Are you already seeing your utility bill start to rise? Have you already changed out all of your incandescent lightbulbs for CFLs, turned down the thermostat, and only wash clothes on cold, but still see an increase? Check out these tips from our friends at This Old House for other ways to boost your home’s efficiency.
It is that time of year when our energy bills skyrocket due to the scorching summer heat and we all start looking for ways to save a little money. Check out this article from our friends at Home Advisor: “BUDGET TIPS: Four Ways You’re Losing Money on Your #Home #Energy Bill”.
As it turns out, home renovations are not always the right answer. After a renovation you should expect to see an immediate added value to your home. You should also be able to see a return on investment (ROI) that is attainable should you decide to sell. Check out this list from Coldwell Banker of the best and worst home renovations you can make in 2016.
Often times we find ourselves struggling with space in our home. We love the home we live in, but we consider buying a new home so that we can have more space. Is more space what we really need? Is there unused space in our current home that has potential for freeing or adding space? Do we just need to declutter? These are all serious questions we need to ask ourselves before going down that road of moving to a new home just for more space. Check out these ideas from our friends at Better Homes & Gardens to learn more about tapping into that unused space in your current home.
Is it time to refinish your hardwood floors? You can only refinish your floors so many times before you are down to the bare minimum. And if it is time to refinish, are you prepared to DIY or should you call a Pro? Find out more from our friends at Home Advisor.