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To Gentrify Or Not To Gentrify: That Is The DIYer’s Question

To Gentrify Or Not To Gentrify: That Is The DIYer’s Question

Now that we’ve not only looked at the definition of gentrification, the socio-political-economic reasons why it happens, and the pros and cons of the phenomenon, it’s time to talk about what that means to you, the average DIY enthusiast. The tricky thing about gentrification is that you may not notice […]

DIY As Couples’ Therapy

DIY As Couples’ Therapy

Anyone out there watching “Parenthood?” It’s one of our favorites right now, but we especially love that one of the characters, Crosby (played by Dax Shepard) is currently renovating a newly purchased home as a way to win back his ex-fiancee, Jasmine (played by Joy Bryant). His family members are […]

Before Renovating, Put This On Your To-Do List

Before Renovating, Put This On Your To-Do List

So you’re planning for a renovation — congratulations! You’re probably up to your neck in sketches, plans, samples, swatches and other necessary materials. But before you proceed with the actual work, make sure you accomplish this crucial first step: purge. Annie Selke documented her home’s renovation through a monthly column […]

Dwelling:3918 Chronicles A Complete Renovation

Dwelling:3918 Chronicles A Complete Renovation

Thanks to a tip from one of my favorite local blogs, I found myself with a new must-read site. Dwelling:3918 tells the story of one Kansas City family’s quest to completely renovate a 122-year-old stone home in their scenic Hyde Park neighborhood. As is the case with many older homes, […]

This Old House is New Again

This Old House is New Again

Congratulations to the web team at This Old House (most notably, Betsy, Eric, Kristen, and Christopher) for their successful launch of the new and improved ThisOldHouse.com. It’s been almost two years in the making and through countless hours of thoughtful planning, maintaining a dedicated focus, and nose to the grindstone […]

The 7 Deadly Sins of Home Remodeling

The 7 Deadly Sins of Home Remodeling

Making “improvements” to your home isn’t always the best thing and many times it’s the wrong thing to do if you are trying to increase your property value. Be aware of the 7 sins of home remodeling and you’ll maximize every dollar spent on your home while increasing it’s value. […]

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