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Monthly Archives: May 2015

    Relax with these vacation home design tips

    By Barry Evans | May 30, 2015

    Vacation homes offer a relaxing getaway, but finding the right floor plan, furniture and overall design can be stressful. Decisions range from what couches can be flopped on while wet and sandy to how much of a bear motif should fill a cabin. Designers, owners and builders offer tips, whether you are decorating a home... Read More

    13 tips on decorating your home – and adding thousands to its value

    By Barry Evans | May 25, 2015

    With an extra day to tag on to your weekend, make the most of it and get your house looking tip-top.. Studies show that a lick of fresh paint can add up to £3,000 to the value of your home, so it’s well worth the effort if you’re thinking of selling. If your house is... Read More

    Ag Safety Day teaches farm safety tips

    By Barry Evans | May 24, 2015

    The Melfort Ag Society hosted their annual Ag Safety Day on May 21, in conjunction with Monsanto and the Saskatchewan Association of Agricultural Societies and Exhibitions (SAASE). Kids in grades 2 and 3 had the opportunity to learn and expand their knowledge within a variety of farm related topics, while in an outdoor, interactive atmosphere.... Read More

    Five tips for adding refreshing scents at home

    By Barry Evans | May 23, 2015

    With the weather getting balmy and warm in most parts of the country, it’s time to finally open the windows and let the fresh air in. To create an appealing environment, a key aspect is appealing to the senses. And a key sense that can provide long-lasting appeal at home is smell. Smell is a... Read More

    Timeless home décor tips

    By Barry Evans | May 22, 2015

    Fads are fleeting Trends are whimsical, and keeping up with them can be quite frustrating. Our advice – don’t. Don’t follow the latest and the greatest because soon they’re going to turn into back-shelf sale items. Choose timeless simple home décor styles that will stay with you for a countless number of years, keeping it... Read More

    Give your home a designer touch– without the designer price tag

    By Barry Evans | May 19, 2015

    The brutal winter is finally over, and as you’re coming out of hibernation, you might notice your home needs a pick-me-up. We spoke with some of our favorite interior design gurus to give you tips on how to welcome the warmth into your house without breaking your budget.   Window treatment   For starters, focus... Read More

    Tips for choosing exterior siding

    By Barry Evans | May 17, 2015

    Exterior siding is one of the most crucial choices you’ll ever make regarding the ap­pearance of your home. Indeed, whether it’s for a new construction or to renovate, siding allows you to express your personal style and totally change the look of your home. Here’s an overview of the different materials worth considering. Vinyl. Very... Read More

    Safety tips for new homeowners

    By Barry Evans | May 16, 2015

    Home security can often be overlooked in favor of more pressing issues for new homeowners. While fire alarms and working locks may be top of mind, there are other aspects of home security that can go unnoticed but are just as critical. “New homeowners will address safety issues during the home inspection process, but home... Read More

    We are having an Open House Sunday, May 17 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at 818 Fairmount Ave.

    By Barry Evans | May 15, 2015

    Come see us this Sunday, May 17 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in at Signal Mountain as we will be hosting an Open House at 818 Fairmount Avenue!! Barry & Diane Evans | The Evans Group Keller Williams Realty 423-875-2255 (d) 423-664-1700 (o) Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated Read More

    Island style tips for your home, just in time for warm weather

    By Barry Evans | May 15, 2015

      You may not live in the Bahamas, but you can still enjoy some beach vibes in your home. Here are tips from our recent Home Front chat with designer and author India Hicks. Start with a neutral base. “I always say that with the kaleidoscope of color on the outside of a tropical home we try... Read More

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