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Homeowners Taking on Home Improvement Projects

1 out of 5 new homeowners did a remodeling project last year

Making your new house your own home is one of the perks of becoming a homeowner. And during the past year, 20% of new homeowners did just that: took on home improvement projects for their new homes.

During the past year, new homeowners spent a hefty $18 billion on home improvement projects Continue reading

Maximize your small house’s space

Some people choose to downsize into a small space, some people just end up in one. Whichever your situation is, there are plenty of ways to make the best use of your space. Giving extra attention to elements like lighting, color, and how you arrange the space can make a difference between a house that feels cramped and uncomfortable and a home that feels uncluttered and spacious.

Here are some ideas for making the most of your small home Continue reading

Home Décor Trends for 2014

Homeowners will be ready to toss out the old in favor of the new as fresh trends and style designs are embraced in the new year. With 2013 in the rearview mirror, now is the time to start preparing your home for the best design trends of 2014. Don’t get left behind in the style stakes, so consider some of the tips below: Continue reading

Tips for Trimming Remodeling Costs

fixer upperWhen it comes to home improvement it is easy to think big. As you look into your yard you can already envision the perfectly manicured lawn, breathtaking landscaping, renovated patio area, and a new outside BBQ area. However, when you look at the budget you have to work with your vision starts to slowly fade away and you begin to concentrate on more realistic goals.

How is it possibly for you to create that dream home on a tight budget? In many cases you are going to need to make some small sacrifices in square footage, quality, and special features. The following tips should provide you with plenty of ideas on how you keep your home improvement budget on track without compromising results: Continue reading