Is Bamboo Flooring More Expensive Than Hardwood Flooring?

When picking new flooring, durability is as important as appearance. Hardwood, bamboo, carpet, vinyl, and tile all have their pros and cons. But often the deciding factor is price. So, is bamboo flooring more expensive than hardwood flooring? No, bamboo is less expensive than traditional hardwood flooring and is often more durable, easier to maintain, … Read more

5 Financial Tips to Manage Home Renovation Costs

Whether you recently purchased your home or have been residents for a while, chances are good there are at least a few aspects that you’d like to change. Many times people can be intimidated by the amount of time, effort or money that can go into home renovations, but there are ways to change things … Read more

5 Pet-Friendly Home Renovation Ideas

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Pet ownership has been a steadily increasing trend in American households. In 2018, 60.2 million U.S. households owned dogs – a number that has since grown to nearly 70 million in 2022. It’s estimated that 90.5 million families in the United States own pets. It’s no wonder that more renovations include purpose-built features to enhance … Read more

How to Reduce Waste During a Home Renovation

In today’s modern climate, more and more people are considering ways to try to reduce waste and be more resourceful. While it can be exciting and advantageous to renovate your home, home renovation and other demolition projects can produce a significant amount of waste.  Luckily, the preservation of resources can go beyond the traditional ways … Read more

A Guide to Remodeling a Fixer-Upper | Part 1

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Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned DIY-er looking for a challenge, tackling a fixer-upper has a certain appeal. Maybe you’ve spent too many COVID-19 restricted hours binging on HGTV and the DIY network or are looking for a way to buy a larger home with a smaller price tag. Whatever the reason, … Read more

7 Reasons Why Natural Materials Are All the Rage in 2021

Along with “sustainable,” “organic,” and “eco-friendly,” “natural” is a trending buzzword when it comes to everyday products. From skincare products and cosmetics to medicine, fabrics, and building materials, consumers are making more and more purchases that have a low environmental impact.  But why the sudden interest in these clean, organic materials? They’re growing especially popular … Read more

Does upgrading your flooring increase home value?

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It sounds complicated, inconvenient, and very, very expensive…so is replacing your flooring really worth it? Will it increase home value? Whether you’re renovating your current home or wondering what to do about the flooring in a new home, you may be wondering just how much to invest in the flooring. Does it really matter what’s … Read more

Tips for Managing Your Home Improvement Project

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What’s your biggest fear about home improvement? For many people, it’s unknowns that prevent them from taking action or losing sleep once they do. Feeling like you’re working in the dark can slow decision-making. And, when you boil it down, home improvement projects are nothing more than a series of tiny and massive decisions. You’re … Read more