As the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shutters offices, countless employees are suddenly working from home. For many, this transition represents a major lifestyle shift—but the trend towards remote work is nothing new. In fact, it has increased by over 150 percent in the last twelve years and is expected to continue growing in the future. Therefore,…

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Sheets should be washed once a week at a high temperature followed by a hot dryer cycle. Pillows should be washed every 3 to 6 months on gentle cycle, 2 at a time. 1 wash cycle, 2 rinse cycles and then into the dryer. Carpets should be cleaned once a year. Vacuum followed by a…

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ARE YOU TAKING THESE IMPORTANT CAR MAINTENANCE STEPS? April is a great month for spring cleaning—a time to tidy your home, pare down your possessions, and simplify your life in preparation for summer. But while you most likely associate spring cleaning with your property, it’s important to consider another belonging that is probably integral to…

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Caution: Always test fabric for color fastness in an inconspicuous spot. Blood: If fresh, sponge with cool, salt water and rinse. If stain persist, apply hydrogen peroxide directly. Launder as usual. Coffee & Tea: Remove fresh stains from cotton and linen by rinsing in warm water then pour boiling water onto the stain. Wash in…

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How neighborhoods are uniting amid social distancing with friendly bear hunts! With families around the world abiding by social distancing guidelines, neighborhoods around the country are uniting with a family friendly bear hunt! The idea is to go searching for plush teddy bears in the windows of homes  and businesses while out on a walk or bike…

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March 17, 2020 Real estate pros are taking disinfectant wipes to home showings and in their car to clean frequently touched surfaces as they interact with clients to help slow the spread of COVID-19. But are you disinfecting correctly? HouseLogic.com reports that the best cleaners are either a bleach solution or a 70% alcohol solution.…

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Here are 5 trends we are looking forward to welcoming in 2020. Trends establish what people want to see in a property, and updating your home to the latest trend helps ensure staying power, as well as a better value.

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LET IN THE LIGHT Open the curtains and pull up on the shades to allow natural lighting inside the home. CLEAN Clean your house from top to bottom, and from inside out. A dirty home will not sell as quickly as a clean one. STAGING Have your home staged so that it appeals to potential…

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Does your home need a little love and attention? A well-kept home creates an inviting, relaxing, well-functioning environment. And maintaining a home pays off in tangible (it adds to a home’s long-term value) and intangible ways (you love being in your home). Need motivation to keep up with the upkeep and maintain that love-your-home feeling?…

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1. Marble countertops Clean: Wipe with a damp soft cloth, then dry with a clean cloth to prevent streaking and water spots from forming. Use pH-neutral dishwashing liquid mixed with warm water for deeper cleans. Remove stains: Immediately blot acidic liquids such as orange juice, tomatoes or soft drinks, as they can permanently etch marble…

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