Your kids have finally left the nest (so sad!), but just think of what you can do with that spare bedroom (cue happy dance!). Perhaps you don’t have kids, just an extra room that’s accumulating clutter. The question remains: What should you do with this spare? Face it, home gyms or offices are pretty tired ideas.
Open-plan living has been one of the biggest trends in our homes in recent decades. Indeed, knocking down walls can create a sense of space, light, sociability and fluidity that many of us love. But open-plan layouts can reduce privacy and quiet spots, as well as useful walls against which to place furniture. You may
If your bathroom or kitchen is plastered in plain old tiles that don’t rock your world, why not shake things up with an update? Look no further than these mind-blowing new tile ideas you can pull off in your own home. Wherever you put them, that area is bound to become the crown jewel of your house.
By Steven Moore, Budget Bath USA People are more cautious than ever when loosening their purse strings. We’ve all learned that becoming educated consumers not only helps us get the right products, but get them at the right price. Most people don’t know what’s involved in getting their bathrooms remodeled by contractors, and because of
Do you have enough homeowners insurance for a home improvement project? Your house is likely your biggest asset, and it’s wise to periodically examine coverage, to ensure that you’re adequately covered against damage and liability. This is especially important if you’re planning a major project, such as remodeling, rebuilding or building a new house. Make
While attending the 2016 Builders Show, we found a great way to make your kitchen counters brighter, easier to work on, and more convenient. The Adorne Under-Cabinet Lighting System by Legrand brings an array of modular components that swap out so easily, you’ll want to reconfigure whenever the mood strikes. From speakers and smart phone docks
A designer shares insider tips and tricks for your bathroom renovation Whether you have a simple powder room or a master en suite, functionality should be at the heart of your bathroom remodel. Read on to learn tricks for gaining storage, improving lighting and drainage, and more to ensure that your renovated bathroom stands the
Tile in style with these impressive shower upgrades. When remodeling the master bathroom, many homeowners get a great return on their investment. But there are some major differences between a DIY attempt and a professional tile shower installation. Waterproofing is the most important part of a shower that you can’t see, but these impressive upgrades