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Blog Entries in February

How To Declutter Your Home Before You List It

How To Declutter Your Home Before You List It

Are you looking to list your home in the spring? If so, you might want to take the time now to start organizing and decluttering your home. Decluttering your home can be a big job, but will be worth it in the end.  The best way to tackle it is in stages, try to focus on one room, one space, or even one zone within a room (like your kitchen cabinets), completing the job fully before moving on

Congratulations to the February 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to the February 2020 Hockey Mom Winner

Congratulations to February Hockey Mom winner, Tami Keller from Conway!  Tami has two children, Mathew and Morgan, with Mathew playing for the Central Valley Warriors Varsity team and the Beaver Badgers U16 team.   Being from a small community, parent involvement is vital to keeping youth sports alive and thriving. Tami and her husband, Chris, can always be counted on to run a committe

New Home… New “Setting”!

New Home… New “Setting”!

Congratulations! You’ve just purchased a new home. You signed your name on the dotted line, packed up all your things, hauled them to your new home, unpacked (mostly), and have finally started to settle in.  After checking off all those major tasks, you might be starting to think about the smaller details of moving. Such as where the perfect place to hang the family picture is, determin

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Pittsburgh

Dinner and a movie is a tried and true date, but this Valentine’s Day, why not do something a little different? Pittsburgh is full of fun, romantic ways to spend an evening with the one you love.  Whether you want to try a fun new restaurant or visit one of Pittsburgh’s famous museums there are so many options right in the city!    Andy Warhol Museum Try something

Eight Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During Cold and Germ Season

Eight Ways to Keep Your Home Safe During Cold and Germ Season

You might have noticed that subtly longer days and milder temperatures have been creeping back onto the scene lately. It’s true—spring is on the horizon. But, we’re not in the clear just yet. In fact, in addition to those days of sunshine and fresh air we’ve been treated to recently, many of us also have been battling end-of-season cold and flu germs. Once germs infest y

Weighing the Benefits of a Home Warranty

Weighing the Benefits of a Home Warranty

When you invest in a home, whether it is brand new or beautifully aged, you want to make sure it is protected. Homeowners insurance, which is required when you purchase a home, covers against major occurrences like fire and crime. However, homeowners insurance will not cover specific parts of your home, like your plumbing or heating and cooling system. Instead, you can opt for a home warranty that

Buyers and Sellers: How to Handle Multiple Offers on a Home

Buyers and Sellers: How to Handle Multiple Offers on a Home

With the passing of Valentine’s Day and the upcoming spring home-buying season, it pretty much goes without saying that love is in the air for homes currently on the market. With all that affection toward available homes, many buyers and sellers might find themselves in a multi-offer situation this spring. In this instance, what a seller favors, a buyer might dread. So, we’re offeri

10 Home Projects to Complete in Winter

10 Home Projects to Complete in Winter

During winter, it is easy for cabin fever to set in. Cold temperatures tend to keep us all indoors, which can leave us craving spring’s sweet sunshine and fresh air. Instead of settling for a dreary indoor experience for the rest of the winter, keep yourself busy by tackling a few tasks in your home. You’ll create a comfortable space to spend your time until spring arrives. From somew

Congratulations to the February 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to the February 2019 Hockey Mom Winner!

Congratulations to our February Hockey Mom of the Month winner, Colleen Sciorilli!  Mom to Adam and Sarah, Colleen is involved with the youth of Washington County both on and off the ice. As a board-certified history teacher at Canon McMillan High School for the past 20 years, Colleen brings her love of history to the kids on a daily basis.  She teaches her students in the classroom and

10 Simple Ways to Save Money Every Day

10 Simple Ways to Save Money Every Day

As we’re well underway with the second month of the year, we’ve just got to ask… how are those financial resolutions you set for 2019 coming along? Whether you’re saving a little or still spending a lot so far this year, there is help. In fact, there are simple things you can do every day to save on some of your most common household expenses. Here are 10 ways to save m