Nashville Home Show Has It All For Home Owners

If you are considering a home renovation project in the future, the 36th Nashville Home Show scheduled September 6-8 at the Music City Center is the place to talk with the experts and find inspiration. With more than 200 home experts under one roof, the show is the perfect opportunity to shop, compare, and save according to Eric Udler, producer of the year’s top Nashvillehome event. The spectrum of exhibitors will enable visitors to find future contractors from building, remodeling kitchen, and bath companies to businesses to help create beautiful outdoor living areas. It really is a one-stop research and …

Kitchen Trends

Open kitchens remain overwhelmingly popular, according to area experts, and no one predicts any change on the horizon. “The kitchen has become the gathering place for family and friends, and an open concept gives more space for gathering,” says Erin Hurst of French’s Cabinet Gallery, Inc. “If space permits, a secondary catering kitchen or butler’s pantry is added.” Kate Fudim of Beth Haley Designs agrees, saying, “Open concept and dedicated pantries have totally changed kitchen design as they both require and allow the kitchen to flow seamlessly with the overall design of the home.” Most open kitchens have seating for dining …

September/October 2019 Cover

Tucked in the back of the lot, this home tucked away in the neighborhood between 12 South and Green Hills is spacious with a gourmet kitchen and is professionally landscaped. The 3,372 square foot home is offered for sale by Gabriela Lira, real estate broker at REMAX Masters. For more information call 615/ 440-6327 or visit GabrielaLira.com. Photo by Garett Buell.

Fall Real Estate Agent Educational Summit set Oct. 10

An all-day session (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) designed to help real estate agents boost their income is scheduled October 10 at the Home Builders of Middle Tennessee (HBAMT) headquarters in Brentwood. The day, featuring three speakers, offers 5 continuing education credits and lunch. Michelle Moore, award-winning author, speaker, leadership coach, sales trainer, and creator of the RESP® national designation course, will serve as the instructor for a session called “Systems, Checklists, Apps, and Tools to Help You Make More Money.” Adonis Lenzy, speaker, author, podcast, and TV show host will coach attendees on “Maximizing Your Uniqueness,” while Robert Elam, USS certified …

5 Garage Remodeling Ideas for a Workable and Livable Space

Use our garage remodeling ideas to turn your garage from a dirty dumping ground into a livable and workable space that you’ll enjoy spending time in. In a lot of homes, the garage is a place to park the car, keep the lawnmower, or store a lot of junk. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The garage can be a place to store all those things as well as a place to get some work done and hang out once the work is complete. A few garage remodeling ideas can transform your garage into a brand-new space that you’ll want …

Define Your Own Design

(Family Features) In cities across the country, vibrantly hued murals are often created to bring color and life to buildings, community gathering places and more. The bold energy of large-scale murals, like one created by mural artist Matt W. Moore with the help of Scotch Painter’s Tape, reflects a growing trend toward a more adventurous design. It’s a style that you can easily adapt and make your own with existing decor elements that are already in your home. Explore these ideas to help spark creativity for your next project. Make a statement There was a time when it was considered …

6 Useful Wood Carving Tips for Beginners

Wood carving is a rewarding hobby that can yield beautiful results. If you follow our six easy tips for beginners, you can become a pro in no time. Wood carving is a skill that anyone can start at any age or skill level, and the results are always satisfying. If you’re a beginner, you’re probably excited to jump straight into the actual carving. Similar to any other activity, however, you want to familiarize yourself with a few basic protocols before you move to the fun stuff. To help move the process along, we’ve made a list of six wood carving tips to …

5 Tips to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

Improving indoor air quality is not as difficult as you think. If you want to achieve clean air, we offer five tips to improve air quality in indoor spaces. Most of us are so comfortable in our homes that we often overlook small details, such as air quality. Between open windows, pets, and old filters, it’s important to keep the air in your humble abode clean. If you have concerns, we provide five simple tips for improving your home’s air quality. Keep Your Home Clean It may seem like common sense, but keeping a clean home is the first line …

4 Signs That You’re Ready to Sell Your Home

Have you thought about putting your property on the market? It may be time to move. We reveal four glaring signs that you’re ready to sell your home. If you’ve had second thoughts about whether you want to stay in your home, it may be time to move. Below, we highlight five clear signs that you’re ready to sell your home. Your Current Home No Longer Suits Your Lifestyle People often put their homes on the market when they realize they’re about to outgrow their homes or that they’re no longer attached to their neighborhoods. Whether you’re expecting more children or …

Five Outdoor Home Maintenance Tips to Use This Summer

Soak up the summer sun and spruce up your house at the same time. These five outdoor home maintenance tips will make your house the talk of the town. After those long winter months, your house may need a little TLC. Spend some time sprucing up your house this summer with these five outdoor home maintenance tips. Your house is sure to be the talk of the town in no time. Examine your chimney During the hot summer months, sitting down in front of a warm fireplace may be the last thing on your mind. While you may not use your …