10 Man-Cave Essentials

Having a man cave also means having your own space, which is why a lot of residents try to make it a point to create a space they can call their own. The room doesn’t have to have all the expensive items. You can have simple things like a couch or the best portable radio…

Benefits of Granite Countertops

With so many modern kitchens switching to granite countertops, just what are the benefits of granite countertops? Granite countertops are now found in most establishments from luxury rooms in high-end hotels, suites, doctors’ offices, break rooms in retail stores, apartments and residential homes all over the country. Most home remodels are installing granite countertops not…

10 Homemade Remedies for Bug Prevention

Unwanted pesky bugs and pests can put a dent on the delight you should get from your home. Surprisingly, there are common household products you can use to get rid of flies, ants, aphids, spiders, and other insects you want to steer away from your space. Try mixing some of these natural ingredients and make…

Rise of the Colorful and Cultural Kitchen Backsplash

Kitchens of today strive to be as sleek and simple as possible. They are not a room of the home that we tend to decorate extravagantly. Instead, we stick to minimalistic and monochromatic decor that modern kitchen design advocates. Muted, neutral colours like pastoral whites and creams are the go-to options and bright, vibrant colours…

Bold Patterns: Tips for Using the Trend in Your Home

Like florals? Great! Graphic patterns. Awesome. Stripes? Fantastic. Choose your poison. It’s all about graphic patterns today. The trick to making them look fresh is in the scale. Modern patterns are all about the oversized.  Here are the tips to use to make your space sing.  Start with the walls “Forget about blank walls, because…

Home Adaptations for the Elderly

Growing old can mean everyday tasks become more difficult, and if your mobility is impaired you may find yourself more at risk of falling. Falling is one of the biggest dangers, resulting in high numbers of emergency hospital admissions, and as many as 5,000 people a year will die shortly after falling. According to Live-in…

4 Upgrades for Your Home Office

Whether you’ve just moved into your home, or you lived there for years now, you might be looking to improve your home office. Your home office is where you can focus without distractions and work in an environment where you feel comfortable. To help you achieve the perfect aesthetic for your home office, here are…

FHA Curbs Cash-Out Refi Limits

Want to tap your home equity? If you have an FHA loan, the amount you can access just shrunk.  “Refinancing your mortgage to take cash out using your home’s equity may not be as easy to do under new limitations on cash-out refinances released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development,” said Realtor Magazine.…

Using Solar Panels for a Sustainable Home

One of the primary ways to live sustainably is to reduce your reliance on energy produced through methods that pollute the air. A great way to do this is through the use of solar panels that provide your everyday energy needs. Solar panels work by absorbing sunlight to generate electricity and to generate energy. Solar…

How to Do DIY Work on Your Property Safely

Whether it’s for a personal upgrade or to add value to your property for a sale, DIY work can be an enjoyable challenge that pushes you both physically and creatively. While it’s easy to simply pick up the materials you need and get on the job, skimping on the necessary safety equipment is not worth…

5 Basic Tips to Make Small Bedroom Look and Feel Amazing

According to home experts, the popularity of the small bedroom keeps increasing today. It’s because the minimalist decorating style becomes everyone’s favorite when it comes to a trendy home. However, to create a small bedroom which looks admirable and feel comfortable is not that easy. You have to deal with the limited space in placing…

10 Easy Solutions for Creating More Storage at Home

If you’re frustrated with the lack of storage in your home, you’re not alone. Forbes reports that, “Most buyers are looking for extra storage space to organize and declutter their homes. Garage storage solutions and walk-in pantries rank high for organizing and concealing items.” Take a new look at your house Don’t have enough linen…

Define Your World with Color

When you’re remodeling or redecorating your home or office, what is the first thing you think of? For many people it’s, “what color do I want this space to be?” Color is one of the most, if not the most, important consideration when redoing the interior of your space. Color 101 Any discussion of color…