Record Breaking Followup: This week I attended a very informative meeting with the Harris County Flood Control Dept director, Jeff  Lindner.  You might be asking why are we still talking about Harvey?  The  highest storm…

  If you only do five routine maintenance tasks for your home during the month of April, here are the ones that we suggest that you do, that will help you prepare your home for…

    Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics…

    You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial…

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its…

  An accent wall can totally transform a room, taking it from boring and drab to bold and exciting. Accent walls create a new focal point for your space, add liveliness and contrast, and are…

Once your tax evaluation comes in for the New Year, you may need to protest the tax appraisal. One way to go about it is to hire a company to manage the process for you. …

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,…

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…

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…

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. [siteorigin_widget class=”WP_Widget_Media_Image”][/siteorigin_widget]…