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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. [...]

Easy and Smart Home Upgrades

4 Easy (and Smart!) Home Upgrades You Can Start This Weekend   Do you feel like your home could use a little pick-me-up, but you don’t want to put too much effort into it? You’re not alone. Homeowners everywhere want a prettier, more practical living space, but they don’t have that much time to get [...]

By |August 20th, 2014|Home Improvement|0 Comments

Update and Remodel: A New Style For Your Home

When many homeowners hear the word remodel they almost have a heart attack. After all, that one simple word generally means spending thousands if not hundreds of thousands of dollars to update an existing structure. However, updating and remodeling your home doesn’t have to cost you a third of the purchase price. You just need [...]

By |April 9th, 2014|Home Improvement, Home Styles, House Design|0 Comments

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

(BPT) - It's now easier than ever for homeowners to transform their homes into models of green living thanks to the growing availability of affordable, energy-smart building products and materials. From replacing incandescent light bulbs to reviewing the energy rating on new appliances, more homeowners are making informed decisions on how to cut energy consumption [...]

By |October 17th, 2013|Energy Efficiency, Home Improvement|1 Comment

How to Choose Bright Exterior Paint

Energize your home's exterior with vibrant colors: (BPT) - Chances are you've thought about adding a splash of color to the exterior of your home, and you're not the only one. Many people have the same idea, but they don't act because they're worried they will choose poorly. Selecting the wrong color for your home's [...]

By |August 8th, 2013|Home Improvement|0 Comments

How to Remodel Your Laundry Room

(BPT) - With the average American family doing more than 400 loads of laundry each year, it's no wonder that the laundry room has become one of the most popular remodeling projects in the house.- Often out of sight and out of mind, most laundry rooms are designed like closets rather than efficient utility rooms. [...]

By |July 31st, 2013|Home Improvement|Comments Off on How to Remodel Your Laundry Room

Do It Yourself Drywall

Don't be daunted by drywall: Tips for success (BPT) - Whether you're finishing a basement or adding space, many home improvement projects require you to replace or add drywall. These days, many homeowners are considering hanging and finishing drywall themselves, giving their projects a complete do-it-yourself flair and helping to cut expenses. As you plan [...]

By |July 15th, 2013|Home Improvement|Comments Off on Do It Yourself Drywall

Simple Steps to Stylish and Affordable Outdoor Spaces

(ARA) - When the sun is shining and the summer breezes are blowing, it's difficult to resist the call to relax outdoors. But if you have a blank canvas of grass or a cement slab, it doesn't exactly call to mind visions of barbecues and family gatherings. Don't stare longingly out the windows this summer [...]

Home Theater: The Improvement that Pleases the Whole Family

(ARA) - Your home is bursting at the seams but buying something bigger is out of the question in this economy. And your improvement budget is limited, so you can't please every member of the family with whatever renovation you choose to fund. Or can you? Polls show that many American families prefer to watch [...]

By |March 17th, 2009|Home Decor, Home Improvement|0 Comments