Add economical living space with an outdoor room

April 15, 2013 by · Comments Off on Add economical living space with an outdoor room
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Budget-friendly, Deck and Patios, Home Remodeling, Patio 

Outdoor Room(BPT) – Adding living space to your home can be an expensive prospect. However, creating an outdoor room is a budget-friendly option that gives you more square footage, as well as additional opportunities to enjoy the season. As an extension of the home, outdoor rooms with decks or pergolas can be personalized to truly bring indoor comforts outside for relaxation and entertaining.

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Splurge vs. save: Which home improvement projects are worth the expense?

March 2, 2012 by · Comments Off on Splurge vs. save: Which home improvement projects are worth the expense?
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Smart Renovations 

smart home improvement(ARA) – There’s no place like home. It’s this sense of pride that drives so many of us to embark on home improvement projects each year, some of which can be extensive and expensive.
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Bathroom remodeling ideas with a small price tag

Bathroom RemodelingIf you don’t feel like spending a fortune on a bathroom renovation project, we can give you some very simple bathroom remodeling tips that will have a big impact on the overall look of your bathroom. Not every home remodeling project need to break the bank in order to look good. There are many simple and inexpensive makeovers that can bring about that modern look without putting you into financial distress. In the next few paragraphs we shall look at some simple ways of improving the look of your bathroom.
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Money saving tips for the cold season

December 13, 2011 by · Comments Off on Money saving tips for the cold season
Filed under: Attic, Budget-friendly, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Home Improvement, Home Renovation, HVAC system, Insulation, Programmable Thermostat, Water Heater, Windows 

Energy savings tipsSaving on energy bills is a familiar thought that I am sure has crossed your mind. After all with holiday season around the coroner, we are all rushing to finish our last minute shopping. Spending money on presents and gifts in this economy will leave many of us short on cash. Therefore, there is no better time to start taking measures to lower energy bills so that we can recuperate some of the money spend on buying gifts.
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Make your attic energy efficient and save on utility bills

September 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on Make your attic energy efficient and save on utility bills
Filed under: Attic, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Remodeling, Heating & Cooling, Insulation, Radiant Barrier, Weatherproofing 

radiant berrierMany homeowners think of sealing doors and windows to make their home more energy efficient but did you know that majority of energy loss is through the attic? Your attic can become very hot during the summer and may even get up to as high as 165 degrees Fahrenheit. This high heat can work its way to the rest of your home that forces your cooling system to work harder and consequently your utility bills will rise. If you are planning a home improvement project, a radiant barrier is a great way of increasing the energy efficiency of your home and saving on your energy bills in the summer as well as in the winter.
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Simple home improvement projects that lower utility costs

September 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on Simple home improvement projects that lower utility costs
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Home Remodeling, Green Living, Green Remodeling, Home Improvement, Simple Home Improvements, Skylights 

energy savingsWho doesn’t want to save up on utility charges this year? However, did you ever think about various popular energy saving home improvements such as substituting regular bulbs with energy efficient bulbs or insulating the old hot water heater?
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Small budget landscaping ideas for your backyard

backyard landscaping ideasDo you want to know of a few interesting and exceptional backyard landscaping ideas within a limited budget range? If yes, then focus on this article for ideas on how to carry out backyard landscaping. Go through the description in detail to reap the benefits.
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Affordable Bathroom Renovations

affordable bathroom renovationA bathroom is a soothing oasis and an important part of your home. Perhaps in earlier years high-class bathrooms didn’t matter much for home selection as they do these days, however, with the availability of so many designs out there it is now as common to renovate your bathrooms as your kitchen or bedroom.
Despite the fact that a primary bathroom renovation can dig deeply into your finances, there are lots of smaller adjustments you can make during the weekend that may literally transform your doldrums bathroom into a lavish retreat.

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Tips to save on home energy costs this summer

June 23, 2011 by · Comments Off on Tips to save on home energy costs this summer
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Programmable Thermostat, Windows 

Energy Efficient(ARA) – Summer’s sizzling temperatures can make it difficult to keep your home comfortable, and even more difficult to keep up with the higher utility bills that often come with it. Yet even a few well-chosen improvements can make a big difference in home comfort and energy efficiency. Here are some ways to save on energy costs this season.

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Turn your stay-cation into a home makeover

June 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on Turn your stay-cation into a home makeover
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Budget-friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Remodeling, Home Remodeling 

Home Remodeling(ARA) – Nearly 49 percent of us are planning a summer vacation, while one-third are preparing for “stay-cations,” according to Burst Media’s Summer Travel and Vacations 2011 survey. If you’re skipping airports and resorts and opting to stay home, treat yourself to a home or room makeover.

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