Guest Groups: 20 Finds for Spring Entertaining

Spring has officially arrived, and that means more meals out! It’s such a thrill to dine alfresco after a chilly winter holed up indoors. Here are 20 things to make dining and entertaining outdoors even better. — Clara from Channeling Contessa Pottery Barn Galvanized Metal 6-Pack Bottle Caddy – $29.50 Bring out the drinks! From […]

How to Choose a Window Screen Outside

A window display serves the purpose of preventing insects from entering the home, and is composed of some fiber net, like metal wire or fiberglass. The home is also protected by the display from leaves, dirt, debris and animals like birds. A window display can seem awkward to remove, since it fits the window’s dimensions […]

The Way to Change the Packing Washer

Utility and outdoor faucets, as well as kitchen or bathroom ones with two handles, have compression valves. A valve closes onto the water heater to prevent water flow, when you turn the handle of this type of faucet clockwise. The seal is made by A seat washer at the end of the valve, and a […]

The Way to Install Spring Loaded Shower Curtain Rods

Spring-loaded, or spring-tension curtain rods are a solution to brushing a less-than-perfect bathroom in a sale home up or getting your shower dab under control. These devices may also be more length-adjusted and come in various lengths, so they may be fitted to odd-sized bathing areas and rescue you from having to drill to drywall […]

Are Real Estate Taxes Depending on Area or Cost?

Property taxes are levied at the municipal or county level by the local authorities of the taxing jurisdiction in which the property is located. In most states, real estate taxes are also imposed by school districts. Rates vary based on the school district and municipality or county in which a taxpayer resides. When arriving in […]

Rent-to-Own Laws

The rent-to-own industry is a multi-billion dollar company with millions of customers, yet it isn’t legislated at the national level. Rent-to-own is a purchase method which allows clients to lease furniture, appliances and electronics with an choice to purchase at the end of the lease period. It attracts tenants and homeowners who want to furnish […]

What's Covered Under Homeowners Insurance?

Protecting your home with homeowners insurance is not only necessary to get a mortgage, but it makes sound financial sense to cover your most valuable asset. You will know what to expect from your insurance provider, should disaster strike, when you understand the details of your policy. To ensure that you have sufficient protection, make […]

Pros & Cons of Interior Decorating

You might have found your dream house, but it is just really your home once you have put your own touches on it, decorating it in a way that reflects your preferences and personality. Americans spent $13 billion on their home interiors in 2007, based on Harvard Business Review, and appear intuitively drawn to individualizing […]

5 Remodeling Monkey Wrenches and How to Prevent Them

There is a lot to consider, select and organize on a remodeling job, while it’s just one space or a whole-house remodel. Small projects frequently have exactly the identical collection of tasks as big projects, and the same potential for material delivery and selection to throw your schedule for a loop. Obviously, anything can fail […]