6 Ways to Make Your Home Staycation Ready

December 30, 2015 | By

Are you approaching retirement? Have your children grown and have families of their own? Then it might be time to fun-ify your home and make it staycation ready. This Old House has posted “22 Ways to Turn Your Home Into a Staycation Resort.” Of these, we’ve selected our favorite outdoor ideas and made our own … Read more

Preparing Your Home for Resale to Millennials

December 22, 2015 | By

Millennials, the youth generation born after 1981, were hit hard by the Great Recession as employment opportunities fizzled, forcing many to move back home with their parents after college graduation. While their dismal prospects have given them a somewhat jaded outlook, a 2013 study by the Demand Institute suggests their outlook is more traditional in … Read more

3 Rules of Green Building Projects

December 21, 2015 | By

The City of Pleasanton is focused on maintaining the quality of life of its residents and preserving the natural resources of the area. To this end they encourage the adoption of green building practices, such as being mindful about using limited resources, building and remodeling with energy efficiency in mind, and choosing healthy materials and … Read more