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Vote for Your Favorite & Enter to WIN a $500 Gift Card

Vote for Your Favorite & Enter to WIN a $500 Gift Card

To be eligible to win, you must complete an entry form at FOUR of the Parade homes below. Contest runs during the 2018 Spring Parade of Homes tour from April 28th – May 13, 2018. Homes will be open from 11 a.m to 6 p.m with free admission. Make plans to visit each of these … Continued

It’s almost here! The 2018 Spring Parade of Homes

It’s almost here! The 2018 Spring Parade of Homes

Mark your calendars! The 2018 Spring Parade of Homes is April 28th – May 13 This Spring, we are proud to feature 9 homes. We are offering nine floor plans, 3 of which are brand new for the Spring Parade. There is truly something for everyone, whether you’re looking for your first home or downsizing … Continued

Winterizing Your Sprinkler System

Winterizing Your Sprinkler System

It is that time of year! With winter fast approaching it is that time of year when it is necessary to winterize your sprinkler system! Winterizing is part of regular maintenance of your irrigation system. This is not a free service and fees do apply.. Sprinkler Winterization: Every year, before the first freeze, the ritual … Continued

Stress Cracks: Repair Tips from a Home Builder in Kansas City

Stress Cracks: Repair Tips from a Home Builder in Kansas City

As the years go on, the ground shifts naturally under homes. In the Midwest, there is clay and dirt that shifts every three years. As a result of this natural shifting, your home is designed to shift with it. Every decade, you are bound to notice stress cracks here and there. They are not a … Continued

General Household Maintenance

General Household Maintenance

If you find yourself commonly lost, then check in with our maintenance professional for some helpful advice!   Share

Repair Tips: Caulking and Grout

Repair Tips: Caulking and Grout

Many families enjoy doing repairs on their home! While some enjoy working in the yard, others enjoy finishing their basement for potential extra income. If you are working on finishing your basement, check out some of these tips for repairing the caulk and grout in your home. Share

How to Silence your Chirping Smoke Alarm

How to Silence your Chirping Smoke Alarm

How do smoke alarms know that it’s the middle of the night? Why is 3 am the perfect time for your batteries to call out to you CHIRP . . . CHIRP . . . CHIRP? Whether you have a chirping smoke alarm or your being proactive and changing the batteries before they wake you … Continued

Get Rid of Your Media Clutter

Get Rid of Your Media Clutter

3 Ways to Disguise or Hide Your Cable Box, DVR and other Electronics. 1. Disguise it in a box. Place your cable box inside of a decorative box, a stack of books that have been modified to look like books, but you remove all of the pages. Cut a hole out so the “eye” can be picked up … Continued

Glass Shower Doors

Glass Shower Doors

Here’s some ideas on keeping your shower doors sparkly clean for months after you move in. Squeegees & Microfiber Cloths A squeegee is a windshield-wiper-like tool with a handle and a long, flat rubber blade used to clean or remove something (in this case water) from a surface. Some squeegees have suction cups for attaching to … Continued