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  • Tips For Expanding Your Shower

    Many times, especially in older homes, you want a larger space for your showering needs. Expansion can depend on the space allowed and whether you can achieve the plumbing repairs necessary for the expansion. Here are some tips to aid you in the process. The Wall Surface  With an expansion project of the shower, you need to be sure to choose the right materials to prevent water from leaking past the surface of the shower and into the framing and subflooring of the bathroom. [Read More]

  • Designing A Bathroom With Your Cats In Mind? 3 Features To Include

    Remodeling the primary bathroom in your home can come with concern for every member of your family, but your cats are often missed when making design choices. If you want your bathroom to be fully functional for both your human family members and your pets, you need to look into what kinds of choices can work well for cats. With the right features included in your bathroom remodel, you can make the bathroom easy to use for cats, while also making it better for you. [Read More]

  • Deciding On Slate For Your Kitchen Countertops

    Granite is one of the most popular materials for kitchen countertops, though homeowners sometimes branch out into marble or quartz. Slate is a sometimes-overlooked natural stone that's nonetheless ideal for kitchen countertops. A durable material, slate also creates a distinctive profile in your kitchen. Choose slate for your kitchen countertops for décor ranging from modern to rustic. Composition of Slate Slate is a metamorphic rock that originated as either shale or mudstone. [Read More]

  • Adding A Front Porch

    Unless you belong to an older generation, you may never have enjoyed a front porch. They are more than a simple home addition; the front porch is a place to relax, visit with neighbors, and get a breath of fresh air. If you screen it in, you can enjoy the outdoors without fighting off flies and mosquitoes as well. Even if you think a front porch would be an enjoyable addition to your home, you may wonder if having one built is a good financial investment. [Read More]

  • Child Move Out And Their Bathroom Needs An Overhaul? 2 Tips To Get It Looking New Again

    Even if your child was good at cleaning before they left home, they may not be like this once they get out on their own. If your child has not been cleaning their bathroom at all, then it likely is in a complete mess from the ceiling to the floor. Below are two tips to get you started cleaning it. Remove Mold Because your child has not been cleaning the bathroom, mold may be growing. [Read More]

  • Want To Bring More Natural Light Into The Living Room? 3 Projects To Undertake

    Families typically spend the most time in the kitchen, dining room, or living room. If your family is one that loves conversing while relaxing on comfortable furniture and playing board games, you may be a little disappointed at the lack of how much natural light flows into the living room in the day. It can force you to use artificial lighting to get the light that you need, and this is a problem you may want to fix. [Read More]

  • Want To Make Your Kitchen More Low-Maintenance? Install Concrete Countertops

    The kitchen is often home to extensive wear and tear because so much time and effort is spent in this room. Preparing food, cooking meals, and cleaning dishes are some things that happen regularly. With everything that goes on in the kitchen, you may have to spend a lot of time on upkeep. The only way to get around this while still enjoying a clean kitchen is to invest in low-maintenance features. [Read More]

  • Pros And Cons Of Tile Countertops

    Tile countertops are classified as a traditional ceramic tile and porcelain tile, which is fired at a higher temperature. Porcelain tiles are harder and less porous, making it a great choice to ward off moisture and stains. However, both have advantages and disadvantages. Pros: Do-It-Yourself (DIY): This can be an excellent project for the DIY individual by using a bit of imagination if you have the right tools and knowledge of the work required. [Read More]

  • 3 Gutter Improvements That Can Help Improve Your Home And Protect Foundations

    Gutters can be an essential feature of your home to protect from foundation damage. They can also be a good way to add rain collection and water conservation systems. When you want to add gutters to your home, you may also want to include solutions like seamless gutters to prevent leaks or gutter guards to reduce maintenance. Here are some of the improvements that you may want to consider adding to the gutters on your home: [Read More]

  • Turning Your Kitchen Cabinets Into Marbleized Works Of Art

    If you have older kitchen cabinets adorning your walls, and you are looking for a fun way to dress them up in a stylish way, consider making them appear marbleized with the addition of paint. This project can be done over a weekend using supplies you have at home or that you can buy from a local hardware store. Here are some tips you can use to make your cabinets appear like stunning marble pieces you will be sure to love. [Read More]