Home Owner Tips & News

1511, 2016

25 Modern Design Ideas for Pet Beds that Dogs and Owners Want

By |November 15th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

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 […]

1511, 2016

Dream to Done: How to Refine Your Renovation Vision to Fit Your Budget

By |November 15th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

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 […]

1511, 2016

Dream to Done: How to Build a Renovation Plan to Match Your Budget

By |November 15th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

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 […]

811, 2016

5 Fresh Tile Options

By |November 8th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

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 […]

811, 2016

Is Asbestos Hiding in Your House? How to Tell—and What to Do

By |November 8th, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

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,” […]

111, 2016

12 Home Repairs That Are Way Too Risky to Put Off

By |November 1st, 2016|Home Owner Tips & News|0 Comments

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 […]

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 […]