The kitchen is the central hub of a busy home and for many a room in the house where families spend hours cooking, eating and laughing together. I have yet to meet a homeowner who doesn’t have a kitchen upgrade wishlist and I have a feeling after seeing the photos below that list is going [...]
By Pauline Hammerbeck, Allstate Guest blogger Pauline Hammerbeck is a content editor for The Allstate blog, which helps people prepare for the unpredictability of life. There are several things homeowners can do to add value to their houses; upgrading a kitchen or adding in a new bath are common projects that come to mind. But [...]
Home improvement projects, such as additions and renovations, can add real estate value to a home and make it more fitting to homeowners’ tastes. However, making home improvements do not have to break the bank and many owners can make wide-ranging updates to their properties on a budget. There are several ways homeowners can save [...]
The kitchen is the focal point of any home and is a constant topic of home improvement discussions in my house. Whether it’s updating the design or the addition of amenities, the work is never done in the kitchen. Cultivate.com has put together their list of the 5 hottest trends they’re seeing in kitchen appliances
Let’s face it. Selling a home today is much different than it was five or six years ago. Prices have likely come down and the competition among homes on the market could be intense. It’s common for homeowners to consider renovation projects prior to putting their home on the market. But if the sole purpose [...]
With spring comes the need to make improvements to your home. It’s like clockwork. As soon as the weather starts to get warmer my wife instinctively reminds me that there’s mulch that needs to be bought, grass seed needs to be laid and a dozen other projects around the house. Being the not-so-handyman that I am I often have to call on some contractors to do work, but picking the right one is no easy task.
When my wife and I bought our current house we knew going that there was a need to correct the interior layout and design of our home. The previous owners weren’t the greatest of decorators which was obvious by the brown and orange floral wallpaper pattern in the master bedroom and the fact that they [...]