:00Friday, May 18, 2018|Categories: Community, Homeowner Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Get Wood Flooring on Any Budget

Hardwood flooring is often considered a must-have feature by new homeowners or those undertaking a remodeling project. Wood is a natural, renewable resource, plus wood flooring complements all types of home decor, from traditional to contemporary. The downside is that wood floors, especially solid wood floors, can be expensive. Some exotic wood species, such as [...]

The Good and the Bad of DIY Lawn Care

When you have your own home and are responsible for your lawn care, should you do it yourself? There are two sides to DIY, good and bad. On the bad side, if you don’t know what you’re doing, there can be consequences. But you could consider it as a learning experience and it will save [...]

The 2018 Home Upgrades for New Homeowners

As a homeowner, there are many things you can do to personalize your home. The best way to personalize your space is to make upgrades that let your personality shine. You can take out the shaggy red carpet and swap it for a hardwood.  Whether you’re ready to undertake a major remodeling project or only [...]

DIY Ideas to Make Your Home Feel Bigger

Some homes in Nevada County need work. However, breaking down walls and renovating an entire space is time-consuming. It’s also expensive, and, in most cases, requires the help of professionals. Luckily, you don’t have to do major construction to make small spaces feel bigger. If you’re not up for knocking down walls, focus on small DIY [...]

How to Find Inexpensive Art for Your Home

Your home should reflect your personality, interests, and all the things you love. You can do this in numerous ways through furniture, decorations, and accessories. One of the easiest ways to accomplish that is through the artwork you display around your home. However, many people worry about finding art that is not only beautiful, but [...]

By |2017-09-21T22:47:08+00:00Thursday, September 21, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Five Simple Home Improvements to Increase the Value of Your Home

No one wants to spend a fortune when it comes to selling a home, especially if you are buying another home. You want to just sell it as is, but you may want to spruce up a few areas to make your property more appealing to potential buyers. When it comes to upgrades, remember to [...]