11 Home Maintenance Myths You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Owning a home involves work. You know there are home maintenance tasks to keep up on, but are you doing these tasks correctly or as often as you should? We busted 11 home maintenance myths you’ll wish you would have known about sooner. You’ll Mow Less if You Cut the Grass Short If mowing isn’t your favorite home maintenance task, you may be tempted to cut the grass short so you don’t have to mow as often. However, The Lawn Institute reports, “Cutting your lawn too short creates an environment for both weed and disease infestation. It also causes the lawn to lose moisture…

Selling Your House? What to Leave for the Buyers at Closing

So you listed your home for sale, accepted an offer and are now under contract. Congratulations Believe it or not, your closing date will be here soon. As the seller, you likely agreed to fix a few inspection issues prior to closing. You may also have hired a professional cleaner to make the property spick-and-span for the new buyers. Now that that’s completed, it’s time to start thinking about the actual closing itself. Not sure what to leave for the buyers at closing? We can help. Below, we’ve included a list of items you should consider leaving (or doing to the home) on closing…

Pros and Cons of 5 Popular Bedroom Flooring Materials

The flooring in your bedroom is a particularly intimate surface. It is the first thing your bare feet step onto in the morning and the last thing they touch before climbing into bed each night. The effect that bedroom flooring has on a person is both physical and psychological, making your choice of materials a particularly important design decision. There are many criteria you can use to choose the best bedroom flooring material. Some of these may be obvious, such as the feel of the floor underfoot, or its visual appeal. You may also be concerned about environmental issues—does the…