Room Remodeling Projects

Person looking for places to stay on digital tablet app How Accurate is my Zillow Listing?
What is Zillow? Zillow is a third-party realty portal that lists homes for sale across the US. Websites like Zillow receive their information from multiple listing services (MLS) and brokers. If you’re not familiar, the MLS listings correlate and disseminate information about homes for sale across the country. Those listings represent sellers and are used by anyone looking for a home—from Continue Reading
bill-hutchins-home Interview with an Expert: Designing a Home with Intention
Architect Bill Hutchins has been designing homes and renovations for three decades in locales as far-reaching as California, North Carolina, Baja Mexico and Nepal. His innovative firm, Helicon Works Architects, functions as a collaborative—a unique group of architects and natural builders, as well as a project manager, lighting designer, wood artisan, metal craftsman, renewable energy systems building scientist, interior designer, Continue Reading
Interview with an Expert: How to Prevent Lead in Your Drinking Water
Edward G. Wenz, Jr. is a certified lead abatement expert working in the state of Michigan on the Flint drinking water crisis. As a principal in the Contractors Training Institute and the Lead Renovator Training company, he also trains contractors and helps homeowners address lead problems in their home water pipes. He has this advice for anyone who is concerned Continue Reading
A beautiful display of Christmas lights brighten a dark snowy evening. Interview with an Outdoor Holiday Lighting Expert
Justin Jaques is a home improvement contractor who also specializes in hanging holiday lights. Here’s his advice for homeowners on working with contractors to hang and maintain festive outdoor lighting. Why should a homeowner call a contractor to hang their holiday lights? People are getting busier all the time—especially around the chaotic holiday season—and find they don’t have time to Continue Reading
man and woman solar installation Interview with an Expert: Why Solar is a Solid Investment
A little overwhelmed by the financials of solar? We know the feeling well—that initial down payment can seem like a lot. But when you really drill down into your system’s cost of return, it can offer some serious savings over time. To get a better sense of these factors, as well as what goes into a residential installation, we spoke Continue Reading
rooftop-patio The Cost of Adding a Rooftop Patio
Imagine taking in the sights and scenes of the landscape beyond your home—all from the soaring heights of your own rooftop patio. A patio or deck installed on your roof adds a luxury feel to your home. It improves the architectural aesthetics of your property and provides a place to practice yoga at sunrise, have an outdoor get-together, or just Continue Reading
woman-drilling-floorboards Home Tips for Women
Tina Gleisner knows what she’s talking about when it comes to home contracting, repairs, and renovation. After all, she ran her own “handyman” business for 8 years, she’s owned (and fixed up) 15 houses, and she’s now a successful entrepreneur. Her company, HomeTipsforWomen, publishes homeowner guides and offers workshops that coach women through everything they need to know to improve Continue Reading
outdoor-kitchen DIY Outdoor Kitchen
When it comes to outdoor entertaining, most of us want to be outside, where the party is. But when you’re on kitchen duty, you can’t exactly get out and enjoy the fine weather and company. That leaves you either stuck all alone or running back and forth all night. And neither of those makes for the best party atmosphere. Unless Continue Reading
breezeway How to Add a Breezeway Between Your Home and Garage
A connected breezeway running between your home and garage gives your property a luxury feel, offering a covered space for outdoor entertaining and lounging. It improves traffic flow in your home and can even add a covetable architectural element to your home’s exterior. Like any home addition, your options abound when designing a new breezeway. You’ll want to consider not Continue Reading
new-hvac2 Interview with an Expert: How Can You Upgrade Your HVAC System?
HVAC systems are evolving quickly. Advanced efficiency ratings, new system technologies, and high-tech thermostats are just some of the innovations homeowners have at their disposal to make their homes more comfortable—and their energy bills more affordable. But sorting through all of that new technology can be difficult. To help us understand HVAC efficiencies and what happens when you replace your Continue Reading




Remodeling Rooms in Your Home

Equal parts exciting and intimidating, remodeling is also rewarding. After months or even years of planning and construction, your newly remodeled home will boast countless amenities and aesthetic qualities you always dreamed of. Whether you’re starting small for now with a basic bathroom remodel, or you’re going big and remodeling your entire home, find everything you need here to get inspired and get the ball rolling on your project with our home remodeling ideas.

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