Month: January 2018

How to Care for Your Plants in Winter

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE How to Care for Your Plants in Winter The post How to Care for Your Plan...

Six Easy Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas

Staci Salazar, the blogger behind Our Family Lifestyle, wanted to add farmhouse style to her build grade home. With a little bit of planning, she was able to make a big impact. Read on for six simple farmhouse kitchen ideas from Staci that will give your kitchen a fresh, new look. Six Easy Farmhouse Kitchen Ideas... The …

Deliver curb appeal with a DIY block mailbox

(HIB) - We’ve all heard the old adage, “you only get one chance to make a first impression.” Well, that statement holds true when you’re talking about a home. Whether it’s the landscaping, the siding, the front door, the w...

4 tips to prepare for extended power outages

(HIB) - In the year 2018, it’s very easy to take your home's power for granted. You flick the light switch and the lights come on. Same with the television and the microwave. It's easy. And should a storm knock the power out, you expect that it w...

A great lawn begins with a great engine

(HIB) - As the days grow longer and the snow begins to recede, homeowners will once again venture outdoors to get their yards and lawn into tip-top shape for summer fun. But just like your lawn has been hibernating over the long winter, so too has your...

Kitchen Hardware Refresh

Kitchen Hardware Refresh Updating your cabinet hardware can give your kitchen a complete refresh. Oftentimes, cabinet knobs and pulls are the last thing you think about when styling your home decor.  Replacing your kitchen hardware is an easy way to freshen up the look of your kitchen and can be completed easily and inexpensively. We... The …

How to Prevent & Thaw Frozen Water Pipes

The first weeks of 2018 brought winter storms and freezing temperatures to parts of the Southern U.S. that rarely see ice, forcing the closure of schools and highways across the … READ MORE How to Prevent & Thaw Frozen Water Pipes The post H...

Guide to a Complete Garage Makeover

The garage is often the most cluttered part of any house. Jane Ko of Taste of Koko was tired of having miscellaneous items pile up in her garage. After taking the time to clean and create an organized storage system, Jane brought her garage makeover dreams to life. Check out these five simple steps that will... The …

Do the math: Homebuying now may save a lot

(HIB) - It is a common misconception that a 20 percent down payment is required to buy a home. Advice to wait and save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (MI), which is required when you buy with a sma...

The beauty of barn doors

(HIB) - Barn doors moved out of the farmyard and into the house a long time ago. Recently, however, they have become an even more popular and useful feature in residential design. It’s not hard to see why.“Many homeowners hear the term &lsq...

How to keep winter pests out

The cold winter months provide the perfect reason to stay inside and enjoy the warmth of your home. Unfortunately, pests agree — and many are eager to make your cozy space their home for the winter months. Indoors, these critters can be problemat...

How To Install a Simple Butcher Block Counter

Janel Hutton of Nellie Bellie took her sad kitchen and turned it into a bright and beautiful room by adding butcher block countertops! This simple DIY project changed the entire look of the room. Read on to see Janel’s step-by-step instructions on how to install butcher block countertops! How To Easily Install Butcher Block Countertops Materials Birch... The …

Young’s Inc 14.5″ x 1″ x 13.75″ Wood Steal Your Heart Wall Sign

Young’s Inc 14.5″ x 1″ x 13.75″ wood “steal your heart” wall sign. Young’s Inc. Was established in October 1988 and since then we have been providing quality giftware, home decor and trendy accessories. We have something for every room and for every style of decor to help you enhance any room, whether indoors or outdoors.Measures …

Keep your home pest free this year

(HIB) - Now is a great time to establish year-long goals and resolutions, including home improvement goals you’d like to tackle this year. The first step is to create a pest control plan for your home. It’s important to establish good habit...

Unique home improvements perfect for DIY

(HIB) - Here’s a quick question for you: What’s your favorite DIY project you’ve ever completed? Chances are the answer pops right into your mind, and even if you’ve completed hundreds of DIY projects over the years, you probabl...