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Light Up Your “Layout!”

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You may have been thinking about maybe giving your beautiful home a new lighting makeover to bring out the elegant qualities that you would love to show off to family and friends. So, whether you want to just make a minor adjustment or a whole-house upgrade, we will give you some great room-by-room tips on bringing out the best lighting in your home.

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Modernize Your Home On a Budget

Not every home we purchase is unique to our own styles. Sometimes we purchase homes based on affordability and need to make a few changes in order to bring an outdated older home into today. You are probably wondering how you can do this one a budget. First you will want to make sure you set a budget. Upgrades to a home if you are not conscientious of your funds can become depleted very quickly. Read More

Top 5 Updates that Bring Value To a Home

The first update that can really increase the value of your home is doing a minor bathroom remodel. Updating your bathroom can become costly if you replace the tub, tile, sink toilet and vanity. You are looking at about $10,000 per homeadvisor.com. However, it is you will get a higher return in resale value. If you cannot afford to replace everything you can do small fixes. You can replace tiling on your bathroom walls or floors. You can use Porcelanosa Parker: Vintage Wood Porcelain Tile to really set your bathroom apart from others on the block. You can re-glaze your tub for around $300.00. Replace some old caulking and do some painting. Read More

Composite Decking

For an increasing number of us, a deck is as valuable as any other part of our homes. The number of decks built on homes in North America reached over 4.3 million units in 2004, and the construction of decks on homes has grown at roughly 5 percent per year since 2000, according to a study by Principia Partners. Read More

5 Easy, Cheap, Rent-Friendly Ways to Improve Any Kitchen

If you’ve been renting a place for at least 3 months, you’ll know that renting is the worst. You might have moved into a place that is tuck in the 80s, or maybe your home has great modern bones, but there’s no way you can add your own creative embellishments without your security deposit disappearing faster than you can say ‘smashed avocado’.

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Should I Sell or Stay in My Home?

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With the housing market up, it was nothing to upgrade your home as your family gets bigger, or your salary increases. But when the housing bubble burst, people started to stay in their home but look for ways to make it work and that usually meant remodeling your kitchen and bathrooms or adding additional rooms. So, which option is truly good for you and your family? Read More

Tile Takeover

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Plumbtile: Bisazza

Traditionally, tile has been used for centuries in kitchens and bathrooms as a practical means of keeping water and other messes confined.  It has an excellent reputation for being easy to clean and maintain.  Lately, decorative tile has been making an impressive appearance in other rooms of the home and are available in more colors and designs than ever.

The sky is the limit when it comes to what you can do with tile.  A simple tile floor in a bath or kitchen can make a huge improvement to the feel of the room, but consider placing tiles in bright colors and designs for a one-of-a-kind element. Mermaid scales and subway tile are gaining popularity fast because of the endless colors available.  Read More