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Once upon a time, people used the resources and materials around them and that is what there homes were made of. As the world has become a smaller place, materials used to build a house may come from anywhere and everywhere. Resources are a key part of the construction of the home. Home builders and home [...]
If you’re dedicated to eco-friendly efforts throughout your lifestyle, there’s good news: your design no longer has to suffer due to your conscience! Eco-friendly tiles can offer incredible style for your bathroom. Even better, there are a variety of styles to choose from, so you can be sure you’ll find something that will work [...]
I grew up watching the Jetsons and loved it. All of the gadgets and gizmos that made home life so convenient, efficient and fun. With home technology and automation available today, that “home of the future,” the home of the Jetsons, is here now. A home where the lights turn on as you drive up [...]
This whole thing started with HomeNav – the online homeowners’ manual I created for you – the home owner and resident. Why should you HomeNav? Insider tip…if nothing else, sign up for your complimentary account for the maintenance checklists and green resources. With HomeNav, you are one step closer to protecting your home and going [...]
The more I talk with home owners and residents, the more I realize how much they…you…really do want to improve your living space. That was evident by how busy our table was at The Oasis Open House this weekend (a great day, even with the soggy weather). Yet I continually hear from builders and members [...]
Home automation and technology is a hot topic! To learn more, HomeNav visited a local home automation and technology company, The Sound Room. The team at The Sound Room (in Chesterfield, for our St. Louis people) helped us understand the basics of home automation systems. Home automation can include basic home controls (temperature, lighting, etc.) [...]
Could Your Tax Refund Grow Green? Spring is in the air…finally! Spring not only means green in our yards, but also brings the green of taxes! Tax season is an exciting, albeit stressful time of the year. After getting all your taxes together and filed, many of us are planning how to use any refund [...]
Home Inventory Software is a hot topic. Many are looking for ways to protect their home and their belongings. HomeNav does make it easy to create a Smart Home Inventory that is stored safely in an easy to access online account, but it does so much more. Because HomeNav makes it possible for you to interact with data about [...]
The average home in the U.S. has a minimum of 75 systems which are relied on every day. These range from the kitchen and household appliances to heating and cooling systems and even home maintenance and lawn care equipment. Every one of these comes with a user manual. The user manual is a wealth of [...]
With there being so many aspects to your home, things are always changing. You add new appliances, things break and are repaired or replaced and existing systems are upgraded. As you make changes to your home, it is important to remember to update your home inventory as well. Thankfully, your Smart Home Inventory from HomeNav [...]