You have considered selling your home in a bid to trade it for one that suits your current and future needs, but you realize that the cost of moving, the time needed to make that move and related inconveniences makes this option unappealing. Instead, you have decided to make some changes to your current home, to transform it into something that you want it to be.
The unthinkable happens: your child is injured in your kitchen and those injuries are life threatening. You thought that your children were safe in your home, but your youngest son or daughter managed to slip in underneath the kitchen sink and consume a cleansing powder that is toxic.
The bedroom is one of the most important rooms of the home – as well as the most personal. So, I think this means it’s a really exciting space to redecorate, since you can let your creative flair run wild, and add a little comfort where it matters most – but just how do you go about giving your bedroom a new lease of life?
January ushers in a new year, but it also welcomes a sales event that was introduced by retailer John Wanamaker in 1878: the white sale. White sales are an American institution and typically include discounts on household goods such as curtains, bedding and towels.
Home automation systems gives you control of your home’s electronics at your finger tips. Several devices in the home can be controlled by one central system. The different ways to control the system include voice recognition and/or a remote control.
The most important features in your bedroom solely depends on your personal needs. You’re the master of your domain and might use your bedroom in different ways than other people.
Home loans can come in variety of offerings including primary or first mortgages and so-called second mortgages such as home equity loans and home equity of lines of credit. The term “second mortgage” is not commonly used, but it does accurately describe how such loans are handled.
A garden shed can be a brilliant space to use as a workshop; so if you like tinkering with cars, building furniture or are a budding artist, it’s worth considering getting your hands on one. If you’ve got a shed already, you might be tempted to transform it into a workshop – but you should make sure it’s actually well-suited to the purpose first.
No matter how unlikely this looks, basement flooding is one of the most common phenomena in the houses that lie in low lying areas. Rain water seeps in through clogged pipes, flooding the entire basement causing damage to the foundation and the items basement houses.
You have just received the most unlikely and surprising phone call: your wife’s boisterous college roommate is in town and would like to swing by with her trophy husband and their three very active children to say hello. Naturally, you could not refuse her request, but with just 15 minutes to get ready, your home is in need of a quick clean up.
Even though we live in a fast-paced world, many of us still find time for leisure activities. Although the demands of work and school (not to mention playing around on our electronic gadgets) may be great, setting aside time for yourself to indulge in arts and crafts can foster a sense of calm and accomplishment.
If you have enough outdoor space to be able to extend your property, this can be a good way to boost the size of your house and add value to your home. However, there are lots of things you need to consider when you start budgeting for the project.