Category: Home Projects & Contractors

Think Spring, Reduce Your Winter Blues

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Think Spring, Reduce Your Winter Blues

If winter winds have you longing for spring, that doesn’t mean you have to wait to get ready for the next season. The National Association of Landscape Professionals recently announced its top lawn and landscape trends for 2019, so you can review those trends and see if you’d like to incorporate them into your outdoor.....

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Pampering Our Pets at Home

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Pampering Our Pets at Home

We love our pets, and we spend willingly on all sorts of stuff that makes them—and their owners—happy. The number of pets at home in the U.S. is increasing. The American Pet Products Association’s 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey revealed that 68 percent of U.S. households own a pet, which translates to about 85 million.....

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Creative Ways to Give Your Bathroom New Life

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Creative Ways to Give Your Bathroom New Life

In a recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders, bathrooms surpassed kitchens as the most popular remodeling project. In the survey, 81 percent of remodelers reported that they completed bathroom remodels in 2017 followed by 78 percent who completed kitchen projects. According to Remodeling Magazine's 2018 Cost vs. Value Report, the average cost.....

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Home Damage: How to Recover from a Disaster

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Home Damage

When you’re in the thick of a natural or manmade disaster impacting your home, it can be tough to know where to turn for help. Your first priority should always be your safety – and the safety of your family and neighbors. Whether the damage to your home comes from a flood, a hurricane, a.....

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6 Tips to Hiring a Qualified Contractor

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6 Tips to Hiring a Qualified Contractor

Summer is a popular time for home-improvement projects, whether it’s a roof replacement, kitchen remodel or new pool. But how can you be sure you’re hiring the right contractor? Finding a reputable and qualified home-improvement contractor is a decision that’s not to be taken lightly. Mishaps are not uncommon during renovations, whether it’s a pipe.....

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Home Improvement: Best Bang for the Buck

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Home Improvement - Best Bang for the Buck

Thinking of sprucing up your home? Many homeowners remodel during the spring and summer, when the weather is cooperative. But whether you plan to do structural improvements, such as replacing the roof, or cosmetic ones, like re-facing kitchen cabinets, it’s essential to consider the payback on your investment first. That’s because not all home-improvement projects.....

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