Home Renovation Blog

The HouseSmarts home renovation blog is your ultimate resource for how-to info. It’s a virtual library of helpful, DIY content that can help you get started on a number of projects today.

Sep 14, 2021

When it comes to maintaining our homes, one of the most untimely and stressful things to deal with is a faulty home appliance. These items are the workhorses of our homes and when they don’t function properly (or at all) needless to say the results can be quite challenging to deal with. And given their hefty cost, if you can postpone a purchase of a major appliance through proper maintenance […]

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Aug 12, 2021

Curb Appeal Ideas on a Budget (Big or Small) The key to a successful home improvement project is striking a balance between the end result and the actual investment, in particular how it translates into the real estate market.  For example, every year the real estate industry releases its list of top home renovations, including those home renovations you may want to avoid. If money is no option, then splurging […]

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Jun 30, 2021

As summer kicks into gear many of us will try to “beat the heat” at home.  Fortunately for you, there are plenty of ways to keep out heat in the summer months with minimal investment.  Check out these cooling tips you can put into practice: Window Treatments that Make a Difference Shades, curtains, blinds… whatever style of window treatment you have in your home, during peak sunlight hours you definitely […]

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May 26, 2021

For anyone who uses their grill on a regular basis, it’s important to make sure it’s maintained properly so you can enjoy it whenever you like.  Fortunately for you, we have some great tips you can use right now to keep your grill in tip-top shape: Prep Your Grill Before Cleaning Before you get started there is some prep work to do.  First, make sure the grill is completely off […]

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