Beth Ann Berman's Blog

Posted on 05/22/2022
Plant Care Hacks: Watering & Fertilizing Secrets to Try
Even for experienced gardeners, keeping multiple houseplants happy and thriving can be overwhelming. With all the watering, fertilizing, checking for pests and adequate sunlight, it might seem like you’re spending all of your time on the minute tasks. Luckily, there are lots of ways to make your plant care easier. Here are three simple hacks for taking better...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
Combining the Traditional and the Eclectic: Tips for Making Home Design More Memorable
There's something about mixing two styles together that can add a lot of spice to a room. Unexpected touches and accents add the personality that people remember. Yet there's a danger to this approach because it's relatively easy to go overboard. Finding the right balance will have everything to do with the impression you create. Eclectic and Traditional...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
Tools of the trade: Home designing software & more
The modern real estate world is full of helpful technological advancements, including home designing software. A comprehensive home design software program allows homeowners, interior designers and architects to bring their home design plans to life in a more accurate, efficient and collaborative way. But what are some other ways modern professionals and homeowners can use technology to improve...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Room by Room Home Staging Tips
There is a lot that goes in to home staging beyond just tidying up. Interior designers and real estate experts have found specific ways to make the absolute best of any home by knowing how to make the best of every room. General staging tips like cleaning and going for neutral colors apply everywhere, but here are some...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
How to Add Mid-Century Modern Style to Any Room
Some styles never lose their appeal. For mid-century modern design, this is especially true in home decor. The nostalgic but timeless shapes and styles from the 1950s are just as popular as ever. If you’re interested in adding some mid-century modern decor to your home, here are some simple ways to get started: Go for Wood Natural wood...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
Tips for Understanding Blueprints & Common Construction Terms
When dealing with blueprints and contractor jargon, it can feel like you're trying to read another language. Rather than suffer misunderstandings and end up with a newly renovated space that doesn't meet your needs, it's important to close the communication gap. Here are some tips for understanding blueprints and contracting terms so you can get the best results....
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Add Handmade Charm to Your Home With These DIY Rustic Decor Ideas
When you opt for a rustic decor theme throughout your house, you have the ability to create a living space that feels welcoming, comfortable, earthy and inviting. The rustic theme has increased in popularity in recent years and style experts predict that this interior design scheme will remain relevant for years to come. These rustic DIY decor projects...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
Top Home Improvement Projects for Beginners
Whether you are a first-time homeowner or someone who is looking to take on a new hobby, it can be intimidating to begin with home improvement projects. Never fear — everyone has to start somewhere. These are the best home improvement projects for beginners. Painting The very best project for any beginner to take on is painting a...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
The Pros and Cons of Open Concept Homes
Open concept homes, also called open floor plans, have been a mainstay of home design for decades. There are many reasons this style of architecture is so popular, yet there are also some downsides. If you’re considering an open concept home, here are the major pros and cons to consider: Open Concept Pros Better Flow - With a...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
Try these weekend projects for a more energy-efficient home
While many home improvements have a lengthy process, there are plenty of upgrades you can accomplish as weekend projects. One way to spend a weekend improving your home is to add upgrades and changes that will help lower your utility costs. Here are some ideas for weekend projects to make your home more efficient and cost-effective: Install a...
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Posted on 03/13/2022
Home loans: Common repayment options for a 30-year mortgage
30-year mortgage rates are the norm among mortgage rates. Most options for monthly payments involve a fixed interest rate, while there are a few that may offer an adjustable rate mortgage for homebuyers searching for interest flexibility. However, some homeowners may want to repay their mortgage lenders faster than originally planned, while others may need more flexibility in...
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