Baby (or puppy) gates work but they’re a hassle – storing them when not in use, putting them up, taking them down and what I like least, climbing over them as you move from room to room. In fact these gates cause you to change how you navigate around your house.
Everyone seems to have trouble with tile. Tile, from afar, often looks like it’s one solid color, like paint. However, when you get up close, you’ll find that tile usually has other colors or speckles mixed into it to give it a more interesting look. This is why it is so hard to coordinate colors, … Read More
The largest housing industry show occurs at the beginning of each year, and this year it was held in Orlando, Florida. Design & Construction week combines several shows to introduce housing industry trends to the world’s builders, remodelers
Painting is one of the most popular home improvement activities. These painting tips provide ways to make your painting projects more successful. Homeowners know that painting a room is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to give any room a new look. What few people understand is that there’s a lot more involved … Read More
When people tell me they’re painting a room and they’re just going to use white, I know they haven’t done their homework. White is one of the most challenging colors to work with. That’s because there are literally hundreds of whites offered by each paint manufacturer.
2017 was a tumultuous year in so many ways. The country is reeling from so many unpopular changes and some are directed at homeowners.
Wondering what net neutrality means and why you should care? The best analogy I’ve come up with is your cable TV bill. If you’re old enough you remember when television was free, when families watched the Ed Sullivan show
There is so much information on the Internet that it can be overwhelming. And it’s often misleading because most web pages are selling something so learning how to pick the right types of lights isn’t easy.
What do you typically put in a guest bedroom? If we’re honest, guest bedrooms often are a collection of discarded furniture, like your children’s bedroom furniture after they leave home.
Ipe wood is a popular green building material used for decking, furniture and flooring. Like mahogany, Ipe is typically a deep rich brown with some pieces displaying red and amber hues.