Today’s homeowners are feeling confident about home remodeling after bouncing back from the recent recession by diving into a fresh set of design ideas that are trending in 2014. Industry experts weigh in on their predictions for the latest interior design and home remodeling trends. A 2013 Hanley Wood survey revealed that remodeling sales are […]
Blushing brides will be walking down aisles all across the country this month, and statistics show that many of us will be attending at least one wedding this year. With the cost of attending a wedding having surged almost 75% over the past two years, it’s a good thing that invitations go out months ahead […]
Saving for your kitchen renovation is as easy as applying a few strategic saving techniques to your budget. Here are some money-saving ideas to help you get one step closer to your dream kitchen: Assess your budget and begin trimming expenses where you can. For example, scale back your cable bill, limit clothing purchases and […]
Unveiling your pool can be an exciting family event, marking the beginning of summer and bringing with it the anticipation of countless hours of family fun and a splashing good time. One thing you might notice is that the pool’s tile may be looking a bit outdated. Retiling your pool with today’s modern designs is […]
Today’s trends can soon be tomorrow’s faux pas, so doing your homework when it comes to making the right design choices in your kitchen remodel is critical to creating a timeless, classic look. The last thing you want is to spend your money on improvements that will be considered yesterday’s news and outdated within a […]
Can’t decide whether to remodel or renovate your room? Or perhaps now you’re second-guessing the difference between the two… Often the words “remodel” and “renovate” are used interchangeably, but this is not technically correct. How do you know which one you need? And which factors do you need to consider when deciding whether to remodel or renovate your home?
Moving into a new home can be an exciting yet intimidating undertaking. Your new home is like a blank canvas, ready for your creative juices to flow and make your new dwelling into a warm and inviting environment. The following are some helpful tips to make your home a comfortable haven you and your family will want to rush home to.
When planning for a home remodel, it is of absolute importance to have a few things on hand. The first and foremost is your budget. This depends on the value of your home, its size and the extent of remodeling that you have in mind. Often, home owners are indecisive about how far they wish to go with the repair work and end up paying much more than they can afford. The best way to counter these unnecessary costs is to consult and hire a qualified contractor. Make sure to verify his credentials and, once you’re satisfied with his reputation and handiwork, work with him on a developing a realistic budget. You must also be aware, however, of unexpected costs rearing their ugly heads during the remodel, and affecting your budget – in a bad way.
Many decorating trends are fleeting—gone just as quickly as they appeared. While in the case of shag carpeting, this was probably a good thing, we are fortunate that there are some exceptions. One such exception is geometric patterns.
Many modern homeowners find themselves faced with a problem. They want a modern bathroom renovation, but need to stay on a strict budget. Is there a way to achieve one without sacrificing the other? Certainly. Here’s is a foolproof plan to get you started.