Home Maintenance Tips

Don't Forget These Areas During Spring Cleaning

Spring is right around the corner, which means that it's almost time for one of the season's classic events: spring cleaning! If you're anything like me, you relish any opportunity to clear out all of the clutter and grime that builds up inside during the winter months. Everyone does the obvious things like washing the floors and wiping off the tables, but there are lots of inconspicuous places in your home that can easily go overlooked. In this post, you can see which areas need a little more attention in order to ensure a thorough deep clean this spring!

These Home Money Pits Hide in Plain Sight

Except for disasters like foundation or flooding problems, homes are rarely the nightmarish money pits exaggerated for comedic effect in the 1986 movie of the same name. However, many homes do contain smaller money pits that hide in plain sight by draining your wallet slowly over time. These little problems never draw enough attention to warrant solving, but doing so can save you a shocking amount of money in the long run. Keep reading to learn about 5 of the most common home money pits and how you can eliminate them!

Don't Overlook Wood Countertops

If you're thinking about renovating your kitchen, one of the most visually and functionally important aspects to consider is your countertop material. Sure, you could go with classics such as marble, granite, or even a more modern quartz, but have you considered wood? Contrary to what some people believe, wood can make an excellent countertop material when properly maintained. Keep reading to learn why you shouldn't overlook this underutilized design element!