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Make Your Home More Livable This Year

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.

Bed and Bath

Remodeling Your Master Bedroom on a Budget

Home renovations do not have to be expensive in order to create an effective reconfiguration of a room or a dramatic change to its appearance.

Kitchen and Dining

Childproof Your Kitchen With Care

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.

Bed and Bath

How to Give Your Bedroom a Makeover

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?

Bed and Bath

What You Need to Know About January White Sales

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.

General Home Decor

How to Shop for White Sale Curtains

Replace your window treatments and your room can quickly undergo a stunning transformation.

Bed and Bath

Finishing Touches to Make Your Bathroom Stand Out

I’ve recently remodeled the bathroom in my home and what really surprised me about the process was how much time it took me to decide on the little things, in comparison to choosing the main suite.

Home Utility

Features of a Home Automation System

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.

Bed and Bath

Den of Slumber: Master Your Bedroom Design With These Simple Steps

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.

Kitchen and Dining

7 Affordable Dining Room Updates

The dining room just is not the same gathering place for American families as it once was. With so many homes now made up of two working parents, time-pressed families may find it easier to simply prepare meals in the kitchen and eat there.

Home Interior

Top 5 Online Interior Design Tools

Enthusiastic decorators no longer need to spend hours drawing up plans and designs. The availability of the internet means you can generate professional designs in minutes with a wide range of free interior design tools!

Kitchen and Dining

7 Kitchen Updates That Won’t Bust Your Budget

Your heart says “renovation,” but your mind says “wait” when it comes to planning your kitchen home improvement project.

Financing

What You Need to Know About Second Mortgages

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.

Outdoor Structures

Tips on Finding the Right Shed to Use as a Workshop

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.

Basement

Fed Up Of Water Build Up In Basement? Invest In Sump Pumps

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.

Home Structure

Speedy Housing Cleaning Ideas

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.

Home Entertainment

Four Tips to Create Your Own Arts and Crafts Room

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.

Home Financing

What is a Mortgage Hardship Program?

If you are finding it difficult to make your mortgage payments, you may qualify for a mortgage hardship program from your lender.

Home Interior

About Your New Year Renovation Project

The holiday season can be a very good time to assess your current home needs. If you entertain for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Day, then you can observe how people interact as they make their way around your home.

Home Renovation

Cost Considerations When Planning an Extension

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.