Category Archives: Living Rooms

Living Room Remodeling Tips & Tricks

The Cheapest DIY Projects That Will Stage Your Home to Sell

Selling your home is a huge task to take on. You have to wait until it is the best time for you to list your house for sale, both for market timing and your family’s needs. When it is finally time, you need a credible real estate agent with experience working in residential neighborhoods like your own. Once you find an agent, you have to settle on a competitive price, have professional listing photos taken, and go through with everything you need to do to promote your house both off and online. Continue reading

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

home-fireplace-free-desktop-wallpaper_1920x1200_81871As the season changes and a chill is in the air, we retreat into the comfort of the warm glow of a crackling fire.  While a properly installed and working fireplace can provide years of enjoyment, some maintenance and precaution is necessary to keep it that way.

•Before making a fire, open the glass doors, pull aside the screen curtains, and place the kindling, newspaper and logs inside. Next, open the damper and a window. The window needs to be open only a few inches. You can check to make sure the smoke will go up the chimney properly by lighting a match, quickly blowing it out and watching the smoke to see whether it’s going up and out. Continue reading