Jan 25

January 25, 2017

Ned’s Picks: Our Favorite Renovation Pinterest Boards

Renovating your home is a long process. You have to research, plan, budget and execute, so it’s understandable how overwhelming it can become. The first step to any home renovation is thorough research, and what better place to start than Pinterest? Here is a list of our favorite home reno/decorating Pinterest boards! Enjoy the renovation inspiration, friends! Lauren Conrad – Decorate Few things in life are not covered by Lauren Conrad. From clothes to food to home decorating, Lauren does…

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Jan 18

January 18, 2017

Sprucing Up Your Space: The Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most used and beloved parts of the modern day home. We all can attest to spending hours cooking, laughing and confiding in our loved ones between the walls of our kitchens. That’s why keeping it beautiful and welcoming is so important. Here are a few ways to spruce up your tired kitchen! Display Fresh Flowers and Fruits One of the easiest ways to spruce up your kitchen space is adding colorful fresh elements to…

Posted in Home, Home Improvement

Jan 11

January 11, 2017

How to Create a Home Improvement Budget (And Stick to It)

Home improvement projects are a great way to extend the lifespan of your home. If you’re looking to get organized, create a budget, and plan your next home improvement project, you’ve come to the right place. Step 1: Do some pre-planning Figure out which home improvement project ranks highest on your list. Determine what’s necessary vs. what you want. What would add the most value to your home, or what would make the most significant aesthetic difference? Do you really…

Posted in Home, Home Improvement

Jan 9

January 9, 2017

Battling the Cold Season: Home Updates to Make Now

Cold weather can wreak havoc on our homes AND our bodies, thanks to cold and flu seasons. Here are the best ways to safeguard your home and body against the harshest of seasons. Personal Cold Season Tips Before we tackle germ-proofing your home, here are some suggestions for keeping yourself out of germs’ way. Stock the medicine cabinet. Be prepared to meet coughs and colds at the onset. Manage stress. Getting too wound up can lower your immune defenses, so…

Posted in Home, Home Maintenance

Jan 4

January 4, 2017

Water Damage and How It Can Destroy Your Home

Unfortunately, water damage happens too often. This issue is one of the most expensive and problematic of home repairs. But how does it happen? What do you do when it happens, and most importantly, how do you prevent it from happening in the first place? As gutter cleaning experts, we encounter water damage more times than we want on the job site. Here is what you need to know to protect your home. How Water Damage Happens Water damage can…

Posted in Gutter Cleaning, Gutter Protection, Home, Home Maintenance

Jan 2

January 2, 2017

Decluttering Your Home for the New Year

Getting off to a good start in the new year is often hard work. Sometimes, it’s hard to figure out where to begin, especially when it comes to the inside of the house. Chances are, there are a few holiday gifts still laying around, leftovers in the fridge and some decorations that need to be boxed up and stored out of sight. If all of this sounds a little daunting, fear not, friend! Here are some of our best tips…

Posted in Home, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance

Dec 15

December 15, 2016

[Quiz] Finish the Line: Christmas Edition

Are you a master of holiday tunes or a little tone deaf when it comes to Christmas classics? Test your chops with our Christmas songs quiz. Can you finish the line?

Posted in Holidays, Quiz

Dec 13

December 13, 2016

Hilariously Misheard Holiday Lyrics

It’s no secret that we mishear the lyrics to many songs, especially holiday songs. But for all our attempts to sing the right words, our mistakes can sometimes end up being pretty hilarious. In honor of the holidays, we’ve gathered the funniest misheard holiday lyrics and put them together for your enjoyment.

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Dec 7

December 7, 2016

The Essential Holiday Cookie Guide

For all you like-minded cookie fans, here are a few ideas to inspire your inner elf.

Posted in Food, Holidays, Ned's Picks

Dec 2

December 2, 2016

Ice Damming: What it is and How to Fight It

Winter is coming, and with it comes low temperatures, wind, rain, ice and snow. While some of these can be great for building snowmen and playing ice hockey, none of these are really good for your roof. During winter, ice damming commonly causes water damage to homes. Regardless of how clean or dirty your gutters, you’re at risk. Ice damming doesn’t occur due to poor gutter maintenance.

Posted in Home Maintenance, Ice Damming