Dodge These Kitchen Layout Pitfalls

When your kitchen’s layout and lack of counter space is just not working for you anymore, it may be time to consider remodeling. While it can be an expensive undertaking, if the heart of your home is not functional it creates a drag on the rest of your house and how everyone feels while they’re … Read More…

Make Cool Summer Home Improvements

by Blake Herzog Our desert summer is here and hopefully you’ve been able to get your major preparations taken care of; ensuring your air conditioning, windows and pool barrier are functioning. There are many interior and some exterior projects you can take on to keep life comfortable now and throughout the rest of the year! q … Read More…

Tired of Winter? Get your House Ready for Summer!

by Blake Herzog The Golden Corridor provides us with temperate weather this time of year and a great opportunity to start now to ready our yards for the late spring and summer. It’s not uncommon to get antsy for a little more warmth to go along with all that winter sunshine, and one good way … Read More…

Bring Nature Inside to Balance your Well-being

by Christia Gibbons “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” — Frank Lloyd Wright As the father of organic architecture, which strives to design and build structures in balance with their natural surroundings (think house not on a hill but as part of that hill), some would say Frank Lloyd … Read More…

Financial Wellness: Meet Financial Goals with Mortgage Checkup

by Dawn Svoboda, Branch Manager/Loan Originator, Academy Mortgage Did you know? Just as getting a yearly checkup is important to maintaining your physical health, getting a home mortgage checkup can be crucial to your financial health. In light of fluctuating rates, new products or shifts in your life circumstances, your mortgage loan options can change … Read More…

Brighten Bathrooms with Splashes of Creativity

by Blake Herzog While you’re busy staying current with your kitchen, living room, and outdoor living space, it’s easy for other spaces to get left behind — particularly the bathrooms. If you haven’t taken the initiative to inject some “spa” vibes into the fixtures or décor, it’s easy to let the years flow by until … Read More…

Take your Home Fire Outdoors

Fireplaces are magnetic for people wherever you put them. Have you ever thought of putting one in your backyard? Outside fireplaces offer all the advantages of their indoor brethren, with the added benefit of giving you the chance to enjoy additional outdoor living during the winter, as well as chilly autumn, spring, and even summer … Read More…

A Washlet Seat or Bidet Reduces Toilet Paper Use

by Paula J Leslie, Managing Partner, Mankel Mechanical Remember at the beginning of this pandemic when toilet paper shelves at stores were empty? I still have a difficult time figuring out the reasoning, but, I didn’t have to worry about the shortage. Several years ago I spoiled myself with a brand new Toto toilet fitted … Read More…

Painting Company Delivers through Core Values

Submitted by ACP Painting, LLC. ACP Painting, LLC. was established by brothers and U.S Army veterans Rob and Russ Byers in 2005 with a mission to continually strive to give overall customer satisfaction and quality craftsmanship delivered with honesty and integrity. We consistently focus on our three main core values: Accountability — We honor our … Read More…