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How to Increase Home Value

If you plan on selling your house in the near future - or have already listed your home but aren’t getting the offers you want - it’s a good idea to think about what renovations will add value to the property. It can be hard to know exactly what changes will entice buyers and convince [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|General Advice, Home Improvement|0 Comments

This Fall, Make Home Upgrades With Staying Power

(BPT) - Fall can be the perfect time for homeowners to complete projects that busy summer schedules didn't allow. It's also a great time to look at ways to add lasting value to your property. This season, upgrade cheap fixes, freshen dated looks and incorporate lasting improvements in your home. Changes that can bring impact [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|General Advice, Home Improvement|0 Comments

5 Simple Home Improvement Projects for New Homeowners

Buying a house is a major milestone. Once you’ve unpacked and settled in, take some time to relax in your new space. New homeowners often find that after this initial, well-deserved rest, they’re excited to make some changes and take on some home improvement projects. From money-saving upgrades to landscaping ideas, here are five simple [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement|0 Comments

4 Design Upgrades for a Spring Refresh

(BPT) - With warm weather knocking at the door, it's time to rejuvenate your space and rid the home of winter clutter. While it may be the perfect time of year for a refresh, it can be challenging to find exciting new ways to decorate. With top design trends in mind, here are four simple [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|Home Improvement|0 Comments

4 Hot, High-Tech Upgrades to Give Your Bathroom Over-the-Top Luxury

(BPT) - Americans love luxury and technology, so it's no surprise that the two are meeting and thriving in one of our favorite places - the bathroom. Just as technology is transforming every other area of the house, inside and out, it's recreating our concept of what constitutes a luxurious bathroom. The 2016 Houzz Bathroom [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement|0 Comments

5 Simple Steps Toward Financing Your Summer Home Projects

Practically every homeowner has a dream remodeling project they'd like to complete. Maybe you hope for a modest update of an outdated kitchen, or perhaps you're ambitiously aiming for a complete large-scale renovation. Unfortunately, such remodeling projects aren't cheap, and it can be very difficult to save or acquire the money you need to make [...]

By |July 29th, 2016|Home Improvement|0 Comments

6 Kitchen and Bath Upgrades That are ‘The Whole Package’

(BPT) - Let's face it - once you get past high school, the people who go farthest in life are the ones who are the "whole package," those who balance style, good looks and brains. The same can be said of kitchen and bath upgrades. The ones that will stand the test of time - [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Home Improvement|0 Comments

Top Tips for Home Planning With a Growing Family

For first-time buyers, the prospect of planning and building a family home is one of the most exciting and daunting things they have ever done. Many of these buyers are young couples who are just beginning their lives together and who may be thinking about adding to their family in the near future. Forward thinking [...]

By |April 1st, 2016|Contributing Writers, Home Improvement|0 Comments

Top Home Tech Tools – Energy Edition

Home technology is always moving forward, and new innovations in this space help everyone up the ante when it comes to efficiency, connectivity, and safety around the house. Not only are these new tools and devices encouraging individuals and families to get “smart” with their day-to-day tasks, they’re bringing down long-term costs on a variety [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Home Improvement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Low Gas and Energy Prices = More Home Improvement Projects!

We all wish our real residence looked more like the house of our dreams, and it’s an unfortunate fact of life that the cost of certain projects often prices us out of achieving long-standing home repair goals. But not this year. With gas prices lower this month than they have been during any February in [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Home Improvement|0 Comments