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Exterior Remodeling

Choosing historical paint colors can be a trip back in time to discover what the colors of the past actually looked like. The somber and muted tones which appear when layers of paint--altered by time, sunlight and weather--are scraped away from old surfaces isn't a fair example of what came...

Fall Design and Decor Tips

The fall season evokes thoughts of home and hearth, as families and friends eagerly anticipate reconnecting with one another amid busy lives. Of course, most want a fall design and décor that will impress, and help decompress, impending company – one with that autumn sensibility that exudes...

How to Apply Faux Finishes with Paint

If faux finishes are your style, then look no further than a trip to the paint store to get supplies for this fun weekend project. Regardless of your skill level, there are many different styles of faux techniques that are easily achievable for your home.

If you are truly nervous about...

Siding, Columns and Trim

The front porch of some houses cry out for columns, ­­whether they haven¹t had them before (but needed them), or whether the original columns are in disrepair and need replacing. Either way, there is a happy medium between building columns from scratch yourself and having a contractor build...

Bathroom Remodeling

The holidays are over and the New Year has begun. January is the time to get cracking on lots of little winter home improvement projects, avoiding big winter woes later on. Here's where to start.

WEEKEND #1: Put Away Holiday Decorations

The holidays are officially over, so January's...

Deck and Patio Repair

When the weather turns pleasantly warm, most of us jump at the chance to open the windows, replace our door and window screens and let fresh air provide soothing, natural ventilation to our stale winterized homes.  But storm doors can be clunky and partially obstruct your view, and sliding...