4 Sustainable Design Tips to Make Your Home Valuable and Appealing

Endless home improvement options await those looking to increase the value and appeal of their house. Just pinpointing where to begin the journey presents a challenge. Some renovations increase the value of a home and a portion can be recovered at a sale. Sustainability may be just the edge you need when selling your home. … 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


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 Tips for a Comfortable In-Law Apartment

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The number of multi-generational households in America has doubled since 1980. Now, more than 57% of households have more than one generation living in them. It’s not that people have more kids. It’s a case of more adult children returning home. Plus, people are living longer and moving in with their adult children for extra … Read more

Tips for Managing Your Home Improvement Project

scene reflecting how much goes on with home improvement projects

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

Environmentally Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Home Renovation Scraps

How to recycle your home renovation scraps

Renovating your home is an exciting time. It’s easy to get carried away in the thrill of the project without thinking about the environmental consequences. In fact, over 30% of all landfill waste comes from DIY and construction projects. That’s a phenomenal amount. It’s sad to think that much of that waste could probably have … Read more