5 Reasons You Should Give Home Automation Some Thought



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Whether you have just recently moved into a new home or if you have been considering upgrades for safety and for property value purposes, consider the option of home automation.

Guidelines for Maintaining Commercial Carpets



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Maintaining your commercial carpet properly will ultimately save you money because it will give your carpet a longer life expectancy. Commercial carpeting in particular suffers from the wear and tear caused by hundreds of feet trampling it daily.

DIY HVAC Hacks for Making a Home Greener and More Marketable



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Many people can be intimidated by giving their home an efficiency tune up, but with up to half of monthly energy bills going to heating and cooling, it’s something any responsible homeowner should be concerned with.

Is Reality TV Giving a False Impression of Home Remodeling?



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Reality television shows that feature instant home makeovers are popular, but some remodelers say that such shows paint an unrealistic picture of the time and money required to remodel a home

Easy Ways to Reduce the Cost of Kitchen Remodeling



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Remodeling the kitchen has a reputation of being one of the most expensive home improvements, and figures from the Remodeling 2014 Cost vs. Value Report shows the average cost of doing so is $54.909, while even minor modifications can cost nearly twenty thousand dollars. However an article in aol.com points out remodeling does not have […]

The Air Up There: Maximizing Space Above the Refrigerator



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When we recently purchased our first home – a fixer-upper that we planned to live in, update and convert into a rental property a few years down the road – the kitchen was the one place that I couldn’t wait to get my hands on.

Home Maintenance Tips: Taking Care of your Metal Roof



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With some light maintenance, a metal roof will last 30 years or longer. Most of the maintenance is nothing more than inspections to make sure sealants aren’t damaged by snow or ice or hail.

Want More Money For Your Home? Remodel It



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Home owners are remodeling their homes to increase the value, but they also are showing more desire to stay and enjoy their remodels before they move on.

Do You like Hardwood Floors or Carpet?



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It’s a decision most of us will have to make when looking at how to renew flooring in the home. An article in AOL.com points out that it’s worth considering several different factors when making your choice, including ease of cleaning. Apparently hardwood floors are currently more fashionable, and may make your home easier to […]

How to Save Money on a New Roof



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When the time comes to replace your roof, do you know the important points to consider?