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 [...]

10 Home Decor Accessories Worth Buying for Fall and Beyond

Tweaking your decor each season can be a great way to keep your Nevada County home feeling current and satisfy your urge to nest, without blowing your budget on big-ticket items. The problem? Each year retailers roll out tons of new seasonally inspired decor that begs to be brought home — and loading up on [...]

Smart Home Technology is the Future

Today’s smartphones go a tremendously long way in making some of life’s responsibilities easier to manage. Their ability to interact with home automation tools has contributed significantly to the rise of Smart Home technology. By making the move to this increasingly innovative tech, homeowners can reap significant benefits. It’s not unusual to come across listings [...]

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 [...]

A Guide to Fertilizing and Mulching

With all of the available products and techniques available, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to fertilizing and mulching. Fertilizing infuses vital nutrients to the lawn while mulching adds essential natural elements back to the soil. Check out the following guide to fertilizing and mulching, and learn the important [...]

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 [...]

Summer Road Trip: Lock-Up and Pack Properly

Road Trip! Remember the days when the whole family piled into the station wagon for a summer road trip with a few bags, a cooler, and some Mad Libs? There were sing alongs, license plate games, and quality family time. Today, that simple life is challenging with all of the electronic distractions we have, but [...]

Pros and Cons of Adding a Hot Tub

Purchasing a hot tub for your home is becoming more and more appealing to those looking to spark joy in their outdoor space. Even the top local landscaping designs incorporate a steamy floral energy with hot tubs and water features. Hot tubs come in a wide variety of options and can be found to fit most [...]