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Home Improvements

4 Home Remodeling Tips When Your Family Needs More Space

Remodeling your home can seem like an intimidating project, especially if you aren’t familiar with the process or if you don’t know what you’re doing. However, there are plenty of ways to make this process as straightforward and simple as possible while still building a functional and aesthetically pleasing home that your family will love.

Exterior Home

How to Use Your Home’s Exterior as an Artistic Foundation

If art has been something that has constantly piqued your interest over the years, it’s likely that you’ve done some hobby painting in the past. A great way to practice building up your artistic foundation is by designing the exterior of your home.

Home Buying-Selling

The Importance of Backyard Maintenance When Selling Your Home

Selling a home quickly and efficiently is a common goal that most sellers share. However, it’s important to know that you can get more people interested in your property if your backyard is able to stand out.

Home Renovation

Need More Space? 4 Renovation Tips to Make the Most of Your Current Home

Whether you are remodeling a new home to make it your own or are looking for a renovation to increase your property value, you will have a lot to think about when thinking about your renovation.

Tools and Materials

The Importance of Using the Right Tools When Remodeling

You can’t do any project around the house without the proper tools, but if you are remodeling, you need to have access to a few specific tools. You don’t need every highly specialized tool available in a hardware store, but there are a few that you should consider investing in over time to simplify larger projects.

Cleaning

Sunday Morning Tip for Aug 01: What to Do With Waste From Major Renovations

Renovating a home can be tons of fun until you have to dispose of the leftover waste materials. While you may be tempted to simply throw them away, keep in mind that construction-related materials are responsible for around a third of America’s waste buildup.

Home Renovation

Sunday Morning Tip for June20: 4 Renovations You Should Make Before Unpacking

Once you buy your dream home, there will be a vast number of tasks you need to complete. Packing, hiring movers, and getting rid of junk are just a few of the things you have to do in your free time after work.

Basement

How to Handle Water Damage When Renovating Your Basement

When getting ready to redo your basement, it’s not unusual to find at least some water damage. While it may look bad, basement water damage is typically easy to deal with.

Flooring

Sunday Morning Tip for Jan 10: Tips for Installing Wood Floors in Your Home

When it comes to beautifying your home, nothing can quite match the classic elegance of wood floors.

Flooring

How to Put Down Tile in Your Bathroom or Kitchen

One of the most time-consuming interior renovation tasks is putting down tile. While this can be tedious work, it is also one of the best tasks for DIY renovators.

Basement

How to Fix Concrete Cracks in Your Basement During Renovations

The basement often doubles as a storage space, an extra work or play room, or even a guest room. However, many basements can be musty, dark, or even dangerous when not maintained.

Home Renovation

How to Renovate Your Home in Preparation for Selling It

We renovate our homes for many reasons: to provide comfort to ourselves and our families, to improve its aesthetic appearance, and into improve its value. This latter point is especially important if you are thinking of selling your home.

Kitchen and Dining

4 Ways to Handle Water Damage in Your Kitchen

A major part of remodeling and renovating revolves around fixing damaged areas of the home. While often we focus on broken or worn down counters, furniture, or appliances, one of the biggest causes of damage is water.

Roofing and Gutters

4 Ways to Renovate Your Roof for Summer

As you make your summer preparations, it’s important not to forget a crucial component of your home: your roof. Though it may seem as though your roof doesn’t need much to be ready for the summer, it may need more attention than you realize.

Roofing and Gutters

Roofing Safety Tips for Shingle Installation

Tweet There is a good chance that you have enough knowledge to install shingles on your roof. However, you need to take precautions to ensure that you stay safe while

Garage

4 Improvements to Make to Your Garage This Summer

The time to start on summer projects has arrived, and you might want to improve the garage this season.

Sunday Tips Tools and Materials

Sunday Morning Tip for May 10: 4 Benefits of Using Floor Trusses to Enhance Interior Design

The building industry has seen many differences in construction design in the last few decades. One of these major differences is the use of floor trusses in residential building construction.

Garden Maintenance Sunday Tips

Sunday Morning Tip for April 19: 4 Ways to Renovate a Stump-Filled Lawn

Though trees add so much to a lawn, there are times that they have to be cut down. Once the sawdust has settled, you’re left with a bunch of stumps cluttering your yard.

Roofing and Gutters

4 Benefits of Having an Insulated Taper System on Your Roof

Even though flat roofs are incredibly easy to install and very cost-effective, that type of structure comes with some major downsides.

Roofing and Gutters

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Roof

To most people, a roof seems fairly simple and straightforward. After all, what could be more simple than a layer of waterproof material laid over plywood?