Deciding to purchase replacement windows for your home is a big deal. The cost can be quite high depending on what style and type of window you choose. So knowing the correct questions to ask is not only important, but essential for the wallet.
Brighter colors are the name of the game here as children in general love them. Nor should you limit the paint; older dressers can be painted and given a new life. One parent painted an thirty year old dresser in white and metallic blue automotive paint in a beautiful bedroom makeover. This is the cleanest and most time effective method since there is no actual rebuilding of the window opening or refinishing the interior. With this method, the exterior trim pieces (the brick molding and sill) are wrapped in a weatherproof vinyl or aluminum cladding and then sealed. Me either, Simone. Right now all I have … Read More
The above figures place the bathroom update at $250 per square foot. This pricing structure assumes that carpenters charge an average of $70 per hour, electricians between $65 to $85 per hour, painters between $20 and $35 per hour and plumbers between $45 and $65 per hour.
I have always wanted to use an old vanity in my bathroom. Actually, it’s a dry sink, but it would be just right for our downstairs half bath. Seeing your beautifully done transformation makes me want this to happen even more! Trouble is, my husband is neither handy, nor interested. Guess I’ll have to learn how to do it myself! You won’t be able to submit it as an answer to the question, but it can still totally count! Just share a link to it in this thread! It’s totally not against the rules to do so. Lowe’s offers a variety of bathroom … Read More
Home decorating and design magazines are a great source of ideas and advice, but if you want a free source of info, you’ve come to the right place!
Knowledge to make repairs to drywall, replace tile and easy plumbing fixes led the way to more difficult and challenging renovations. As more and more people started looking for home renovation information, sites began springing up all over the world-wide-web. Teeny cabinets are gone! Can you believe they were only 32 inches tall? The floor was protected as we were keeping the existing tile.
An excellent hub on remodeling on a budget. Great tips. Love the idea of turning a dresser into an island for the kitchen as well as the bookcase for cookbooks etc. Voted way up, useful, awesome, interesting and will share. The furniture was moved, but never completely moved out of the room. The dressers were too heavy and … Read More
Every homeowner knows that owning a home takes work and can be expensive. Average homeowners should put aside about one to three percent of their home’s value every year to spend on improvements. However, you can always cut costs; let’s look at some smart ways you can save money while you maintain and improve your dream home.
Linen cabinets are available in wall mount designs, floor tower designs and floor cabinet designs. The starting point for the selection process should begin with you deciding on the decor style you desire. You can mix up furniture styles to create a uniquely designed decor. You’ll want to envision your bathroom in its completed state to determine what style of storage furniture you want. If you’re the neat and orderly type, a linen cabinet with open shelves could be an ideal choice for you.
When we moved in the small kitchen had no … Read More
Journey with us as we explore various ideas for the use of bead board – it is not just for the family room – it is great in the kitchen, fantastic for the ceiling and even can be a little bit formal. Learn about the different types of bead board. Learn what to look for in your design elements and construction. Most of all, have fun dreaming. Remember, the journey is the reward.
We went with Buck Buckley’s Total Basement Finishing because we were impressed with the product and we felt that it was superior to drywall when it comes to dealing with moisture. By looking at the finished product, you would never know that it is not drywall and it looks great. Buck and the crew did an outstanding job and they were great at letting you know where they were in the process along the way.
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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
We have showers! Well, kind of. They’re not functioning yet but they’re getting close. Let’s start with the Master bathroom shower. It looks HUGE but the actual usable/splashable space makes up about 2/3’s of the below green area.
Such a helpful hub here RedElf! I enjoyed the marvelous photos. (I love shopping…uh…make that looking). Your hub has afforded me several ideas for my own tiny bathroom. Problem is – I rent. So I’m somewhat limited. New Faucets- This is especially important if your bathroom has contractor grade faucets. New, higher quality faucets will be remembered by buyers. In my bathroom remodel I used an oil-rubbed bronze faucet that I purchased online very inexpensively. Heating a quick meal in the microwave is certainly convenient, but doing this may not lead to the most serene state of mind.
Homeowners should also be aware of the possibility of room expansion. If you do … Read More
Each project has so many decisions to make; and it can feel like the most challenging decision is which materials to pick.
Another area that buyers pay particular attention to is closet space. Always maximize any storage space you have. A wonderful way to do this is by installing modular closet units. I was able to install a whole closet system in one weekend. Wow. This is big! Not in length but in sense- very professional advice. Loved it and bookmarked it to return for more.
The vanity received a bath of a vinegar-water mixture and a light sanding. I then used General Finishes Gel Stain ($23.64) in antique walnut. I used General Finishes Gel Stain in java on our vanity in Indiana. It turned out so lovely then, but is too dark of an option for this house. I think the results are perfect for the style I was … Read More
Once their projects are completed, the members log in to their accounts and complete a short cost survey.
This shopping feature will continue to load items. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Enelle Lamb ancestors were English gardeners and professional landscapers. Her artistic nature is a great accent for home DIY projects. Ever have a neighbor that loves to look into your windows? Just create a lovely beer can curtain to block their view. Trust me, it will a blinding experience for them. davidlivermore, I’m glad the toilet paper picture helped. Thanks so much for stopping by and for the vote and pin.
Verify license and insurance. Make sure that insurance covers important areas such as personal liability, property damage, and worker’s compensation. Next, we built a platform for the shelving units to sit … Read More
Remember THIS ? And THIS ? And then THIS ? Yes, you remember… there were all sorts of updates along the way. The bathroom remodel project is now done! It’s been done for a few weeks. I still have some painting to do in the laundry room area, but generally it’s done.
What if you could totally transform the look of your home with just a few little tricks that do not cost much? Re-vamping your home can add some spice to your life and freshen up dated-looking rooms. This is especially useful around the holidays if you will be hosting guests. Follow these easy tips and add a little flair to your home today. In addition, Mark is able to work well with a variety of people and can easily integrate any sub contractor into any home remodel he heads up.
Kitchen flooring can range from stone and ceramic … Read More