Murfreesboro Real Estate News

Repairing a Wet Basement

Wet basements are always a nightmare, but the nightmare can be ended if you have the time and the money to fix it. Sometimes a wet basement can be solved with a solution as simple as redirecting a downspout or changing the slope of the grade around the home. In some cases it may take a serious repair […]

Five Action Steps to Cut Natural Gas and Propane Use

With winter time right around the corner here are some steps you can take to reduce the amount of energy that you’re using to lower your bill. Here are some suggestions. Turn your thermostat down to 68 degrees. For every degree in the 60-degree to 70-degree range you lower your heat ,you’ll save up to 5 […]

LP Tech Shield radiant barrier

LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing helps block radiant heat from entering the attic. The result: LP TechShield can reduce monthly air conditioning costs up to 17%. It installs just like regular roof sheathing, with no additional labor costs. And unlike other radiant barriers, LP TechShield features VaporVents™ technology, which helps the panel dry quickly if […]

Rutherford County Schools

Rutherford County has six middle schools ranked in the state’s top 50 schools in a three-way tie with two other Tennessee counties for top-performing middle schools. Murfreesboro’s elementary school system is #6 statewide. Discovery School at Reeves Rogers is ranked #1 statewide in Math and English proficiency.  Murfreesboro City Schools Awards and Accomplishments Murfreesboro City Schools […]

The History of Gustav Stickley Craftsman Style Homes

The name “Craftsman” comes from the title of a magazine published by the famous furniture designer, Gustav Stickley in the early 1900’s. A true Craftsman house is one that is built according to the plans published in Gustav’s magazine. But other magazines, pattern books, and mail order house catalogs began to publish plans for houses […]