Tag Archives | home improvement

Home improvements that don’t break the bank

With the housing market picking up and homeowners moving up and out of a slow economy, a lot of us are looking for ways to update our homes without breaking the bank.  Michelle Krueger at NWI.com has shared an excellent article on low cost alternatives for revitalizing your home. Here are some tips she recommends: Try […]

Small space? No problem!

Art and Design just posted this great idea for fitting several beds into a small space.  Each one even has its own storage shelves and lamp!

Ways to create shade in your yard for these hot summer days

With these record high temperatures we have been experiencing, nothing beats a little shade to cool off in.  Paul Bianchina with Inman News has shared some great tips on creating a cooler space both in your yard and in your home: Creating areas of shade around your home pays big benefits in lots of ways. Shade keeps the […]

Should you paint your house yourself or hire a pro?

If your current exterior paint is showing signs of peeling, cracking, chipping, or exposed siding, it may be time for a new paint job. Many people ask themselves whether they should take on the job themselves or hire a professional.  There are many factors to consider that might make hiring a professional the best option.. […]

Should you renovate your house before you sell it?

Should I renovate my house before I sell it? This is such a common and important question that we hear from sellers time and time again.  YourMoney.ca has shared a great article about how profitable renovating before selling might or might not be: There is so much information on renovating via television, magazine, and public […]