Home Maintenance Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Posted by: on February 20th, 2011 | 2 Comments

As we hopefully begin to wrap up what can definitely be called a long, difficult winter, most of the country is more than ready for warmer weather to arrive.  As the snow and ice begin to melt away, it’s time to think about getting your home ready for spring.

Below is a simple checklist to ensure that your indoor and outdoor areas are in top-notch shape for the changing of the seasons:

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How to Organize Your Home Office With Martha Stewart Living

Posted by: on February 19th, 2011 | One Comment

Snapshot of Inspiration | Amazon Teak Outdoor Dining Set

Posted by: on February 17th, 2011 | One Comment

Explore the entire Amazon Teak outdoor furniture collection.

Red, White and Blue: Fresh Patriotic Colors for Your Home

Posted by: on February 16th, 2011 | Make A Comment

Let’s talk about bringing some patriotic colors into our homes. The colors of the United States Flag are officially named Old Glory Red, White and Old Glory Blue and we have some great variations of red, white and blue that would look great throughout your home.

And the rocket’s red glare…Red
The color of passion and love, Red can bring a special feel to a room. It’s a bold choice for a room, but don’t fear it!  Many shades of red can really bring a room to life and add excitement to your home. 

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Snapshot of Inspiration | Thomasville Southpointe Outdoor Seating Collection

Posted by: on February 16th, 2011 | Make A Comment

Explore Thomasville’s Southpointe patio furniture collection.

Caring for and Maintaining Your Area Rugs

Posted by: on February 15th, 2011 | One Comment

Area rugs are stylish, functional and have the ability to enhance any room in your home. Although area rugs tend to be less costly than other means of decorating and/or upgrading your space, you still want to maintain your investment. Proper care and maintenance of your area rug can not only increase the life of the rug but also can preserve its newness.

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Be My DIY Valentine? Practical Gifts for Your True Love

Posted by: on February 12th, 2011 | Make A Comment

Valentine’s Day is Monday and if your partner or spouse is the type who prefers functionality over sentimentality, The Home Depot is just the place for finding the perfect gift for the DIYer!

A multipurpose tool is a must-have for any self-respecting DIYer. The Leatherman Skeletool Multi-Tool has all of the basic tools in one compact device: A stainless steel combo blade, pliers, bit driver, removable pocket clip and carabiner. Weighing only five ounces, this lightweight multi-tool has everything that’s needed to get the job done. Another popular multitasking tool is Dremel Multimax Oscillating Tool. The Multi-Max is perfect for a variety of tasks that involve repair, modeling or restoration. Its compact design is ideal for tight spaces, and its outstanding versatility makes it an optimal gift.

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The Perfect Home Office: Top 10 Home Office Colors

Posted by: on February 6th, 2011 | 10 Comments

Colors play an important role in creating the right environment to be productive and successful in your home office.  Glidden has released the top ten colors that are sure to make your home office, computer room, den or workspace is as creative, comfortable and productive as it can be.  Colors like Toasted Coconut, Totally Teal, Terra Cotta Rose and Soft Sage lead the way. 

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2011 WINTER STORM ALERT: Stay Safe from Carbon Monoxide during Severe Winter Weather

Posted by: on February 3rd, 2011 | One Comment

This winter has been especially hard on so many areas of the country.  With harsh winter weather comes many different dangers for your home and your family.  Many of those dangers like ice, snow and frigid temeratures are obvious.  Some dangers aren’t so obvious and too many times forgotten. 

With the blizzard that has now swept across the nation’s heartland, news media across the country are reminding families to keep home safety top of mind.  In particular, snow can potentially block the exhaust vents of homes, making carbon monoxide a more prevalent danger to you and your family. 

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10 Easy, Affordable Kitchen Updates That Give Your Kitchen a Whole New Look

Posted by: on February 2nd, 2011 | 15 Comments

Nothing reinvigorates a home like a newly remodeled kitchen. However, the costs to completely remodel a kitchen can quickly add up. I know that many of our budgets are tight this year but there are ways to refresh without spending a fortune.  Here are 10 simple and effective ways that you can spruce up your kitchen without spending a lot of time or money.

Complete them all or pick and choose, these affordable kitchen updates are sure to make a huge impact even on a small budget.

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