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2019 Home Design Color Trends: Pantone Color of the Year

The 2019 Pantone Color of the Year is one we haven’t seen so much of in home designs, but it will definitely add an interesting pop of color in your new home. What is that color? It’s none other than … living coral! Resembling something between pink and fuschia, living coral has been named the…

Michigan Winters: How to Keep Snow and Ice from Damaging Your Home

Winters in southeast Michigan can be brutal. While you usually make efforts to protect yourself and your vehicles from the elements, you may forget to keep snow and ice from damaging your home. Following are several steps you can take to protect your home, yourself, and passersby. 1. Clear and insulate pipes. One of the…

8 Ways to Destress During the Holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful time of the year, but with so many responsibilities, they can also be very stressful. Fortunately, there are many enjoyable ways to destress during the holidays that can leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. 1. Get enough sleep. Sleep is perhaps the single most important way to destress during…

Holiday Hosting Guide: Tips for the Ultimate Get-Together

One of the best aspects of owning your own home is to be able to entertain family and friends. The holidays are the opportune time to use all the best features of your home to host the ultimate party. Whether it’s a small, cozy gathering or an all-out blast, with the right holiday hosting tips,…

How to Protect Your Home During the Holidays

The holidays are full of great times with family and good friends, but as you’re out shopping or at a social event, it’s important to protect your home and your valuables. While some thefts are crimes of opportunity, more skillful thieves will learn your habits before making a move. With some smart strategies and proactiveness,…

Rake Them or Leave Them: What to Do with All Those Fallen Leaves

The vivid colors of the leaves and the charming appearance of homes with fallen leaves all around them are among the reasons people love the autumn season in Michigan. There’s a lot more you can do with leaves than just admire them from afar, though. They can actually be very beneficial for gardening and lawn…