Tips for Conserving Water at Home

July 25, 2014

Consider that only 1 percent of the Earth’s water is useable. Not to mention the amount of energy used in acquiring, treating and transporting fresh water to consumers. Saving water in and around your house battles high water bills while helping to save energy and conserve a precious resource.

3 Tips for Moving With Kids

July 18, 2014

If ogres are like onions, so is moving. As Shrek says, “They both have layers.” Moving is complex. Add a layer of children and it becomes even more challenging. Some of their anxieties and fears over relocating may seem petty to adults, but they are nevertheless real.

Does a Hot Tub Increase Home Value?

July 11, 2014

It’s considered something of a luxury, and there’s little wonder why: Hot tubs aren’t exactly cheap. Depending on the size and other details, it may cost well over $1,500 for the tub alone (some outdoor, in-ground models can run $20,000). Then there’s electricity and other needs, not to mention

Are You Ready to Move Up?

July 4, 2014

Houses are a little like the clothes you buy your kids – they get outgrown. It doesn’t happen quite as frequently as your child needs new shoes, but at some point, the house you bought pre-family won’t fit anymore, and you may start entertaining thoughts of moving up.