Blog by Dave Saran Team

5 Quick Tips for Decorating a Dorm Room

October 24th, 2014

You’ve just moved in to your new place on campus, which will serve as your home away from home for the next school year.

Priority No. 1 after moving in? Come up with ways for your room to represent your personality!

We’ve put together a list of five potential room-decorating ideas suitable for any size or type of living space. Incorporate one or more of these in your place to achieve your ...

Autumn Advantage: 4 Tips for Selling Your Home in Fall

October 3rd, 2014

A crisp chill in the air, the turning of leaves and the scent of pumpkin spice are all hallmarks of fall.

There’s no doubt it’s a beautiful season, and if you’re planning on selling your home by the end of the year , you can capitalize on all the good work nature already provides for us.

Accentuate the Positives When Selling Your Home

You want your home to stand out when you put it on th ...

6 Tips for Students to Organize Bills and Pay Them

September 19th, 2014

During your college years, moving into your own place for the first time means assuming more responsibility. It’s your first step toward independence and tackling real-world problems without your parents present.

You may know how to do your own laundry and get to class on time, but now it’s time to tip toe one step further into the grown-up world.

Today’s lesson is how to organize bills a ...

DIY Guide: Window Air Conditioner Installation

August 22nd, 2014

In the dog days of summer, sometimes a fan just doesn’t cut it anymore. If you are considering a window air conditioner unit, don’t bother to pay a professional to install it.

It’s easy to do by yourself—and you shouldn’t worry about dropping the unit out the window.

A window air conditioner is removed from its metal housing before installation, and the housing is light and easily maneuve ...

Home Improvements Done Right Add Value to Your Home

August 1st, 2014

If you’re considering home improvements—or even just adding a few extra touches to freshen up the place—don’t rush the process. Plan first and remodel with valued amenities instead.

You don’t want to pay for impractical or expensive home improvements that could be long out of style when you finally decide to hang a “For Sale” sign in the yard. Instead, look for smart, traditional and fashi ...

Five Spring Fix-it Projects - It's time to repair and refresh

March 21st, 2014

Cleaning gutters is one of those heavenly springtime tasks made simpler here with a new tool from Gutter Tongs.

Forget May flowers, for most homeowners April showers bring rust, clogged rain gutters and all manner of sticky doors and windows. To help you solve these troubles, here are some sure-fire solutions to common spring problems. They're easy enough to tackle in a weekend so you can spend more time smelling those flowers.

Rain gutter repairs
Nobody likes to clean or repair gutters. However, t ...

Five Questions With Celebrity Design Firm Berchtold Harris

May 27th, 2013

Five Questions With Celebrity Design Firm Berchtold Harris

Having a designer to create your dream vision of home style is just one more thing to envy celebrities for. Behind every great photospread in a shelter magazine is a talented team that turns vision into reality. Unfortunately we don’t all have moviemaking money or homes with jaw-dropping ocean views but we can tap the wisdom of a ...