Not sure what to add to your holiday wish list this year? How about some must have items that will make your home smarter? While home automation is still a new concept, homeowners are embracing this trend with open arms and fingerprint scans. From thermostats to house locks, your home can be made to respond to your voice, your fingerprint, or your smartphone. Not only is it a great idea, it's a perfect gift!
To everything there is a season, including home maintenance. Your largest investment needs to be cared for and each season brings its own chores and project. Fall is a great time for completing summer’s projects and prepare your home for the worst that winter can throw at it. Planning ahead and completing some of these maintenance projects before the snow falls will make your life much easier.
You’ve been thinking about this for months, maybe years: renovating your kitchen. You’ve already selected the cabinets and have set the overall style, but how can you make your kitchen renovation even more perfect? Accents and finishing touches.
So you’ve decided that you want to finish the basement and make it a usable space. Great! It will be one of the most rewarding projects, both functionally and financially. Make sure you run through this quick checklist of things to do before you start.
The kitchen is often the most used room in the house. It is definitely the room that should be designed to be efficient and practical. A poorly designed kitchen is more than just frustrating; it can create opportunities for trips, falls, and injuries. When we look at professional kitchen layouts and features, we can find some useful guidance to designing a functional kitchen at home. Here are some simple and easy ways to design your kitchen that will make it more usable and efficient for food preparation and gathering.
It happened, you finally received approval to go ahead with your man cave. As your dream starts to become a reality, you really need to start making decisions about all of the things you want to have in it. Other than a Kegerator and wall-to-wall HD TVs, you might consider a few other additions that can make a man cave a complete and perfect place to hang out.
It happens to everyone: you look around and realize that you need more space. Maybe you need a nursery or an office. Perhaps the bathroom is outdated or the kitchen drives you crazy. Then you say it.... “Should we move?”
When you first met with your contractor, he was friendly, polite, and professional. He anticipated all of your needs and you were comfortable moving forward with the project. Now, after you’ve hired this company, paid the deposit, and work has begun, you’re having a bad case of buyer’s remorse.