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Make Dad’s Day Extra Special: 5 Father’s Day Ideas for the Family

Posted Jun 10, 2015 by Garbett Homes
As Father’s Day approaches, it’s time to start planning! How are you going to make dad feel extra special this year? Father’s Day is June 21st, and to have a great day, it’s best to have some activities planned for maximum fun. Here are five ideas to get the whole family involved and having a great time, all while celebrating the man of the house! Mini Golf: Whether dad is...

Close to Retiring? The Top 3 Reasons Why Salt Lake City is the Perfect Fit

Posted Jun 02, 2015 by Garbett Homes
You’ve put in years and years of hard work. No matter what your craft, career or profession, when you are deciding to retire, it is a big decision. Beyond the individual changes that come along with it, you might also be thinking about relocating and downsizing your home. If you’ve been a Utah native your whole life or you are looking for a big change, Salt Lake City is a...

3 Simple Lighting Techniques to Brighten Any House

Posted May 28, 2015 by Garbett Homes
Compared to a bright, sunny day, many parts of your home can become dull and dim. This lack of sunshine can make any room seem like it’s missing something, when it really isn’t! A few changes in the way you utilize and create sunshine and lighting can make a world of difference. Here are three ways to do a mini-makeover for different rooms in your house and make them shine! Lamps:Whether...

Out and About: Date Nights in Salt Lake City

Posted May 21, 2015 by Garbett Homes
If you need a break, and a little getaway sounds better than ever, think about planning a date night for you and your loved one. When you live in Salt Lake City, there are plenty of things to do, see and explore. A night on the town or a few days to relax and rejuvenate can be just what you need. Lindon Marina at Utah Lake: Rent paddle boards, kayaks,...

Pest Control: What to Know and How to Prevent Them

Posted May 14, 2015 by Garbett Homes
While Springtime brings many good things like warm weather and sunshine, it can also bring out more bugs and pests. These annoying critters are always looking for food, shelter and new places to hide. Don’t let your home be one of them! Follow these steps to ensure that you’re home is pest free and happy. Seal it Up: Before worrying about how to get bugs out, the first step is...

Go Green: Celebrate Mom (And Mother Earth)

Posted May 07, 2015 by Garbett Homes
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s time to make the mom’s around the world feel special. But what if you could honor another type of mom, too? Make your Mother’s Day eco-friendly, and celebrate Mother Earth at the same time. Here are five ways to be friendly to the environment, reduce your carbon footprint and make an impact on more than just your mom! Name a Star:...

Get Green: DIY Projects to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly

Posted Apr 30, 2015 by Garbett Homes
There is a misconception that being good to the environment can be costly. But it doesn’t have to be! And simple things around your home can make huge changes. Check out these project ideas so that you and your family can start making a positive impact today! Programmable Thermostat: Every household has preferences when it comes to the inside temperature. But what about when no one is there?... More

4 Must-Use Internet Tools and Mobile Apps for Designing Your New Home

Posted Apr 21, 2015 by Garbett Homes
While spending countless hours in Ikea might sound like a good idea for home decoration and design, it might not be the most efficient way. From color schemes and furniture to interior design and floor plans, we have discovered that there is a website and a mobile app for just about everything regarding your new or soon-to-be home. Not only can you get organized before you execute, you can see all...More...

New Folks on the Block: 4 Ways to Get Integrated in Your New Community

Posted Apr 15, 2015 by Garbett Homes
The process of moving is tough, even before everything is unpacked. You’ve been through a lot. From buying a new home and relocating your family to making new job arrangements and packing up everything you own into boxes. But what about the aftermath of it all? After you are settled in, you need to know what to do next. There is a place for everyone in a community, no matter...

Raise Your Standards: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle..Better!

Posted Apr 08, 2015 by Garbett Homes
Recycling might seem like a simple concept, but that is far from the truth. And in order to be a great recycler and an efficient one, there are a few things you need to know. These tips will help you and your family become a household that lives green and lives better. 1. Understand the three R’s Most people know what the three R’s stand for, but do you know how...
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