How to Clean Your Range and Oven

Experts serve up advice on caring for these kitchen appliances, which work extra hard during the holidays. The kitchen takes center stage during the holidays, and the stove-top and oven (along with the cook, of course!) are the stars. Here’s how to get them clean and ready for their close-up. Joe Shiraz, co-founder of Maids Around…

September Weekend Projects: Easy Fall Fixups!

As summer turns to fall, so begins the Goldilocks Season for home improvement.  It’s not too hot and not too cold — it’s just right, so September is the time to get lots of home improvement projects done around the house! Weekend #1:  Water Heater Spruce Up Maintenance to your hot water heater this September weekend will…

iBuying Buzz Word

The new buzz word in real estate…I Buyer. What does that even mean? Several companies have entered the real estate arena to offer a different selling experience. Once contacted, the company comes in, evaluates your home and makes an offer to buy it for cash and close whenever the seller chooses. This is a great…

10 Stylish Screened-In Porches

These porches combine the best elements of indoor and outdoor rooms. A screened-in porch is a great place for cutting loose with your style. The porch is about relaxing and reading, hosting friends and serving meals alfresco. It’s also a place for paying homage to the outdoor views through architecture and interior design. Here are…

Renovate-to-Sell

Renovate-to-sell home improvement company Curbio Inc. and Ebby Halliday Companies, a HomeServices of America company, announce partnership. Partnership will give Ebby Halliday Companies agents and their sellers quicker sales and greater proceeds through Curbio’s “Renovate Now, Pay at Settlement” model. POTOMAC, Md., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Curbio Inc., the fast-growing real estate technology company that specializes in…

How to Design a Kitchen That’s Easy to Clean

Eager to reduce scrubbing time? Get expert advice on making easy maintenance part of your kitchen plan. The kitchen tends to be the room in our home that needs the most cleaning. The good news is that, with a little planning, you can have a design that makes cleaning a breeze and allows you to…

7 Things That Stand in the Way of Having an Organized Home

Whether your challenge is lack of time, a toddler underfoot, poor health or another obstacle, a pro can help you through. If you watched the popular Netflix series following Marie Kondo as she guides clients through decluttering and organizing their homes, you probably already have a good idea of the benefits of paring back your…

Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Summer

Get your home in shape with these indoor and outdoor projects to do in an hour, over a weekend or longer-term. With longer days on the horizon, summer is a good time to get going on some larger home projects both indoors and out. Hotter weather is also your cue to tune up those irrigation…

Minimalist Choices That Will Bring Calm to Your Bathroom

Clean lines and a quiet palette can help create a more relaxing space Whether you have a “less is more” or “more is more” philosophy toward decor, the bathroom is a good spot to borrow from a minimalist’s bag of tricks. These include the simple lines, monochromatic schemes and lack of visual clutter conducive to…