A popular outdoor upgrade is installing a brick patio. The color and texture that brick provides will bring warmth to your patio and will always contrast nicely with a lawn or woodchip landscaping. A brick patio can be installed over a weekend after you’ve decided on type of brick, setting, […]
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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. […]
A good starting point for determining the budget of your kitchen or bath remodel should be at the project estimator from contractors.com. There are also project estimators for roofing, decks, and additions. These estimators take into account your geographic area as well as the size and scope of your project […]
With the real estate market cooling, should you sell quickly and possibly lose money on a recent remodel? What are your other options? This question is being posed by thousands of homeowners across the country. You may not be interested in “flipping” a home but if you’ve spent good money […]
One of the easiest kitchen makeovers you can do is install a tile backsplash. Installing tile on the wall between the countertop and the upper cabinets allows you to customize the look of your kitchen and add patterns or colors that compliment the rest of your house. It also makes […]
Houseinprogress.net has been blogging the KBIS show in Chicago all week (these are truly dedicated DIY’ers) and one of their last stops was the launch event for the new HGTV Bath Design website which comes hot on the heels of their recent Kitchen Design site. According to HIP the site […]
Lowe’s 4th quarter profits surged 37% on kitchen and bath remodeling. Although they are still number 2, their growth is definitely outpacing that of their chief rival. Their respective stock prices are also headed in opposite directions. In a category once dominated by Home Depot there is definitely a new […]