Author: Kevin Oakley

September 6, 2018

Tips for Preparing Your Family for the Big Move

We all know that moving is stressful. Between coordinating moving trucks to organizing belongings and tracking details (did you submit a change of address form?), it’s easy to get lost in the chaos. As adults, we can see the light at the end of the …

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August 30, 2018

Top 5 Furniture Layout Apps

Whether you’re moving into a new home or simply feeling like redecorating, finding a great furniture layout can be challenging. Nobody wants to play a real-life game of Tetris, moving bulky pieces of furniture around to find the best fit. Luckily, most of us (pretty …

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August 13, 2018

5 Kitchen Design Trends Foodies Will Love

Okay foodies, here’s the deal. We all know the kitchen is the cornerstone of your home; it’s where you’ll spend most of your time, both alone and with friends, cooking and eating. You’re likely more excited about decorating or upgrading your kitchen than any other …

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July 26, 2018

Master Suite Design Trends You’ve Got to Check Out

Master bedrooms are a calming space in your home. It’s where you spend most of your time, especially when you want to relax. You can let your style run free here, independent from the aesthetics of the rest of your home. Or you can think …

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July 15, 2018

To Shiplap or Not to Shiplap? Three unexpected ways you can use shiplap to personalize your home

If you don’t already know about shiplap, let’s get you acquainted. Shiplap is a type of wooden board traditionally used as siding on barns, sheds, and other buildings. Since it’s often used on the outside of buildings, shiplap has grooves for pieces to fit tightly …

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June 29, 2018

Tame the Chaos in Your New Home -Tips for Turning Your Entryway into an Organized Drop Zone

You’re in the process of moving into your new home. Boxes of furniture and clothes and plates sit stacked all over the place, hopefully in the right rooms. Each time you walk in or out, running errands or bringing in bags from a Target run, …

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June 19, 2018

5 Ways New Homes Help Conserve Energy in the Summer

Summer’s finally rolling around, and we all know what that means: crazy high energy bills from blasting the A/C. But if you’re living in a home built within the last few years, those costs may not actually be so high. Did you know that newer …

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May 31, 2018

Hot Tips for Outdoor Summer Living Made Easy

Is there anything better than a summer BBQ in the sun? When summer rolls around, it’s impossible not to get excited about pool parties, sun bathing, grilling, and playing in the backyard with your family. If you’re planning on spending some serious time outside this …

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May 11, 2018

The Cost to Hire Movers

Moving to a new place is exciting, whether you’re moving into your first home across town or a bigger home across the country. But moving can also be stressful, and it can seem like there are a million things to do before you pack. One …

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April 27, 2018

Decorating for Spring – On a Budget!

After the cold, dark months of winter, is there anything more exciting than Spring? These warmer months bring vibrant colors, cool breezes, and sunshine. What better way to usher out the snow and welcome the season with an indoor makeover? Celebrate Spring with these budget-friendly …

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