Spring is finally here, and that means it’s time to start thinking about home remodeling projects. If a kitchen renovation is on your to-do list, follow these rules to ensure a safe project from start to finish.
Recently, a reader asked us a question about betterments and home value and it got me interested. What is a betterment and how does it affect home value and taxes? Let’s find out.
Don’t slack on this DIY spring upkeep designed to prep your pad for warmer weather, cut down on rising energy bills and curtail potentially high repair or replacement costs in the future.
Relaxation. It’s not something that comes easily, and with such busy schedules, who has time to go to the spa to take a breather and get pampered? With just a few renovations, you can bring the peaceful, refreshing feeling of the spa to your bathroom.
Spring is here, and that means it’s time to spruce up your home. If you’ve been putting off that remodeling project for longer than you care to remember, now is the perfect time to get it done to get ready for the fun months ahead. Here are five top home improvement projects to get done during the spring.
DIY may seem like the most obvious choice for a moderately skilled weekend warrior, but we disagree. Some projects should only be tackled by a pro. Think twice before tackling any of these five home improvement projects yourself.
Spring is here and so is spring cleaning. It’s time to toss out what you don’t use and make room for things you need. Although it may be tempting to simply toss out that old chest or that outdated dresser, don’t be hasty – you can repurpose them! Check out these four ideas to repurpose you’re furniture.
Are you trying to pick the best kind of countertop for your kitchen remodel? Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about concrete countertops.
Before you start gold-plating your sinks and creating an over the top man-cave in your basement, remember that not everything you do to your property adds value to the home, and that the law of diminishing returns is always at work. So whether your clearing out a garden, or putting in a retaining wall, remember that curb appeal does not convert one-to-one with home value. Read on for a short list of things that may not convert dollar for dollar to the overall value of your home.
Fireplaces have a way of elevating the interior design of any home, giving rooms a clear anchor and gathering place. But if your home has already been built, the job of installing that fireplace may be left to you – and your pocketbook. That means making choices based on what will work best for you, your family and your home. By weighing the options between a freestanding and a built-in fireplace, you can choose a heat source that makes your home look and function better.