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Vintage Skills that are Making a Comeback!

Posted by Maureen Scullion on July 10, 2020 in  DIY
What happens when you are sick to death of your color scheme or your stuff is looking shabby or there are gifts that need to be sent and the stores are closed or what you want isn’t available? Here are some vintage skills that are making a comeback!   Reupholstery “They don’t make them like they used to” is a phrase that's often sais and is actually true. In the past furniture was handmade and very expensive. Folks hung on to their furniture and passed it down through the generations. I... read more

Maininting Your Gravel Driveway

Posted by Stephanie Schade on May 27, 2019 in  DIY  Real Estate Advice
Many homes in Bucks County have gravel driveways. Gravel is a great choice in many cases, especially for long, winding or sloped drives. Maintaining your gravel driveway can keep it looking good and will save wear and tear on your car. 1.    Get the stats –This table is a great help in maintaining your gravel drive.   How to Calculate the Amount of Gravel in Cubic Yards Ideal thickness = 3”-8” 1. Length x width x desired thickness 2. Divide the resulti... read more
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Curb Appeal 101

The first in a series
Posted by Cynthia Rundatz on May 13, 2019 in  Curb Appeal  DIY
Everybody talks about Curb Appeal but what is it? Definition: “the attractiveness of a property for sale and its surroundings when viewed from the street”. The easiest way to gauge the curb appeal of your home is to stand across the street and look at it with the eye of a potential buyer. You should even take photographs from different angles since your home will soon be photographed when it goes on the market. What jumps out at you? Write a list in exactly the order that you see the issues and start fr... read more
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