In between your various home renovation projects, you can make updates that refresh your home, what can be accomplished quickly and without much effort. Even subtle changes can have a profound effect, adding spark and much visual interest to any room.
If you are planning a do-it-yourself home improvement job, then you are in good company. You do not need to look at statistics to know what is clearly evident: a lot of people handle home projects themselves, with weekend warriors crowding area home centers in search of project supplies and tools.
Taking stock of your home inventory can save you money and avoid headaches should you ever need to file an insurance claim. The more detailed you are, the better — if you suffer total loss, you may need to prove ownership for items that were destroyed.
If you own a wood-burning fireplace, you may enjoy the look and warmth that it provides for your room. For some homeowners, such fireplaces are a hassle, needing regular maintenance and a steady supply of expensive wood that is stored outside and must be brought in and dried before using.