Modern design ideas for pet beds are inspiring. Lushome shares a collection of wonderful pet beds for dogs that are envisioned by designers or handmade by pet owners. There are plenty of modern pet beds for your dogs, but you need to find or make the bed that suit your house and which is comfortable […]
When planning a remodel that’s in line with what you can afford, expect to review, revise and repeat.
Matching your renovation dreams and dollars can sometimes feel like a challenge. But there’s a lot you can do to get the look you want at the right price. In the first story in this series, we laid […]
Work with pros to make sure your renovation hopes and dollars line up
As a client, you may feel like you have little influence over whether your remodeling project stays on budget and hits the finish line on time. But you have more control than you might think. Remember, the scope of your project and the […]
Beautify floors and walls with these tile offerings that include fabric effects, wood looks, and faux natural stone
Photo: courtesy Argenta Ceramica
A feature story on tile looked at the cause and solution for matte finish floor tiles that lost their crisp, clean look after grouting. Here’s a crisp, clean look at five more tile options:
Equipe Cerámicas’ Brick […]
Asbestos is a scary and extremely dangerous material that’s been linked to all kinds of health horrors, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis.
Not scared yet? How’s this: If your house was built before 1979, there’s a good chance that asbestos is lurking somewhere.
“Asbestos is often not on a homeowner’s radar, but it certainly should be,” […]
Nobody ever cheers at the thought of tackling home repairs. They’re annoying, costly, time-sucking endeavors. So often we put them off, over and over, justifying to ourselves that they can wait. Light switch doesn’t work? Whatever—you never go in that room anyway. Squeaky floors? You’re already used to them!
But there are some home improvement projects that simply can’t wait, lest […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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