Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tips for Living in Pennsport and Other Waterfront Philly Neighborhoods

One of best features of the city of Philadelphia is that it’s located next to a body of water: the Delaware River. There are several neighborhood communities in Philly on or near the waterfront, including Pennsport, Queen Village, Fishtown, Old … Continue reading

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Should You Move to Fairmount? A List of Pros and Cons

Also known as the Art Museum Area, the Fairmount neighborhood in Philadelphia has a lot going on. The neighborhood features many places to eat and drink, or relax or work out, as well as a number of opportunities to get … Continue reading

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Home Generator: What Every DFW Homeowner Should Know

In Dallas, there are numerous times throughout the year when you could experience a power outage. Ice storms, severe thunderstorms, the occasional tornado, and even high winds can cause a power outage; peak demand restrictions can affect your power as … Continue reading

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Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater for DFW Residents

Very few things compare to the luxury of having a hot shower or soaking in a tub full of warm water. Unfortunately, as prices for electricity and natural gas climb, heating water for your home can be expensive. On top … Continue reading

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4 Kitchen Remodeling Ideas for Dallas-Fort Worth Homes

They say that “everything is bigger in Texas,” and when compared to homes in other regions of the country, Dallas and Fort Worth homes typically boast more square footage. Homes in the DFW Metroplex often feature large communal areas like … Continue reading

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Make Your Mud Room the Organizational Hub of Your DFW Home

The idea of a room for galoshes and snow boots may seem silly in a part of the country with mild winters and little rain, but DFW homeowners have taken the concept of the mud room and turned into a … Continue reading

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How to Host a Fabulous NYC Dinner Party

Hosting a dinner party can be a great way to show off your cooking skills and your New York City home. It can also be stressful, especially in a small apartment. But it doesn’t have to be! Here’s how to … Continue reading

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College Students Swapping Dorms for Homes Purchased by Mom and Dad

UW-Madison campus Do you ever secretly wish you could head back to college and re-live the good old days, maybe for just one semester? If it seems like college life is only getting sweeter, you may be right. On more … Continue reading

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The Complete List of Important Questions to Ask A Contractor Before Hiring Them

When you set out to do a remodel, addition or other major home renovation, you will need a general contractor to oversee the work that needs to be done. Hiring a general contractor means getting the best person, and while … Continue reading

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Renting a PO Box While You Hunt for Your Dream Apartment

Renting a PO box and a storage unit can be a useful strategy for people on the hunt for the perfect NYC apartment. When they’re searching for an apartment, many people stay with friends or take short-term sublets. When you’re … Continue reading

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