Autumn Nights Outdoors: How to Enjoy Your Outdoor Space in the Fall

As we welcome cooler temperatures and colorful foliage, many homeowners might be tempted to pack up the outdoor furniture for the year. Not so fast, we say. Extend the life of your porch or patio by transforming your favorite summer spot into a cozy retreat that’s perfect for enjoying autumn nights outdoors. Keep It Cozy [...]

Five Plants That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes

With the weather outside warming up, many homeowners want to enjoy their outdoor living space but don’t want to get eaten by mosquitoes while doing so. Bug repellents and bug zappers are effective, but don’t keep those nasty bugs away from your outdoor living area. Check out these plants that naturally repel mosquitoes and other [...]

How to Personalize Your Outdoor Space

As the temperatures rise and the days get longer, it’s time to create an outdoor space that’s a welcoming extension of your home. The inside of your home is a reflection of your style, and your outdoor space should be no different. Struggling with how to bring your design taste outdoors in a way that’s [...]

Do You Know How to Prep Your Home for Summer?

Although the weather today doesn't really show it, summer has arrived to Nevada County. While summertime is perfect for outdoor gatherings with friends and family, it can also be a dangerous, and inefficient, time for your home. That’s why it’s important to have a preparation strategy in place before the hotter months arrive. These quick [...]

Which of These Patio Umbrellas is Right for Your Home?

We spend a lot of time discussing how to decorate the interior of your home. We've got tips on everything from furniture to paint colors. But one aspect we forget to talk about is the exterior of your home. More specifically the patio. Your patio space is a direct reflection of your style, and neighbors [...]

5 Things to Know About Installing a Patio Door

As the gateway to your home’s outdoor living space, patio doors provide beautiful, stylish transitions between your home and landscape. Choosing and installing a patio door is no simple task, but these five pointers can help any homeowner complete the process successfully. 1. Choose a style that fits your home Patio doors come in [...]