Joseph Pettinella's blog

How Color Plays a Role in Home Selling

Color can make quite the statement whether it is a statement wall in your kitchen or a bold color on your front door. How you use that color makes a difference when you are trying to sell your home so it is something to keep in mind if you plan to list your home on the market.

How to Feel Safer in Your Home

Feeling safe in your home is often one of the priorities when purchasing a home. You don’t want your first experience of complete independence to be hampered by feelings of unease. There are simple things you can do to improve your situation so that you don’t have to worry as much. When you implement some simple tips of the trade to increase your knowledge then it will make you feel a whole lot better.

Fireplace Safety and What Should be Done Before You Light that Fire

Of all the chores that pile up on your to-do list every week cleaning your chimney might be one that you continue to put off again and again. It's hard to think about soot build-up and flammable residue while sitting in front of a nice warm fire. The key word here though is FLAMMABLE. 

Foods that Can Harm Your Dog this Thanksgiving Season

Do you have a friendly pooch hanging around the festivities tomorrow? Here are some foods you should be aware of that can cause your precious K-9 friend some harm. 

Planning a renovation? Having the Answers to Key Questions is Critical

A home remodel is a daunting task and it is very important to have all your questions answered before work ever begins. Whether you are considering buying a home that needs major renovations to a short weekend refresher of a small space it is critical to have everything in place in order to save on time, money and any future headaches.

Tips for Hosting the Perfect Thanksgiving Dinner

Hosting the perfect Thanksgiving dinner is often the goal of many families and here are some ideas that will make this year a year to remember.