Why You Should Finally Get That Sliding Door

Why You Should Finally Get That Sliding Door

Sliding doors are an understated, but essential items of a California home. From letting in some glorious sunlight, to opening up your living space, to being helpful in curbing your heating bill, we have plenty of reasons here for you to consider why you should add one to your home today!
DIY Done Right

DIY Done Right

Inspired by the project you saw on HGTV or Pinterest, but have concerns about realistically implementing them into your next home project? We understand your concern. That’s why we’ve found a few ways for you to get hands-on, without worrying about having to hire a professional to come in once the job is done!
Everything Except the Kitchen Sink

Everything Except the Kitchen Sink

Oh, how to change up your kitchen? Let us count the ways! In fact, we've got four, FOUR ideas that can help you make what is sure to be one of the busiest rooms of your house (or if not yet, is sure to be).
Can’t Find the Right Shade?

Can’t Find the Right Shade?

Remember when toilet paper was hard to find? Now it's paint cans! Yes, with many becoming overly acquainted with their home walls over the past couple of years, applying new colors is an easy creative fix to alleviate over familiarity. However, high demand makes paint harder to find. Check out these solutions to getting you that much needed new coat of paint.
Avoiding the Contracting Scams

Avoiding the Contracting Scams

In an ideal world, what you see is what you should get. That's not always the case, especially when hiring a contractor for your next home project. To give yourself some piece of mind, here are a few ways you're scammed out of your valuable time, money, and patience.
Easy Ways to Save Money on Home Repairs

Easy Ways to Save Money on Home Repairs

There's nothing quite like making a much wanted to change your home. There's also nothing like that sinking feeling when you realize how much that dream back deck or new counter is going to cost. We understand too! That's why we're here to provide you idea to make the process smoother and more cost effective.
WFH Essentials in 2021

WFH Essentials in 2021

Are you starting to realize you made too many Amazon purchases in the last couple years and your house looks more like a warehouse than a home? Maybe on a walk, you saw your neighbors garage filled to the brim with clutter, and as you were about to silently shade them, realized you're not too far off. Here's a few things to keep in mind to help you let go and keep your own home tidy!
How Do I Pick The Right Contractor?

How Do I Pick The Right Contractor?

So, you know it's time to get that renovation project going. You've googled and you think you have found the right contractor for the job...but, you not yet 100% sure it's the right call. We've got a few questions you will want to ask every contractor when interviewing for your next home project.
Staying Insured During the Renovation Process

Staying Insured During the Renovation Process

Any cautious homeowner has likely looked into or purchased homeowners insurance. Whether it’s to cover potential natural disasters, loss of items, and your investments. So if you’re considering a remodel, this may be the first place you should look. Without insurance policies covering renovations, premiums would rise incredibly. So now is the time to either […]
Going Green in Your Garden

Going Green in Your Garden

Planting, composting, and mulching may seem like a lot of hard work, but the time and money they save you in the long term can be well worth the investment. With resources at your fingertips (and often already in your backyard) there’s no reason to not build or maintain your garden in a more sustainable […]
National Home Improvement Month Deals

National Home Improvement Month Deals

Every month is a National "Something" Month, but one you want to remember is that May is National Home Improvement Month. Why do you want to remember that? Because, you're sure to find big savings for that home project you're thinking about. Check out these great deals and discounts now!
The Second Wave of Home Renovation

The Second Wave of Home Renovation

Home renovation has been on an upswing since the start of the pandemic. Homeowners and DIY-ers are pushing a market that hasn't seen as wide a demand in such a short period of time for the last decade.
Dreaming of a Full Night’s Rest?

Dreaming of a Full Night’s Rest?

Are you dreaming of getting a good night's rest instead of actually getting a good night's rest? We've been there, and we've got a few solutions by way of changing up your surroundings, that is sure to help you ease off into that gentle, sweet sleep you are craving.
Should I Renovate Before Selling?

Should I Renovate Before Selling?

When you move into a new home, are there things you find that you wish the previous owner did before you bought the place? Pay it forward to the next owners of your home with these simple ideas, as well as give a bump up on your ROI.
Making Your Home COVID Safe

Making Your Home COVID Safe

In the past year, while we rethink about what color is best to repaint the walls with or whether to redo the kitchen cabinets, another consideration is coming to mind: how to make homes safe and healthy. We have a few solutions to keeping your household to minimize the risk of germs, making your home even more of an oasis in these unprecedented times.
Channeling the Renovation Stress

Channeling the Renovation Stress

There's a lot we get stressed over: traffic, taxes, home renovations. The first two are not completely in your control, but the last one is! We've got three important tips to consider that is sure to help you reduce renovation stress, and just might help eliminate it altogether.
Easing into Comfort

Easing into Comfort

The world is crazy, chaotic, and let's face it, your home should be an oasis. If it's not, don't worry, we've got some ideas that is sure to help you unwind and feel relaxed soon enough!
Renovating to Sell? Here’s What You Should Avoid

Renovating to Sell? Here’s What You Should Avoid

It's not uncommon knowledge that the housing market can at times become competitive. So, it comes at no surprise the looming temptation to make your home sellable. Now before you go make an attempt at boosting your ROI, we have a few things you should AVOID doing. Trust us, your wallet will thank you.
Drought Resistant and Money Saving Gardening

Drought Resistant and Money Saving Gardening

The heat and dryness that is experienced in California can make it hard for residents to maintain their own gardens. This gets difficult when there's water shortages. We have some ideas to help you have a wonderful, easy-to-maintain garden that you will enjoy anytime of the year.
Renovating for the New Homeowner

Renovating for the New Homeowner

It's inevitable (maybe) that when you buy a home, even if you thought it was THE dream place for you, that you will want to make some changes. We've been there! And whether it's your first, second, or tenth time through this, we've got some tips to keep in mind for making your new house into a home.
Decking the Halls this Holiday Season

Decking the Halls this Holiday Season

Every November, many make the trip to the trek to the garage or the attic to pull out that tote of the same Christmas decorations. Traditions are fun, and there sure to be pieces you enjoy, but sometimes you wish the décor wasn't always the same old same old. Try some of our tips to spruce up your home this holiday season.
Spicing up Your Home & Dinners

Spicing up Your Home & Dinners

Going green is (always was) in! In the midst of COVID, we've taken up a lot of different activities to make most of all these hours at home. Some of us started baking bread, others rewatching The Office for the eleventh time. Well, how about gardening? We've got some ideas of how to start and make the most of a hobby that you're sure to reap the benefits of soon enough.
Winter Proofing Your Home

Winter Proofing Your Home

With a usual warm-to-hot climate in Southern California, sometimes we can forget that winter exists. Yes, winter is coming, as it does every year. We have some ideas on how you can have your home ready and warm before the first blow of the Santa Ana winds.
The Benefits of Double Paned Windows

The Benefits of Double Paned Windows

There are serious benefits to considering updating your windows by repaning, sealing, or purchasing and installing double-paned windows. We’d like to break down exactly what those windows can do for you and whether it’s worth the good old DIY try.
Your Guide to Recycling

Your Guide to Recycling

As the effects of global warming become more obvious, the more we are reminded how much we need to take care of our planet. Getting started may seem intimidating, but in fact it's quite easy! Here are a few tips and tricks for living green.
How to Spark Your Own Joy by Organizing

How to Spark Your Own Joy by Organizing

You may have been inspired by Marie Kondo to do some much needed deep cleaning to your home. But old household items aren't the limit of decluttering. We have a few ideas in of practices and habits to make the most of your time, that will ultimately give you a much needed spark of joy.
How COVID-19 is Shaping Home Design

How COVID-19 is Shaping Home Design

COVID has changed a lot of things, including home design. While there's a lot of negatives that have come with this pandemic, at the very least, it has prompted the importance of much needed changes to the modern home. Check out these ways current homeowners have adapted their spaces to this time.
How to Create a Sustainable Home

How to Create a Sustainable Home

Retrofitting or building a home that is more sustainable is important not only to reduce your carbon footprint but also to save you money in the long run. Here are some easy options to get started with your new sustainable home.
How to Create the Best Home Office

How to Create the Best Home Office

Now a days, many of us are working from home. While there are benefits from the WFH life, there is room for unwanted overlap that can prevent the home from feeling like the oasis that is should be. Here are our favorite tips to keeping work at work and home at home, even if they both share the same physical space.