Archive for the ‘Home Improvement/DIY’ Category

Choosing the right homebuilder is as important as choosing the home’s floorplan or a new neighborhood. It’s a decision that will affect you—positively or negatively—long after your home is built. How do you know what builder is right for you? Unfortunately, you most likely will have to rely on your instincts to make that decision. […]

Ideas for the Perfect Laundry Room There are some tasks in life that are tedious and never ending. Laundry is most definitely near the top of that list! Laundry rooms have traditionally been banished to the dark recesses of a home’s basement, mud room, garage or utility closet. The noise and utilitarian look of washers […]

How to choose between a Deck and a Patio Deciding on the right outdoor living space should be well thought out and planned. A deck or patio can add a lot of enjoyment to your home. However, a homeowner needs to take into consideration local building codes or the terrain of the site to find […]

Countertops: Quartz vs. Granite. What’s the difference? A new kitchen countertop is a big investment in your kitchen remodel budget. Not to mention, once you pick a look, style and material, you will have to live with it for a very long time. So what to choose? Interior designers or your local home improvement store […]

Since its first recorded use in 1509 – on a ceiling at Christ’s College, Cambridge – homeowners have been wrapping their walls with decorative printed paper. The 18th century was a golden age for wallpaper. Industrialization in the 19th century brought it to the working classes, and ruined it for the chic and rich. By […]

The kitchen operates as the heart of the home. A space where we cook, enjoy food and socialize. It’s where homework is done and family meetings are had. And it’s where guests gather even though the dining room table is set and a fire is roaring in the living room. There’s something about the kitchen […]

Welcome to your new home! You’ve painstakingly picked out the perfect flooring, paint colors, countertops…right down to the knobs on the cabinets. Now that everything is exactly the way you’ve envisioned your living space to be, don’t let poor lighting take away from your interior, and exterior, masterpiece.  Whether you pick light fixtures that make […]

A garage is a sought after feature of a home, but it does seem to fall by the wayside where design and storage options are considered. This area of the home however, has a great deal of potential for many different uses. Here is a guide to help homeowners choose the right garage design for […]

Bathrooms are one of the best rooms to renovate and design as they give a great value to your home. From flooring to lighting, here are some of the current trends in bathroom design. Geometric Shapes and Patterns Geometric shapes have become very popular in bathrooms today, offering a variety of shapes and colors. Chevron, […]

Technology today has improved so many aspects of our lives from medicine to computers. Home automation is one type of technology that over the past few years has become quite popular. Home Automation In A Nutshell Home automation is when different features or areas of your home are designed to be remotely controlled. The idea […]