As the warmer weather begins to give way to a fall chill, you might think that it's time to abandon your deck until the return of spring. However, if you aren't using your deck in winter, you're missing out on some great times. With just a few quick fixes, you can get your deck ready for winter enjoyment. Unsure how to do that? Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Autumn is a magical time of year. The air gets crisp and cool, but still with warm, sunny afternoons. You can smell damp leaves, cut grass, and that unique spicy autumn smell pine and crushed dry leaves. There's something energetic about the fall that makes us start dreaming big dreams and making big plans. For a homeowner with a renovation budget, autumn is the perfect time to make a few delightful home modifications.
In the real estate world, there are two types of home renovations: those that increase the home value and those that don't. Some renovations are just for the enjoyment of the owner, like painting children's rooms in favorite colors. But for big-ticket items, it's always a good idea to choose home improvements that both make you happy and significantly increase the resale value of your home. Whether you're crafting a dream home or flipping properties, it pays to understand renovation ROI.
A new year and a new decade are upon us. That means that among the many changes we'll see in the next several months, we can expect to see a transition to new and innovative home design trends. In some cases, this may include a callback to classic styles; in others, we may discern a desire to reconnect with the warmth of nature.
Whatever the case may be, here are some trends that are sure to be in vogue for 2020, (as well as some fads that are on the run from the fashion police):
Kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects are a great way to give your home a new lease on life — not to mention improve your overall property value. To minimize both the costs and the disruption, however, you will need to time your remodel correctly. Many homeowners naturally assume that the warm months of summer make the best time.
Unfortunately, this train of thought does not always hold true. In fact, many home experts now recommend scheduling kitchen and bath remodels for the winter months instead. If the logic behind that strategy seems unusual to you, keep reading. This article lays out six key reasons why winter often makes the best time for a kitchen or bathroom remodel.
So, you’ve decided you want to renovate your kitchen. Maybe spruce up those old cabinets with new handles and a fresh coat of paint, or replace all the old appliances. You might even be considering a complete kitchen makeover. As you sit down and make a list of everything you’d like to change, you may become a bit overwhelmed. This short guide will cover some tips and other things that are commonly overlooked when renovating a kitchen.
In the world of HGTV shows, Social Media Influencers, and Pinterest boards, it’s easy to dream up an extravagant kitchen space that would sadly, NEVER work for your home.
You’re finally doing it. After a little deliberation among your family and a whole lot of money saving, you’ve decided to remodel your kitchen and give it the facelift it deserves. As you navigate this exciting (and sometimes stressful) process, avoid these mistakes to save you time, headaches, and a lot of cash.