QUIKRETE Walk Maker Building Forms are reusable plastic molds for creating patterned walks, paths, patios, courtyards, etc.
Rustoleum has made it easy to transform the look of your kitchen countertops using their Countertop Transformations Kit. It’s easy to apply and cheap to boot!
The Pumpkin Tap is a great way to kick off your Halloween party
Candle scents inspired by America’s greatest national parks.
The sensor pump from simplehuman just makes life easier
The simplehuman sensor can makes it so easy a baby could use it (and does)
Bring a touch of nature to your driveway with this drivable grass concrete paving system.
Bodum coffee and tea accessories are now available in JCPenney’s new home store
Just add water and your QUIKRETE mortar is ready to go out of the bag
Smart home security systems are awesome but they usually cost a ton of money for the equipment as well as the labor to install them. VueZone has created a system that you can monitor from your smart phone and setup your cameras anywhere in the house starting at $170. We […]
It’s finally happened. The green building movement now has a retailer to call its own, Treehouse. Treehouse opened last week in Austin, TX and is the country’s first home improvement center that will sell only sustainable and healthy-living products. TreeHouse will carry a wide range of carefully selected merchandise including […]
Colder months typically bring increased concerns about energy costs, which can vary widely depending on your heating source. The good news? There are two small things you can do to help prevent energy leaks, meaning you’ll rack up noticeable savings on your energy bills. The first? Install thermal shades. These […]
In addition to installing smoke alarms throughout your home, you may opt to keep a couple of fire extinguishers on hand in case of an emergency. Yet fire extinguishers, like most other things in your home, need to be inspected regularly to ensure they’re in proper working order. Experts recommend […]
While perusing our local Home Depot for some fall project items, we found ourselves eyeballing the countertop selection. We’re not really in the market for a new countertop, but we like to keep tabs on what’s available through the retailer. Imagine our delight upon discovering the ECO by Cosentino line, […]
What could be better than whipping up a first-class meal on a state-of-the-art gas range? How about if the proceeds from the appliance’s auction benefit breast cancer research? Chef Marcus Samuelsson (the winner of Top Chef Masters season 2 – love that show!) has teamed up with BlueStar to auction […]
Building something or finishing a project is all about creating a solution. So when we stumbled across Down East Doormats, which use the basic design of a doormat to solve an ongoing problem, we didn’t hesitate to share this solution-oriented product with you. Produced by the Maine Float Rope Company, […]
We’re big time coffee fans and need at least one cup (usually two) to help us get going in the morning. Nothing beats coffee from a French press of just grounded fresh roasted beans but sometimes we just don’t have the time to do that. That’s when you need a […]
If you want to lower your energy costs and make your home more energy-efficient, there are a lot of little steps you can take: switching to CFLs, installing a programmable thermostat and switching to low-flow faucets, for example. Yet there are some big steps you can take, too. Consider your […]
The refrigerator is truly a modern wonder, isn’t it? It keeps our food and drinks cold, and also serves as an artwork and message display center. We came across a great Kitchens.com post on refrigeration trends and it made us realize just how far this mighty appliance has come. The […]
If you’re eager to make your home more energy-efficient, one of the best things you can do is install a programmable thermostat, which will help keep the temperature in your home more consistent, and is more reliable than an older, non-digital model. But there’s so many to choose from! We […]
A little known secret in the home security world is that the appearance of security is about 90% of the actual benefit of having a home security system. Meaning, if it looks like you have a system, potential intruders will typically err on the side of caution rather than test […]
Coming home with a large bag of groceries and fumbling with keys to open a back door can be a frustrating experience, so can having your kids forget the keys but need to be let inside. These small frustrations can add up but the SmartCode deadbolt seems like the best […]