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Jan 07. 2022

Keeping Plants Healthy Through PNW Winters

Beautiful plants are one of the best ways to make your house feel more like home. A well-cared-for collection of plants is a great addition to décor any time of the year - but you're not alone if your happy houseplants seem a little less happy during the winter. While our summers are plant heaven, our winters mean a lot less sun and a lot more dry heat. That is why we have reached out to Potted in Portland, an incredible local business, and our ...

Dec 09. 2021

Top Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Baby, it's cold outside! And, if you're not careful, the chill will get inside as well. That's why home winterization is so important. Not only will it keep you cozy inside, but it will also help your home run smoothly, which can minimize utility bills. It's also one of the key responsibilities of being a new homeowner that often gets overlooked. At Holt Homes, we want to equip our homeowners with the tools they need to keep their new home ...

Oct 07. 2021

3 Tips to Maintain Your Rug

Rug maintenance is vital to maintaining good air quality in your home, reducing odors, and lengthening the lifespan of your rug. Follow these 3 tips to maintain your rug and your overall space from our local friends Atiyeh Bros., Oregon's Rug and Carpet Experts since 1900.  Tip 1: Vacuum your rug Experts recommend vacuuming your rug once a week to remove loose soil, dust, and debris. Home odors are often caused by dust, debris, and soil landing ...