Category Archives: Design

3 home improvements to tackle before selling

At some point, being a homeowner means being a home seller. For various reasons, we may need to pack up and move. Ideally, this might mean transferring to a new…

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Creating a functional space in your small bathroom

Perhaps the excitement of buying your first home had you so overwhelmed you never thought of its function. The small bathroom never bothered you at first. But with time, as…

Photos taken on several residential construction sites which use fall arrest systems in Phoenix, AZ over a week in August 2012

Outside projects to improve a home’s value

We all want our homes to look better and see this reflected in terms of value. The difficulty is in deciding what we can do to improve our homes. Not…

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Increasing your home’s value

There comes a time when we want to consider our homes from a buyer’s perspective – again. To that end, we should start considering how to improve our homes. Home…

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Renovations that add value to your home

Everybody who’s ever tried to sell a house knows that it’s not as easy as it seems, especially if it’s a buyer’s market. You don’t just want to sell, you…

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DIY safety tips and ideas

We all want our homes to be better and a lot of us enjoy doing projects that can improve our homes; whether to be safer, warmer, less prone to accidents…

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Marching toward the smart home

The world is increasingly moving toward being completely interconnected on every level. Consider the phones we had when they were first invented compared to the powerful machines that exist in…

Yard remodelling

If you are moving into a new home, there might be some rubble left by the previous owner, or perhaps you’re the owner who has caused all that rubble. It’s…

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How to protect yourself against dodgy contractors

The renovation or remodeling of your home can be a financially and even emotionally stressful time for your family. Noise and building rubble will become your constant companion and inevitably,…

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Considering renovations

Buying our dream home is often the beginning. We think that by merely acquiring our home, the hard work is done – after the papers are signed, the bond acquired…