First Impressions…

Yes, we’ve all heard how much first impressions mean…well since we’re in the “home” business, let’s talk about the first impressions your home is making! First of all, can your guests find your house number easily?  And more importantly, should there ever be an emergency, can fire/police find your house easily?  Is there a light…

Colorectal Cancer

Being a cancer survivor, it is my passion to educate and provide information on the different types of cancer. My cancer and my mother’s cancer was found on a routine mammogram. A close friend had her colon cancer found at her first colonoscopy at age 50. Early detection is key…along with knowledge of the different…

Celebration of Life

I attended a celebration of life for the wife of one of my friends this weekend.  Unbeknownst to me, she was diagnosed with recurrence breast cancer at the same time I was diagnosed.  Fortunately I was able to conquer my battle…  It’s really made me think a great deal about life…mine, my family and friends…

Spring Check List

Spring is starting early this year. While you’re banishing the cobwebs during your annual spring cleaning, take some time to give your home a thorough inspection. A few simple maintenance maneuvers will ensure that your home will remain in good shape and that all systems will keep humming efficiently. Clean your gutters. After a long…

Are You Watching Porn?

Boy…that caught your attention, didn’t it? Well, those of us in the industry call HGTV and the DIY shows porn…why? Because there isn’t too much reality in the shows. Let me give you a couple clues…have you really paid attention to the shows? At the start of a renovation there may be leaves on the…

Enter Delta Mess Makers Before & After Contest

Mess Makers? Yes…I guess that is what you can say we do…and wouldn’t you know that Delta is actually having a contest going on right now entitled Mess Makers?! They are and even more exciting, I am one of the judges! (I am a compensated endorser and judge of the Delta Mess Maker Before &…

Traditional Bath Remodel In Keller, TX

Does this before look familiar? Other than the walls that had a faux finish, it’s the typical builder grade bathroom. After remodeling this client’s guest bath and kitchen, it was time for the master bath. Since we put an air tub in the guest bath, this homeowner wanted a nice shower since they didn’t use…

Trade pros, you give your clients a blan

Trade pros, you give your clients a blank canvas to play, create and explore, and Delta Faucet want to reward your efforts. Enter the #MessMakerPro contest for a chance to win $2,000 worth of Delta products and more. Click here for details. #HappiMess http://ow.ly/i/gT9WR

2016 Trends

So…what are the design trends for 2016? That’s what I thought when I heard someone speak at the Dallas Market two weeks ago…he did give one very interesting tidbit of information which really amazed me. Trends in the home and clothing follow that of watch designs. I know you’re thinking, really? Watches? But when he…

To Permit or Not to Permit?

That is the real question. Every city is different when it comes to what you need a permit for and what you don’t. Some cities require you to get a permit for a garage sale, putting up a new or replacing your fence, or even replacing the windows in your home. But for this article…

BEAUTIFUL STREAMLINED KITCHEN

When this client contacted us, she was looking for someone who could help her visualize and bring to life what she wanted…a beautiful, streamlined, brighter kitchen with new appliances and a way to keep the odors when cooking from escaping into the rest of her home. This was the family’s existing kitchen… Since she basically…