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Home Repairs Tips by Age of House

As long as there have been homes, there have been home repairs. If you know the age of your home, however, problems common to homes built in that era that can be avoided.

While home construction has changed quite dramatically over the years, every era of home construction had its strengths...

Hot New Trend in Kitchen Design: Mixed Metals

If you’re considering an updated look for your kitchen this year, mixed metals are one trend you might want to try. It’s a modern, unfussy look that embraces the eclectic and shuns the matchy-matchy.

Maybe you’ve heard the design “rule” that the finishes of your appliances should match the...

Decorating Tips to Keep Men and Women Happy

Thinking about surprising your sweetheart with a room makeover for Valentine’s Day?  Here are tips to make sure you’re both happy with the result of a romantic home improvement project.  

When it comes to home decorating, the stereotype is that men often lack “a woman’s touch” and women like...

Remodeling a Bedroom into a Master Suite

You can remodel your bedroom into a master suite worthy of a five-star resort.  In fact, going from "master bedroom" to "bedroom suite" has become one of the most popular home remodeling projects in recent years.

Adding On or Busting Through?  Most newer homes are built with master suites,...