A Guide to “Going Green” in Honor of Earth Day

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“Going Green”, or leading a more environmentally friendly lifestyle to protect the environment and sustain natural resources,  is a lifestyle many of us may enact on a regular basis–or we at least try our best to do so. Changing your lifestyle completely to do this, however, can be difficult.  Many of us know the basics, like the importance of recycling, turning off our lights when we leave a room, and trying to reduce the amount of waste we create.

What you might not be familiar with is how to use your appliances in the most efficient way possible.  Not only do these methods save electricity, water, or natural fuels, they can save you money as well. There are ways to change the way you use all of your main home appliances in order to be more “green”, and you can start doing them right away.  With Earth Day less than two weeks away on April 22nd,  this is the perfect time to make these small changes in honor of your planet.

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3 Ways to Personalize Your Appliances

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We pride ourselves on making our homes reflect our personal style and taste. We hand pick the perfect furniture and paint for the walls but one thing that seems to be out of our control is the look of our most important, everyday pieces our appliances. They are the center of many activities in the house and we, including others, have to see them every day. And let’s face it, they aren’t the prettiest things to look at.

We’ve all been there…

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5 Kitchen Trends to Try in 2017

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It’s a new year, why not try out a new look for your kitchen? Before spring is in full swing, this is the perfect time to redo or reorganize your kitchen before the weather gets even warmer and we start spending all of our free time outside! So much time is spent in the kitchen between cooking and baking, eating meals, and being a central socializing spot for guests.  Here are some new ways to enhance your kitchen’s look while keeping the space efficient.

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Diagnosing Common Problems In Your Range

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Throughout a ranges life there is a good chance that it will run into some sort of problem. Being able to diagnose what is wrong with your range can help you decide whether or not you need to hire a repairman. Having knowledge of what may be wrong with your range can also help you and the repairman save time because you won’t have to spend time trying to diagnose the issue. So take a minute to lean how to diagnose some of the common problems ranges have.

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Which Appliance Style Should I Choose?

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The holidays involve a lot of gatherings which involves a lot of cooking and baking. This can take a toll on our appliances. If you’re in the market for new appliances take a look at some of the different styles to choose from, the pros and cons of each style and how they range in prices.

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Why Won’t My Oven Turn On?

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With Christmas only days away, any oven problems are unacceptable! How else are you going to get all of the cookies baked? Not to mention the ham or turkey you might be having for dinner.  One commonly reported issue is that the oven won’t turn on. How can this be, and how is it fixed? Follow the steps below and your oven will be up and running to bake those Christmas cut-outs in no time. Continue reading

Last Minute Holiday Home Tips

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The holidays are almost here and before you know it, your guests will be knocking on your door. With so much to do in addition to your regular day-to-day, it can get a little stressful.  We thought we’d help you out with a quick list of tips and to do’s for those last few days before the main event.    Continue reading