Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10:49:00 AM
Man caves have multiple purposes – they’re a place to be alone, away from women, pursue a hobby, and of course hang out with male friends. So gentlemen, if the thought of having your own private space within your home sounds too good to be true, here are some suggestions to get you started. Before starting, you need to do two things. First, read this list of cool man cave ideas, and secondly walk through the space and visualize what you want your Man Cave to look like.
Friday, October 25, 2013 9:15:00 AM
Curb appeal is a big buzz word these days in the home improvement and home decor industries. In the real estate market, it can be said that curb appeal can mean the difference between a showing and subsequent sale, or a drive by that generates no interest. Curb appeal is also important to the homeowner who is not planning to sell. It improves and maintains the value of a neighborhood, it makes your home welcoming and helps define and project your design personality.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 9:35:00 PM
More and more people are working from home now; with freelance careers, remote work stations and start-ups on the rise, we get to enjoy the comforts of home… at work. If you’re making the transition from office building to spare room, we have a few suggestions to help you with the process. And remember, just because you didn’t design your house around this work situation, doesn’t mean you can’t integrate your new opportunity into your existing living space.
Friday, October 11, 2013 8:18:00 AM
Looking for a way to expand your home’s square footage without building an entirely new addition? Look up! If the space above your head stands empty, chances are good you can transform your blank attic canvas into an entertainment area, play room, craft room or man cave. The benefit of utilizing this already-existing space is, of course, the cost. Since you can use the already existing framework and roof, the financial investment can come in much smaller than it would if you needed to add an entirely new addition.
Friday, March 8, 2013 10:04:00 AM
Dreaming about a home theater? Why not make your dreams come true by creating your own cinematic oasis? Whether you're a sports fan whose life would complete with a gigantic 72-inch flat screen, an MTV veteran searching for the perfect sound or a true lover of the silver screen, the home theater experience is now within your grasp.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:02:00 AM
Many homeowners spend a lot of time planning the perfect sunroom, carport or porch but give less thought to what goes on top. Choosing the perfect patio covering should be an important part of every addition project, as it will offer protection from the outside elements, including strong winds and heavy snowfalls, while enhancing the look of the space. From pergolas to awnings to patio covers, which roof will work best for your space? read more
Thursday, January 10, 2013 11:35:00 AM
I live for warm southern nights, which around here include Pandora tuned to the Tom Petty station, food on the grill, a glass of wine in hand and my family hanging out on the back deck together, talking and laughing and enjoying the fresh air. Our deck has become an extension of the house; an extra living space on which we spend as much time as we do on the inside. read more