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Homes are becoming increasingly automated. You can control your blinds, lighting, and more from your smartphone! Home security options are also available for the smartphone, and here we discuss the top 5 apps for home security. Continue reading
A master bathroom is a personal, private space that should be every home owner’s sanctuary. Use these 6 tips to renovate your master bathroom and make it more welcoming. Continue reading
If you have a basement, there is a good chance that the floor is made out of cement or concrete. While your basement may not have much of a purpose aside from storage, you can make much more out of it by adding rooms. While this is completely dependent on the square footage of the area, you could add a great deal of aesthetics as well as a resale value with these 5 ways to remodel your basement floor. Continue reading
If your kitchen is looking more shabby than chic, you may be considering a remodel. Try these five tips for a greener, more environmentally friendly kitchen. Continue reading
If you are planning to remodel your home, it is important to start the planning process early. While you be anxious to get started, it is best to have a detailed plan so you know how much you are going to spend and how long the process is going to take. Here are some valuable tips on how to plan your first home renovation. Continue reading
After you’ve been baking in the sweltering heat, there aren’t enough mojitos in the world to refresh you like a pool does. And summer is just around the corner. If you’re thinking of taking the satisfying plunge into pool ownership, make sure to do your homework. These simple steps will tell you how to install an in-ground pool that is perfect for you and your family. Continue reading
You may take a look at your bathroom and think it looks a little sorry for itself. Of course it’s great to pull everything out and start again, but what if your budget doesn’t permit quite such an investment? A full renovation would be likely to cost around $20,000, whereas the recommendations below would be possible in the region of $1500. Here are ten tips for renovating your bathroom on a budget using your existing sink, shower, bath and toilet – and probably your existing tiles. Continue reading
Nothing beats fresh herbs and vegetables when cooking any meal. Developing your own indoor kitchen garden can improve your eating habits and supply you with continuous organic food products to promote a healthier living. While this may sound appetizing for many, how does one go about maintaining a garden such as this especially if you have children and pets that like to dig or eat sprouting plants? Here are 5 ways to manage your indoor kitchen garden, and they’re not as complicated as you might think! Continue reading
If you have more stuff than available space, a storage shed could be just what you need to get organized and contain the clutter. Regardless of how much you want to store, the good news is there are sheds available that are ready-made for assembly or to build from scratch. Sheds are available in a wide variety of sizes, configurations, materials, and other variables. Here are some pointers to help you build a garden shed to add storage space. Continue reading