Month: July 2018

Basement Renovation Pictures

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If you’re not going to be in the home long, you might not want to go to the trouble and cost of adding insulation to walls and ceilings. If that’s the case, at least insulate any pipes in uninsulated exterior walls and ceilings. Use pipe insulation that has a split in it. The kind with self-sealing seams is the best and the easiest to use. This type of pipe insulation can be easily cut to fit your pipes. Before purchasing pipe insulation, measure the diameter of your pipes to make sure … Read More

Bathroom Remodel Tile Ideas (2)

Since I’m laid up for awhile from foot surgery, (I talk about that a little here ) things have been a bit slow around here in terms of creativity. I was completely unprepared in every way to a) re-injure my foot, therefore leading to surgery and b) stay off of my feet for more than 12 weeks. As a result, I’m kinda seriously lacking in the project department. So I thought I’d share our guest bathroom remodel from a couple years back.

This is the guest bedroom, which now had a walk-in closet made from the two back-to-back, shallow closets. We replaced the doors, painted the room and the built-in bookshelves, and added a heating duct (out of view). Before, as part of what used to be a garage years before we bought the house, there was no direct heat to this room. This is great. There are not enough … Read More

How To Make A Small Bathroom Look Bigger (2)

Make remodeling your bath fun, not frustrating. Choose Lowe’s bath installation services for minor updates or a major bath remodel.

If and when you start a bathroom remodeling project, don’t forget that you likely won’t be able to use all or some features of your bathroom for significant periods of time. Be patient, as you and your family may have to utilize your home’s other bathrooms or find alternative bathrooms outside the home if you only have one bathroom. Since the floors were so bad, we decided to tear the walls down, just to be safe… didn’t want any mold surprises!

Tirelesstraveler, I enjoyed reading your remodeling article. You are correct regarding the extent of remodel. Now that I have 2 new bathrooms (close to completion), the existing one will be stripped down to the sub floor, a job that we will not start until a year after our expansion … Read More

Bathroom Remodel Pt 1, Take 2

If you’ve read any of my Squidoo pages before you may remember I live in a very small cottage in Hawaii. How small? Well, 640 sq ft to be exact. So I’m always looking for ideas to help me save precious inches.

New wallpaper can transform a room. Before you add wallpaper, you need to find out what type of wall is under the existing wallpaper. Usually walls are either drywall or plaster smoothed over lath. You can figure out what kind of wall you are dealing with by feeling the wall, plaster is harder, smoother, and colder than drywall. You can also try tapping the wall, drywall sounds hollow while plaster does not.

Isn’t it time you gave yourself the bathroom you’ve always wanted? You owe it to yourself to find out more. Call or contact us today for a FREE, No-Obligation Design Consultation. We also offer a lifetime … Read More

10 Really Cool Quonset Homes—And One Really Ugly One

For those of you who like Curava, now they have a resin based mixed with the cement. It is smooth and maintenance free, unlike its origins. Sales have increased because of the resin base. In fact those who like quartz will like this resin mix. You get the look and it is maintenance free. The one I like the most are the one’s with blue and ice like tones. Other quartz that I have seen have many earth tones, like browns. Some of us need other tones like cool blues, greens and grays.

Very nice lens. I love information on decorating. (HGTV seems to have changed to more of buying and selling house station, than decorating- I miss the old programs) Thanks for doing this. Keep in mind that you don’t always have to buy towel racks at a home improvement store or IKEA. One of my friends used old … Read More

Frameless Shower Doors (2)

We gutted the entire space except for the tub which was in perfect condition and replaced the boring, square beige tiles with large format tiles of a subtle, threaded pattern. A decorative, highly textured band of stainless steel, stone, and glass runs through the shower and defines the counter of the new dark vanity which is now in scale with the room. New sconces in matte opal glass are twined with ribbons of forged iron. Walls are in a chic hue called Thunder Grey.

We also contracted with a much-liked house painter, who scraped, sandblasted and repainted the whole place. We changed the base color to a sage green, while the shutters and trim were repainted the original forest green. There are more and more convenient items to help you make the most of the small storage spaces in RVs. Here are some of my favorite ways to add space … Read More

Decorating A Bathroom

In tough economic times, few of us are in the mood to go buy a new home and probably can’t sell the one we have anyway. So, more and more of us are looking for that fresh, new way to bring life to our existing home while adding lasting value that will reap a return on our investment dollar.

Use large towel hooks behind the door for items like a towel, bathrobe, or even a travel kit that holds the essentials. Wall shelves are another possibility if you happen to have that wall space. If I owned the house I woud remove the large mirror and replace it with a smaller one to allow for wall shelves. The above picture is of a semi-detached shed built at the end of the garden many years ago; one side being my DIY home workshop and the other half (with its own separate … Read More

What General Contractors Don’t Want You To Know

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This is a great and useful hub! We need to work on our bathroom and painting the walls will probably make the most impact. Well done! We handle the coordination of demolition work, framing, electrical work, plumbing, insulation, drywall, taping or compounding, trim installation, windows, doors, painting, and more. Please rate this article using the scale below. The scale is from 1 to 10, where 10 is the best and 1 is the worst. The Owens Corning® Basement Finishing System Unlimited is installed by a certified installer who can transform your basement in about two weeks, so you get a new room instead of a lengthy construction project. Best of all, it’s backed by a Lifetime Limited Warranty.

I know you’re thinking dust, dust, dust, and well it’s not … Read More