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Buchanan laundry roomIs your laundry room a chaotic mess? Does it make you want to run and hide from your family’s laundry? Here are some ideas and tips to help you tackle your mess of a laundry room and keep it organized!

1.    Organize alike items!

Organize similar items to help limit over-buying and signal when items are running low. Doing so also aids in keeping items in one place so you always know where it is. Cubbies, bins or baskets can serve as organization tools to hold alike items. Similar items can be grouped together by cleaning supplies, rags and towels and detergent and dryer sheets. Laundry itself can be divided into baskets such as lights, darks and others.

2.    Create zones!
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Create set up zones to keep specific areas for a chore. Specify the laundry zone, ironing zone, mudroom zone, cleaning zone and utility zone. Each zone aids in keeping things organized and clean in the laundry room. Zones should be equipped with baskets and proper labeling for laundry items such as detergent, dryer sheets, bleach and more. Each zone should be in a convenient and easy to access area. Read More→

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Memorial Day 2015Memorial Day is upon us! It’s the perfect time to celebrate our wonderful country and the amazing men and women who serve with a party in your backyard. That’s why S&A Homes has put together a list of ideas to help make your day one to remember. To start, in order to throw a great party there are three necessities: delicious food, patriotic decorations and fun games.

Ideas for food can be barbecue, burgers, deviled eggs, potato salad, fruit salad and corn on the cob. Desserts can be made patriotic by adding red, white and blue sprinkles or making a trifle with blueberries, strawberries and angel food cake. Finger foods including dipped strawberries, pretzels and popcorn can also be spiced up with food coloring and sprinkles to add some spirit. Read More→

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May
04

Congrats to Our Giveaway Winners!

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eTech Apple WatchWe’re so excited to announce our #eTechAppleWatchGiveaway winners! Out of over 100 people that watched our new eTech™ video and entered, three were randomly selected to win new Apple watches. Congrats to Robert Hedrick, Karen Campbell and Starks Michael!

If you weren’t selected to sport a new Apple watch, don’t fret. These watches aren’t the only things that can make your life simpler. So can our new eTech™ automated smart homes!* Our packages include: Read More→

eTech Apple WatchIs your wrist feeling naked? Wouldn’t it be nice to cover it with one of the most innovative devices ever made? Now, you can! Win one of three Apple Watches by entering our latest giveaway on Facebook.*

How?

1. Go to https://www.facebook.com/sahomes.

2. Watch our new video about eTech™ (set as our featured video on Facebook).

3. Comment on the video with the hashtag #eTechAppleWatchGiveaway by May 1, 2015. Read More→

Apr
03

Go eTech, and Win an Apple Watch!

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eTech Apple Watch Now when you purchase any S&A to-be-built home, you’ll get powerful technology at your fingertips…or wrist! Learn how by watching our new video about eTech™. Then, comment on the video on our Facebook page by May 1, 2015 using the hashtag #eTechAppleWatchGiveaway for the chance to win one of three Apple Watches!*

What’s eTech™? Well, it’s a state-of-the-art platform that makes your home smarter and life easier. From unlocking the front door for the kids while at work to controlling the thermostat from anywhere to shutting off the lights to turning on appliances with a touch of a button, we’ve got you covered. Read More→

April Cabinet Promotion Those seeking a luxurious kitchen or bathroom already have a leg up on the competition when they choose to purchase a new home from S&A Homes.  Thanks to our partnership with one of the most respected cabinetry companies in the nation, Century Kitchens, our standard cabinets far exceed industry norms. In fact, every cabinet produced by Century Kitchens is designed and manufactured in one of their local Pennsylvania facilities, and Century Cabinetry has also been certified by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) as meeting the standards for their Environmental Stewardship Program, meaning each cabinet meets the strictest standards to be considered “green”.  Read More→

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Princeton Shoals Home ExteriorIt sometimes feels like quality and affordability are not terms that match; an oxymoron of sorts.  Is it truly possible to get the highest quality home without breaking the bank?  Thanks to Martinsburg, West Virginia’s newest community, it truly is.

Princeton Shoals, the newest addition to S&A Homes’ lineup of new home communities in Martinsburg, West Virginia, offers homebuyers an incredible opportunity to own a spacious two-story or ranch-style home in the heart of the Berkeley County School District from the affordable $160,000s.  Read More→

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USDA Financing Available You are probably sick of hearing it, but record low interest rates continue to abound. According to many sources, they may not last a whole lot longer. For those who are just entering the home market or starting to think about their first purchase, this can be a serious dilemma.  Save up 20 percent for the down payment and risk that interest rates rise dramatically or take a lesser home in order to take advantage of the most affordable financing rates in years?

What if you didn’t have to take either risk?  Wouldn’t you prefer to live in the house you really want, but without having to wait to save up your 20 percent down payment?  Read More→

When someone says the word “smart home,” an image of Rosie from “The Jetsons” serving breakfast may be the first thing that pops into your head.  And while the brand new eTech™ smart home automation package may not be able to deliver breakfast to you, it offers sleek technology that is cutting edge, even for the new home industry.

S&A Homes is proud to introduce the state-of-the-art eTech™ platform as an included feature for each and every to-be-built home we sell effective March 1.  Whether you want to unlock the front door for someone while you are at work, set up pre-determined lighting scenes, take advantage of faster charge times (while using less energy by the way) with the embedded USB ports or wish to turn z-wave enabled appliances on or off from any smart phone or tablet, it’s all possible with S&A Homes’ exclusive eTech™ platform. Read More→

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Home & Garden Show This one home show you don’t want to miss! Beginning today and running through Sunday, we invite you to join us at booth C11 at the Bryce Jordan Center so that you can experience firsthand the brand new eTech™ smart home automation platform that we are now including in each and every home we sell.

The brand new technology system allows homeowners to control several of their home’s systems right out of the box, such as the home’s lighting, HVAC and front door lock. Even better, homeowners will be able to add many z-wave enabled products to their home after move-in  and integrate them with the eTech™ app that can be installed on any smart phone or tablet.  Read More→

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