Blog Entries in March

Five Kid friendly Home Improvement Projects

Five Kid friendly Home Improvement Projects

Now that the weather is starting to warm up and we’re all adjusting to that extra hour of daylight in the evenings, it is the perfect time to get outside and curb the cabin fever for both you and your kids! If you and your crew are looking for some fun outdoor activities to help usher in the warmer weather, we can help. Plus, who doesn’t love improving their home’s appearance!

5 Tips for Finding the Right Contractor for Your Remodeling Project

5 Tips for Finding the Right Contractor for Your Remodeling Project

The spring season brings with it the arrival of the one of the busiest home remodeling seasons. From patios to porches to landscaping and more, homeowners everywhere are getting bit by the home-renovating bug. Even if you’re a fan of DIY—you can only get so far before needing to call in an expert. For some remodeling projects, you must bring in a contractor. And with so many contrac

Five Things to Expect When Buying a Home after a Foreclosure

Five Things to Expect When Buying a Home after a Foreclosure

It is common for homeowners who’ve lost a home to foreclosure to feel a certain sense of defeat—and even a little fear—when it comes to trying to buy another home. Frankly, nobody wants to default on their mortgage and lose possession of their home even once, let alone think about going through it again so it is understandable to have some anxiety. But once the market conditio

Congratulations to our March Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our March Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our March Hockey Mom winner, Julie Sharbaugh, from Indiana PA!  Julie is a mom to five kids (Kendra 19, Matt 17, JJ 12, Benny 11, Emmett 8) with the youngest three playing hockey for Indiana Youth Hockey Association (IYHA).     Julie has been the Team Manager for IYHA for the last six years, but she is known around the S&T Bank Rink for another rea

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning might seem like a daunting task, but with a little love, your home will be looking brand new! Spring cleaning is essential to a happy and healthy home.  From the bedrooms to bathrooms, to the living room, use this checklist to tackle every room in your home.     Home Maintenance Change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Check

How to Ensure a Smooth Selling Process

How to Ensure a Smooth Selling Process

With the spring real estate season approaching us, it’s time to start thinking about putting your home on the market.  If you are planning to sell this season, it’s easy to start planning ahead.  Whether this is your first time selling, or you’re a seasoned professional it’s always good to have a plan to ensure a smooth sale.  Check out these tips to make thi

The Best DIY Crafts to Keep Kids Busy

The Best DIY Crafts to Keep Kids Busy

Most of us are going on week two of the schools being closed due to CVOID-19.  If you are running out of ideas to keep your children busy, you are not alone. That’s why we have put together a list of the best DIY crafts to keep your kids entertained and happy during their time off school!   Tissue Box Monsters You probably have empty tissue boxes lying around the house alrea

Tips For Staying Busy At Home

Tips For Staying Busy At Home

Social distancing might have you wondering how you will pass your time in the next few weeks. If you're not used to spending all of your time at home, whether you live alone or with a partner, a family or roommates, you might be feeling a little cabin fever.  Don’t worry, we have put together a list of how to stay busy with you in mind!    Organize the Room You’v

Spring Into Action! How to Prepare Your Home For Warm Weather

Spring Into Action! How to Prepare Your Home For Warm Weather

The start of daylight saving time also signals the upcoming arrival of the spring season, which is now just days away!  Finally, we can look forward to bright blooms, chirping birds and… um, you know, spring home maintenance. It may not smell as sweet or sound so pleasant, but spring cleaning and maintenance are two certain signs of the season. If you’re ready to prepare you

Should You Install Solar Panels In Your Home?

Should You Install Solar Panels In Your Home?

There are many reasons why homeowners go solar, but improving the environment and cutting energy costs are the most common. Many people are aware that solar is a great home efficiency upgrade and are eager to reduce their carbon footprint while also improving property value.   Good for the Environment Solar energy is known for representing a clean, green source of energy, and it is a g