Today, Orkin released its annual Top 50 Rattiest Cities List. The list is based on the metro areas where Orkin has conducted the most rodent treatments (residential and commercial) from September 15, 2017 through September 15, 2018. The top 10 on the Rattiest Cities list include, in order: Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, […]
So you have a home office. Congratulations! Plenty of people long for a dedicated space in their homes where they can focus and tackle their to-dos. That being said, the idea of a home office and the reality of having one can be very different. Having an office in your house means welcoming work into […]
Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer, so it’s the perfect time to take care of a few chores around your home. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Gary Findley, CEO of Restoration 1 and bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, describes five relatively simple and inexpensive home maintenance projects that you can complete over […]
Putting your house on the market is always a little emotional. The home that’s served as the canvas for so many of your favorite memories is about to become someone else’s. At least, that’s the plan. Now that you’ve listed your house, you’re probably ready to find a buyer ASAP, but you may run into […]
There’s a lot to do before an open house. You need to clean top to bottom, spruce up your home decor, remove any hyper-personal touches and emotionally prepare yourself for a bunch of strangers poking around your closets and cabinets.
Imagine: You open up your closet and everything looks neat and tidy. It’s filled with pieces you love, and you can see all of your options for today’s outfits. This isn’t just a scene from “Clueless.” It can be your reality if you’re ready to employ a few closet cleaning tips. We know that cleaning […]
Mold: four letters, one syllable, a world of anxiety and stress. It’s such a simple word with the potential to cause so many problems. Why is mold so troubling and what should you do if you find mold in your house or discover it while you’re house hunting? 5 facts about mold According to Mark […]
Like closets and garages, kitchen pantries are one of those once-hidden rooms that are now playing a significant role in today’s home. “The pantry has become one of the most desired and necessary storage features in today’s kitchens — especially for homeowners who make a lot of bulk purchases from the warehouse club,” says Dan DiClerico, […]