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Have An Older Tub? Two Reasons Why You Should Have It Refinished

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Have An Older Tub? Two Reasons Why You Should Have It Refinished

If you have an older tub, you may notice that the porcelain or trim is starting to look weathered and worn.  Certain spots may be chipped away, revealing the gray stone or metal underneath and taking away from the beauty of your bathroom.  You may be thinking that it’s time to have the tub replaced, but there may be an even better option:  refinishing.  Refinishing, also known as re-glazing, is a process where a new layer of finish is added to your tub and then painted.  Learning more about the benefits of...

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Eager To Make The Most Out Of A Small Kitchen? 3 Features Not To Skip

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Eager To Make The Most Out Of A Small Kitchen? 3 Features Not To Skip

Cooking in a smaller kitchen can prove to be a challenge, especially if you’re somebody who has a large number of kitchen tools and appliances that you use. If you enjoy cooking and are looking for a way to make your kitchen more efficient, you need to keep the limited square footage in mind when beginning any remodeling work. While kitchen designers can help you find a layout that works for your kitchen, you should consider the following remodeling ideas that will help you expand the size of your kitchen without the need for major...

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Remodeling Your Kitchen With Pets In Mind? 3 Features To Include

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Remodeling Your Kitchen With Pets In Mind? 3 Features To Include

Remodeling your kitchen with your family in mind often brings about ideas of what will suit your children, partner, and yourself the best. While you’ve already taken into consideration all the human members of your family, it’s also important that you consider what qualities are important for making a kitchen that is easily managed with pets. Whether you have cats or dogs, it’s likely that you want to fix up your kitchen so that it best serves your entire family, pets included. Taller Countertops When looking into how to...

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Using Solid Or Composite Flooring In Your Kitchen

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Using Solid Or Composite Flooring In Your Kitchen

There are many different ways to give your kitchen floor the look of natural hardwood. While there are many synthetic materials with fake wooden prints, such as vinyl and linoleum, these never look as good as the real thing. Luckily, there are different types of hardwood products that are cheaper than solid hardwood and ideal for kitchen floors. This article discusses the difference between a composite floor with a hardwood top layer and a solid (one that is entirely made out of hardwood) floor. Solid Hardwood Solid hardwood planks are...

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Best And Worst Roofing Materials For A Spanish Colonial Bungalow

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Best And Worst Roofing Materials For A Spanish Colonial Bungalow

Spanish colonial bungalows combine a simple, rectangular layout with both Spanish and old world Greek and Roman aspects. The eclectic homes can feature arched windows with awnings held up with wrought-iron props, an elaborately carved wooden front door, and clean stucco siding. The home is topped off with a flattened version of the traditional gable roof. If your Spanish colonial bungalow needs a new roof, there are a few materials that work best or worst on this house and roof type. Discuss your options in further detail with your roofing...

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Come In And Stay Awhile — 4 Tips For Creating A Guest Haven In Your Home

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Come In And Stay Awhile — 4 Tips For Creating A Guest Haven In Your Home

Whether you have paid guests that rent out your spare room or family and friends who want to share your life for a visit, a gorgeous guest room is the best way to make them feel welcome and loved. And by adding in the right touches, you can create a space that’s a haven for guest and renter alike. Here are 4 tips for any budget.  Make It Cushy Upgrade the bedroom furniture to promote relaxation and sleep. This generally means a slightly oversize bed (perhaps a double or queen) with a thick mattress, high-thread count sheets and...

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Turn Your Kitchen Into Your Creative Haven: Repainting Cabinets With Chalkboard Or Whiteboard Paint

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Turn Your Kitchen Into Your Creative Haven: Repainting Cabinets With Chalkboard Or Whiteboard Paint

When it comes to practical kitchen renovations, one of the things you should consider is coating your cabinet doors with chalkboard or whiteboard paint. Whether you’re looking for the rustic edge of the chalkboard paint or the trendy whiteboard coating, you’ll have a space that gives you the freedom of creative expression and better organization. Here are some tips to help you tackle the job on your own. Disassemble Your Cabinets The first step to this type of renovation is to disassemble the cabinets entirely. Start by using a...

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Three Master Bathroom Remodeling Ideas To Increase Functionality

Posted by on Aug 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Master Bathroom Remodeling Ideas To Increase Functionality

Your master bathroom is meant to be relaxing and stylish; however, it also needs to be highly functional. If your bathroom is lacking in this area – don’t fret. There are a number of remodeling ideas you can incorporate into your space to add a heightened level of functionality to your master bathroom. Incorporate Dual Purpose Designs An excellent way to increase functionality is to make additions with a dual purpose in mind. For example, that full-length mirror you want to install on the wall can also serve as a door to a built-in wall...

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5 Things Your Remodeling Contract Should Contain

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Things Your Remodeling Contract Should Contain

Before you have a contractor start a large remodeling project on your home, it is crucial that you have a contract drawn up. This will not only protect the contractor, but it will also protect you. If you have never dealt with remodeling contracts before, there are five things that it should contain under all circumstances. These are as follows: 1. The Scope of the Project One of the most basic aspects of a remodeling contract is regarding the job itself. There should be a section that clearly details what the project consists of – from start...

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4 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Home Windows

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Home Windows

If you are thinking about replacing the windows on your home, you should be sure that you take the time to choose the perfect home windows. Here are four tips to help you do this: Consider the Sun: If the sun rises on the left side of your home, for example, you don’t want to install windows that allow in a great deal of light since this will heat up your home quickly. Instead, choose windows that are smaller and have enough paneling to block out some of the light. Then, once they are installed, you can add bushes outside to block...

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