Are These 8 Things Dating Your Home?

Originally Published on Pella Decorating trends come and go so fast that it can be hard to keep up. If you don’t change up your decor, you might even see your own style fall out of fashion only to come back again. But there comes a point when a style shows no signs of coming back and it just makes your home look dated. If any of these design trends make you cringe in acknowledgment, then it could be time for some redecorating. 1. Your windows came with the house... A window style that fits your home creates a timeless look. Although most styles typically age well, the windows themselves might not. Poorly maintained windows can show their age with physical issues like cracked or peeling paint. They may also be less efficient, difficult to operate or broken entirely. Replacing...
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The 3 Packing Hacks Will Make Your Next Move a Breeze

Originally posted on Apartment Therapy Moving is a pain in the butt. Whether you're going full DIY (packing yourself up, renting the van, and loading and unloading yourself) or hiring people to do the (literal) heavy lifting, a ton of work goes into it. Especially when it comes to kitchenware:...

Tips for Spring Driveway Maintenance

By Megan Wild, author of Your Wild Home Spring is finally here. It's time to break out the warm-weather clothing, stock up on spring allergy medication and — maintain your driveway? The last thing on that list is probably one you don’t spend a lot of time thinking about. Driveways...

5 Ways to Reuse and Repurpose Everyday Items in Your Home

By Howard Eason, owner of HE Designs, LLC - reposted from New Homes & Ideas photo via PinterestGrowing up in a small town, I had big interests in finding ways to repurpose or reuse discarded items to transform them into something interesting and outside of their traditional purpose. I recall...

Have an Attic? Tips for Keeping Your Belongings in Optimal Shape

By Megan Wild, author of Your Wild Home If your new home has an attic, it’s likely you plan to use the area as storage space. Out-of-season or outgrown clothes, old photographs, books, videogames and toys are just a few things often found in attics.Just be careful. Unfinished attics can...