Understanding and Choosing Smart Home Products That Are Right for Your Lifestyle

Many people are drawn into the world of smart home technology by cool features like smart lights and smart assistants, because they help make life more convenient. But it can also be somewhat intimidating for people to get started when they’re faced with a bevvy of technical terms and limitless options. Getting past the jargon [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Five Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices

Picture this: You’ve had an exhausting week — all you want to do is go home and relax. It’s hot outside, but you arrive to a perfectly cooled home. As dusk rolls in, your blinds follow suit, as if they’re chasing the sunset. You make your way to your bedroom and practically crumble into bed. [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Wonderful Wallpaper

Wallpaper has a longstanding and misunderstood reputation for being obnoxiously bold and a nightmare to apply and remove. However, it has been entirely reinvented with new materials and appropriately renamed as “wall coverings.” You’ll see it popping up again in designs everywhere. Wall coverings serve as a beautiful accent piece in any room and can [...]

Five Ways to Incorporate Blue Into Your Outdoor Space

Blue is a color that conveys wisdom and trust while also being categorized as a cool color on the color wheel. Homeowners can use blue to encourage a calm outdoor space while showing strength and wisdom. Consider these few well-placed blue items to give your outdoor space a new upgrade. 1. Add a Pop of [...]

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 [...]

How to Hide Unsightly Blemishes Around Your Home

What makes a house a home? It’s a hard question to answer, but a large part of it is the years of memories you’ve made in it. Oftentimes that includes the blemishes, flaws, and dents on the walls and furniture that serve as lasting impressions of cherished moments and fun times. However, whether you’re selling [...]

Ten Surprising Ways to Find More Space in Your Home

How did your 2017 resolutions go? It’s that time of year again when we break out the running shoes, eat healthier for a couple of weeks and pledge to get our lives more organized. However, how are we supposed to eat healthier if our pantries are overflowing or be inspired to hit the pavement every [...]

What Is An HOA?

Nevada County is a beautiful place to live. There are so many different housing communities, you have your pick of where you want to live. One thing some of the communities up here have is an HOA. It’s important to learn more about the neighborhood HOA, such as annual dues, community amenities, and restrictions when looking [...]