Ideal Living

Ability Remodeling: Kitchen Remodeling Tips


You are probably over the moon at the prospect of a beautiful new Prescott kitchen remodel. The thought of gleaming granite countertops and a shiny new sink. However, most homeowners don’t consider the disruption that a renovation project may have on their life. The noise, dust, and the smell can be intense.

Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Tips for spring cleaning by Jann Watts, Prescott Maid to Order Janitor

This year we have had an unusually warm and beautiful winter here in the Quad Cities, however, there are still things that need to be done to prepare your home for the upcoming Spring and Summer. Spring and Fall are optimum times during the year to take care of several semiannual tasks around the house.

Should I Renovate Before or After Moving In?

You and your family are getting ready to move into your new home. You know there are some changes, major changes, you want to make to the new home before you completely settle in. So the question is: Should you complete renovations before you move in or after you move in?

What Do You Want in a Bathroom Remodel?

Ever had to fight for counter space in the morning when someone else is trying to get ready at the same time as you? Maybe you’ve found yourself wishing you had a luxury tub to soak in and relax at the end of the day.

Quartz vs. Granite Countertops, Which is Your Best Choice?

When talking about design in your kitchen, bathroom, or any room that has countertop surfaces picking the perfect winner is key to creating a great space. Two top materials take each other on, head to head.

Should You Remodel Your Home?

When you walk about your home do you find there are things about it that bother you? Perhaps there is a lack of storage space, a room that needs repainting, stained and dated flooring, or perhaps you need more room. When considering whether or not you want to remodel think about some options you have.

Working from Home is the New Norm: Time for a Home Office

In 2020 the coronavirus pandemic caused an abrupt shift of employees working in an office to working from home. According to the Pew Research Center, only one-in-five Americans said they worked from home all or most of the time. “Now, 71% of those workers are doing their job from home all or most of the time. And more than half say, given a choice, they would want to keep working from home even after the pandemic.”

Simplify and “Clean Up” Your Life in 2021


Ready for the New Year?  Feeling overwhelmed with your current day to day tasks? Feeling guilty about what you don’t accomplish? Afraid to make those new year resolutions because there is just “not enough time”?  Everyone feels these types of feelings at some time or another or in some cases…always.  In an effort to “simplify” the day to day, here are some suggestions to consider.

Remodeling the Heart of the Home


The kitchen is often referred to as the heart of the home. It’s where we gather with friends and family while a meal is being prepared. It’s where we share stories and where we celebrate big moments. The kitchen is a room unlike any other in your home because it is the start of so many memories and moments you’ll carry with you for the rest of your life.

Does Your Home Owner Insurance Policy Cover Murder Hornets?

It’s been a roller coaster year and we’ve all faced down challenges we never thought we’d face. Heck, let’s face it, 2020 threw just about everything at us!
Going forward into the new year, this is the time to make sure your home is covered for your specific needs and that you understand exactly what your homeowner insurance policy covers. Plus, this will help you know that you have everything you need to cover any curveballs that may come your way.

SPARKLE for the Holidays


Your home is where memories are made.  Relationships with family and friends are renewed and grown within the walls of your home and you want this season to be wonderful.  Here are some tips for making your home feel comfortable and homey for the holidays.


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