Landscaping can add up to 15% toward the value of your home.
Step 1 to buying your first home is to get your credit report and finances in order.
Place laundry bags or hampers in or near a bathroom so family members will put away dirty clothes instead of leaving them on the floor.
Did you know that the closet is rated the top source of frustration when it comes to getting organized?
Carpet can attract unfriendly odors due to high traffic and pets. To get rid of the smells, sprinkle liberally, some baking soda on the area wait a few hours and vacuum.
Stinky sink? Run some hot water and throw a few orange peels down the disposal and turn it on. Lemon, limes and grapefruit rinds also do the trick of removing odors.
Don’t defer retirement savings in favor of rapid mortgage payments. Do both!
"I love what you were articulating…but unfortunately its not translating to what we visually see…"
-Vern Yip from Design Star. [source]
Make your own compost by collecting fallen leaves in a large plastic bag. Poke holes in the bag to allow air flow and store the bag where it won’t freeze over the winter. By spring you’ll have a bag full of rich soil conditioner.
When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant. [source]