Home Renovation – When to Call the Pros

How To Remodel Your Kitchen Cabinets On The Cheap

Posted by on Jul 28th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Remodeling your kitchen cabinets is a great way to make the entire room look much more up-to-date. Of course, it is also a great way to make your kitchen customized to your daily cooking and storage needs. But a full-scale kitchen cabinet remodel is beyond the budget of many homeowners. Luckily, there is a great option for customers who have a limited budget. This article will explain how to remodel your kitchen cabinets by changing the doors and molding. It will also show how you can make the remodel even more affordable by doing some of the...

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Four Tasks That Need To Be Done To Prepare Your Home For Replacement Windows

Posted by on Jul 14th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you are ready to have replacement windows installed in your home, there is a lot of work to be done. You will need to measure the windows and find out where replacements can be used. You may also need to do repairs and improvements to the casings before new windows can be installed. You may also want to add insulation and paint the opening before you have new windows installed. Here are some tasks that you will need to do before replacing the windows in your home: 1. Checking Window Openings To See Where Windows Can Be Installed Before you...

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Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors? Learn How To Refinish Your Steps By Hand

Posted by on Jul 6th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have carpeting throughout your home that you are looking to rip out so you can refinish the hardwood, chances are that the steps in your home have carpeting on them too. Steps can be one of the most frustrating parts of the hardwood refinishing process, because so much of it needs to be done by hand. Follow these tips to learn how to refinish the steps on your own. Preparation You’ll start by removing the old carpeting on the stairs that was previously nailed or glued down. A pry bar works great for lifting up each area of...

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Ways To Brighten Up A Basement

Posted by on Jun 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

In many homes, basements are overlooked. Homeowners often think of them as dark spaces that are only good for storage. However, basements can add a lot of value to a home. They can act as a separate entertaining area, make great in-law suites, and can even be used as a work out space or home office. The key to making the basement a functional part of any home is making sure that it is as light and airy as any other room in a home. When remodeling or finishing a basement, getting enough light into the space is very important. Take Advantage Of...

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Bathroom Remodeling: Getting More Space For Less

Posted by on Jun 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The bathroom and kitchen are two of the most important rooms in the home. If you’re considering remodeling your bathroom, the cost can increase as you move forward and make additional changes or purchase higher end materials and fixtures. Here are a few ways you can get more bang for your buck as well as maximize your space by making a few simple changes that will make your bathroom look gorgeous without having to shell out a ton of cash. Lighting Adding additional light to a bathroom can make it look roomier and much more glamorous....

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Tips For Designing A Deck That Works Well With Children

Posted by on Jun 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you are planning to add a deck to your home and have children, you need to think about designing it so it is safe for them, as well as a place they can enjoy. Below are some tips on choosing the best type of deck, as well as the features to go with it. Deck Material A composite deck works well for children, as well as for the rest of the family. Wood is beautiful but can become splintered and warped after going through a few cold winters, wet springs, and hot summers. Your children could easily trip or get sprinters in their bare...

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Aging Skin? Take The Right Bath

Posted by on Jun 5th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you love a good long bath, you are in the majority. Nothing in the world is more comforting than a delicious soak in a big tub. Kids can stay in for hours and wrinkle like prunes without hurting their skin. When you age, that kind of treatment will leave your skin dry and old looking. Keeping your skin looking youthful and smooth means learning the fine art of bathing. Oils Adding essential oils to your bath can improve your mood as well as your skin. You can also take your time and try out a variety until you find the one you like best....

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You Woodn’t Believe It! Guide to Wood Grain Tile

Posted by on May 28th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

From carpet and tile to concrete and cork, choosing flooring for your home can be overwhelming. However, finding the best option for your needs and budget ensures a large return on your investment. Considering 54 percent of buyers will pay more for a home with hardwood flooring, it can be a great upgrade for your home. If you prefer the value and appeal of wood without the worry of maintenance, consider wood grain tile flooring for your home. Using this guide, you will understand the benefits of wood grain tile and learn the best techniques...

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3 Reasons To Build Your Roof Out Of Copper Tiles

Posted by on May 22nd, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Copper is one of the most popular roofing tiles available—and for good reason when you consider the many benefits that it offers. Energy efficiency, durability, and longevity are just three of the benefits provided by copper. Longevity A properly installed copper roof is likely to last for nearly 100 years. This means that you could easily build a copper roof on your home that will outlast both you and the home. This makes copper an ideal material to use if you do not really want to ever have to worry about replacing your roof in the...

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How To Save The Kitchen Cabinets You Already Have

Posted by on May 13th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Any kitchen remodel is going to be expensive. However, many homeowners are now realizing that saving the kitchen cabinets they already have is going to save them quite a bit of money. On top of this, refinishing your existing cabinets is a great way to make your kitchen remodel an environmentally friendly project since you will help by cutting down on the production of new materials. Here’s how you can be sure that saving the kitchen cabinets you already have turns out to be great for your kitchen remodel: Sand and Paint: The first...

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