New Homeowner No-No’s – Outside

Mulch For your first landscaping project, do not over-mulch. Too much mulch can suffocate plants and prevent water from reaching roots. Instead, add mulch to no deeper than three inches. Ivy It may look charming, but ivy will keep growing. Eventually ivy will spread under a home’s siding or shingles, damage their integrity, and ultimately

New Homeowner No No’s – In and Out

New Homeowner No No’s – In and Out Caulk Using the wrong caulk can be a damaging. That’s because there is a right caulk for the kitchen, bath, gutters, brick or concrete, mortar, and so on. The wrong caulk won’t adhere, or will breakdown, allowing moisture to seep in, or compromise the surface you’re caulking.

New homeowner No-No’s – Inside

Sealants Needlessly applying sealant to surfaces can permanently discolor stone, concrete, and glass, to name a few. Never use sealant on natural materials like quartz, plastic materials like laminates, or commercial acrylic products such as Formica and Corian. Generally, most materials will not need reapplication of sealants very often. Instead, test surfaces using water to
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Finding the Right Fit for a Great Family

Here we are again. Two great clients that have bought and sold houses over and over. Courtney and I met years ago through my oldest daughter and I later hired her as my first assistant. We have always enjoyed doing things together and buying this home is another step on our journey together. This year
Kelsey Bethea Closing

Great Family Friends

Finding just the right house at the right time can be tricky. This sweet couple and I set out to find the best fit for them with specific goals and a budget. After shopping in a wide location area, the perfect place appeared, complete with deer in the front yard! Thank you for the journey
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Flat Paula’s Adventures

Have you heard of Flat Stanley - a project that started in schools to encourage kids to read? Flat Stanley goes on adventures through the mail. We are going to have our own twist on it - "Flat Paula" Travel Adventures! Flat Paula can travel with you - both near and far! Let's take her
Shannie Day Blog

Shannie Day

It’s been 10 years in the making.  Our sweet Shannie is on to new adventures, most will continue to include family, Disney and the color green!  She has helped KSP serve customers and clients over the years as well as build great relationships. We had a wonderful group of supporters come out to honor her

What homeowners in the path of Hurricane Harvey can do to avoid financial disaster

Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey’s heavy winds and torrential downpours are just the beginning — natural disasters can easily become financial disasters for homeowners if they don’t make the right choices in the aftermath. Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas Saturday as a catastrophic Category 4 storm, packing sustained winds up to 130 miles per hour.