Home Innovations That Protect Against Moisture

Posted on: July 21, 2017 by in Blog
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Helpful information from Nashville Home Inspection! There is an insidious enemy that every homeowner dreads: moisture and the damage and degradation it can cause if left unchecked. Luckily, home improvement manufacturers have discovered new ways to prevent moisture from penetrating the home in the first place. With new home product innovations, there is no reason to suffer the costly and damaging effects of rain, snow or ice. Unique Fasteners Add Longevity To Decks: Innovative fastening Continue Reading ...

Smaller Metros Take Action To Draw Millennials Fleeing Bigger Urban Areas

Posted on: July 14, 2017 by in Blog
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Are millennials getting ready to leave big cities in droves? Some experts in demographics, economics and real estate have predicted the millennial exodus from huge urban areas has already begun. If true, the question remains: where will they go?Some may head to the suburbs, like their parents and grandparents did before them, but many will look for a different lifestyle, one that combines the advantages of suburban living with the best features of city life. Some smaller metro areas, like Continue Reading ...

Uniquely You Hues: Decorating With Your Personality In Mind

Posted on: July 7, 2017 by in Blog
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Whether you realize it or not, the colors you select for your home and your personal belongings tell a lot about your personality. In fact, according to a recent survey by PPG, 58 percent of 2,500 consumers surveyed agree that colors selected for their home, car and consumer products - such as appliances and electronics - reflect their personality and style all or most of the time. In addition, 70 percent of those surveyed agreed color selection is important when purchasing paint for their Continue Reading ...

3 Super-simple Ways To Create A Barefoot Friendly Backyard Deck

Posted on: June 30, 2017 by in Blog
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When the sun is out and the sky is blue, your deck should be one of the most popular areas in your yard. But, if deck boards leave you with splinters or burned feet on hot summer days, there may be little incentive to spend time in your open-air getaway. The good news is this problem is easily preventable. With the right plan, you can build a barefoot-friendly backyard deck that will be the hub of your outdoor living space for years to come. Start with these three super-simple steps. It’s a Continue Reading ...

Engage kids’ love of nature through bird feeding, ditch their devices and get them outdoors

Posted on: June 23, 2017 by in Blog
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Is it difficult to pry your kids away from their electronic devices to get them outdoors? From tots to teens, today’s kids love their electronics. After all, where could you find anything to compete with the bright sights and sounds of their favorite video game? The answer may be no farther than your backyard and the brightly colored songbirds visiting during warm weather.Interacting with nature helps kids in many ways, from helping them understand science concepts and care for the Continue Reading ...

5 Renovation Resolutions For Your Home This Year

Posted on: June 16, 2017 by in Blog
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It’s no secret that springtime is synonymous with spruce-ups. But, as is often the case, homeowners hone in on prettying-up patios and backyards with fresh florals and new outdoor furniture, leaving the inside of the home as “same old, same old.” This spring, resolve to reinvent your home from the inside out with stylish décor sure to add the wow-factor it deserves.The five refreshing projects below will to help create a beautiful setting worthy of the new season — and Continue Reading ...

Here’s How To Tap Into Your Home’s Not-so-hidden Potential

Posted on: June 9, 2017 by in Blog
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Your most valuable asset is around you all the time. It’s above you, it’s below you and in many cases you don’t realize how much it can do for you.According to the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., “Americans have a staggering amount of untapped equity in their homes.” How much? Altogether, $11,030,000,000,000. That’s 11 trillion, 30 billion dollars.Yet despite this huge wealth possessed by homeowners, using it isn’t as simple as writing a check. You have to capitalize Continue Reading ...

Changing Weather Patterns Leave Homeowners Underinsured

Posted on: June 2, 2017 by in Blog
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The U.S. has experienced significant shifts in the frequency, severity and locations of natural disasters — including floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires — during the past decade.As a result, more than 800 emergency or disaster declarations were made in the U.S. from 2005–2015, according to FEMA data. The insured losses stemming from natural catastrophes such as these average $24 billion annually.Homeowners face severe risks from these disasters, yet many have not Continue Reading ...

Add Living Space To Your Home With An Easy Patio Makeover

Posted on: May 26, 2017 by in Blog
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Everyone looks forward to a shift into summer mode, with its sun-soaked days, flower-scented breezes and velvety nights under the stars.Now's the time to take advantage of a golden opportunity right outside your door. Celebrate summer and all it offers by recreating your outdoor space. Whether it’s a balcony, a patio or a deck, a few touches are all you need to turn it into a highly functional living space.When done right, a patio makeover is like a boost to your home's square footage Continue Reading ...

3 Backyard Projects You Can Tackle In A Weekend

Posted on: May 19, 2017 by in Blog
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Now that warmer weather has finally arrived, you want to be outside to enjoy it. Your backyard could be the perfect place to bask in the sun, entertain friends or indulge in your hobbies. It just needs a little sprucing up, and the right projects can help.Best of all, many of these projects are quick and easy. To get you started, here are three projects you can accomplish in a spring weekend — and enjoy all summer long. Forging a fire pit Whether it’s an afternoon gathering or an Continue Reading ...