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The Best Podcasts For Home Improvement Enthusiasts

The Best Podcasts For Home Improvement Enthusiasts

Getting into home improvement can be an amazing experience. Maybe you figured out how to fix that leaky faucet in your kitchen all by yourself and now you want to start fixing everything in the house. Or perhaps you bought a new home that also happens to be a...

Great Books On Home Renovation

Great Books On Home Renovation

Home renovation projects can become expensive, especially when you're hiring a contractor to do it for you. This is why many people have turned to doing home renovations themselves. While this is still expensive, it can ultimately be cheaper than hiring a third party....

The Pros and Cons of a Metal Roof

The efficiency of roof material is measured in terms of longevity, energy efficiency, appearance, durability, and maintenance. Metal roofs are an attractive choice due to their minimal maintenance, longevity, and energy efficiency. However, there are many factors to...

DIY Home Projects for the New Year

DIY Home Projects for the New Year

There are many things that a homeowner can do to create a new look for 2021. Creating a new look in their homes can help them to feel better about their homes and add value. The more improvements that they do, the better the home will look and feel. Lighting Having...

How to Redesign Your Home in a Budget Conscious Way

How to Redesign Your Home in a Budget Conscious Way

A beautiful home is every homeowner’s desire. Redesigning your home is one of the cost-effective solutions for enhancing its appearance – you should always budget and use whatever you have to incur additional costs. The following covers inexpensive redesigning tips...

How to Renovate Your Home During COVID-19

How to Renovate Your Home During COVID-19

A national shutdown is the perfect time to take care of the projects you've been putting off around the house. Since most of us are spending quite a bit of time at home, it's no surprise that we might want to improve a few things. Whether you are trying to increase...

Interior Design Trends of Late 2020

Interior Design Trends of Late 2020

It can be tough to stay updated on the newest interior design trends. We spoke with some of our favorite architects and designers to know what's in this year. We have the latest and greatest design trends for you.   Floral Wallpaper   Floral patterns are...

Why the Modern Farmhouse Trend Became So Popular

Why the Modern Farmhouse Trend Became So Popular

The modern farmhouse style is one of the most popular styles of homes today. It's the country and rustic, yet modern look. The various items like farm signs, brick walls, old windows, and/or pickling jars are just part of this neat design style.   Warmth  ...

How to Effectively Incorporate Lighting in A Kitchen

How to Effectively Incorporate Lighting in A Kitchen

When designing or revamping your kitchen, it's easy to focus solely on appliances. However, lighting is crucial for both functionality and comfortability. The various light sources in your kitchen produce layers of light to brighten up your kitchen -- and life. There...