Month: September 2015

Design tips for a chef-centered kitchen

(HIB) - Many homeowners with a passion for cooking desire a kitchen that mirrors those of renowned chefs. To achieve this, various design elements and simple upgrades can be incorporated to create the ideal kitchen that combines ultimate functionality ...

4 ways to keep kids safe outdoors

(HIB) - Colder temperatures are on their way, but right now the weather is beautiful and that means there’s still plenty of time to get outdoors and enjoy some fresh air. As an adult, spending time outside allows you to pursue passions such as landscaping, lawn games, swimming in the pool or just enjoying the company …

5 DIY house hacks to prep your home for winter

(HIB) - As summer comes to an end and the temperature begins to drop, home improvement opportunities can heat up.  Now is the time to do some cost-saving improvements on your home before it gets too cold outside. Whether you’re a seasoned pr...

Easy, affordable home winterization ideas with big impact

(HIB) - Although you may prefer to forget, last winter’s subfreezing temperatures may not be an isolated occurrence. Weather experts are already discussing if El Nino and arctic air from a polar vortex will cause colder than normal winter weather throughout the country. Is your home ready to withstand the chill?Smart homeowners are taking time now …

Top 5 winter money saving tips for homeowners

(HIB) - The winter can be harsh in many ways — slick driveways, brisk winds, heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures. Unfortunately, that’s not all — these weather annoyances can lead to high heating costs and energy bills, which can b...