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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Smart Homes
31 Jan
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Smart Homes

Smart homes have appliances and other electronics that may be monitored and controlled remotely. These may include refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, televisions, computers, HVAC systems, security and even pet feeders. Since some of the technology is relatively new, there are pros and cons of smart devices. Each device is connected to a “gateway,” or a central hub and is controlled through a transmitter, which could be your cell phone, wall-mounted terminal or an interface on the internet.

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Smart Appliances: Pros and Cons of Smart Appliances
18 Jan
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

Smart Appliances: Pros and Cons of Smart Appliances

Having smart appliances in the home is good and bad, depending on what your needs and wants are. They do have their pros and cons, so for some smart appliances may be perfect while others should wait. As with all computer-operated electronics, smart appliances may be hacked and of course, there is the extra cost in the purchase price and for repairs.

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Keep Your Home Safe During The Holiday Season
21 Dec
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

Keep Your Home Safe During The Holiday Season

More homes are burglarized during the holiday season than any other time of the year. According to the FBI, almost 400,000 homes are burglarized just in November and December. Thieves know that many homes have Christmas presents, plus this time of year has a very high number of travelers. Lessen the chances of becoming a victim by following holiday safety tips throughout November and December. Some of these tips are also applicable to the rest of the year.

 

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12 Beautiful Unique Christmas Decorations To Impress
14 Dec
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

12 Beautiful Unique Christmas Decorations To Impress

To add to your usual décor, try one of these new Christmas decoration ideas. Each year, add one or two unique Christmas decorations to your stash. If space is an issue, once you get several impressive decorations, you will be able to swap them out – each day or even every year. Or, maybe you want something completely different this year. In that case, try all of these ideas.

 

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Best Thanksgiving Decorations For Home Interiors
16 Nov
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

Best Thanksgiving Decorations For Home Interiors

Now that Halloween is over and we are well into November, it's time to start thinking of Thanksgiving decorations for your home. From table centerpieces to lawn and porch décor, you'll be able to deck your home out to create a holiday atmosphere. Some of the best Thanksgiving decorations for home interiors are those that you create or set up in the right place.

 

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Get Ready For Trick or Treaters: Happy Halloween
19 Oct
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

Get Ready For Trick or Treaters: Happy Halloween

Get ready for trick or treaters by decorating your home and making it safe for them to come to your door. When decorating, be sure to place the decorations where they won't be tripped over. You should always have a light on so that people can see where they are walking, even though it might be tempting to have the light off to make your house scarier.

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Mooresville Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and More Fall Activities
05 Oct
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

Mooresville Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and More Fall Activities

October is the beginning of the fall season in Mooresville and that means corn mazes and more fall activities. And, the end of the month brings Halloween, which means decorating for the season and the beginning of the winter holiday season. Get ready for the season by starting to decorate your house for fall and by visiting some of the pumpkin patches and other farms for fall activities. There are also plenty of festivals to enjoy throughout October. 

 

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10 Fall Decor For Your House
28 Sep
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

10 Fall Decor For Your House

If your Nest Home is finished and ready for you to move in, it's perfect timing to decorate the house for fall. Once you get everything in its place and it's time to add some décor, start right in with the fall décor, especially since you'll be having guests so you can show off your new home.

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Craftsman Style Home Designs
07 Sep
  • By: Zeno Hawkins

Craftsman Style Home Designs

The Craftsman style home evolved out of the arts and crafts movement that was started in England when Augustus Pugin, a British architect, went against the poor quality of mass-produced homes. He thought that life should be happy instead of mass-produced. Pugin came up with an inexpensive hand-crafted home that didn't go over too well in Britain, but went over very well in America. While the style had its ups and downs as far as builders building them throughout periods of war, it never disappeared, and many of today's homes are based on the Craftsman style.

 

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8 Creative Porch Designs & Additions
10 Aug
  • By: Eric Wood

8 Creative Porch Additions

Make your house a home by adding creative porch designs and additions to give your entry an inviting feel. No matter your style you can create a place to relax and a place that draws you and your friends and family outside, especially in the warm seasons.

 

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