‘Chill Out’ Colors Are Hot Picks for 2016 Painting Projects

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As the leaves are falling around this time every year, I wait anxiously for the Paint Quality Institute to ‘drop’ next year’s list of the most anticipated colors being mixed for designers and DIY-ers to dress up their living spaces. According to Debbie Zimmer, color expert for the Paint Quality Institute, interior paint colors that Read More

Fall-Inspired Decor Tops the List When It Comes to Attracting Prospective Buyers This Season

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By Keith Loria   Now that autumn is in full swing, there are less house hunters hitting the pavement looking for their dream home, driving competition among sellers to a whole new level. If your home is currently on the market, taking advantage of all that comes with the fall season can go a long Read More

Striving to Host an Environmentally Friendly Summer Celebration?

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  Handy tips for environmentally friendly summer celebrations:  • If you use disposable plates or napkins, look for those made from recycled content. Avoid polystyrene foam products. “Compostable” utensils and plates are only “greener” if you have made arrangements for composting them. • For light snacks, try to serve “finger foods” that can be served Read More

Avoid 5 Spring Lawn Care Fails

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As this year’s winter finally ends, homeowners will be faced with the same challenge they are faced with every single year: how does one keep a healthy, dark green lawn looking its best? Unfortunately, many homeowners will make mistakes that set back the health of their lawn and they don’t even know it. “When it Read More