The most energy-efficient, low-maintenance house siding options — according to a home siding expert. Here’s how to weigh your options before residing a house to improve the look, improve energy savings, and increase resale value.
Bang For The Buck
Want to get the most bang for your buck when tackling a home building or remodeling project? Here, homeowners share DIY home projects that have a low cost and a high return by boosting your home's value. See how you can do these things yourself (or hire someone on the cheap) to get the most for the time & money you spend.
When it comes to choosing screened in porch windows for screen porch enclosures, there are many options. My parents proved that Eze Breeze windows are a smart alternative to plastic sheeting for screened porches — theirs even survived a tornado! Here are some reasons to choose vinyl glazing over glass windows — plus photos.
Impact resistant windows are a coastal homeowner’s best friend — especially during hurricane season! If you’re thinking of retrofitting your home with hurricane windows, here’s what you need to know before you begin the process of replacing your regular windows with impact resistant glass.
Think that exterior home renovations are expensive? They can be — if you’re not careful. But I’ve got some awesome DIY home exterior design ideas to share with you that WON’T break the bank! Pick a weekend and get busy with these exterior home remodel projects: a mailbox makeover, create a natural pathway, spruce up your front door, and other simple ideas that cost next to nothing.
What you put on the ceiling is just as important as what you put on the walls. Used in the right room with the right accents, things like vinyl, aluminum, Styrofoam, and tin ceiling tiles can add a stunning punch that’s different from the other rooms in your home! Here’s what real ceiling tiles and faux ceiling tiles are like, how much tin ceiling tiles cost, and the steps for installing tin ceiling tiles yourself.
Shipping container homes are popular. But are they really less expensive & easier to build than other houses? Some good & bad things about these tiny homes.
DIY curb appeal ideas & exterior home improvement projects. See how much it costs to stain a deck, seal a driveway, add a gravel path, paint vinyl siding, etc
8 simple fixes to dramatically enlarge your small bathroom. These small bathroom ideas are definitely budget-friendly… some can be accomplished for free!
Looking for the ideal floor plan for your home? 5 common mistakes you want to avoid and tips you should consider when planning the layout of your new home.
Wondering the true cost of adding a water garden in your backyard? Here’s how to build a pond, along with how much money & which supplies you’ll need.
Update your old appliances with liquid stainless steel paint! It’s an excellent way to stretch your budget while giving your appliances a facelift.
Line drying your clothes on a clothesline may seem old fashioned but you must admit that it has lots of benefits that a dryer doesn’t offer. Don’t know what those benefits are?? Here are the Top 10 Reasons to Line Dry Your Clothes.
This segment of my interview with Paul Ryan reveals some good advice for homeowners tackling a kitchen renovation project that want to get the biggest bang for their buck.
If you’re about to sell your home you’ll need to check this list of critical exterior and landscaping bullet points to bring your curb appeal up to snuff. Spending some time checking of these items will boost your ability to sell quickly and for a higher price.
This post covers a recently renovated 3 BR/1 BA brick ranch style home, circa 1966, in Aiken, SC. My parents have owned it as a rental property and have decided to put it up for sale after a lengthy list of renovation upgrades were completed. They spent about a year (here and there) renovating the home to maximize their appraisal value. It seems to have worked! Check it out!