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Open Floor Plans: Are They In or Out?

Open Floor Plans: Are They In or Out?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners are finding themselves navigating their homes in a different manner. Working and schooling from home have many desiring a more closed-off floor plan with designated spaces for these activities. Many families are back in...

Mistakes DIY-ers Often Make and How to Avoid Them

Mistakes DIY-ers Often Make and How to Avoid Them

Some people DIY for the fun of it, while others DIY for the savings. Whatever your motivations are, you should be aware of these common mistakes. To avoid a costly disaster, watch out for these DIY faux pas: 1. Gaps between cabinetry You can stand to save a good chunk...

Remodeling Contracts 101

Remodeling Contracts 101

After finding your dream contractor to complete your home remodel project, you will be presented with a contract to sign. This document goes over payments, work schedules, project specs, and more. This contract protects both you and your contractor so be sure to read...

What Is New House Smell and How To Get Rid of It

What Is New House Smell and How To Get Rid of It

Just like new-car smell, your new construction home may come with its own scent. Many love the smell of a brand-new car, but there are those that dislike it as well. This can also be said about new-home smell. Here, we break down how it is caused if it is safe to...

2021 Hardwood Flooring Trends for Your Renovation Resolution

2021 Hardwood Flooring Trends for Your Renovation Resolution

For 2021, many of us are eager for a fresh start. 2020 was the year of DIY home improvements as many of us were staying at home. This year, you may be ready for a more major home project. If you are planning on embarking on a home renovation, you should keep these...

Home Upgrades With a Poor Return on Investment

Home Upgrades With a Poor Return on Investment

Renovating certain spaces in your house can add to your home’s value. Currently, there is a strong desire in homeowners for updated bathrooms and kitchens. Because of this need, buyers may be willing to pay more for these updates. However, which spaces are buyers not...

Organize Your Pantry Like a Pro

Organize Your Pantry Like a Pro

Whether you have a dedicated cabinet to store your dry goods or a huge walk-in pantry, we all can admit we may need a little help when it comes to organizing the clutter. Blogs and companies dedicated to professional organization have been the latest trend and we are...

How to Get Rid of Old House Smell

How to Get Rid of Old House Smell

While it may not be a pleasant topic, old house smell is a reality many homeowners face. Older homes have a lot of charm and character, but that territory comes with some unfortunate circumstances. With the popularity of mid-century homes undergoing renovations, this...

Adding a Bathroom: Cost and Resale Value

Adding a Bathroom: Cost and Resale Value

Once upon a time, a lack of bathroom space in your home could easily be rectified by establishing a schedule amongst household members. Now, we're spending more time at home due to the global pandemic. So, you may be finding yourself sharing a little bit more of your...

Timeless Kitchen Trends To Use During Your Renovation

Timeless Kitchen Trends To Use During Your Renovation

If you have chosen to embark upon a kitchen renovation, you may have heard the term “timeless” kitchen finishes. This term is exactly as it sounds – upgrades that will stand the test of time. The trends and elements you choose to remodel your kitchen with should...