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Doors

If you're looking to increase your home's value without spending a lot of money, consider enhancing its curb appeal with a front door replacement. A home's exterior makes or breaks the first impression when prospective buyers see your home, and a spruced-up entryway can add as much as $24,000...

Landscaping

A well-built retaining wall has many benefits: structures are protected from soil eroding either away from or toward their foundations, the integrity and features of the landscape are preserved, and new outdoor rooms for leisure and recreation are created.

The style, materials and...

Media Rooms
Creating a home theater can be a valuable investment, especially as the cost of family entertainment and the gasoline to get there continue to rise. Setting up a home theater creates a range of options for everyone in the household, from screening room to sports arena to gaming pavilion. It...
Exterior

When it comes to your home's exterior, the exterior house color is a key factor in the ability to sell your home. With millions of homes across the country currently on the market, smart homeowners are differentiating their houses and wowing potential buyers with the color of their home's...

Fireplace Mantels:  Add Vintage Charm with Salvaged Surrounds

Looking to add vintage charm to a home that has none?  You can transform the feel of an entire room with one simple project.  Just add a salvaged antique fireplace mantel or surround to the room, and it'll become the decorative focal point.

This is a great solution for those who rent a house...

Home Safety

An exterior lighting design helps complete your landscaping project. After investing time, money and creativity in your home's exterior detailing and landscaping, don't forget to turn on the lights.

A well-designed exterior lighting design enhances a home's best assets, adds drama, and keeps...