3 Tips To Refresh Your Home and Your spirit This Spring

Posted on: April 8, 2019 by in Blog
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Every spring, the changing season brings a desire for renewal. It’s a time of growth, transition and revitalization. The latest trend in home cleaning popularized by Marie Kondo reveals what many of us yearn for not just decluttering, but a fresh start, a clean slate. We dream of an open, airy, bright home where everyone can thrive and be their best selves. But how do we get there, when our houses are filled with stuff not to mention the accumulated dust and stale air of winter? Here Continue Reading ...

Jump-start Your Next Project With These 5 Tips

Posted on: April 2, 2019 by in Blog
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5 tips for organizing your next DIY project If you prefer to take on your own home improvement projects instead of hiring professional craftsmen, you’re part of a growing trend. Americans are increasingly aware of the money they can save by completing their own renovations rather than paying premium prices for the work of others. And that’s reflected in sales figures; not surprisingly, the value of the DIY market rose a full 45 percent between 2012 and 2018, from $30.2 billion to Continue Reading ...

Buyer and Maintenance Home Inspection

Posted on: March 26, 2019 by in Blog
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Home inspection is what buyers put on top of their list during the sale of a house. This is because a home inspection will turn the place inside out as the inspector examines the state and shape of the property. Home inspectors are trained to evaluate the house from a professional standpoint. They are objective in determining defects and areas that need consistent maintenance and work. Understanding the Home Inspection Process There are many reputable home inspectors in Huntley, and home Continue Reading ...

Connectivity Is King This Home-buying Season

Posted on: March 19, 2019 by in Blog
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The spring home-buying season is just around the corner and that means people are busy making improvements to get their homes ready to sell. These days, home upgrades are increasingly focused on one key feature: connectivity. In 2019, buyers want smart homes they can easily control from anywhere. From smart HVAC and sprinkler systems to connected garage door openers, it’s all about creating convenience and comfort. Security gets connected Security systems are nothing new, but the Continue Reading ...

Catch Home Buyer’s Attention With a Bathroom In An Impossible Space

Posted on: March 12, 2019 by in Blog
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Add a bathroom to an 'impossible' space to catch home buyers' attention When it comes to real estate, you've probably heard kitchens and bathrooms typically sell houses. While you may not have enough money for a kitchen remodel, adding a bathroom can be a more affordable way to enhance your property and catch buyers' attention. By adding another bathroom to your home, you immediately increase your chances of the property getting noticed. Technology makes it simple for buyers to search Continue Reading ...

Home Improvement Projects for Older Homes

Posted on: March 4, 2019 by in Blog
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Do you own an older home, and are you looking to make upgrades that matter? Strategic enhancements not only increase a property's resale value but also its functionality. This is particularly important among young homebuyers. Sixty-eight percent of millennial homebuyers reported buyer's remorse, according to a Bank of the West survey. Today's high home prices in cities across the country mean that many millennials are buying older homes rather than newly built ones. Shortly after the Continue Reading ...

$17 Off Home Inspection Promo Spring Break Special

Posted on: March 1, 2019 by in Blog
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We are offering a $17 Off Home Inspection Promo Spring Break Special Your Premier Northwest Suburbs of Chicago Home Inspection Company Since 2006 Let this experienced About Your Home Inspection company help keep you from buying The Money Pit. We’ll alert you to any and all health or safety issues. As well as, maintenance needs of the home you’re looking to buy. About Your Home Inspection will be your home buying or selling advocate! Committed to providing you with outstanding Continue Reading ...

3 Tips to Improve Your Bathroom Design with Technology

Posted on: February 25, 2019 by in Blog
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We tend to think of the bathroom strictly as a utilitarian space, and therefore not worthy of the same energy and expense put into designing spaces like the living room or kitchen. We spend a lot of time in the bathroom, however. It’s the room where we start and set intentions for our day. In the evening, the bathroom is where we go to unwind — some people prefer soaking in a bubble bath while others take a hot shower to relax after a long day. How a bathroom is designed can dramatically Continue Reading ...

Why Homeowners Need Home Services Plan

Posted on: February 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Nobody bats an eyelash when it comes to buying homeowner's insurance, but many homeowners don’t apply that same logic to planning for home repairs — not what might happen, but what will happen. Only a fraction of the 120 million U.S. households today are protected by a home services plan, also known as a home warranty. That number is growing, as homeowners recognize the value of coverage when appliances go on the fritz, hot water heaters run cold in the middle of winter or a leaky Continue Reading ...

5 Ways to Create an Inviting Room Using Tile

Posted on: February 11, 2019 by in Blog
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Today’s tile trends extend so far beyond their traditional use as a staple of bathroom design that you may not recognize them. While once the most attractive and innovative tiles had to be imported, contemporary handcrafted tile and stone products for home design are now being made right here in the United States. Homeowners and interior designers alike are always seeking distinctive visual touches to make each home special. Here are five ways tile design can enhance a room. Elevate small Continue Reading ...