When it comes to home renovations, most sellers need guidance



Most people understand that renovations can help to increase the value of their home, but many could benefit from guidance on what exactly needs upgrading, a new study has found. The survey of 2,000 U.S. homeowners, commissioned by Coldwell Banker Real Estate, found that many people are unclear about the home renovation process. Not only […]

Remodeling for Resale: 7 Kitchen Upgrades to Increase Resale Value



Is your well-loved home showing signs of wear-and-tear? Has your property’s wow factor waned over decades of housewarming festivities, birthday extravaganzas, and pow-wows with your immediate family? If so, a good old-fashioned home renovation may be calling your name.  During the beginning stages of home resale, sellers should prioritize remodeling efforts to pique the interest […]

Now we have a paint shortage to deal with too



Paint is getting harder to come by, and that’s likely to have an impact of people aiming to do summer home improvement projects. It’s also delaying the construction of new homes, as builders are forced to wait for supplies of more paint. The paint shortage is primarily due to the COVID-19 restrictions that have led […]

DIY – Home Pest Removal



When pests move into your home, it’s time to quickly show them the way back out. There are several inexpensive and Do It Yourself techniques you can try before calling in professionals. Over-the-counter products and professionals tend to be very expensive solutions. Commercial products often aren’t even as effective as home cures and you can […]

Electrical issues are becoming more commonplace



Old and faulty wiring is becoming more of an issue in people’s homes due to ongoing lockdowns. Experts say that electrical problems are emerging more because the remote work and education trends mean that more people are using devices at home for longer, and that is putting additional strain on old fuse boxes and fraying […]

Homeowners are taking on bigger remodeling projects while stuck at home



Home remodeling projects have become a lot more popular since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many homeowners taking on smaller jobs to pass the time. But as the pandemic has dragged on, many have embarked on much larger home renovation projects. A recent study by the National Kitchen & Bath Association and John […]

Interior designers help clients find homes with potential



Some picky home buyers have started bringing along an interior designer to view the homes they’re interested in, so they can get feedback on how the property might be renovated to better suit their design tastes. With home prices across the U.S. soaring, it’s though that some buyers are doing this so they can better […]

10 Modern Window Ideas for Older Homes



It is inspiring to see the latest trends in modern architecture. Highlights of futuristic look, industrial elements, bold colors. But what if your home is the typical suburban house? What if your home is older, and missed the era of new materials, and fresh inspiration? There is one renovation that will not break the bank […]

How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Kitchen? A Price Guide



This past year, most of us have spent far too much time at home. You’re buried in the day-to-day activities of working from home, attending virtual meetings, managing child care, and doing house chores. Being home all the time gives you the chance to see the aspects of your home you don’t like. You’ve probably […]

Minor Home Improvement Projects Can Provide Major Returns



Home Improvement projects are a great way to increase the value of your home. Especially if you are getting ready to sell your home.  Granted, some remodeling projects can cost a fortune and take a lot of time to complete. Major projects like, finishing an unfinished basement or building an addition to your home are […]