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How to Make Your Home Your Stress-Free Sanctuary

In today’s fast paced and constantly changing society, we get enough stress outside of our home. Everyone should look forward to being able to get much needed rest and relaxation after coming home from a long day. Unfortunately, many homes don’t provide the calming environment that is an important key to a healthy and balanced life.  Image from Pexels If your home isn’t bringing you t...
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Choosing And Hiring a Home Remodeling Contractor.

Step 1: Get your top recommendations Finding the right contractor is to create a list of 10–15 local contractors who have the necessary experience. You’ll eliminate the lesser choices and keep the top contenders to find the right people for the job, so it’s best to include more names than you’ll need. There are several ways you can create your starter list: Ask your homeowner friends w...
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Top 5 Neighborhoods In Fort Lauderdale.

Rio Vista East of Federal Highway (U.S. 1) and south of downtown Fort Lauderdale, Rio Vista was the location of choice for families long before the resurgence of downtown neighborhoods. It hasn't lost that title; it just shares it these days. There are more than 1,000 homes in Rio Vista, many on the Intracoastal Waterway or the New River. Even small homes have their own docks, and ...
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What to Know Before Buying Homeowners Insurance

What to Know Before Buying Homeowners Insurance. Buying a home is a huge decision many folks make, whether to support a growing family, make a financial investment, or some combination of the two. And for those of us who decide to purchase a home, the property itself is the largest asset we may ever own. Once the stress satisfaction of purchasing (and decorating) your new home wears...
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Gardening Tips For The Summer!

Gardening Tips For The Summer! The following are some tips to keep your garden at its peak performance during the summer months. We hope you find these suggestions helpful! Slow Down Weeds Organically Weeds grow fast during the hot summer months and plants dry out quickly. To slow down your weeds, enrich the soil and keep it moist at the same time. Apply a thick layer (2 to 3 inch...
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Home Renovation Guide

Home Renovation Guide Home renovations are notorious for being stressful. Whether you’re taking on a large project like a historic house or “just” remodeling your kitchen, home renovations can challenge your relationships, budget, and sense of sanity. However, it is possible to cut down on the stress and conflict of a home renovation. Here are some tips to help you manage a renovation...
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Key Questions When Asking For Testimonials

A lot of people ask for testimonials. If we follow up with our customers enough, we naturally receive testimonials. However, these testimonials have no power. Limp testimonials are a fact of life because clients don’t always know how to give testimonials and we often don’t have a clue about how to ask for testimonials. Here are a few key questions you can use when asking for testimonials. ...
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Top 4 Wineries in Soflo!

Top 4 Wineries in Soflo! Here's a list of recommendation for all of our fellow wine tasters out there in South Florida! Enjoy! Lapham Import Company Lapham Import Company is a privately held company in Fort Lauderdale, FL and is a Single Location business. Categorized under Wholesale Wines. Records show it was established in 2002 and incorporated in Florida. Current estimates show this co...
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5 Big Real Estate Fibs!

4 Big Real Estate Fibs! Here's a list of 5 lies to look out for when speaking to a suspect real estate agent! But thats not all! Consumer's lie as well! 1.puff·er·y: (noun) undue or exaggerated praise. I think we all saw this one coming. When an agent says, “This home is beautiful!” what’s the first thing you think? “Uh huh, sure it is.” There is a challenge however. The listing agen...
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Most Common Places to Check for Mold in Your Home

Even if you have a healthy immune system and no allergies, mold can cause a variety of health problems — coughing, wheezing, and throat, skin, and eye irritation, to name a few. Mold is everywhere and, though you can’t fully control your exposure to it outdoors or in public spaces, you can check for mold in common places around your home and take measures to prevent and remove it. Bathroom'...
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