When you sit down to draw up your plans for a kitchen or bathroom makeover or even a full home overhaul -- consider the following tips to help keep your costs manageable:
I am embarrassed to admit I was raised by a woman who prayed to the god of plastic covers. My mom fancied, for some reason, believed that unless every cushion didn't crackle and stick to your thighs when you sat on it, it just wasn't luxe.
Making this decision requires a lot of number-crunching. Bringing in a contractor to advise you on the cost of your potential remodel and working with a realtor on a potential sale will give you the data you need to decide whether it's time to stay or go.
Remodeling a home's bathroom can give you a lot of bang for your buck. And, according to real estate experts, you can recoup up to 80 percent of these...
It all began in Paris.
After nearly two years of discussion, drawing architectural plans and dealing with town bureaucracy, construction -- or should I say destruction -- began on our home.
Our experience last summer is a sobering reminder that each small business owner and manager should look down the road and muse, "What will each customer be saying about me when we are finished?"
High on a hill and far from city water or an electrical grid, the crumbling cow shed was far from the conventional image of luxury estate.
Up this week are two areas of housing investment -- new multi-family construction and remodeling -- and a look at how people's attitudes about housing are affected by personal experience.
Nowadays, anyone with an iPhone or an iPad can have a full blown "smart home." But are people really creating media rooms in their homes? Or is this all just buzz?
So while I love having a sitting room and a Persian rug in my kitchen today, a small kitchen is equally as fabulous if you know how to maximize the space.
Jason Cameron informed me of the Man Cave decor basics. They always use earth tones, although I don't think they use that term. They are partial to steel, chrome, rock, stone and granite.
A Man Cave is a private room/space/area for a man where he can have all his gadgets and toys and things are all his. Apparently, it's a really big deal.
It always seems like a leap of faith to invite a contractor into your home. They become members of the family -- free to wander through your life.