L. Kay Lehmer's Blog

Posted on 10/25/2021
Making Your Own Wood Decor on a Budget
Wood crafting can be expensive but it doesn’t have to be. With some basic tools and a little know-how you can make dozens of unique decorative and functional furnishings for your home on a budget. If you’re looking for wood craft ideas that won’t cost a fortune, we’ve put together some tips to help. Blanket Ladder Ladders have...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Which Home Boosters Bump Up Your Curb Appeal?
Your home’s curb appeal refers to how attractive it looks from the street. Curb appeal can have a big impact on how quickly a home sells and how much it’s worth. When your home looks its best, this can add value to your property so that you’re able to expect a higher amount from buyers. Whether you’re going...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
How to Make a Succulent Frame
Vertical gardens and living walls are a trend that won’t be going away soon. As homeowners become more environmentally conscious while spending time at home, bringing nature indoors has never been more important. What’s especially beneficial about vertical gardens and living walls is that they can be works of art just as much as living plants. Here are...
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Posted on 10/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 8601 Burning Tree Circle, Seminole, FL 33777
Beautiful Arthur Rutenberg home in Burning Tree Estates on large, luscious landscaped corner lot. Gorgeous pavers lead up to dramatic entry of home with balusters and beautiful new front door w/triple dead bolt locking system. Vaulted & tall ceilings through out home- Beautiful kitchen with tall wood cabinets & nooks, granite counters & stainless appliances. Kitchen has long breakfast bar that can seat many or just a few looking into living room with gas fireplace and niches. All bedrooms have wood flooring. Master suite has huge walk in closet with built in shelving. Large bathroom suite w/double vanities, garden tub &...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
How to Prepare a Wall for Painting After Removing Wood Paneling
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayForty years ago every house had some paneling. Some more than others. Paneling can bring the look of natural wood and the great outdoors into a home. But unless your home is a cabin in the woods, chances are that's not what you're going for. Just like many home trends, paneling has fallen...
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Posted on 09/28/2021
Another Property Sold - 1417 Appleton Place, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
Wow & Wow....Super clean home on corner lot in Meadow Pointe III (gated). Walk through front door to beautiful open living room/dining room w/new "Rescue Wood Medley" laminate flooring. All new bathroom vanities & fixtures. Master bedroom has large walk in closet with built in shelving. Newer appliances-2017, New landscaping with decorative concrete borders-2021, All new light switches, Exterior painted 2019, interior 2017. New water heater 2017, washer brand new & gas dryer. Range is plumbed for gas but is electric. Roof 2020. Don't miss out on this meticulous...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 4679 Tamworth Drive, Palm Harbor, FL 34685
WOW CHECK OUT THIS LANSBROOK BEAUTY..... Original Owner has meticulously maintained this Nohlcrest Built home with over 1/2 Acre homesite backing to private conservation offering 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, 3 Car Garage with brick paver lanai and a sparkling pool. The formal dining room/ living room combination has hardwood flooring with tile floors in kitchen/family room and new carpet in the bedrooms. Kitchen offers a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, an abundance of white cabinetry and granite countertops. Enjoy tranquil views from the mitered glass window in the breakfast nook. The expansive lanai is great for outdoor living...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Create Unique DIY Wall Art With a Flower Frame
If you love the look of vertical gardens but don’t want the hassle of living plants, a silk or dried flower frame is the perfect project for you. Using either artificial or dried flowers (or a combination) you can create a lush, colorful piece of unique artwork for your home—no maintenance required. Here are the materials and steps...
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Posted on 09/24/2021
10216 N Altman Street, Tampa, FL 33612 now has a new price of $259,900!
Wonderful home close to many amenities of Tampa! USF, Hospitals, Busch Gardens & Adventure Island are minutes away! Quick and easy access to I-275 or I-75 to get to downtown Tampa or go to the beach. 3 bedrooms w/a office or extra storage room. This home is great for first time home buyers or investor that would want to rent out! Garage conversion done in 2002, permitted & new roof installed, updated electrical panel. Large yard that is fenced with double gate and new vinyl fencing along one side. New 10x15 shed in back yard to keep tools, lawn equipment and to store bikes and other toys! Nice front porch to sit outside and...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Here's What You Need to Know About Preventing Mold
Image by dmarr515 from Pixabay Mold can easily enter your home and it can continue to grow and develop sometimes without you even noticing. Whether mold gets dragged in on a pair of shoes that walked through the mud or starts to grow in a dark, moist corner of your basement, mold can become a problem for your...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Flooring Layouts: How to Develop Your Layout Plan
The flooring in your new home can have a significant impact on the way a room or area looks. When you’re having a home built, you can choose the type of flooring you want for it. Although this allows you to choose the material, such as hardwood or tile, you’ll also need to decide on the layout. The...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
Smart Hubs: Quick Ways to Make Your Home More Efficient
Photo by John Tekeridis from Pexels Home automation technology has improved by leaps and bounds over the years. And you can now control almost every system in your house through an app on your smartphone, tablet or computer. But if you want to control all those systems in one place using voice commands, then you need a smart...
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