Tag Archives: home improvement

Common Home Remodeling Questions

In the Winter time while you hunker down in the house in an easy chair perusing back issues of “House Beautiful” or scoping out home improvement sites on your laptop, there are bound to be home remodeling questions.  That’s why home shows are so popular as you can get up close and personal with the […]

Energy Efficiency Around the Home

Mother Nature has served up some wacky weather this past year hasn’t she?  We’ve seen the horrendous Winter of 2013-2014, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and mudslides.  Now, finally the Winter of 2014-2015 has come calling, thus everyone has endured their fair share of brutal weather all across this USA.

Luxury Bathroom Design

Planning an overhaul of a room can leave you with many options when it comes to bathroom remodeling. To have the most luxurious bathroom around, try to make an easy to read and understand design beforehand, decide what furnishings will get replaced and updated, and how to decide what tile you want to install for […]

Building A New Bathroom

When you have multiple family members, certain dynamics come into play when everyone needs to exit the house around the same time, especially in the morning, and most especially when there is only one bathroom in the house. Despair and arguments usually ensue, and, at least one person will get up at the crack of […]

Remodeling The Basement

For many years, if people were affluent enough to have a finished basement, it was termed the “rec room” and mostly consisted of paneled walls, a tiled floor, a dropped ceiling with fluorescent lights, and it was filled with furniture or old floor coverings that were relegated down there after being replaced with newer objects […]

Modern Kitchen Design

If you’re happy with the layout of your current kitchen, but itchin’ to do something innovative and creative in this food prep and eating area, why not consider some of these trending ideas? They run the gamut from accessorizing with just a twist to some more major remodeling efforts that will bring some zing to […]

Child Friendly Kitchen Design

If your favorite weekend activities are hitting the specialty food markets then treating your family to your creative culinary efforts, the kitchen is the go-to room in the house for you. Instead of cozying up with a good book, your nose is buried in a cookbook, and all the while the kids are gathered around […]

Shower Design Trends

Besides your caffeinated beverage of choice, perhaps nothing gets you invigorated, out the door and ready to take on the day like a hot shower … and you’re squeaky clean to boot! It is just the opposite at the end of the day, where some of the more modern shower heads provide a welcome high-pressure […]

Bathroom Vanity Design Trends

When you finally decide that your master bathroom is looking a little tired and in need of some rejuvenation, there are several ways to give it a much-needed lift without plunging right into an all-out renovation project. A few tweaks here and there could do the trick at half the cost … and half the […]

Luxury Bathroom Design Trends

If you went from a starter home to a larger, more luxurious and sophisticated home, you probably felt like you’d finally “arrived” as you now had two bathrooms. Having two bathrooms is handy for a large family, when guests stay over, or, if you ever decide to remodel your master bathroom, so you don’t have […]