8 Things To Fix Before Moving Into Your New Home

8 Things To Fix Before Moving Into Your New Home

Purchasing a new home is one of the most exciting and stressful times. It’s both fun for the whole family as well as a giant headache. However once the process is done and complete you finally get to relax in your new home which is an investment that hopefully lasts for many years if not a lifetime. Before moving in however there are a few things that most professionals will recommend you at least take a look at or fix… because procrastinating and saying you’ll do it later will just mean more headaches and expensive problems in the future. 

Is Bamboo Flooring Right For You?

Is Bamboo Flooring Right For You?

Bamboo flooring has been around for decades and over the years has been both in and out of style. Although bamboo flooring is called a hardwood by consumers and professionals in reality it isn’t a wood and often isn't even that hard of a surface. However it is durable and an excellent flooring material for almost any home.

Four Reasons Why Stone Countertops are a Worthy Investment!

Four Reasons Why Stone Countertops are a Worthy Investment!

If your home still has laminate or formica countertops you probably battle with the idea of replacing your countertops on a daily basis. 

In the 90’s and early 2000’s laminate countertops were used on practically every newly constructed home. However as granite and quartz started to become more and more popular homeowners realized how practical it is to have natural stone counters, not to mention how much more stylish they make your kitchen or bathroom seem. 

Regardless of practically and how stylish it is the question homeowners ask themselves when either remodeling or purchasing a new home is: are stone countertops really worth the extra money? Is there really any reason that your old laminate countertops need to be replaced?

The Hottest Trending Flooring Product in 2017!

The Hottest Trending Flooring Product in 2017!

Homeowners are consistently looking for what’s best. They are looking for the product that will allow them to have the piece of mind that they deserve. Homeowners want durability, they want affordability, and they want style. All of these factors are very important to everyone and every homeowner is diligently searching for the product that meets all of their needs and requirements. 

You're Ruining your Floors... Stop!

You're Ruining your Floors... Stop!

So much time, energy, and money is invested into a home improvement project you would think the average homeowner would do something to maintain that investment, right? However many homeowners do the complete opposite, without even knowing it. 

The things we put our floors through on a day to day basis seem harmless at first but these things can gradually cause irreparable damage. This week we will tell you how to stop ruining your floors by simply not doing these 6 everyday things. 

6 Weekend Home Improvement Projects for this Summer

6 Weekend Home Improvement Projects for this Summer

With summer basically around the corner, homeowners are beginning to think about what they can do around the house. It’s almost as if they are beginning to wake up to the potential opportunities and getting their appetites worked up to bright colorful new goodies around the house. Anything from landscaping, to patio furniture, to interior/exterior decor, or literally anything else. 

5 Tile Styles that are Cheap and Awesome 

5 Tile Styles that are Cheap and Awesome 

Well home improvement projects are in full swing this year with thousands of homeowners scrambling to renovate and improve their homes. Some for resale some just for the sake of doing it, whatever the cause 2017 is definitely a great year for homeowners and home improvement professionals alike. 

With so many projects going on manufacturers have been competing with one another to provide the best quality material for the lowest possible price. As a homeowner this is exciting news, so it may be a good idea to take advantage of it. All of the tile recommended in this post today is priced at under $4.50 per square foot. 

Will Home Improvement Projects Really Increase the Value of my Home?

Will Home Improvement Projects Really Increase the Value of my Home?

Short answer, yes certain home improvement project will increase the value of your home but probably not as much as you expect them too. If you are simply performing the home improvements in order to resell the house… don’t splurge. You will end up spending way more than you recoup. It’s a game of balance where certain investments will help increase the value of the home more than initial investment while others will just end up costing you more but gaining less. 

Selecting and Installing Laminate Flooring (100%) by Yourself

Selecting and Installing Laminate Flooring (100%) by Yourself

If you’re working on a home improvement project you know that the price of the project tends to creep pretty high up without you noticing… often times this happens because of unexpected complications, additional costs, fees, changes in product pricing, or running out of material. 

One of those large expenses is labor costs for work performed, it’s something homeowners often can’t go around. Today we would like to help you out by providing a simple easy to follow guide on how to install laminate flooring yourself and help save some money. 

Take this Quiz: What Kind of Carpet is Perfect for your Home?

Take this Quiz: What Kind of Carpet is Perfect for your Home?

Carpet is still the most viable flooring option to date. It’s such a comfortable material that is both soft, warm, and welcoming… perfect for a homey environment. There are literally thousands of different carpet’s out there and selecting the perfect one for you might seem like an impossible task. Carpet should add to a homes decor and help unify the atmosphere generating a central theme.

Spring Time Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Time Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring time is known for blooming flowers, allergies, chirping baby birds, and spring cleaning. 

Also a perfect time to get all of the maintenance done on your home. Maintenance is a slippery slope, miss it one year, and miss it the next, before you know it you are forced to spend thousands of unnecessary dollars to repair something that could have lasted you ages with proper care.

Why Laminate Flooring is 10x Better than Hardwood!

Why Laminate Flooring is 10x Better than Hardwood!

Yes you read that right!

Laminate flooring is a much better option for the majority of the homes in the United States. Although widely unfavored by homeowners just a few years ago laminate flooring is to date the best option possible for almost every home. Here are 6 very compeling reasons that laminate flooring is the flooring option for you!