Category Archives: Home Owner Tips

Hate yard work? We have 7 ideas for you!

House Logic has tips for those of us who would rather enjoy a drink in the backyard than groom the lawn or raise award winning roses: Use Rocks for Interesting Landscape Features – no mowing required! Add a Rain Garden … Continue reading

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Yardwork? First do no harm!

HouseLogic recently posted 8 ways that homeowners unintentionally trashed their yards… Not Following Product Instructions Misusing Fertilizer Not Watering Grass Deep Enough Cutting Grass Too Short Overusing Weed Killer Trimming Limbs and Branches the Wrong Way Putting Plants Too Close … Continue reading

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Focus less on saving money to focus more on saving your home

We all know some old wives’ tales that we swear by – for example nail polish will stop a run in your tights! But there are a few wives’ tales that can actually hurt you and when it comes to … Continue reading

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Listen to your house – it’s giving you good advice!

When you hear a rattle in your car engine, do you turn up the radio or do you fix it? Then why are you “turning up” the radio when you’re house is trying to rattle? HouseLogic recently ran a helpful … Continue reading

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How to Winterize Your Home

Great advice from HouseLogic – and just in time… Check roof tiles, shutters, siding, and other exterior materials to ensure they’re secure Seal air leaks around the home to keep it warmer (and save energy costs) Insulate all exposed plumbing … Continue reading

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Can your home help you sleep?

According to HouseLogic your house can help you sleep better. Here are a few tips to make your house more sleep friendly or help you pick out a sleep-friendly house to buy… Keep is dark. Use blackout shades. Find windows … Continue reading

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Clever ways to save money on your house now and later

A house is the biggest investment most of us will ever make. So how can you enjoy it and keep it in good shape? We have some tips to share from House Logic… Take shorter showers – saves on water … Continue reading

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Want to lower your energy bill? We have five tips to help

It’s getting to feel a lot like winter out there – so we’re sharing five from House Logic to help you keep those winter energy bills in check… Caulk and seal air leaks. Save up to $227 a year Hire … Continue reading

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How can you keep your house clean? Tips from HouseLogic

HouseLogic recently posted nine great tips for keeping your house clean. We’re going to share them below – but especially if you have kids, you might want to visit their site and print out the helpful reminder poster! Wake and … Continue reading

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To do or not to do-it-yourself? Helpful questions to ask yourself before your next DIY project

There are several benefits to DIY projects. They can save time and money and you’ll feel accomplished having completed a project for your home. They can also help increase the value of your home! Do-it-yourself projects are a growing trend … Continue reading

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