During the spring and summer, home outdoor spaces become the focal point of homes. It’s where we can enjoy our morning coffee, eat meals, swim, take in the fresh air and live a more relaxed everyday life. Make sure your home outdoor space is the best is can be by the time summer rolls around […]
One of the best parts about summer is spending the evening cooking outside with friends and family. Grills get a lot more use during the summer months, so before summer gets into full swing, it’s best to run through a maintenance checklist to ensure your summer BBQs go off without any issues. Below are some […]
Summer time – the weather’s fine, and the kids are home from school. This is usually a great time to go away for any desired amount of time; whether that means a week or the entire summer. However, when you’re away, your home needs to be maintained so you don’t return to a disaster. Below […]
Once the cold weather fades away, the snow is melted and the flowers start blooming, it’s time for spring cleaning. While you’re at it, consider giving your home a quick inspection to make sure all its parts are operating correctly. Use this maintenance checklist to ensure your home’s systems are running safely and smoothly for […]
After the chaos of the holiday season, the last thing anyone wants to think about is cleaning up after Christmas and Hanukkah festivities. When reality sets in, however, the tree has to come down, along with all of the other decorations that come with it. Whenever you decide to start the process, here are some […]
After winter comes spring, so it’s time to set our sights on preparing for the warmer months ahead. Although we still have some time, preparing for spring ahead of time is a good idea because of how neglected the outside of our homes can get over the winter when we spend the majority of our […]
Now that we’re in the thick of winter, it would be wise to complete a winter checklist to make sure your home maintenance is being properly taken care of. This winter maintenance checklist is similar to the pre-winter checklist, however, it’s always good to make sure your household is running smoothly to avoid hazards and […]
The holiday season means family gatherings and parties, which means it’s time to get ready to host a lot of guests. The last thing any host wants is to be unprepared for a hosting disaster and have to scramble to rectify the situation at the last minute. With that said, the following is a checklist […]
Just because the alluring colors of fall trees are returning to our yards, doesn’t mean we can slack on maintaining the rest of the yard. The landscape design still needs to look clean and polished while the leaves are falling and the temperature is dropping, and showcasing fall foliage and the rich, vibrant colors of […]
As the cold weather looms, getting the house ready for the frigid temperatures should be high priority. Winterizing your home can cost a pretty penny, especially with the holidays coming up and budgets are tight. With that said, we’ve compiled a list of low budget ways to keep your family comfortable and warm this winter. […]
Fall is a fun time of year to decorate the house, and that includes the porch! With the weather turning a bit chilly, creating a cozy atmosphere is top priority. It’s also exciting to decorate using fall staples like pumpkins and haystacks and celebrating fall holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving, so give your home some […]
It’s now somehow officially fall, which means we bid farewell to the warm weather and prepare for fall and winter. With that said, there are steps we need to take in order to stay warm and cozy indoors during the colder months without comprising on energy and money. Follow this 5-step guide in preparation for […]
It’s August, so the summer is winding down and fall is upon us. With the passing of Labor Day comes football season, pumpkin lattes and back to school. But before we can close the chapter of summer for the year, we need to prepare for the busy season ahead. The following is a checklist for […]
Agaves are a great plant to use in small spaces, considering their ability to grow in containers. With over 200 species of agave, there is enough variety so that there is the right agave plant for everyone. Whether you’re looking to use an agave plant in your garden space, entryway, or as an outdoor table […]
We really enjoy our summers here on Long Island, so doing all of the necessary prep work for summer maintenance is a welcomed seasonal chore!
With summer right around the corner, ‘tis the season for beach house décor. Perhaps you need an update to your beach house or want to spruce up your primary home for the warm summer months ahead.
We all strive for the recommended eight hours of sleep, but life sometimes gets in the way and it doesn’t happen. Aside from factors we can’t control, we should all do our best to get the most sleep each night so that we’re the best versions of ourselves when we wake up the next day.
There are few things better than picking vegetables from your own yard, but not many people are open to planting them in the front yard as opposed to their backyard.
Although it might not feel like spring just yet in certain parts of the country, it has officially arrived. With that said, April is the perfect month to get your home in tip top shape. In the first full month of the new season, here’s a great to-do check list to prepare for springtime.
Before you redecorate, there’s a big question that lingers: should you do it yourself or hire a professional? Sure, doing it yourself saves plenty of money but is it worth it if you are clueless?