A list of Universal Design new home features you should consider BEFORE building or remodeling your house. Plus reasons to consider “aging in place” in the home of your dreams! I encourage you to give these Universal Design principles a lot of thought before building or remodeling your house!
Decks And Patios
Decks and patios are excellent ways to extend your home life outside. Most homeowners use their patios and decks just about as much as their family rooms -- so you want them to be both inviting and comfortable. Here, you'll find helpful information to update your patio or deck, plus tips to help you get the most from your outdoor space.
Knowing which deck stain to choose is only half the battle. I recently refinished my 21 year old deck and I want to share the tips and tricks I’ve learned about finding the best deck stain and how to clean and stain a deck. It’s a great diy project that can be done in one weekend.
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.
I used to think sunrooms were for rich retired people living in Florida – but I was wrong! A sunroom addition may or may not be right for you. Here’s how to know for sure…
Ceiling fans vs whole house fans – Here’s everything you need to know about ceiling fans & how to choose the right one for each room in your house.
Do this and don’t do that! Before you start any home remodeling project, be sure to consider what adds value and what doesn’t if you plan to sell your home.
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
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.
Have you heard about using an envirotile as an alternative to traditional pavers? Envirotiles are rubber tiles – or rubber pavers – that look great for a deck or patio! They’re produced from 100% rubber tires diverted from landfills. As a passionate DIYer, I’m giving you the best information including where to buy, the pros of using them, and the downsides to installing rubber pavers.
I’m a big DIYer and recently placed a stone walkway in my yard and I love to share my home projects and what I wish I’d known before I started. Follow my step-by-step process for laying a flagstone walkway, including what to do and NOT do and I know your project will be much smoother!
It’s good to have neighbors you can chat it up with but sometimes you need your privacy. If your backyard is in dire need of a privacy screen it’s time you made plans to correct that issue and begin enjoying your own little slice of heaven right outside your back door.
Looking for a cool way to take the heat off while you’re out on the patio this summer? Maybe a cool misting patio umbrella would do the trick.
A Spring cleaning guide and checklist to help keep you on track to a cleaner and healthier home.