The holiday season is upon us once more. Pressure to decorate is always high, but the time you have to do so may not always be as open. What are some easy ways to get complex decorations done quickly? How can you make sure your decorations are safe and secure without spending extra time on them? There are simple ways to do this. Many of these tips and tricks are useful throughout the year for other decorations, too!

In the past, Labor Day marked the end of being able to wear white. Today, it often means putting away the lawn and patio furniture as you get ready for cold weather. Guess it’s time to hunker down inside and wait for the cabin fever to kick in. Or… what if you turned your yard and patio into a year-round retreat? Let’s do it!

It's beautiful when the leaves start to change color: bright yellows, crisp oranges, and burning reds. They're even beautiful when they fall onto your lawn. At some point, you'll have to ask yourself if you should rake them up or just leave them where they are. Is one or the other healthiest for your lawn? If you hate raking, are you OK to just let those leaves be?

Outdoor living spaces not only allow us to maximize and enjoy every last square foot of our properties with open-air “rooms,” they invite us to enjoy a bit of nature. Nothing is more relaxing than a cup of morning coffee, watching the world wake up, or a glass of wine in the evening, watching it go back to sleep. If you’re looking for some inspiration for your outdoor living spaces, look no further! We have some tips to help you make these cozy, welcoming, and functional features of your home.

Hendersonville, Greenville, and Spartanburg are not known as cities regularly impacted by hurricanes and tropical storms. Being hours from the Atlantic Ocean and even farther from the Gulf Coast, a landfalling tropical system will weaken considerably before it arrives in western North Carolina and South Carolina. However, residents of our area know that big storms can wreak havoc in the mountains, bringing with them a variety of conditions and leaving behind a mess for homeowners to clean up.

In this post, we will discuss what western North Carolina and South Carolina residents need to know about the potential impacts of tropical systems, and the importance of proper storm cleanup once the storms have passed.