Home Features

You've probably never hung a door or shingled a roof. That’s why problems are scary. We share concepts, terminology so you can make smart decisions about your home ... with confidence!

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Rooms at Home

How we live at home is changing. More people are working at home, there's home schooling and we’re integrating indoor & outdoor spaces as we spend more time at home. Get ideas for your home.

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Home Aspirations

With Pinterest, Houzz and so many shows about home improvements, it's natural you've got a wish list. We share our ideas, your homeowner stories and support you in achieving your goals.

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Saving Money

Your home is a huge investment when you buy it, plus monthly operating costs like utility bills. We help you spend less, get more value & build homeowner equity (like a savings account).

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Radiant Floor Heating Keeps Your Toes Warm

radiant floor heating means your feet won't freeze as you walk barefoot during colder seasons
New England gets cold in the winter and sometimes that discourages homeowners from putting tile in their kitchen or bathrooms. Now there's a solution that heats tiles, and your room from the floor up. It's called radiant floor heating.  [Learn More…]

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Rooms at Home

What are Balustrades?

balustrades are used frequently for safety on stairs and balconies

While spend more time indoors and get outdoors when the weather is nice. New houses have decks, patios and sometimes balconies. Where safety is a concern, building codes require the use of balustrades or railing systems. [Go Explore…]

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Home Aspriations

7 Remodeling Tips for Aging in Place

aging in place allows seniors to live near friends & family, and continue enjoying their favorite hobbies like gardening

We're getting older with 10,000 baby boomers reaching retirement age every day, yikes! We're healthier and many older people are working beyond the traditional retirement age of 65. Most people want to stay in their homes so it's important that we all learn [Start Dreaming …]

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Proposed Tax Changes & Home Ownership

most homeowners itemize the costs of home ownership to reduce their income taxes, so how will tax changes affect this?

Income taxes can be filed using the standard deduction or itemized deductions. Most homeowners prefer itemized deductions to reduce their taxable income by what they've spent on mortgage interest, property taxes and more. It does take more time to gather all the paperwork needed to support itemized deductions and it's usually worth it. [Save More…]

Learning How to Tape and Mud Drywall

drywall tape isn't anything like the scotch tape we're used to using every day & it takes practice to learn how to tape and mud drywall

Drywall tape is quite different than scotch tape …

Wondering where you can learn how to tape and mud drywall? If you want to do your own home repairs and/or remodeling projects, knowing how to tape and mud is a good skill to have. You can watch lots of videos but you also need [Save More…]

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How to Create Your Dream Home

Have you got a long list of projects that never seem to get done? We're here to help you prioritize what needs to get done now, along with tips to create your dream home and the lifestyle you want. Our free report will help you remember what's really important, what you loved about the houses where you’ve lived. Owning 12+ houses through the years working for I've Been Moved (IBM), gave me lots of experience to share about what works, and what doesn't. Then I settled down to live/work in one place, and started a handyman business (8 years, 2,000 homeowners). I discovered my passion for helping women learn to manage their homes with confidence. So let’s connect and create the house you've always dreamed of!

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