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Category Archives: Home Improvement

What to Know Before Renovating Your House

If you currently live in an older house or want to buy one, you will probably need to make major renovations sooner or later. Older homes tend to need major remodeling due to safety, maintaining home value or meet the growth demands of a family. Whether you’re

Creating an Extraordinary Home Out of the Ordinary

Christmas films always contain this specific scene: a family is gathered by the fireplace; the kids are settled on the carpet, exchanging gifts and stories; the adults are seated on the leather couch, drinking eggnog; everyone’s laughter fills the air of the living room that’s

DIY Home Repairs Versus Hiring a Professional

When it comes to maintaining your home, you know that a decent part of your budget goes to professional labor. One way that many homeowners have been able to save money is by learning which home repairs they can do on their own. There are

How to Bring Traditional Style to a Modern Home

If you own a home that was built recently but you favor a more timeless style of architecture and interior design, there are several renovations you can make to bring the classic appeal to your residence.  Hardwood Floors Hardwood flooring has made a huge comeback

Places in Your House that Probably Need Cleaning

Areas of the house that are most noticeable tend to stay the cleanest. Even if your house isn’t always shining, you probably don’t have piles of dirty dishes sitting in the sink for weeks on end. The problem comes in with those spaces that aren’t

Three Garage Flooring Finish Options

When you think of garage flooring, you probably think of a slab of plain, gray concrete. Maybe it has a few oil stains and a couple of cracks and that paint you spilled that one time.  Not very appealing, right? The good news is you

How to Make Your Home Look Industrial Chic

The industrial-inspired look is a look that never goes out of style. The great thing about the industrial style is that even if you’re not lucky enough to live in a cool converted warehouse space or swanky loft apartment, you can still make the most

Accessibility Improvements for Your Home

An aging population is looking for ways to stay in their homes rather than move to retirement apartments, assisted living, or their children’s houses. Retrofitting their existing homes with accessibility and usability features can help add to their quality of life and ultimate resale value. Bath and