Couples who design together, stay together

April 15, 2013 by · Comments Off on Couples who design together, stay together
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Painting 

(BPT) – Opposites attract, and for couples who live together, compromising on personal style and design choices can be a difficult bridge to cross. Someone who wants a modern, contemporary vibe might not like the decor choice of someone who prefers a more traditional or rustic feel. What most people don’t realize, however, is that blending two opposing tastes can actually be more visually appealing than sticking with just one design style. And, more importantly, it can be done quickly and affordably.

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Do-it-yourself deck-building tips

May 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Deck and Patios, Do-It-Yourself, Home Remodeling, Patio 

deck design(ARA) – Looking for a way to enhance the use and enjoyment of your outdoor space? A deck addition may be the solution. A deck creates a designated area for entertaining and relaxing outdoors, while increasing homeowner satisfaction and home value. If you’re a motivated do-it-yourselfer, building your own deck can be a fun and rewarding challenge that saves you money and ensures your outdoor space is tailored to suit you and your home.
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Increase bathroom space without moving walls

increase bathroom spaceAs more and more homeowners decide to stay at their current residence rather than purchase a new home, many are looking at various home improvement projects to improve the quality of their home as well as their life style.  At the top of these home improvement projects is bathroom renovation.  Not only the bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the house but also Bathroom renovation is reported to provide the highest return on the investment; therefore, there is little surprise why bathroom makeover is such an important home remodeling project.
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Kitchen Improvement – Redo or Renew

February 9, 2012 by · Comments Off on Kitchen Improvement – Redo or Renew
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Kitchen Cabinets, kitchen countertop, Kitchen Remodeling 

kitchen renovationA great looking kitchen is at the top of the agenda for many homeowners looking at home remodeling projects to improve the overall image of their home.  In fact according to Remodeling magazine which published a report on cost vs. value, kitchen remodeling ranked as one of the top home improvement projects that provide a return on investment.
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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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It is the season for home improvement

Home ImprovementThere may be lots of disadvantages to the cold season such as lack of outdoor activities and lack of motivation to go out.  However one advantage of spending time indoors apart from keeping warm is that you can work on your home improvement projects you have been putting off.  Thus take a piece of paper and pen and walk around your home and see what you need to improve upon for this season.
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How to turn your first home into a decorator’s showcase

October 31, 2011 by · Comments Off on How to turn your first home into a decorator’s showcase
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Flooring, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Painting 

home decorating ideas(ARA) – Whether you’ve signed a lease agreement or purchased a house, moving into your first home is an exciting time. For many people, it’s their first opportunity to express their personal style by decorating their own space.

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Winterize and save on your heating costs this winter

September 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Winterize and save on your heating costs this winter
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Doors, Energy Efficiency, Green Living, Insulation, Programmable Thermostat, Water Heater, Weatherproofing, Windows, Winterization 

Lower Heating CostsWhen you notice the leaves change color, it should sever as a reminder that the cooler days are approaching and with it your heating bills will start to rise. Fall and winter are the seasons when you see your heating bills take a big chunk out of your wallet and if you do not take proper precautions to winterize your home properly, you will be spending a great deal more on your utility bills.
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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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Landscaping ideas for your front yard

August 11, 2011 by · Comments Off on Landscaping ideas for your front yard
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Do-It-Yourself, Exterior, Fencing, Garden, Home Decorating Ideas, Landscapeing Ideas, Landscaping 

front yard landscaping ideasFront yard landscaping ideas are crucial because to renovate a residence into an eye-catching house, you have to make certain that the exterior of your home is as gratifying as the interior. This can be accomplished by elegantly landscaping your front yard into a heavenly oasis that is not only beautiful but also welcoming.  When you think about front yard landscaping task, keep in mind that proper care and maintenance is also necessary. A landscaped yard or a front garden is a representation of your home. In this article, let us talk about the various landscaping ideas that you can employ to turn your front yard into a fantastic oasis.
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