As the tough housing market forces more homeowners to stay put rather than move, they are choosing to do more personalized remodeling and improvement projects. A related NARI survey found that 26 percent of respondents plan to live in their present homes for an additional 16 to 20 years.
Phantom Screens provide retractable convenience for a range of door and window openings, preserving beautiful views and expanding your home’s living spaces. Unlike traditional door screens, Phantom Screens remain out of sight until you need them, retracting into a discreet housing when not in use.
Therma-Tru glass options for doorlites and sidelites bring light into a home while adding style to both the interior and exterior. Choose from Therma-Tru clear low-E glass, Privacy Glass or Decorative Glass for doorlites and sidelites.
Artificial lighting from coastal homes can distract newly hatched sea turtles, leading them away from the ocean to danger and death in residential neighborhoods. Incorporating grey-tinted greylite glass in windows and doors reduces the impact of artificial home lighting and the dangers it poses for sea turtles.
Therma-Tru Classic-Craft Craftsman Sidelites create a complete fiberglass entry system with doors from Therma-Tru's American Style and Canvas Collections.
Get professional home painting results by using 3M ScotchBlue Painter's Tape. ScotchBlue Painter's Tapes are designed with appropriate adhesion levels to come off cleanly, for super-sharp paint lines without leaving behind residue or harming surfaces.
May is National Home Improvement Month, the perfect time to tend to the major components of your home. Top projects include roof inspection, cleaning and repairing siding, replacing windows and the front door, and cleaning gutters.
Serena Remote Controlled Cellular Shades by Lutron protect your home and its contents by keeping out harsh light and UV rays.
Therma-Tru privacy glass is now available as an option in virtually every Therma-Tru door. Therma-Tru privacy glass offers natural light and privacy to any home, and comes in Chord, Chinchilla, Rainglass and Granite glass designs.
Therma-Tru Classic-Craft fiberglass entry doors are energy-efficient, durable, and have been recognized by Consumers Digest as a “Best Buy” in the fiberglass entry door category.
From irishtimes.com, Frank Buckley turned to artwork to spark conversations about the euro crisis. Mr Buckley first created mixed-media art using decommissioned banknotes and then made an entire house in which to showcase his work. The house contains a living room, bedroom and bathroom all constructed from bricks of shredded banknotes.
The Broan EVOLUTION Range Hood provides the largest filtration area and the quietest operation for removal of kitchen exhaust. The lighting in the Broan EVOLUTION Range Hood is twice as bright as other models, and its filters and surfaces are easy to clean.
Find out about exterior house color ideas on how to use exterior color to make your curb appeal pop in the best way possible.
Find out how an air conditioning (AC), whole-house exhaust fan, exterior window shades, and light-colored roof shingles can cool your home.
Learn about designing your own country Kitchen Islands and how to create a farmhouse look while maintaining practicality. Get ideas on how you can create a country home feel in your kitchen:
Americans may have experienced some downsizing in their careers over the past couple of years, and that seems to be reflected in what’s happening in their homes, too. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) unveiled its findings about the predicted future of the American home at the 2011 International Builders’ Show. According to their …
Find out how the right fiberglass door and accessories can create a lasting impression. Therma-Tru Doors and its sister brand, Fypon, offer some quick and easy ideas to enhance your front entry door with energy efficient fiberglass front entry doors.
Find out why steel built homes are increasing in popularity. Learn about the durability and curb appeal of steel framed residential homes.
Today’s homeowners are more design-savvy than homeowners of the past – remodel your home to suit your lifestyle.
Learn how to create a hobby room for your favorite pastime by upgrading electrical power, installing correct lighting and planning a work triangle for a workshop or sewing room.
Learn why choosing paint colors for historical homes begins with knowing when your home was built. Find out which architectural style your home belongs to and which paint colors are most historically appropriate when choosing paint colors for historical homes.
Learn why more new homes are being constructed with porches and adding a porch is a popular remodeling project.
Top ten Home remodeling ideas for creating a smaller but high quality, comfortable and energy efficient home from Sarah Susanka, author of 'Not So Big'
How to make a small room look big. Learn tricks to make you room instantly feel lighter and larger. By making a few small changes you can take back some valuable square footage and make a small room feel brand new