Posts Tagged“home improvement”

When even the simplest of renovations has a lot of moving parts, it’s all too easy to make a mistake that could topple your plans. Don’t let inexperience distract you from completing your renovations on time and on budget. Avoid these mistakes nearly every ambitious homeowner makes, and you’ll save money and your sanity. Focusing on the flashy, not the practical You may want to renovate your home from attic to basement, but it’s not always in the cards. Time, money, and skill affect how much you can take on this summer. If you opt to retrofit your bathroom to…

Carpets are a perfect way to enrich the design for your home. They can make a subtle statement about your choice of life, they can brighten up a room, and you can easily distinguish whether a room is formal or casual just looking at the choice of carpet. However, carpets can be quite expensive, and they require careful protection from all sorts of damage. Food spills, pets, heavy furniture, even shoes, can cause irreparable damage, so that’s why you need to remember to protect your carpet. Keep food in the kitchen Many times a carpet will be stained by food.…

For people with limited mobility such as senior citizens and people with disabilities, accessing the second story of a home is an issue. In fact, it can be downright hazardous and can cause serious injuries that might require them to go under surgery. The most common solution to this problem is the installation of a motorized stair lift so that senior citizens and people with disabilities can easily and safely go up and down the stairs. However, even though stair lifts have their obvious advantages, they may also have disadvantages that you may not be aware of. Having said this,…

Before you decide what aesthetic style of window you would like to include in a home renovation, research what frame and window materials you should choose. Not all frames and glasses are created equal, so you need to find a supplier that carries the best windows for your home. What Kind of Frames You Should Get: Vinyl frames are the best choice for a home improvement, because they are affordable, practical and low-maintenance. Architects will occasionally push for aluminum frames, but they are very expensive, especially in comparison to a budget-friendly vinyl frame. Wooden frames tend not to be as…