Posts in Category: Home Improvement Tips

Winter Lawn Care 

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 7:00:00 AM Categories: Home Improvement Tips Home Maintenance

winter lawn careWinter lawn care probably sounds silly to some home owners. Why would you need to take care of your lawn in the winter when you can’t even see it most of the time? It’s a valid point, but it’s important to remember that lawn care does not cease in the winter. Your lawn requires care year-round and that includes the winter season.

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Measuring for Siding 

Monday, November 25, 2013 10:25:00 AM Categories: Home Improvement Tips Home Maintenance Home Renovation

vinyl sidingSiding is one of the top investments you can make to improve the integrity and look of your home. If you’ve decided to move forward with purchasing new vinyl siding, you need to plan for it. First, you must take care of measuring for the siding. It sounds easy enough, but it’s actually one of the trickiest steps to the job. There’s a right way to do it and then there’s a million wrong ways to do it. It’s probably better if you read on and discover the right way.

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Cool Man Cave Ideas 

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10:49:00 AM Categories: Basement Remodeling Green Living Home Decorating Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation

man cave ideaMan 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.

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How to Add Curb Appeal: Ideas for Every Budget 

Friday, October 25, 2013 9:15:00 AM Categories: Home Decorating Home Improvement Tips Home Maintenance Home Renovation

adding curb appealCurb 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.

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Creating a Home Office 

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 9:35:00 PM Categories: Home Decorating Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation

home office designMore 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.

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How to Convert an Attic into Living Space 

Friday, October 11, 2013 8:18:00 AM Categories: Green Living Home Decorating Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation

attic remodelLooking 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.

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Renovating an Attic to a Bedroom 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 3:25:00 PM Categories: Energy Savings Green Living Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation

attic into bedroomHomeowners often think of attic space as an area to store Christmas decorations and old photographs – that is, if we think about the unused square footage at all. Yet the space above your head could easily become a new bedroom; and why not? If you plan on living in your home for a long time to come, turning the attic into usable space means freeing up other space downstairs.

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