Tuesday 28 August 2018

Labor Day Chores

Summer is coming to an end and school has started. As busy as your schedule is Labor Day can give you a few extra hours to get some of your winter prep chores done. Here is a list of simple chores that should help you feel accomplished and closer to being ready for colder weather.

Clean out all the closets and junk drawers in the house. I like to keep my summer clothes in bins until next year. I keep them on the hangers to make it easier to hang back up and store them with a lavender bag so they are fresh when I open them up. Maybe you just need to go through the clothes and coats that have hiding getting no love in your closet, bag them up and donate them. Junk drawers can gather so much... well junk. That is a quick task that make a huge difference.

Clean out the garage. I clean out my garage with each season, making sure to sweep and keep the cob webs from building up. Maybe it is time to clear out the garage so you can park your car inside.

Update your bathroom. A renovation in the bathroom can be done very affordably and done in a weekend. Maybe you just need to get some new rugs and shower curtains, or a fresh coat of paint. Any change can make a huge difference!

Read up on the plants, trees, and shrubs in your yard to see how to best prep them for winter. I make sure to cut down my fountain grasses and raspberry bushes. The internet has great advice on to prep for winter.

Give us a call if you need a hand hauling away your Labor Day project clean up.
Have a great Labor Day!! Make sure to spend lots of time relaxing! 

Thursday 9 August 2018

Popular home remodeling trends

This short list is the top home remodeling trends for 2018.

White out: An all white decor is a huge trend right now. Flooring, furniture, accessories, and walls, every hue of white is being utilized in this decorating trend. People love the clean lines, bright look and open feeling it gives their homes.

Open shelving for the kitchen: Having an open shelving unit is becoming more popular. Homeowners love the look of this shelf. Just remember there will be no cupboard door to hide those mismatched dishes and over crowded spice cabinet.

Rooftop living: Rooftop patios are a big hit in large cities and top of apartments and skyscrapers. Residential homeowners have been enjoying using their rooftop space as well.

Smart home: These days you can do just about anything on your phone. Now you can control most of your house from your phone as well. Adjust temperature, lights, security systems, coffee pots and anything else you can imagine.