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    10 Tips for Successful Spring Cleaning: How to Freshen Up Your Home for the New Season

    By Golovko Homes | April 13, 2023

    Tidy up your home, but also to make it a healthier and more environmentally friendly space Read More

    How to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim

    By Golovko Homes | March 23, 2023

    Filing a home insurance claim in a timely fashion can put money in your pocket faster. Maybe it’s a loud crash overhead. Maybe it’s shattering glass. Maybe it’s a steady drip of water from your kitchen ceiling. Any of these sounds could mean that you quickly need to learn how to file a home insurance... Read More

    Bay Area will end sales of gas furnaces and water heaters. Here’s what it means for you:

    By Golovko Homes | March 15, 2023

    The move affects both existing homes and new construction. Here are the details If you live in the Bay Area and your natural gas-powered water heater stops working after 2027, you will be required to install an electric model instead. Bay Area regulators voted Wednesday to adopt rules to phase out the sale and installation... Read More

    Maximize Your Home’s Value: Don’t Make These 6 Home Staging Mistakes

    By Golovko Homes | March 6, 2023

    When you’re selling your home, you want it to look its absolute best for potential buyers.  You’ve seen gorgeous images of impeccably decorated homes in magazines, on TV and on social media. They inspire envy, or maybe just inspire — and they are all staged. Home staging brings out your home’s most impressive assets so... Read More

    14 Home Decor Trends You Won’t Regret in 5 Years, According to Designers

    By Golovko Homes | February 16, 2023

    Home design trends come and go, but some turn into classics that shape the way we think about style and decor for years to come. When you’re decorating your home, a good rule of thumb is to go a little more traditional with major furnishings and to incorporate the new trends you respond to with textiles... Read More

    How Home Improvements Can Increase Your Property Taxes

    By Golovko Homes | January 26, 2023

    Remodeling can grow your home’s value but also raise your property tax. Here’s how it happens and what it can cost. You transformed your dingy basement into square footage you’ll actually use, with an entertainment room, a guest bedroom and a three-quarter bath. Yay! Dream realized. What’s more, the makeover will help boost your home’s... Read More

    Storm Prep: Where to get sandbags in the Bay Area

    By Golovko Homes | January 4, 2023

    The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Wednesday for the entire San Francisco Bay Area as an atmospheric river is expected to bring massive flooding to the area this week. Residents looking to hunker down and wait for the storm to end will want to load up on sandbags if possible. Here are some... Read More

    7 Popular Bathroom Upgrades

    By Golovko Homes | January 2, 2023

    Homeowners are spending a median of $9,000 on bathroom renovations, which is 13% higher than last year, a new study finds. Homeowners are spending more money to spruce up their bathrooms as the pandemic-fueled home renovation boom continues. The national median spend for bathroom renovations jumped nearly 13% year over year to $9,000, according to... Read More

    10 Horrifying Home Design Trends: 2022 Edition

    By Golovko Homes | November 1, 2022

    10 Horrifying Home Design Trends: 2022 Edition Find out what designers say and consumer surveys show are becoming tiresome trends in the home. October 10, 2022 Design Trends By: Melissa Dittmann Tracey Every year, there are new and evolving home design fads that should “scare” you to death. Last year, there were moss-covered accent walls (gasp!), acrylic... Read More

    Fall Maintenance Checklist

    By Golovko Homes | October 10, 2022

    Prep Your Home for the Season with Our Fall Maintenance Checklist It’s time to prepare your home to withstand winter weather. Follow our fall checklist for must-do repairs and other seasonal maintenance tips. By Jessica Bennett  As the season begins to change, it’s time to prep your home for falling leaves, cooler weather, and, eventually, winter... Read More