Posts Tagged ‘home improvement’

WATERFALL COUNTERTOPS IN YOUR KITCHEN: PROS AND CONS

waterfall kitchen

Trends are always changing and the world is currently focused on waterfall countertops. If you have consulted a home designer in the recent past they have probably suggested that you get waterfall countertops. It is easy to fall prey to poor trends just as it is easy to ignore worthwhile ones.  Are you designing your…

Read More

Simple Steps to Antique a Mirror by Yourself

diy old mirror

When it comes to garnering your house with a whole new look, nothing works better than an antique mirror. Apart from being an unprecedented marker of aestheticism, it has a typical charm of its own. However, procuring a traditional mirror might not be as easy as it sounds. Firstly, the retailer could be lying about…

Read More

How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

home air quality

Have you ever walked into your home, and you were less than thrilled with the smell? We get it. Everyone wants to walk into their home, and have it smell clean and fresh. There is nothing like coming home from a long day at work and smelling a wonderful smell that reminds you of home.…

Read More

Diy Home Remodel

DIY remodel

Home makeovers may seem costly and daunting, but it is a worthy undertaking. Whether you are contemplating to improve your property’s value or want your home to reflect your style and make it a sanctuary—remodeling your home is a fine affair.   Further, home improvements aren’t always expensive, time-consuming or stressful. Scheming a DIY home…

Read More

Energy Star Features and Benefits of ENERGY STAR Certified Homes

Features ENERGY STAR is a voluntary program that allows products with superior energy efficiency to receive a certification. The types of products that can receive an ENERGY STAR certification vary significantly. However, all must meet specific guidelines.   Homes can be ENERGY STAR certified as well. These homes must meet very specific requirements about their…

Read More

What Makes Quartz Countertops So Special

caesarstone empira white

The design and type of countertop you choose for your kitchen determines the overall look of the kitchen. Today, the choice of countertop designs are so diverse that you may find yourself torn between more than three types of countertops. When deciding the countertop that best fits your kitchen (and your style), aesthetics and durability…

Read More

Get the Bad Smells Out of Your AC

musty a/c

The cool breeze from your air conditioner (AC) is a welcome relief from the rising heat of hot summer months. The AC unit is one of the most used household appliances and very inconvenient when it malfunctions. Even worse is when unpleasant odors pour out whenever it kicks on. There are many causes of the…

Read More

How to Paint Everything but the Walls in Your Home

How to Paint Everything but the Walls in Your Home 1

  When we think of paint, it’s usually centered around the walls of your house. When a new family member arrives, we paint the nursery. When the kids leave home, we change up the living room wall colors. The bathroom and hallways may even get a new coat of paint every few years to keep things…

Read More

How Smoke Alarms Save Lives

smoke alarm safety

    By Michael Tobias Smoke alarms save lives by providing an early warning system of fire, enabling people to escape. It’s as simple as that! But they must be installed correctly and properly maintained to be of any use at all.  Alarming statistics released by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) show that: Three out…

Read More