Category: Home Renovating

Jan 08

Basement Rescue 101

As real estate prices continue to rise, many homeowners are opting to renovate their current homes rather than purchase new ones. According to design expert Kimberley Seldon, if you’re on the hunt for more square footage, rescuing your lower level is a great way to create more room for the whole family to enjoy. Turning …

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Dec 12

Top 5 Pitfalls of Kitchen Renovations

A gorgeous kitchen can definitely make your life better, but before you start your reno, find out more about five common pitfalls and how to avoid them. 1. Kitchens are expensive. It’s easy to spend $25,000 to $50,000 on a mid-range kitchen makeover. Even budget remodels of a small kitchen can run up to $15,000. …

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Oct 21

Give Your House a Vintage Modern Mix

Perfecting the trending look of vintage modern décor is all about striking the right balance between old and new. Although gorgeous versions of this style can be found everywhere, it can be difficult to know where to start. Get ideas for your next project with these creative ways to fashion vintage-inspired décor from Sharon Grech, …

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Jul 30

Ten Tips to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Do your flowerbeds and pots look like weed beds? Does the paint on your house look faded? Are your shrubs hiding your front door? If so, it may be time to boost your home’s curb appeal. Try these ten tips to help you improve your home. 1. General yard maintenance is the number one and …

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Jul 30

Color Choices In Your Home

As we all know, color choices play an important role in our daily lives from the clothes we wear to the cars we drive. According to studies, our choice of one color over another color may have something to do with the way color makes us feel. For this reason, color choices in our homes …

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Jul 30

How to Love Your Laundry Room

Have your ever thought about how many hours you spend in your laundry room if you added them up at the end of each week? If you’re like me there are very few days that go by without doing at least one load of laundry. This being the case, it makes perfect sense to decorate …

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Jul 09

Top 6 Home Improvements to Add Value

Homeowners often look to customize their home for personal enjoyment and to appeal to future buyers. So, we ask, which remodeling projects add the most value? “Homeowners are often inclined to renovate to suit their individual preferences and lifestyles,” says Craig Blanchard, broker-owner with Royal LePage Atlantic Homestead in St. John’s, Newfoundland. “However, while turning …

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Feb 21

Explore the Possibilities with Cypress

(BPT) – Inspired by popular home-improvement television shows and information-rich social networks, homeowners and savvy design professionals are using natural materials like cypress to transform their creative aspirations into beautifully tangible realities. “Cypress is a versatile wood that offers design freedom, lasting performance, and a lifetime of good looks,” says Linwood Truitt of the Southern …

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