Laundry Room Storage Ideas for Your Kenai Real Estate

by January 31, 2012

Laundry is one of those chores that is never really done. If you follow these laundry room storage tips, you will have a more functionable laundry room in your Kenai Real Estate. 1. Make space for your washer and dryer. Put your laundry room or area near bedrooms where you generate the most laundry so you can minimize steps and clothes clutter. To carve out space for a laundry station inside a bathroom or hall closet, you’ll need: Electric outlets. Electric dryers require a 220-volt dedicated outlet. Cost: $300 to $1,000, professionally installed. Plumbing. The washer needs hot and cold water connections as well as a drain or a hose fed into a standpipe. All … Continue reading

Nikiski to Hold Ice Derby

by January 31, 2012

Come support the Nikiski Middle/High School Wrestling teams by joining in on the Island Lake Ice Fishing Tournament at Island Lake in North Kenai. The tournament will be held on February 4 with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Entry fees are $15 for ages 15 and under, and $20 for ages 16 and over. There will be prizes given in both age groups for the largest Dolly Varden, largest Raindbow, and smallest fish. The staff will auger holes for anyone that requests it.

How Much Mortgage Can You Afford For Your Kenai Real Estate

by January 27, 2012

Owning your own Kenai Real Estate should make you feel safe and secure, and that includes financially. Be sure you can afford your Kenai Peninsula home by calculating how much of a mortgage you can safely fit into your budget. Instead of just taking out the biggest mortgage a lender qualifies you to borrow, consider how much you want to pay each month for housing based on your financial and personal goals. Think ahead to major life events and consider how those might influence your budget. Do you want to return to school for an advanced degree? Will a new child add day care to your monthly expenses? Does a relative plan to eventually live … Continue reading

Soldotna’s Duck Inn Superbowl Giveaway

by January 27, 2012

Come in to Soldotna’s Duck Inn to earn FREE tickets for a 50″ Plasma TV or an IPAD every Sunday, Monday and Thursday, or any time there is football on!! The drawing will be held on Superbowl Sunday so hurry and get those FREE tickets in! The Duck Inn is located on K-Beach Road in Soldotna next to the Red Diamond Center.

Kenai’s Veronica’s Cafe

by January 26, 2012

Looking for something different to do this weekend? Well come out to Veronica’s Cafe in Old Town Kenai this Friday and Saturday! Enjoy some great food in a cozy atmosphere. Friday they will be holding an open mic night starting at 6:30 p.m., and come enjoy the amazing music from Sydney and Shelby Smith at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday! This should be some serious fun!

Kenai Peninsula Winter Games!!

by January 25, 2012

It’s that time of year again!! Come enjoy the 36th Annual Peninsula Winter Games this weekend! There are so many events that you and your family can come enjoy including a Kids Carnival, Native Youth Olympics, Ice Bowling, Crafts, Scavenger Hunts, and MUCH MORE!!! Don’t miss the fireworks on January 28th at the Soldotna Sports Center starting at 6:30 p.m. If you would like a full list of all of the events going on this weekend, please visit www.soldotnachamber.com.

Remove Snow From Your Kenai Real Estate’s Roof

by January 24, 2012

We have had some pretty big snowfall here on the Kenai Peninsula this year and if you’re wondering if your roof can stand the extra weight, don’t reach for a ladder and a shovel — reach for the telephone. Calling in a professional to remove ice and snow from your roof is the smartest — and safest — option. When (if ever) is it necessary? The critical factor in determining excessive snow loads on your roof isn’t the depth of the snow, it’s the weight, says home improvement expert Jon Eakes. That’s because wet snow is considerably heavier than dry, fluffy snow. In fact, 6 inches of wet snow is equal to the weight of … Continue reading

Kenai Hockey Team Hosts Steak Feed

by January 24, 2012

The Kenai Central High School Hockey Team will be having their annual Steak Feed Dinner and Silent Auction this January 29. This event will be held at the Kenai Central High School in the cafeteria from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Come enjoy an amazing dinner of steak, baked potatoes, salad, and dessert. Tickets are going for $15.00 a person and are available at the door, or you can contact Deirdre Cheek at 283-3070.

Small Space Solutions for Your Kenai Real Estate

by January 23, 2012

If you have a growing family, but your Kenai Peninsula home is not, then here are some ways to make your shared spaces throughout the house roomier! Taking Advantage of Corners When it comes to finding an extra bit of storage space in a kids’ room for two or more, look to your corners. Corner shelving units (about $80) take advantage of that valuable nook so you can stuff more stuff in its proper place. Look for shelving brands that include corner units as part of their line so all the shelving fits together. Mirror Images Say, ‘This Side’s Mine!’ When two kids share the same room, equity brings harmony (or helps, anyway). Set up … Continue reading

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