Home & Family Articles
  • Why Should Your Home Have Cordless Cellular Shades?
  • by Les Wilson
  • Are you trying to figure out which type of window covering you should hang on the windows of your house? Are you having a hard time making a decision? Then it is time for you to be informed about the various reasons why it is smart to have cordless cellular shades up on your windows.
  • Benefits Of Putting Roman Shades On Your Windows
  • by Les Wilson
  • When you are looking for the perfect window covering for your home, there is one type that you want to really take a look at for your home. These are roman shades because they offer many benefits for your home and family.
  • How To Do Cabinet Remodeling On A Budget
  • by Les Wilson
  • Are you tired of the old look of your old kitchen or bathroom? Are you ready to make a change in one or both of these rooms? Then you need to learn how to do cabinet remodeling.
  • How To Choose The Best Curtains For Your Windows
  • by Les Wilson
  • Are you trying to select the best curtains for your windows, but are not sure how to decide on the best ones? There are some tips that you can use to help you easily figure out which one would be the right choice for your home.
  • What You Need To Know About Curtains
  • by Les Wilson
  • Have you been looking into different window coverings, and are interested in getting curtains for the windows of your house, but can't decide for sure if this is the right choice for your home? There are some essential facts that you need to know about these window coverings.
  • Rid Your Roof Of Stains
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Let's face it shingle roofing, especially that installed on homes in the northern, humid states will develop some sort of unsightly dark staining or streaking from an accumulation of dirt, defective shingling, mold growth, mildew or the most common culprit algae.
  • Don't Install That New Roof Yourself Instead Hire A Roofing Contractor
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Let's face it there are certain jobs that homeowners should feel confident about tackling on their own and others that should be left to the professionals. New roof installation is one of those home improvements that even the most experienced DIY homeowner shouldn't tackle on their own.
  • The Difference Between Mortgage Brokers and Banks
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Are you looking into financing the purchase of a new home? You may be overwhelmed at the possibilities that exist within the mortgage industry. There are numerous options and channels that can be used to obtain a mortgage. In this article we will focus on two specific areas, mortgage brokers versus banks.
  • Buying A Home With A Less Than Stellar Credit Rating
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Are you starting to consider buying a home? If so you have probably heard how important your credit score is in obtaining a mortgage. It is possible that you may have been previously turned down for a home loan because of your poor credit.
  • Energy Audit: Get an Electrician to Conduct a Thorough Inspection
  • by Alex Sanders
  • Be it a home or an office, a one story commercial space or a large building, having an energy audit done is imperative. You must be proactive and hire an electrician to conduct a thorough inspection of your home or office to know exactly how you are consuming the energy that you are paying for.
  • Canadian Hemlock - Privacy Trees for Shady Locations
  • by David Watterson
  • Canadian Hemlock can be a great choice for a privacy screen in shady locations. Belonging to the Tsuga genus, Canadian hemlock has a botanical name of Tsuga canadensis. They grow slowly, about one foot per year, to be large evergreen tree with flat needles, naturally airy shape, but can be pruned smaller and denser. They will grow more slowly in shade. The article covers hardiness zones, soil types, spacing, and a pest which is easily handled.
  • Resetting Your Homes Electrical Circuit During A Power Outage
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • When you own a home you are familiar the possibilities of sudden losses of electrical power. This phenomenon is an especially common throughout the hot summer months as home owners are blasting air conditioners for hours on end.
  • Don't Get Caught Up In Curb Appeal When Purchasing A New Home
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • When it comes to purchasing a new home many buyers get caught up in the visual aspects of the home. This is a mistake that often hurts buyers. Instead of seeing the potential in a home they are driven off by brightly colored walls or unconventional flooring.
  • Why Should You Add Shutters To Your Windows?
  • by Les Wilson
  • Are you thinking about adding shutters to your home's windows? Are you having a hard time deciding if this is the smart choice for your home? Then it is time for you to learn the reasons why you should definitely add these window coverings to your windows.
  • Facts About Curtains That Make Them Popular With Everyone
  • by Les Wilson
  • When looking for the perfect window coverings for your home's windows, there is one covering that is the right choice for any home. That window treatment is curtains. There are many facts about these coverings that make them the perfect choice for any house.
  • Why Are Blinds & Shades Very Popular For Any Home?
  • by Les Wilson
  • Are you checking into blinds & shades for your home, but aren't sure if this is the smart choice for your home? Then you need to learn about the various reasons why shades or blinds would be the perfect option for your home's windows.
  • The Five Advantages Of Asphalt Shingles
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • The benefits of asphalt roofing are plentiful. In this installment on shingle roofing we will look into the top five advantages of installing asphalt shingles over other roofing materials.
  • Hiring a Roofing Contractor Simplified
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Hiring any contractor to do work around your home can be a challenging task. When it comes to hiring a roofing contractor we have compiled a list of tips to make the selection process simpler.
  • The Differences Between Breaker Boxes and Fuse Boxes
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Circuit breaker boxes and fuse boxes aren't something that most of us have to access on a regular basis. It is important however to know where they are located and how they function before you find yourself in the middle of a power outage.
  • Refinancing With A Low Credit Score
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • Interest rates are at historic lows. More homeowners than ever before are considering refinancing. Think about it interest rates in 1998 for a 30 year fixed mortgage were on average about seven percent; today interest rates sit at an average of between three and three and a half percent.
  • Seeking Out Non-Traditional Financing For Mortgages
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • There are times when an individual's credit rating doesn't match their intentions. When a borrower has met with the unexpected in life such as a divorce, medical bills, job losses or poor money management it can wreak havoc on their opportunities to get financing.
  • Don't Fall For Staging Tricks When Buying A New Home
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • In our last installment on buying a home we discussed how many buyers turn down a house if it lacks visual appeal. Instead of only looking at a home for its aesthetic values it is crucial that homeowners look deeper into the bones of a home.
  • Home Renovations That Bring Added Value To Your Home
  • by Leeanne Kunnert
  • I am often asked how different home improvement can change the value of your home. The answer to this question will differ from contractor to contractor. There are a number of renovations that increase the equity of your home however not all of them are as cost effective as others.
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