1810, 2016

Winterizing Your Home – 9 Tips to Prepare for Cold Weather

By |October 18th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

Just because it’s only fall doesn’t mean that we don’t have to start thinking about winterizing our homes!  Here are some great tips to get you started!

Autumn is one of my favorite times of year, rivaled only by early summer. I’m not alone – many people feel happy and invigorated during the fall season.

Yet as […]

1810, 2016

Exciting New Home Trends for 2017

By |October 18th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

When looking forward at unique home renovation trends for 2017 we found this great article at Anita’s Corner showcasing some really cool ideas!

It is an exciting time to be a homeowner. Local real estate markets are doing much better since the last market crash. Moreover, homeowners are enjoying the opportunity to transform their properties using […]

1210, 2016

Design-Happy Pets Cozy Up at Home

By |October 12th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

Each week homeowners and renters from around the world open their doors to contributing photographers as we profile personality-filled homes and the people who inhabit them. Meet some of our favorite four-legged and furry friends, including cats, dogs, chickens and a sleepy hedgehog, who make an appearance in our My Houzz series. Here they show […]

410, 2016

6 Ceiling Designs to Dress Up Any Room

By |October 4th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

Don’t overlook the ceiling when updating your interior design during a remodel.

While remodeling a home, ceilings are a detail often overlooked. However, with a bit of thought, they can become a unique feature and greatly enhance your space.

Here are six popular ceiling designs to consider — a perfect solution to update the interior design of any style home.

1. Barrel vault ceiling

Barrel […]

410, 2016

To-Dos: Your October Home Checklist

By |October 4th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

Clean up fallen leaves and branches and get your home ready for more time spent indoors

The leaves are falling, the farmer’s markets are bustling and the cozy comforts of home beckon — it must be October. Make the most of this month’s bountiful harvest, get some exercise raking leaves in the brisk air and button […]

1209, 2016

Best and Worst Flooring Choices for Allergies

By |September 12th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

Reduce indoor allergens with the right flooring.

If you suffer from allergies, use this guide to differentiate between the good, the bad and the ugly when choosing new flooring for your home.

The ugly: thick carpet

Heavy, high-pile shag carpets are the worst flooring options for people looking for relief from dust and other airborne allergens. These products hold onto […]

909, 2016

9 Lessons We Can Learn From Drawing Rooms

By |September 9th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

Let these formal rooms inspire you to create entertaining spaces that encourage conversation, music and games

I recently worked on a story about a home with throwback grandeur — and a drawing room. After talking with the designer, I realized that in my thousands of interviews with design pros over the years, it was the first […]

609, 2016

Corner Kitchen Cabinet Storage Ideas

By |September 6th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

Do you have an unused kitchen corner? A well-designed corner cabinet will eliminate wasted space in your kitchen and maximize your storage.

A kitchen corner can present a tricky design challenge. Either the space goes unused or you lose items in the far-back crevices. Eliminating that wasted corner space, also known as a blind corner, can […]

209, 2016

11 Tricks to Make a Ceiling Look Higher

By |September 2nd, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

More visual height is no stretch when you pick the right furniture, paint and lighting

A lot of people dream of having high ceilings in their home. But consider this: Rooms with high ceilings are a pain to heat and to circulate air through; they also create challenges for sound and light control and often double […]

3008, 2016

15 Remodeling ‘Uh-Oh’ Moments to Learn From

By |August 30th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

The road to successful design is paved with disaster stories. What’s yours?

Just because a room looks flawless doesn’t mean the remodeling process was. What you don’t see in a well-designed room is the blood, sweat and tears it took to make it happen. (Kind of like how your Facebook feed shows only the good times […]