'Tis the Season: Holiday Theatre Outings in Indianapolis
We love Christmas here at Home to Indy. Indianapolis has so many fun ways to get in the spirit: from Christmas at the Zoo to the Circle of Lights Tree Lighting to Christmas at Lilly House, there's something feative for everyone!
If you're looking ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 30, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Moving Fido? Tips for Helping Your Pets Cope
Moving can be an exciting but stressful time for everyone in your home - pets included. (If you're like us here at Home to Indy, your dogs and cats are beloved members of your family.)
Your fur babies may feel unsure about their new ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 27, 2014 in Homeowners
The Garage Disaster Battle Plan
Tips for Organizing Your Garage
Oh, the nightmare of having a messy and cluttered garage. The garage can be like a black hole, which displaces things to an unknown location almost as soon as you put something in there. Home decorators and interior ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 25, 2014 in Homeowners
Bulging at the Seams? Make the Most Out of Your Closet Space
As people are looking for a new home, they often have a wish list in hand of things that they're wanting. Near the top of their list is usually ample closet space. And we get it - it's the perfect place to store everything from clothes to vacuums to ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 23, 2014 in Homeowners
4 Fun Things to Do in Indianapolis You Might Not Know About
We love Indianapolis for so many reasons: We have great sports teams, wonderful parks, delicious local restaurants, and wonderful attractions. But there's so much more to this amazing city than you might be aware of.
For example, did you know ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 20, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
I Scream, You Scream: Indy's Best Ice Cream
Even as the weather gets cooler, I'm all too eager to indulge in one of my favorite frozen treats: ice cream! Whether it’s a trip for the entire family or just rewarding yourself by indulging your sweet tooth, there’s certainly nothing ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 18, 2014 in Local Indy
Wallpaper vs Painting: The Pros and The Cons
The walls of your home have the power to transform your space with the help of paint or wallpaper. A dramatic room can instantly be made soft and airy with the application of light pale paint color. While a room that feels too big can instantly feel ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 16, 2014 in Homeowners
How to Make Homemade Cleaning Products
Cleanliness is next to godliness, or so they say.
Chances are, if you've moved into a new home - or if your house is on the market to sell - you're going to need some good cleaning products beyond good 'ol elbow grease. Why spend money on ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 13, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
Hello, Chickens: A Guide to the Basics
Once upon a time, farming was, at some level, the source of food and livelihood for each family. That’s not the case now, of course, but somewhere between growing some herbs and tomatoes on your back porch, and “Honey, it’s time ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 11, 2014 in Homeowners
Furnace Filters: How Often Should I Change Mine?
Temperatures are quickly dipping, which means it’s time for many of us to rely on our furnaces for comfortable home temperatures in the coming cold winter months. Winter is when your HVAC system is working its hardest to move air through your ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 9, 2014 in Home Maintenance Tips
Is a Home Warranty Worth It?
Here at Home to Indy, we love working with our clients! We consider it a privilege to walk with people through the home buying process, and we understand that you might have lots of questions associated with it, especially if you've never purchased ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 6, 2014 in Buyer Resources
Pogue's Run Grocer: A Local Gem
In past posts, I’ve referenced my love of all things local, from local business to local art, but among the things I am most enthusiastic about is the idea of local food. This makes such good sense - if you can eat food that hasn’t ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 4, 2014 in Local Indy
How to Choose Your Kitchen Appliances
There are many factors to consider when you’re outfitting your kitchen with new appliances. Price is obviously a main concern for many, but you should also look at which features are important to you and which models complement the total look ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 2, 2014 in Homeowners