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nubryte-touchpoint-side Brand Spotlight: NuBryte
What’s the main thing you wished customers understood about the home tech industry? We’re excited for customers to understand that home tech can be for everyone. There’s a misconception that it’s extremely expensive to automate your home, but that’s not the case! We’ve approached the smart home with simplicity for the consumer as a top priority. The smart home should Continue Reading
home-renovator-professional-rick-leonard Ask an Expert: Interview with a Home Renovation Contractor
Rick Leonard is the founder of Heritage Building and Renovation, a Montgomery County, MD firm that designs and builds renovations and additions, and specializes in turn-of-the-century bungalows and Victorian homes. Since he has more than thirty years of expert experience, we asked him for his advice on working with a contractor—including how to save time and money, as well as ways to ensure the Continue Reading
Square cropped portrait of Eastern gray squirrel emerging from nest in the eaves of an old porch with left paw folded over chest facing camera.  The background is raw and green painted wood. Ask an Expert: How Can I Keep Wildlife Out of My Home?
Phil Ardizzone founded AT&R Trapping in 1986 in Montgomery County, MD to humanely remove animals from homes and businesses and provide long-term solutions to homeowners and commercial industries that are faced with problems resulting from nuisance wildlife. Ardizzone offered these suggestions if you find you have unwelcome wildlife taking up residence in and around your home or property. It seems Continue Reading
nteriors of a modern house, living room Ask an Expert: Why Your Home’s Air Quality is So Important
Indoor air quality expert Nate Bellino believes people would be much healthier if they cleaned up the air inside their homes. And that’s exactly why he founded HomeLab, so that homeowners can easily identify sources of indoor air pollution, fix them, and then monitor and maintain that level of healthy, safe-to-breathe air. Here is his advice for keeping your home’s Continue Reading
frontline-1-connected-home Brand Spotlight: Frontpoint
What are some of the biggest changes you are seeing in the home tech industry? Recently, the industry has taken a turn toward smart homes and home automation solutions. Not only are customers interested in protecting their homes, but they want to control their door locks, lights, and thermostats, too. We constantly evaluate new products to add to our product Continue Reading
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
milgard-tuscany-windows-security Brand Spotlight: Milgard Windows and Doors
What’s an important thing you wished customers understood about the window industry? The amount of research and development that goes into designing a window or door. Many factors are taken into account when developing a product, such as energy and structural performance, security, and ease of use. What are some common mistakes you see homeowners making when it comes to 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

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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