With the holiday season quickly approaching, are there visions of tangled Christmas lights and cracked ornaments dancing in your head? Or maybe your Thanksgiving turkey centerpiece is missing a few feathers?
Labor Day may nearly be upon us, but that crisp cool weather feels far, far away. For families of all generations wanting to #BeatTheHeat, they sometimes need to get creative to keep their cool. In a KB home, your family is able to stay cool and comfortable on hot summer days, thanks to eDifference … Continue reading 4 Cool Tips to Help Your Family Beat the Heat
It’s that time of the year already: when students are wrapping up the school year, when the days are getting progressively longer and when adults wish they could become kids again! Aaaah, Summer! Summer is “officially” upon us and with that comes big travel plans. And with vacation, comes the arduous task of prepping your … Continue reading 12 Ways to Prep Your Home for Summer Vacation
We at KB Home are celebrating the warmer temps and the fresh blooms they bring, but many of us are also reaching for the tissues. If you struggle with itchy eyes and non-stop sneezing, like some of us might do, then we have a few tips on how to beat spring allergies! You can’t always … Continue reading Spring Is in the Air, but Your Allergies Don’t Care!
Winter is coming, and the frost is creeping over the Wall into your KB Home’s lawn. Luckily, a little bit of preventative lawn care will go a long way towards protecting your grass, trees, garden, and plants while also preparing them for spring blooms. In most climates, plants go dormant in the winter. During the … Continue reading How to Prep your Lawn for Winter (in 1 day!)
Nature is perking up, windows and doors are opening, and we’re awakening from our winter slumber. It’s officially spring, the time of year when we shake the dust off and get our homes sparkling. Deep cleaning your entire home can be a daunting task. We pulled from the experts to put together what we think … Continue reading Get Started on Spring Cleaning – 8 Must-Do Items
Is your home ready for extreme weather? Taking proactive steps to prepare your home for severe weather before it hits can help minimize damage to your home and even more importantly help protect your family. Severe weather could include everything from hail, tornados and floods to winter storms, thunderstorms and high winds. No matter your … Continue reading Shelter from the Storm
Baby, it’s cold outside … but it doesn’t have to be cold inside your home! Keep warm for the winter with a few energy-efficient tricks and tips. Nothing chills my bones like the sight of an expensive utility bill I wasn’t expecting. With New Year’s resolutions to save both money and energy still fresh in … Continue reading Energy Efficient Ways to Warm Your Home This Winter
Part 3: Whole House Purge and Cleanse If you’ve been following the “Readying Your Home for the Holiday Onslaught” series, by now you’ve got the kids’ toys and clothes under control, your kitchen is in amazing shape, and you’re feeling exhilarated and a little exhausted. No rest for the weary. It’s the last stretch – … Continue reading Readying Your Home for the Holiday Onslaught – Part 3
Part 2: Kitchen Detox and Prep They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home, and at the holidays this seems especially true. For many kitchens, it’s the climax of the year – there will be more meals cooked, more cookies baked, and more people entertained than at any other time. When I … Continue reading Readying Your Home for the Holiday Onslaught – Part 2
Part 1: Curbing Kid Chaos It’s amazing, the wave of emotions that can hit me upon stepping into the children’s playroom. Anxiety. Lack of control. Bewilderment. Exhaustion. The play kitchen stands empty – beautiful wooden play food and utensils, lovingly purchased, no longer inside. That hand-painted pizza making kit with all those tiny pepperonis and … Continue reading Readying Your Home for the Holiday Onslaught – Part 1