furnishing a house on a budget

Furnishing Your House on a Budget

So you’ve got yourself a new place or you’re looking to give your home a mini makeover, but you don’t have the biggest budget. No problem! There are plenty of ways to spruce up or furnish your house without emptying your wallet! Getting that “dream house” look doesn’t have to come with the “dream house” cost. Having a budget can …

half walls after Louisiana 2016 flood

Budgeting for Rebuilding

This year’s flood affected everyone in the greater Baton Rouge area in some way. The Pelican team and our members (even if their homes didn’t flood) were out demoing homes, collecting and distributing supplies and spreading the love of community to everyone they met. But, what do you do when all the help is gone? When we all have to …

choosing the right contractor after a flood

Choosing the Right Contractor After a Flood

The destruction from a flood can be devastating and impact your life, finances and well-being for months, and in some cases, years after the disaster. During this time, it can be near impossible to sit down and figure out the best way to get your home rebuilt. How can you choose a contractor after a flood if you’re thinking about …