Can a Walk-in Tub Really Make a Difference?

Can a Walk-in Tub Really Make a Difference?

Where did hydrotherapy come from? It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact time when people started to use hydrotherapy, or the use of both hot and cold water to ease health concerns, but the earliest documented use of hydrotherapy was in Ancient Greece. Ancient Romans,...

Easy (and Cheap!) Ways to Update Your Kitchen

Easy (and Cheap!) Ways to Update Your Kitchen

Let’s face it – there have been some unfortunate kitchen trends in the last 50 years that you may be well acquainted with in your own home. In fact, there may be so many things that you’d like to change that it feels overwhelming to try and narrow things down. If you...

Get Ready for Christmas Guests with These Simple Steps

Get Ready for Christmas Guests with These Simple Steps

It is truly the most wonderful time of the year! Twinkle lights, snow-covered pine trees, brightly-wrapped presents, friends and family gathered around the table, and the overall feeling of goodwill toward men – what more could you ask for? The only problem I can find...

Home improvement considerations/trends for the New Year?

Home improvement considerations/trends for the New Year?

The New Year provides a great excuse to update your home, but where do you begin? We asked experts in the industry to chime in with some ideas for home improvement projects that make a big difference to your quality of life, keep with current trends, and increase...

The 411 on Stone Flooring

The 411 on Stone Flooring

I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time making decisions when there is potentially a lot of money on the line. I want to get the most bang for my buck, but I also want to keep as much as I can in the bank. One of the most helpful things I do when faced with a...

A Beginner’s Guide to Refinishing Solid Wood Furniture

A Beginner’s Guide to Refinishing Solid Wood Furniture

It’s no secret that giving your dining and living areas a facelift can get pricey very quickly if you’re not careful. Between new paint, construction costs, and updating furniture, you might feel too overwhelmed even to start a project, but it doesn’t have to be that...

4 Tips for Rocking Thanksgiving in a Tiny Kitchen

4 Tips for Rocking Thanksgiving in a Tiny Kitchen

The first house I lived in after getting married measured in at a whopping 300 square feet, and our second home was a veritable mansion at 700 square feet. As you can probably imagine, there was a lot of side-stepping around furniture, pushing couches against the wall...

Inexpensive Home Improvement Ideas For The Holidays?

Inexpensive Home Improvement Ideas For The Holidays?

If you’re hosting guests for the holidays, you want your home to sparkle. But with holiday gifts eating up plenty of your budget, you don’t want to spend a fortune. We asked the pros to weigh in with some ideas for enhancing your home this holiday season without...

Can You Recover Your Home Improvement Investment?

Can You Recover Your Home Improvement Investment?

Household renovations help you achieve your dream home without the hassle of moving, but will they pay off when you ultimately decide to sell? We asked a team of professionals to share their thoughts and experiences on the topic. Here’s what they had to say: Russell...

The Trick to Keeping Home Renovations on a Budget

The Trick to Keeping Home Renovations on a Budget

Some DIY home renovation shows have gotten downright absurd with how they handle a couple’s budget. You’ve probably seen something like this: Husband: I’m a stay-at-home astronaut. Wife: And I’m a goat yoga instructor. Husband: And our budget is 1.5 million dollars,...

Grow a Garden — in Your Kitchen

Grow a Garden — in Your Kitchen

The idea of keeping a plant (or two) indoors can seem daunting, especially if you have a self-proclaimed “black thumb,” but the benefits of indoor gardening are pretty incredible. Not only do they purify the air and add a splash of color to the room, but they are also...

Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile

Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile

Believe it or not, porcelain vs. ceramic tile has a long and highly dramatic history. I’m sure you’re rolling your eyes right now, but it’s true! A lot of controversy, politics, and money have gone into differentiating between the two types of tile, and oftentimes,...