Skip To Content

Monthly Archives: June 2020

    Disaster Preparedness For Your Pets

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 30, 2020

    Emergencies come in many forms, and they may require anything from a brief absence from your home to permanent evacuation. Each type of disaster requires different measures to keep your pets safe, so the best thing you can do for yourself and your pets is to be prepared. Here are simple steps you can follow... Read More

    Is It Time to Build an Indoor Play Space?

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 29, 2020

    Play is important for kids. It’s especially important for kids to have active play as a part of their routines, since it builds imagination, physical coordination and other important developmental skills. Unfortunately, not everyone lives in places that are well suited for outdoor active play. Small yards, a lack of easy access to public playgrounds... Read More

    Smart Homes and Mesh Networks

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 23, 2020

    Smart homes and smart home tech are becoming increasingly popular these days. Various smart home devices, sensors and more can add new functions to a home, automating some tasks and even increasing your home’s security. Unfortunately, some homeowners run into problems with smart home devices that have to be on the same home network to... Read More

    Make Your Pantry Do More!

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 22, 2020

    A pantry is a great thing to have. Not only does it store all your dry goods in one place, but you can also use your pantry to better organize your kitchen. Whether it’s a space the size of a small closet or a walk-in the size of a small room, your pantry is an... Read More

    The Essential Guide to Hurricane Preparedness

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 18, 2020

    Each year hurricane season begins on June 1st and lasts 5 months, with storms typically peaking in August and September. As with every hurricane season regardless of forecast, knowing the essentials of how to prepare could truly be a life saver. Hurricane Knowledge First, know your hurricane facts and understand common terms used during hurricane... Read More

    Is Ring Safe to Use In My Home?

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 15, 2020

    When it first hit the market, the Ring doorbell system seemed like a great way to keep your home safe. Not only do the cameras on the doorbell let you see who’s at the door, they also let you check to see who has come to visit when you aren’t at home. You can even... Read More

    Basic Tools for Homeowners

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 15, 2020

    When you own your own home, there are a lot of small repairs and similar tasks that you’ll have to do at some point. You may also want to tackle some DIY projects or make some changes around the house from time to time. Regardless of what’s going on, you’re going to need some tools... Read More

    Are You Ready for Storm Season?

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 8, 2020

    As spring turns to summer, more and more focus is shifting to outdoor activities and enjoying the wonderful summer weather. Unfortunately, not all of the weather is going to be so wonderful. Depending on where you live, you may face several severe storms during the summer as well as the usual summer storms and rain.... Read More

    Virtual Home Staging Tips

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 8, 2020

    Virtual home tours and showings are increasingly popular in real estate. They allow prospective home buyers to view the property on their own time, reducing unnecessary contact and helping them to avoid homes that they aren’t really interested in. A greater focus on virtual viewings can be a double-edged sword, however; still photos and walkthrough... Read More

    How Will Recession Affect My Home Purchase?

    By Christie Frankenstein | June 1, 2020

    It’s well known that the housing market is heavily influenced by the economy — especially local economies. When the economy is strong, people have more money for large purchases and investments in real estate. When things are tighter, though, a lot of prospective homeowners may start to ask whether they’re really ready to take on... Read More