Meet the man behind Minto’s model home interior designs, Rhett Alexander. Known for his beautiful, bold and colorful designs, Rhett is our go-to authority on all things home décor. We sat down with him to learn more about his favorite design trends and what goes into his signature style. What are your top ten décor… Continue reading Talking Design with Rhett Alexander
One of our favorite things about the holiday season is all the lights. What a beautiful sight it is to drive through a neighborhood and see house after house decked out in sparkling splendor! But as beautiful as they are, holiday lights can quickly become a drain on your electricity and your bank account. That’s… Continue reading Deck the Halls with LED Lights!
We couldn’t be more excited that Thanksgiving is almost here! It’s a great time to catch up with family members from out-of-town and bond while watching football or classic holiday films. And really, there’s just nothing like gathering your loved ones around to enjoy a hearty home-cooked feast. While the food is the main focus,… Continue reading Thanksgiving Table Settings with a Twist
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and saving every penny you can is definitely something to be thankful for. Whether you’re feeding a family of 4 or cooking for what seems to be your entire neighborhood, we’ve composed a list of helpful ways to save before the big feast. Before you shop: Determine how many guests will… Continue reading Thanksgiving on a Budget: When to shop and how to find the best bargains
Throughout the year, it seems as though our utility bills fluctuate as the months pass. In the summer, our electricity skyrockets from constant use of the air conditioning. In the fall and winter months heating makes up a large portion of our expenses. No worries! We’ve done our homework with the help of Progress Energy… Continue reading Energy Saving Tips for the Home
Going about your day-to-day routine it’s easy to overlook safety hazards around your home. Here are some things to keep in mind when creating an accident proof environment. 1. Out of sight, out of hazard: Everything seems to have a cord when it comes to things around the home. Lights, computer cords, games, appliances, etc. … Continue reading Keeping your home safe
When it comes to decorating your home, there’s no need to have a PhD in Interior Design! Helpful decorating ideas that won’t exhaust your wallet are just what you need to give your living quarters a touch of trendiness. Prior to decorating: Determine a theme for the room or area you are trying to decorate. … Continue reading Decorating your home on budget: