A Kitchen Office?

When I come home from work, I often walk out to the mail box to see if I got anything.  I walk back into the house through the garage door and go directly to the trash can in the kitchen.  Then, I leave the pile of mail that isn’t mine under the telephone on the…

Dishwasher Love

While certainly not a necessity, once you’ve had a dishwasher, it is hard to live without one.  Not only does it save your hands from the damaging effects of hot, soapy water, it does a better job than hand washing can.  Dishwashers get the water up to temperatures of 140 degree which kills bacteria and…

Kitchen Remodel Regrets

Thinking about renovating your kitchen?  Avoid this 9 mistakes outlined by Andria Hayday in her article in Before & After Kitchen And Baths magazine. A Step-Wasting Layout. Maintain that all important work triangle with your sink, refrigerator, and stovetop.  Even in a large kitchen, you don’t want to have to walk from one side of…

Be a Friend to Your Frig

Did you know your frig is one of the top reasons for home insurance claims? Minerals in water clog ice makers, food particles can clog the drain, and leaking water lines can damage cabinets, walls, and floors.  Take the time to care for your refrigerator and it will take care of you. Keep it level….

Countertop Choices

Real Estate is a people business.  An agent’s job is to connect with their client, listen to their needs and concerns, and provide guidance and service.  That being said, it often surprises me how little some real estate agents actually know about houses and the materials used to build them. If you ask about the…