Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Green Home Remodeling, Heating & Cooling, Home Automation, Lighting
(ARA) – Who wouldn’t like an extra set of hands around the house? Or some help with basic everyday activities such as keeping your home comfortable? And if that extra help could also make your home more energy efficient – reducing your utility bills – wouldn’t that be an added bonus?
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Bedroom, Bedroom Decorating, Home Decorating, Home Remodeling, Master Suite, Painting, Skylights
(ARA) – If kitchen and bathroom remodels are the gold and silver medalists in the Olympics of home renovation , then a master suite remodel is a very respectable bronze. But while the superstars of the renovation world may reap more in terms of resale value, a master suite remodel can be more rewarding for your soul.
Filed under: Roof, Roofing, Shingles, Slate Roofing
(ARA) – For some people, selecting roofing material is an afterthought, but savvy homeowners, remodelers and builders know a beautiful roof creates architectural appeal that can top any other residence in the neighborhood.
Filed under: Basement, Deck and Patios, Gutter, Roof, Roofing, Shingles
(ARA) – Storms are a natural part of summer. After a storm has passed and it is safe to go outside, take stock of your home and repair any minor damage caused by the storm. Repairing minor problems quickly can help ensure they don’t evolve into major headaches.
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Budget-friendly, Shower, showerhead
(ARA) – With the advent of summer still several months away, the comfort of a hot bath or invigorating shower continues to be something to look forward to every day. However, in many ways, the bathroom can be a frigid place on a cold late-winter or early-spring day. In fact, it often may feel like the coldest room in the house thanks to all of that impersonal chrome, porcelain and tile.
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Faucet, Kitchen Remodeling
(ARA) – Starting any home project can be stressful, especially when undertaking those projects in the most-used rooms of the house, like the kitchen and bathroom. From overall room style to structural changes and fixtures, many pieces of the puzzle need to fit together to create the finished product.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Insulation, Programmable Thermostat
(ARA) – In today’s challenging economy, homeowners are looking for a few extra bucks to help pay their monthly utility bills and other household expenses, but there’s no need to resort to searching for spare change in the sofa cushions. You can find plenty of extra cash throughout the house by making some simple and
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Do-It-Yourself, Fencing, Landscaping, Patio
ARA) – Summer is the season for DIYers to complete outdoor home improvement projects, but even the most enthusiastic homeowner wants to make the best use of time so he or she can still enjoy the beautiful summer days.
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Curb Appeal, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Exterior, Green Living, Home Decorating, Lighting
(ARA) – With today’s falling home prices, one family’s well-worn dwelling can quickly become another’s dream “starter” home. Interest rates are at historic lows, meaning buyers can get more house than they could a year ago for the same monthly mortgage payment, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Exterior, Exterior Finishes, Home Decorating, Landscaping
(ARA) – Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling for a different look, one of the first things you need to consider is your home’s curb appeal. Common curb appeal updates include landscaping, walkway and patio renovations. Another remodeling practice that can lead to major curb appeal is updating the surfaces of a home’s exterior walls.