Don’t shop till you drop: tips to make paint supply shopping easier

October 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on Don’t shop till you drop: tips to make paint supply shopping easier
Filed under: Home Remodeling, Painting 

paint(ARA) – All painting projects begin the same way – with a trip to the hardware store or home center to gather supplies. But you’re going to need much more than paint and a paintbrush. As you think about what you’d like to make over in your home with paint, take the “pain” out of paint supply shopping with helpful hints and tips from celebrity designer, Lisa LaPorta.
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Small bathroom renovation ideas

small bathroom renovation ideasMany folks are under the impression that renovating a small bathroom is challenging as they may not be able to fit all that is need to make their bathroom look trendy. On the contrary there are very elegantly designed small bathrooms that would make any homeowner wish it was his/her own. This article will touch on few small bathroom renovating ideas to give you a good head start on your project.
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Basement renovations – Tips for finishing a basement

September 6, 2011 by · Comments Off on Basement renovations – Tips for finishing a basement
Filed under: Basement, Basement Remodeling, finished basement, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling 

Basement RemodelingBasement renovations has become one of the favorite home improvement projects for many home owners. A finished basement is a wonderful place for you to entertain your friends and family by setting up a recreation area with a pool desk, table tennis platform, pinball unit, and/or dartboard. Finished basement not only increases your living space but it can also increase the value of your property.
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Renovating ideas for a small bathroom

August 16, 2011 by · Comments Off on Renovating ideas for a small bathroom
Filed under: Bathroom Cabinets, Bathroom Remodeling, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Mirrors, Shower, Small Bathroom Remodeling 

Small bthroom renovation ideasIf you are looking for small bathroom renovation ideas, the chances are that you have got a small bathroom to renovate. Many homeowners want to have a sparkling new bathroom but are afraid that their small bathroom is just not large enough to turn it into the magnificent bathroom that every homeowner would love?

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A brief guide for hiring a roofing contractor

August 9, 2011 by · Comments Off on A brief guide for hiring a roofing contractor
Filed under: Contractor Selection, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation Contractors, Roof, Roofing, Roofing Contractors 

roofing contractorAccording to the National Roofing Contractors Association the average life span of the roof is somewhere around 20 years.  If your are experiencing problems such as minor leaks and cracks and your roof is fairly new, you may be able to fix the issue by carrying out proper maintenance.  However, if the problems you are experiencing are major or the last time you had replaced your roof was longer than 20 years, then you may need to install a new roof.  Please note that the life span of the roof depends on the material used, climate conditions and regular maintenance.  Some types of metal roofs in a warm region could have a life span of over 50 years.  The 20 year estimate discussed above is just an approximate and applies to common shingle roofs.
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Small remodeling projects that add value – new doors and trim

June 14, 2011 by · Comments Off on Small remodeling projects that add value – new doors and trim
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Doors, Home Decorating, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Increase home value 

Home Remodeling(ARA) – With sales of new and existing homes remaining slow nationwide, many homeowners are looking for ways to add value now. Installing stylish interior doors and replacing old exterior trim are two great ways to make your home look even better today and sell it for more later.

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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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Go for the gold: Master suite remodeling tips

Master Suite Remodeling(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.

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Boost resale value by accessorizing existing home features

May 25, 2011 by · Comments Off on Boost resale value by accessorizing existing home features
Filed under: Attic, Blinds, Do-It-Yourself, Fireplace, Home Remodeling, Increase home value, Simple Home Improvements, Smart Renovations 

Home Remodeling(ARA) – Resale value matters, whether your home is on the market now or your plans to sell are several years in the future. Whenever you make improvements to your home, you should keep the resale value of those improvements in mind, real estate experts advise.

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Ready to renovate? How to check out a contractor before you hire

Home Contractor(ARA) – Warm weather is here and it’s time to start thinking about those home renovation and home improvement projects you put on hold until the weather – or the economy – got better. While many indicators point toward a better economy, many contractors are still feeling the pinch, and are competing fiercely to win business.

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