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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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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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 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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How to properly prepare your paint project

May 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Painting 

(ARA) – A simple paint project is an easy way to add a pop of color and upgrade your home decor. And while choosing the latest color trends may be the most exciting part of painting a room, it isn’t the most important step in the process. The way you prep the room can affect the final result of the DIY project.

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Keep Warm and Dry by Sealing Your Home

November 16, 2010 by · Comments Off on Keep Warm and Dry by Sealing Your Home
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Insulation, Roof, Windows, Winterization 

(ARA) – Winter may cause many homeowners to contemplate a new heating system or other major investments, but some small, smart investments can often go just as far toward protecting your home and saving you cash. Through the proper home maintenance techniques, you can keep typical damage caused by snow, ice and rain at bay and avoid major home repairs.

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DIY tips for creating a beautiful patio and yard in less time

June 29, 2009 by · 1 Comment
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.

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Spring’s Top Home Decor Trends Draw Inspiration from Nature

March 28, 2009 by · Comments Off on Spring’s Top Home Decor Trends Draw Inspiration from Nature
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Simple Home Improvements 

(ARA) – It is time to pay tribute to the joy and jubilance of nature as the welcoming signs of spring arrive. The familiar will appear refreshingly new as we take in its splendor. This spring, the hottest trends in home decor reflect this breathtaking beauty as Mother Nature awakes from her slumber.
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Budget-friendly Bathroom Updates

March 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on Budget-friendly Bathroom Updates
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Home Renovation, Lighting 

(ARA) – Does your bathroom resemble the bathroom of your childhood? Does it have the same unappealing colors, cold tile floors and dated decor as the day you bought the house?

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Do-it-yourself Kitchen Projects Add Equity

February 21, 2009 by · Comments Off on Do-it-yourself Kitchen Projects Add Equity
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling 

(ARA) – A kitchen is one of the most used and important areas in a home. Even as home prices across the country decline, a kitchen remodel can still add value to your home.

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