Looking Forward to 2017

So here we are four weeks into 2017.  On each January 1st , we all can’t help but wonder what the next year will be bring, and most people’s thoughts turn to New Year’s resolutions.    As anyone who knows me is aware, I am not a fan of New Year’s resolutions.  It has been my…

The Five Senses of Home Maintenance

Over the course of 20 plus years of home ownership , I have come to understand that home maintenance requires using my home maintenance “senses”–sight, smell, touch, hearing, and last but not least, common sense. About a month after we moved into our current home four years ago, my husband decided to investigate a clogged sink…

Finding the Right Contractor

Are you wanting to make some home improvements or maybe some much needed home repairs?  This can be an exciting and rewarding experience, if you implement some key steps in finding the right contractor for you.  The Federal Trade Commission has provided some great information on the following subjects: Finding a Contractor Before You Hire…