8 DIY Home Upgrades that Add Value to Your Home

Whether you’re just purchasing your first home and looking to renovate, or you’re an experienced homeowner looking for a change, giving your home an upgrade can be a fun project that adds value to your property. You do not have to perform a complete renovation to increase the value of your property. There are a variety of projects you can undertake to improve your home, many that you can do yourself without needing to hire a professional. Today, we will walk through a few DIY home upgrades and show you how easy it can be to instantly improve on your home’s look, feel, and value. Read more

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

While living in the south means you are much less likely to see heavy snow or icy conditions, proper winter home maintenance is still important for preserving the quality and integrity of your home and making sure your property retains its value. Proper winter maintenance will help you reduce your utility bills and hopefully spare you the need for expensive repairs in the future. Today, we will outline some of the important items that should be on your winter home maintenance checklist. Read more

Essential House Painting Tools & Equipment

Whether you are a new homeowner making your house more aesthetically pleasing for you, or a long-time homeowner looking to update an old look, you will need a few essential house painting tools to get the job done right. Today, we will help you understand what tools and equipment you should have on hand for your next painting project. Read more

How to Unclog a Shower Drain

One of the most frustrating and common household plumbing problems is a clogged shower drain. Hair, debris, oils, and other substances can congeal in your drainpipe and leave you with standing water or an incredibly slow drain, turning a relaxing shower into a major annoyance. Worse, having a professional fix your shower drain can be time consuming and expensive. Luckily, today we are going to walk you through a few simple methods you can try. Here’s how to unclog a shower drain yourself. Read more

Essential Fall Lawn Care Tips

Autumn is upon us, and as the leaves are changing color your lawn care regimen should also change. You may have gotten your lawn care down to an exact science during the growing season, but if you don’t maintain discipline during the colder months your hard work won’t pay off. Today we will help you keep your lawn healthy and looking beautiful with these essential fall lawn care tips.

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7 Outdoor Living Space Ideas

A beautiful outdoor space like your lawn, backyard, patio, or deck positively calls for you to use the space for your favorite activities and entertainment. Designing your perfect backyard or patio space can be difficult, but knowing what you would like to do outdoors can help you find the inspiration. Today we will run through seven ideas to improve your outdoor living space, so you can make it just as inviting and entertaining as your indoor space! Read more

Common Toilet Problems You Can Fix Yourself

While they have a relatively simple design and last a long time, toilets are frequently used and can experience a variety of problems. Not all problems require a professional plumber, however. A savvy homeowner can fix many of them on their own with the right tools and know-how. Today, we will go through some of the most common toilet problems and show you how you can fix them yourself! Read more

How to Choose Paint Colors for Your Home

You’ve decided that it’s time for a color change in your home and want to repaint. That’s great! At Grayco, we have all the equipment and supplies you’ll need to properly paint your interiors and have your home looking vibrant and beautiful.

However, deciding to paint is only the first step in your project. Deciding on your color scheme is your next step, yet most homeowners aren’t sure what colors to choose for their home. Today, we’re going to help you understand the guidelines designers use to create beautiful interiors—so you can find the best paint colors for your home. Read more

Best Kitchen Remodel Ideas on a Budget

Remodeling your kitchen can become very costly quickly. If you’re looking for a complete makeover, you can easily spend more than $50,000 before it’s all said and done. But not all remodeling ideas need a five-figure budget. Even tiny changes can dramatically improve your kitchen’s look and function.

From fixing cabinetry to installing new lighting, simple improvements can help bring your old, outdated kitchen into the modern day while saving you a ton of money and time. Here are a few of the best kitchen remodel ideas for those on a budget. Improve your kitchen without destroying your bank account. Read more

Corded vs. Cordless Power Tools: Which is Right for You?

The debate has raged since the beginning of time, or at least since power tools were invented: corded or cordless? Today we will jump into the controversy and discuss corded vs cordless power tools, their respective pros and cons, and which one is right for you and for your current project. Read more