Surround Yourself With Love

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I’ve always admired friends whose homes were professionally decorated, right down to the custom drapes; however, a home should not be just a showroom. A comfortable home should express who you are and where you’ve come from — and I’m going to show you how to do it inexpensively with things you already own and […]

What To Do If Your House is Damaged By a Storm

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If your home was damaged during the recent storms to hit Georgia, BBB offers the following tips to ensure you choose a reputable contractor and not be scammed: • Contact your insurance adjuster immediately. Not only does this get the ball rolling on the claims process, but you might be eligible for loss-of-use benefits which […]

Keeping Hardwood Floors Looking Beautiful

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(ARA) – No matter what the setting, the good looks and durability of hardwood floors can be maintained with minimal effort. It’s simply a matter of proper care and maintenance. The American Hardwood Information Center,, in conjunction with the National Wood Flooring Association suggest the following care and maintenance guidelines to keep hardwood floors […]

Easy Tips to Add Curb Appeal

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Spring is in the air and it’s time to refresh your outside space. Whether you are trying to sell your house or just want to make your front landscape more attractive, try some of these easy tips guaranteed to increase the curb appeal of your home. Focus on the entrance Think beyond neutral and paint […]

Are Your Windows Energy Efficient?


The warm weather is here and many consumers are looking to make home improvements while sticking to a budget. BBB advises consumers to balance cost effectiveness with energy efficiency, as more efficient windows, doors and skylights can make a big difference in energy consumption over time. Start by looking for products that carry the Energy […]

Top ten tips for smart home improvement

Before you touch anything...the key is planning.

For many homeowners, the return of warm weather signals that time of year to launch the long-awaited home remodeling or backyard patio project. With the typical major kitchen remodel topping $58,000 and the cost of a new roof topping $21,000, according to the National Association of Realtors Cost vs. Value Report, taking on even a minor […]