Screened Porch: Bring The Outdoors Inside

Screened Porch: Bring The Outdoors Inside

  Many homeowners are expanding their living space to include outdoor areas, but how about bringing the outdoors inside?  A screened porch or patio can give you that outdoor feeling with indoor protection.   Before air conditioning, most homes featured a screened porch as a matter of necessity to offer respite from intense heat, and a safe, cool place to rest in the evening.  The popularity of screened porches has waned in the last few decades, but they are beginning to make a comeback in new homes and in home remodels. The screened porch is re-emerging with gusto as homeowners...Read more
Kitchen Remodel On A Budget

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget

  How to completely transform your kitchen for under $1,000   An attractive kitchen can be a huge selling point for a home.  If you think your kitchen needs updating, you might be surprised to learn that a minor kitchen remodel will yield a greater return on your investment as opposed to a major kitchen remodel.  According to Remodeling, a trade magazine for contractors and builders a minor kitchen remodel is estimated to return about 102.3% of your investment, whereas a major kitchen remodel will only return an estimated 81.1% of your investment. You can even give your kitchen a...Read more
7 Interior Door Ideas

7 Interior Door Ideas

  Give your home an affordable style boost with new interior doors! Door are a ubiquitous, yet often overlooked feature in homes.  Upgrading your interior doors can add style, texture, depth, and personality to your home without blowing your budget.  A unique accent door can be a visual focal point for a room, and sliding doors are space-savers for small homes.  Below are some door ideas to take your interior design to the next level. Room Dividers A beautiful steal and glass door makes a stunning visual room divider.   Custom Materials Custom wood doors add warmth to your décor....Read more
10 Renter Remodel Ideas

10 Renter Remodel Ideas

If you are a renter and want to add some personality to your home, or a homeowner remodeling on a tight budget, here are 10 ideas that will upgrade your living space.   Many renters are understandably reluctant to spend money on home improvement features, and it can take homeowners years to save up for remodeling projects.  Even if your living situation is temporary or you are remodeling on a budget, don’t let that inspire a case of improvement paralysis.  There are several things you can do to freshen up your home, and the investment can even travel with you...Read more