Gwen Flowers' Blog

Posted on 11/27/2022
Driveway: Will Paving or Repaving Increase Your Home's Value?
When homeowners weigh which upgrades best improve their property values; remodeling kitchens and expanding bathrooms are almost always top of the list. But what about installing a new driveway? A dirt or gravel parking area turns into a veritable quagmire during bouts of heavy precipitation, which could mean you end up tracking more mess into your home than...
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Posted on 11/20/2022
Sweat Equity: What It Is and How It Can Benefit You
When you start talking about what you can do to improve your property value, you may start seeing dollar signs. As the old saying goes, it takes money to make money. However, it doesn't have to be this way regarding your home. Did you know you can boost your home's value simply by putting in some hard work...
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Posted on 11/13/2022
How do you find the assessed value of your home?
Knowing the assessed value of a particular property can be a huge help in buying, selling or refinancing. However, with multiple valuation methods and terms available, it can be difficult to distinguish one from the other. Luckily, there are some simple ways to find the assessed value of your home. Here are the basics: What is assessed value?...
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Posted on 11/06/2022
How To Select The Right Fence For Your Property
Property owners install fences for a wide range of reasons, including privacy, aesthetic enhancement and designating a secure space for loved one to enjoy. Choosing the right fence to achieve the desired effect requires some due diligence, however . By understanding a few basics about fencing materials and how they play into your goals, homeowners can choose their...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
3 Ideas for Small Dining Rooms
Dining room decor can make a significant difference in your experience of the space. Whether you have an open floor plan dining room extending into the general living space or a formal, secluded room, choosing how to decorate is important. As with any room in the home, it's difficult to work with an especially small space. If you...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
How does a home warranty work? A beginner's guide
When considering new construction, many potential buyers...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Upcycled Dog Bed DIY Ideas
A comfortable pet is a happy pet. But sometimes, pet furniture is not comfortable for your budget. Instead of overspending on a dog bed, consider the DIY approach. If you're interested in some clever ways to upcycle items into budget-friendly dog beds, here are some ideas to inspire you. Wine Barrel Bed Wine barrels are a favorite among...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Caring for a garden: 5 Things every gardener should know
Caring for a garden is an ongoing process, but it doesn’t have to feel like a chore. The more you know about how to care for your flowers, vegetables and other plants, the easier it is to maintain a happy and healthy garden. To help you get started or to refresh the basics, here is a list of...
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Posted on 10/09/2022
A beginner's guide to house training a puppy
House training a new puppy can seem like a daunting...
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