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By the Seasons: The Best Time to Remodel

Tweet Remodeling your home can be done at any time of the year, but as you can imagine there are certain times, such as December, when you might prefer to

Flooring

Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install

Selecting a floor….you know how it’s done. First, you choose the look you like – stones, woods, perhaps something avant-garde?

Heating and Cooling

Home Weatherproofing is Not Just for Winter

Tweet Springtime invites thoughts of gardening, lawn renewal and garage sales, but it doesn’t necessarily bring “weatherproofing” to the mind of most homeowners. After all, sealing windows and doors is

Walls and Painting

Architectural Touches and Room Redesign

Tweet Let’s take a look at several room design enhancements you can add on your own or with the help of renovation contractor. Moldings — Wall trim can bring any

Flooring

Flooring Materials: Making the Right Choice

Tweet You have many choices available when considering flooring materials along with variations based on color, size, styles and cost. Quality of materials is important too which means you must

Home Storage

Cost Effective Renovation: Cold Storage Room

Tweet Self Reliance Americans have always had a spirit of self-reliance, something we tend to forget when we look to the federal government for help. There is a reason why

Flooring

Factors to Consider with Quick-Step Flooring

When investing in home improvement, there are numerous details to take care of, and it’s often hard to figure out the best areas in which to save, and where to splurge. A good place to start is with the floor, as this will often influence the entire feel of the room and its décor.

Home Lighting

Bring in Natural Light With Skylights

While many homeowners may be comfortable with doing the work themselves, not many people may feel that way about installing skylights, another project that the federal government deems worthy of a tax credit.

Doors and Windows

Smart Doors for Attractive Homes

Replacing a door may not seem to be a significant home improvement project, but a new door can prove more energy efficient and in many cases add value to your home.

Doors and Windows

How to Choose Energy Efficient Windows

Tweet If you’re in the market to replace your home’s windows, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that new windows are affordable and they can also be highly energy

Heating and Cooling

Tips on How to Keep Your Heating Bill Low

With the cooler weather setting in, most of us are beginning to turn on our heating systems. There are many ways to make sure that warm air stays in our house and ways to make sure that the cold air stays out.

Green Home

6 Money-Saving Ways To Green Your Home

As we greet 2011 with a renewed zeal to shed pounds and adopt healthier, more energy-efficient lifestyles, we also bid a sad farewell to the generous home improvement tax credits that quietly expired on New Years Eve, 2010.

Home Structure

Simple, Yet Tricky Home Repairs

Once you have been in a home for over five years, you really do start to see some wear and tear. Especially if you bought a new construction home, those first few honeymoon years, your house was looking great and spotless.