Laura Lugo's Blog

Posted on 01/29/2023
Preparing to remodel: Contractor selection
If you’re planning a major home remodel, contractor...
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Posted on 01/22/2023
Tips for budget-friendly floor projects
With so many DIY options available, it’s never been easier...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
DIY: Preventative Plumbing Maintenance
Your home's pipes, toilets and other plumbing fixtures can develop leaks or other problems over time. Even minor plumbing problems can end up leading to serious water damage if they're not found early enough. Taking steps to keep your plumbing in good shape can help lower the risk of dealing with major plumbing issues. Performing the following preventive...
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Posted on 01/08/2023
The Easy Way to Clean Grout
If you have tile in your kitchen or bathroom, you’ve likely had to contend with stained or dirty grout. While tile itself is easy to clean, the space between the tiles requires more effort. However, you don’t need expensive chemicals or cleaning services to make the grout look brand new again. Here is how to clean grout with...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
Tips for designing amazing backyard kitchens
When it comes to outdoor remodeling, backyard kitchens are...
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Posted on 12/25/2022
Benefits & Disadvantages to VA Loans
If you're a veteran, a VA loan might seem like the perfect option for financing a home. However, there are some important differences between VA and conventional loans which could affect your decision. Here are some of the major pros and cons of VA loans to help you make the best financial choice: VA Loan Pros No Down...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
How to budget for a home theater room
If you’re ready to build the home theater room of your...
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Posted on 12/11/2022
Essential Renovation Projects for Your Next Flip
When flipping property, every project is unique. However, there are some specific renovations and upgrades to include to add the most value to the home. To make the most of your fix-and-flip property sale, focus on renovation projects with the best ROI. Here is a list of some projects to prioritize in your flip: Curb Appeal A simple...
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Posted on 12/04/2022
Popular Curtain Trends for Your Bedroom
The window dressings in your bedroom can be as important aesthetically as they are functionally. Choosing the right curtains for the size of the windows and the design of the room can make an enormous impact on the look and feel of the bedroom. If your bedroom needs new curtains, here are some excellent ideas to start with:...
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Posted on 11/27/2022
Accidents happen: A guide to personal liability coverage
Homeowners insurance is made up of multiple types of...
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Posted on 11/20/2022
Your personal oasis: 3 Ways to transform your outdoor living spaces
With homeowners spending more time at home, it’s more important than ever to focus on outdoor living spaces. If you need an escape from everyday life, creating a personal oasis in your backyard or outdoor space can be the perfect project to prepare for warmer weather. An oasis is meant to be a place of calm and shelter....
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Posted on 11/13/2022
Tornado Preparedness Tips
With wind speeds of over 300 miles per hour, a tornado can be devastating. Luckily, meteorologists can predict them accurately enough to give you time to get to safety. Before a tornado comes, however, it's important to be prepared. Here are some tips for being tornado-ready: Know Where to Go Under ground is the safest place to go...
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