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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

Seven Remodeling Details That Will Make You Happier At Home

We've noticed that there are several items that make a substantial difference in the end product of a home renovation. We're not talking about the big-dollar pieces such as appliances or light fixtures, but little things — hardware, cabinet interiors, switches and outlets. Things that you may not necessarily think of as luxuries but are [...]

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. [...]

Your Home’s April Honey Do List

With the weather in Nevada County so pleasant, it's a wonderful reminder that Spring has arrived! And with this little reminder, it's a great time to think about tackling your Spring cleaning list. Need some help? Here’s a list of to do’s for your home this month. This list is perfect if you will be selling [...]

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 [...]