Tag: Home Improvement

Posted on 05/26/2024
Budget basics: Remodeling house costs
If you’re planning a home renovation, the first thing...
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Posted on 11/26/2023
3 Things Homeowners Need To Know Before Building A Fence
Installing a fence for privacy or purely aesthetic reasons improves the peaceful enjoyment of a property. Privacy-seeking property owners often erect six-foot stockade-style fences in their backyards. The classic white picket fence positioned in front yards sets the table for perennial gardens, flowering shrubs and provides eye-catching curb appeal. However, there are a few items many homeowners accidentally...
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Posted on 12/25/2022
What's the difference between renovation & restoration?
In the real estate world, the terms renovation and...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
DIY: How to Build a Decorative Barn Door
This may sound counterintuitive, but some of the most eye-catching barn-style accent doors rank among the easiest DIY home improvement projects. And a few insider tips might help push the project along. For example, people who do not work in the construction trades rarely realize that many 10-inch wide boards run closer to 9.25 inches. That insider tip...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
3 Key Things to Know About Granite Countertops
Your kitchen counter is one of the most heavily used surfaces in the home. Everything from food preparation to working from home can happen in the kitchen, and the countertop material plays a major role in those activities and the overall look and feel of the kitchen. Granite has been a popular choice for decades. However, there are...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Home improvement: Return on investment options
When homeowners think of home improvement, return on investment is usually on their mind. Enhancing your existing home with remodeling projects is even more rewarding when the time and money spent pay off in home value. However, since most major home improvements can be costly, it’s important to know which projects have the highest return on investment. According...
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Posted on 03/20/2022
DIY Upgrades That Won't Tank Your Budget
Remodeling your home can give it a fresh look, but figuring out what changes to make can be difficult when you have a strict budget to stick to. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to upgrade your home. In fact, there are several easy and cost-effective ways to improve your home’s appearance....
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Posted on 01/09/2022
How to Finance Large Home Remodeling Projects
When you plan to do a few smaller remodeling projects, you might fit them into your budget easily and over time. However, larger or more complex home remodeling projects might be harder to afford. If you aren’t able to pay for these kinds of upgrades upfront, you can look into financing options. These options allow you to have...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Upgrading Your Home's Locks
Photo by NakoPhotography via Shutterstock Whether to protect your belongings when you’re not home or to protect your loved ones when they are, you might consider a security system. Burglars are getting smarter, and your home should follow suit. One way to improve your home’s security is by installing a smart lock. Replacement or Add-On In general, there...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
How to Repair a Drawer's Corner Joint & Make It Good As New
Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash They just don't make furniture like they used to. But even well-made drawers can break from time to time. And when they do, the best thing you can do is fix the drawer joint quickly rather than tugging on a loose panel, causing warping damage. Here's the simplest way to get that drawer...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Creating That Awesome Reading Corner in Your Home
For those who love reading, the right nook with the perfect amount of light is a dream come true. Often times, these areas are found in a quaint coffee house or an old library. But what about in your home? Here are a few things to think about when creating your dream, reading corner. • Space: You may...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Improve the ROI of Your Home Upgrade
Image by Cristina Mantovani from Pixabay If you're getting ready to sell your home, you're likely looking for relatively affordable upgrades that will give your home the most pizzazz. Taking the time to spruce up your property is a smart idea, but it really pays to be strategic. Because while buyers should be able to recognize a home...
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