Jennifer Li, GREEN,SRS, SRES, RENE, RCS-D's Blog

Posted on 05/22/2022
DIY project: How to make an air plant terrarium
Air plants don't require soil to live, so making a terrarium to display them in is a perfect DIY project. With just a few materials, you can make a beautiful habitat for your air plants that's also unique home decor. Here is a guide for how to make your own air plant terrarium: What you'll need Open glass...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
3 Things to Look for In a Starter Home
If you’re looking for a starter home, you probably know some of your criteria already. A starter home is a more affordable and practical stepping stone to eventually owning a larger and more expensive forever home. Even with this concept in mind, it’s hard to know what to look for. Here we’ll go over the biggest things to...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
What to Look for in a New Neighborhood
There is much more to buying a home than choosing the right features. The location of your new home is just as important, as it’s where you’ll be choosing to spend most of your time. It may be difficult to pick the right area or neighborhood when home searching, but there are some key things to search for....
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Posted on 05/01/2022
4 Colorful Trees for Your Front Yard
Using trees in your landscaping design is a great way to add dimension and depth to your front yard. However, it’s crucial to consider scale when choosing a tree for your yard so that you don’t completely overwhelm the space—or worse, cause problems for the foundation. Luckily there are lots of trees that work well in small yards,...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
New construction home buying process: Knowing your options
The new construction home buying process differs significantly from the buying process for an existing home. However, one thing that remains the same in each case is that no two homes are exactly alike. While it’s common for newer developments to have “cookie cutter” homes with similar layouts, many builders have options for customization. Here is a basic...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Maintain Your Home's HVAC System With an Annual Inspection
Your HVAC system is one of the most important systems in your home. It's also one of the most expensive to replace, with the average cost of a new HVAC system easily ranging between $5,000 and $10,000. By taking care of your home's HVAC components, you can keep your living space comfortable all year round while also minimizing...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
5 Ways to Find the Right Moving Company
Hiring professional help can make your move much easier. Unfortunately, it can also make it more difficult. With so much stress and risk involved in the moving process, it’s crucial to hire the best and most trustworthy movers. Here are some tips for what to search for when finding the perfect moving company. Determine What Type of Service...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Healthy Plants, Healthy Home: A Guide to Cleaning Your Plants
Few homeowners enjoy the idea of adding another thing to the list of chores. When cleaning and maintaining entire indoor and outdoor spaces, the thought of cleaning your houseplants seems tedious and unnecessary. However, regular cleaning of plant foliage is crucial to keeping them healthy and at their best. Why Clean Your Plants? The reasons for cleaning your...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
Modern Vs. Contemporary Design Styles: Which One Is Right for You?
In everyday language, you might reasonably swap out the word modern for contemporary. In the design world, though, the two words represent two different styles. Here is a quick overview of the similarities and differences between "modern" and "contemporary" designs. What Is Modern Design? Modern design refers to an era that has already passed us by. When the...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
Checklist for buying a house: Next steps after the house hunt
If you’re ready to become a homeowner, it’s a good idea to create a checklist for buying a house. It can be especially beneficial to make a list of what to do once you find your dream home. While the house hunting might be over, the next stage of your home buying process has just begun. Here is...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
DIY Herb Garden Ideas for Small Spaces
Do you dream of growing your own herbs but only have a tiny outdoor space? The good news is that it’s possible to have a thriving herb garden on your small porch or patio. With the right lighting and temperatures, you can grow a plethora of fresh herbs to use in your cooking or other projects. Here we’ll...
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Posted on 03/06/2022
Mango Float: This Fruity Dessert Is Perfect for Potlucks
If you want to bring a fruity dessert to a potluck, consider trying a mango float. A traditional Filipino dessert, mango floats combine fresh, juicy mangos, whipped cream and graham crackers to make a light but decadent dish that’s easy to make in large quantities. Here is all the info you’ll need to make your own mango float...
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