Over half of consumers want their houses to be built with…

~Agree or Disagree? If you agree do think more homes in the US will follow suit?~ Over half of consumers believe it is important that their home is made using environmentally-responsible materials, according to research published by Eurocell plc, the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor and recycler of PVC-U window, door, conservatory... #Eurocell #fenestration #housebuilding Source: … Continue reading Over half of consumers want their houses to be built with…

The Personalities You’ll Totally Encounter When Buying A Home

~ some of these are soooooo true!! ~ The Personalities You'll Totally Encounter When Buying A Home The road to buying a home is lined with a cast of characters! While you're putting those social skills to work, let Rocket Mortgage® empower you to handle the rest of the home-buying process with confidence. 1. Let's … Continue reading The Personalities You’ll Totally Encounter When Buying A Home

One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV

The One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV (Image credit: HGTV) Does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with HGTV? Ever since I got hooked on Christopher Lowell's show ages ago and took his advice to hang a sheet on my bedroom wall as decor (don't ask, I have no idea) I've dipped in and … Continue reading One Valuable Lesson I Learned from HGTV

25 Healthiest Cities in America

25 Healthiest Cities in America The United States is often considered one of the least healthy affluent nations, due in part to its low life expectancy, expensive health care, and an ever-increasing adult obesity rate. Life expectancy at birth nationwide is 78.6 years, one of the lowest among OECD nations. Still, health varies significantly nationwide, … Continue reading 25 Healthiest Cities in America

Only one generation of Americans has recovered from the housing crash

~ That is good news for me and my fellow GenXers ~ Only one generation of Americans has recovered from the housing crash The generation that likely had the most to lose during the crash in the housing market appears to have gained the most household wealth since 2007. During the economic downturn a decade … Continue reading Only one generation of Americans has recovered from the housing crash

4 Ways to Get Rid of Your High-Maintenance Grass Lawn

~ in case you are not a lover of grass, or want to take advantage of the City of Riverside's turf program - also WMWD has a program as well  ~ 4 Ways to Get Rid of Your High-Maintenance Grass Lawn I grew up in inland L.A., where every house had a perfectly manicured lawn. … Continue reading 4 Ways to Get Rid of Your High-Maintenance Grass Lawn

How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You’re Doing It All Wrong

~ are you a lover of grass? read below to get the most out of your lawn! ~ How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You're Doing It All Wrong Aspheric/iStock Wondering how to water a lawn? Sadly, it's not quite as simple as just turning on the sprinklers and walking away. The … Continue reading How to Water a Lawn, and When: Odds Are, You’re Doing It All Wrong

States Drinking the Most Beer

~ Good thing these numbers were taken before the World Cup and that the World Cup in CA begins at 5am, otherwise the numbers would have been way higher 😉 ~ States Drinking the Most Beer Despite shifting tastes among millennials, beer remains the most popular alcoholic beverage in the United States. It is the … Continue reading States Drinking the Most Beer

Offsetting Housing and Environmental Stresses as Cities Expand

~interesting, what will this mean for us in the future? Offsetting Housing and Environmental Stresses as Cities Expand Between 2000 and 2010, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service reports that urban land use in the United States increased from 2.6 percent of the overall land surface to 3 percent. That might not sound … Continue reading Offsetting Housing and Environmental Stresses as Cities Expand