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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 Maybe you hope for a modest update of an outdated kitchen, or perhaps you're ambitiously aiming for a complete large-scale renovation.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

5 Tips for a Whole New Look in Your Bathroom (For Less)

(BPT) - A bathroom remodel is one of the most valuable home improvement projects you can undertake. According to Remodeling Magazine's 2015 Cost vs. Value Report, a mid-range bathroom remodel of $16,000 recoups 70 percent of its value at the time of resale. But what if you want a great bathroom on a smaller budget? [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|Bathrooms, Home Improvement|0 Comments

5 Tips for Creating Fall Curb Appeal

(BPT) - Soon, all things pumpkin spice will be here, including the home visitors that bring them. In preparation of the door bell ringing, create a little spice of your own with some seasonal curb appeal. You don't have to limit yourself to pumpkins and hay bales - below are tips and projects for sprucing [...]

By |September 18th, 2015|Home Improvement, Home Maintanence|0 Comments

5 Ways to Redefine Your Outdoor Space

(BPT) - Winter's coldest days make you appreciate spring and summer, as well as the warm afternoons spent outdoors enjoying these seasons. And when the time comes, there's no better place to relax than in your own backyard. If your space isn't all it could be, though, this is the perfect time for a little [...]

By |March 6th, 2015|Home Improvement, Outdoor Spaces|0 Comments

5 Home Design Tips on Layering

(BPT) - Designers are often drawn to a simple, modern look - however, layering unique patterns and textures in the home is a quickly growing trend. Keep your space harmonized, yet distinct, with the tips outlined below. Fancy Frames An empty wall holds endless potential. If the room is small, expand your space with a [...]

By |January 8th, 2015|Home Decor, Home Improvement|0 Comments

Successful Staging

Spruce Up and Clean Out to Turn On Prospective Home Buyers   Selling your existing home? With prospective buyers walking through every room, peering inside your closets and cupboards, you'll want to make the best impressions possible. Interior design professional Adrienne van Dooren offers several practical, do-able tips that will help you stage your humble abode for a top dollar sale. [...]