How to Keep Your Home Warm Without Breaking the Bank

woman looking at home thermostat

The cold weather brings blustering winds and high energy bills. Heating your home during the Buffalo winters can take a serious toll on your wallet. Plus, with prices rising everywhere, utilities will naturally be affected. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. By taking a few extra steps, you can keep your home warm… Read more »

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Shower for Your Bathroom

shower and tub in bathroom

The shower is one of the most important parts of your bathroom remodel. After all, a bad shower can dry out your skin, lead to slips and falls, and cause overall discomfort both during and after your shower. But when you start looking for new showers, you may become overwhelmed with the possibilities out there…. Read more »

4 Signs It’s Time to Repair or Replace Your Stairs

Wooden staircase

We don’t often think about our staircases, but they’re one of the most important features of our homes. After all, our stairs get us upstairs and downstairs. Without them, we would be stranded and unable to access the other levels of our homes. Despite our stairs’ importance, however, many homeowners go about their days with… Read more »

When Is it Time for a Bathroom Remodel?

modern and updated bathroom

Is your bathroom outdated? Does it feel like you’re stepping back in time to the 1950s each time you use it? Are your cabinets and fixtures really, really old? If so, it may be time for a change. Here we discuss some of the top signs that it’s time for a bathroom remodel: You need… Read more »

What Trees Help with Curb Appeal?

Increasing Curb Appeal

Whether you’re putting your home on the market or just trying to outdo the neighbors, there’s no doubt that well-chosen, well-placed trees can add to your home’s curb appeal. However, not all trees are created equal. Here’s a handy guide to which trees help with curb appeal: Crape Myrtles Crape myrtles will make your home… Read more »

How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

Western New York is home to many rivers, lakes, creeks, and streams. While this makes for a picturesque location, it can pose a problem during the warmer months. If the past several months are any indication, a sudden rain storm can quickly flood a region, causing damage to our homes and businesses. Thankfully, there are… Read more »

Aging in Place: What It Is and Why You Should Remodel

Aging in Place

As we age, we start needing different accommodations in order to live safely and comfortably. Unfortunately, many of our homes do not have these accommodations, and we struggle to get through our day-to-day lives. While one option is moving into a nursing home, many of us prefer to stay in the homes we love. Thankfully,… Read more »

How to Keep Your House Cool in the Summer

How to Keep Your House Cool in the Summer

Buffalo is not known for its sweltering summers. But that doesn’t mean it can’t get uncomfortably hot in your home. This is especially the case if, like many older homes in the Buffalo area, you don’t have air conditioning. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can keep the temperatures down even without an AC… Read more »

4 Ways to Use Your Garage

4 Ways to Use Your Garage

Many people doubt the benefits of having a garage constructed on their property. After all, can’t we just park our cars on the street or driveway? However, there are countless possibilities that open up with new garages.  Let’s take a look at some of the more advantageous aspects of owning a garage. Protection from the… Read more »

Why Are Icicles Forming on My Home?

Why Are Icicles Forming on My Home?

Icicles add to the beauty and charm of Buffalo’s winters. Yet, as attractive as they may be, they’re also a sign that something’s wrong in your home. Icicles are often a result of ice dams, which in turn are caused by poor insulation and ventilation inside your home. Not only that, but icicles aren’t as… Read more »