DIY tricks that make bathroom renovations easy

May 14, 2013 by · Comments Off on DIY tricks that make bathroom renovations easy
Filed under: Bathroom Cabinets, Bathroom Remodeling, Cabinets, Faucet, Home Improvement, Shower, Sink, Smart Renovations 

Bathroom Renovations(BPT) – When it comes to home improvement, Americans have embraced doing it themselves – in a big way. Among homeowners who plan to make improvements, 64 percent say they will do it themselves, according to American Express’ Consumer Spending and Saving Report. Yet one area of home improvement continues to give even adventurous and confident DIYers pause – bathroom renovation.

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Three home improvement tips to help you breathe easier

May 2, 2013 by · Comments Off on Three home improvement tips to help you breathe easier
Filed under: Air Quality, Home Improvement, Moisture Control 

Home Improvements(BPT) – One in five Americans suffer from allergies, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). As the 2013 allergy season begins, experts warn that it may be one of the worst in recent years, with people experiencing an unusually strong reaction due to increased tree pollen.

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Spring window checklist: 5 questions to ask your contractor before replacing windows

March 15, 2013 by · Comments Off on Spring window checklist: 5 questions to ask your contractor before replacing windows
Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living, Home Improvement, Insulation, Windows 

Window checklist(BPT) – With spring quickly approaching, it’s a good time to begin thinking of home improvement projects that will look great, but also save energy. Window replacement is one project that will help increase the energy efficiency of your home and improve curb appeal.

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Replace or repair? That’s the home improvement question

home improvement(ARA) – Maintenance and improvement are both essential realities of home ownership. From windows and skylights to gas ranges and front doors, everything in your home will eventually need some work. But how do you know when something simply needs repair, or merits being replaced?

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The home improvement that will put your room redesign over the top

March 16, 2012 by · Comments Off on The home improvement that will put your room redesign over the top
Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement, Skylights 

skylights(ARA) – You repainted last year, replaced all the furniture in the fall and just finished recarpeting in that room that needed a little design TLC. But you still haven’t found that final touch to put your room transformation over the top. There’s one more thing you can do, and it’s an improvement that not only makes a big visual impact, but can save energy in your home too: install skylights.
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Spring home improvements that pay off big

March 14, 2012 by · Comments Off on Spring home improvements that pay off big
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement, Roof, Windows 

home improvement(ARA) – It’s beautiful outside and the last thing you want to do is spend all of your spare time working on your home when you could be playing or spending time with loved ones.

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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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How to turn must-do home improvements into things of beauty

February 29, 2012 by · Comments Off on How to turn must-do home improvements into things of beauty
Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement, Lighting, Skylights, Solar Energy, Ventilation, Water Heater 

home improvement(ARA) – When it comes to home improvement, you can spend money in two basic ways: on things that make your home look better and things that make it function better. Under the first category, you’ll find all the things you want to do, like replacing narrow casement windows with a lovely bay window. Under the second, falls all the things you must do, like replacing those drafty windows with something more energy-efficient.
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Make your home stand out with new exterior trim

February 17, 2012 by · Comments Off on Make your home stand out with new exterior trim
Filed under: Curb Appeal, Exterior, Exterior Finishes, Home Improvement, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation 

Exterior trim(ARA) – With the housing market showing its first signs of improvement in years, many homeowners hope to attract interested buyers this spring. Replacing old or damaged exterior trim is a great way to freshen up your home today and make it stand out among others tomorrow.
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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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