Spring Home Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance Now that winter is coming to an end and the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer, it’s time to turn our attention to repairing the damage winter has cause and preparing your house for the coming warm weather. Home maintenance is a time consuming but necessary task that must be done in order to keep your home in tip top shape. Here are some of the things that should be addressed in your spring maintenance routine and some that should be addressed on a monthly basis.…Read more …

Outdoor Deck Maintenance

  Outdoor Deck Maintenance Now that spring is here, it’s the perfect time to check your deck for damage from old man winter and reseal the deck after any repairs have been made.  Here is a quick step by step list of how you can perform a spring clean-up on your deck. CLEANING YOUR DECK To truly assess the condition of your deck, the first thing you must do is wash it.  Be sure to remove any debris and wood fibers by using a power washer.  Be sure to always keep the power…Read more …

Last thoughts on Back Splash Tiles

We’ve talked a lot about back splash tiles over the last two blogs and in this blog we are just going to throw out some final thoughts and ideas on back splash tiles: Subway tiles add a touch of color and shimmer to any kitchen, and subway tiles come in dozens of colors and are usually pretty easy on the budget, so creating an interesting and inviting kitchen backsplash gives you plenty of wow for your dollar. For example, selecting a simple subway tile with a beveled edge for your kitchen backsplash introduces…Read more …

Blacksplash Tiles Part 2

There are seemingly more tile choices every day. Exceedingly easy to clean and maintain, they are as practical as they are pretty, Eco friendly recycled glass tiles are becoming a trendy option. When used as the primary tile for the backsplash or as an accent, glass tile will add a pop to your kitchen. Ceramic tiles are now available in an unimaginable combination of shapes, colors, and sizes. The tried and true ceramic offers a true value when considering their durability and versatility.  The fact that ceramic pairs exceptionally well with almost any…Read more …

Kitchen Tile Backsplash Part 1

Adding a new tile backsplash is more than just a way to turn up your kitchen's style. Anyone who cooks frequently knows that an easy-to-clean backsplash makes good sense. And the good news is that the beauty and utility of a new backsplash can be yours in a matter of days. With thousands of beautiful tiles to choose from, deciding on your new kitchen backsplash is probably going to be your biggest task. It should also be your most exciting one: this is your chance to show your creativity and style! The kitchen’s tile backsplash…Read more …