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Must Have Tools Around The House For Quick Fixes

To fix small problems around your house or to tackle a DIY home improvement project, you need the right tools. Fortunately, you don’t need to collect dozens of tools to get most small jobs done. A carefully-selected set of the most common hand and power tools with suffice. Though you won’t need to spend […]

By |May 16th, 2011|0 Comments|

Surviving Construction: What To Do When Your House Is Undergoing A Remodel

Be prepared for things to cost more than you initially expected. The larger the project, the higher the potential for unforeseen expenses. You could also change your mind about the design or materials during the construction phase; if you decide to go through with changes, costs typically increase. Keep in close touch with your contractor for revised estimates. Small increases add up and will result in sticker shock if you haven’t kept yourself up to date
By |May 16th, 2011|3 Comments|

Home Additions That Will Change Your Life

Home additions are a great way to make your space feel completely new. You can transform different parts of your home by changing and adding different rooms. Exterior home remodeling can give your home the design you’ve always wanted. Home additions are a great idea for growing families who need more room, homeowners looking for something […]

By |May 2nd, 2011|0 Comments|

Short Sale bargains Can have Hidden Costs

The Wall Street Journal has a great article talking about the unexpected costs that can creep up on you. Below is an except from the article, but make sure to read the whole article!

“Expect to pay for many of the expenses that a seller would normally pay in the transaction—because the lender, who is […]

By |May 2nd, 2011|0 Comments|

Painting Your New Remodel!

In The New York Times there is a great article on the basics of painting written by Bob Tedeschi. Below is an excerpt from the article but click on the link to read the full article.

“WHEN I first painted houses during summer breaks from college, I was lucky no one was watching. My abstract period, […]

By |May 2nd, 2011|0 Comments|

No Longer “Just a Basement”: How You Can Transform Your “Lower Level”

Most people think of their basement as the part of house to store all of those items that don’t really have a place. It’s the dark, sometimes scary, lower level of the house that you’d never imagine spending more than 10 minutes in at a time.

But this stereotype is totally untrue!

Your lower level can […]

By |May 2nd, 2011|0 Comments|