About Bryan Sebring

" We are very passionate about educating homeowners. From design ideas to hiring a contractor, we hope this blog helps you in the process of remodeling your home. " ~ Bryan Sebring

Best Home Gym Flooring & Workout Room Flooring Options

Whether you’re building a basement gym or a workout room in your guest room, there are a few factors you should consider before deciding on the best home gym flooring. The way you plan on using the room, in addition to your exercise needs and specifications, can determine what floor would work best. For avid workout fans and fitness enthusiasts alike, there are many benefits to having an at-home gym and workout room. Getting started with a fun and unique home workout room can be exciting yet overwhelming, with many different options of flooring or carpeting to choose [...]

Bolingbrook Family Completes Dream Basement Finishing Project

Some things in life are worth waiting for. And for one Bolingbrook family, their dream basement was one of them. For more than a decade, these homeowners had planned their dream basement; and with this goal mind, bought a home with a large, unfinished basement. After years of planning and six months of basement finishing, their wait is over and the entertaining can begin. Bar - Check Billiards - Check. Big screen - Check. Bedroom - Check. Full bath - Check. Not only does this basement in the western suburbs incorporate many of the elements homeowners want in [...]

43 Clever & Creative Craft Room Ideas

If you enjoy creating projects and crafts as a hobby, or if you need a creative workspace to make the most out of your crafting career; you might be thinking of adding a craft room to your home. Do you have a spare guest room you don’t use? Are you thinking of converting a closet or an area in your basement into a functional and fabulously designed craft room? When it comes to setting aside some space for your most creative works, there are several ways that you can get it done. Whether you need an organized and [...]

63 Invigorating Backyard Pool Ideas & Pool Landscapes Designs

Building a pool in your backyard can be a thrilling experience. It’s every homeowner’s dream to be able to have a sprawling pool of their own, where they can swim and float in the privacy of their yard. When considering the first steps in your pool-building project, there are many things to take into account. What design should your pool be? How much space do you have available? Should you incorporate a pool waterfall? What about the landscaping design around the pool? How do you make your backyard pool your own? A short outline of the most popular [...]

Your Guide to Temporary Floor Protection During Construction

There are many reasons why you may need to protect your floor. Whether you have carpet, wood, tile, or another hard surface, there is a specific temporary floor protection product that will work best for you. While some of the more common types of temporary floor protection include Ram Board and masonite, there are other plastic floor protection options to offer good durability as well. When you’re invested in a construction or remodeling project, you need to be sure that your floors are being protected the right way. You’ll find a description of some of the best temporary [...]

Triangle Tile and Other Desirable Tile Shapes and Patterns

When it comes to choosing tile for your kitchen or bathroom, there is an endless amount of tile shapes, patterns, styles, and colors to choose from. When wondering where to start, it’s no surprise that the process can be a little overwhelming. However, understanding the different types of tile shapes and patterns can help you determine what style you may or may not be looking for. Below, a list of popular tile shapes and patterns can help you get a full grasp of the complete availability of tiles to you. Check out the following information, take a look [...]

Shedding Some Light on Solar Panels

Solar panels are a big investment. And while it would be ideal for everyone to have access to a clean energy source like solar, renewable energy has a high barrier to entry, largely due to how intimidating the setup process can seem from the outside. Fortunately, with a little research, you can easily hop on the solar bandwagon. Here’s a list of questions to consider before you make a final decision about investing in a solar upgrade for your property. Financing/Upfront Costs Generally speaking, the upfront costs to purchase solar will be high, but your [...]

Toto Washlet Toilet Review & Is it Worth the Money?

There’s been a lot of recent talk about the Toto Washlet Toilet and the strides it’s making in the smart home tech industry. We’ve installed this toilet in our customers’ homes quite a few times, and we feel it is worthy of a closer look. The new Toto Washlet Toilet S350E is different from its counterparts, as it offers brand new automatic features to make the flushing and cleaning process much easier. It’s one of the first hands-off toilet experiences offered on the market today, and there’s a whole line of Vespin products to speak to their popularity. This [...]

33 Exceptional Walkout Basement Ideas You Will Love

Basements that are under your main floor don’t necessarily mean that they are completely underground. Having a walkout basement can shed a little bit of light - literally - to this dynamic and creative space you have in your home. Whether partially or fully above ground level, these basements can open a homeowner up to a lot of different walkout basement ideas. Typically, walkout basements are situated on a slope, so that a part of them resides above ground. You can find a large variety of different types of walkout basements depending on where you live and the architecture [...]

Chamberlain Smart Garage Hub Smart Garage Door Opener Review

Buy on Amazon MyQ Smart Garage Hub The MyQ Smart Garage Hub model MYQ-G0301-D comes with specific measurements and features that are unique to the product. While compatibility is its biggest selling point, there are also a variety of specifications that make this model a worthwhile choice on the market. Product Specifications: Dimensions: 6.25” L x 6” W x 4” D Weight: 1.15 lbs Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty Brand Compatibility: Most major garage door opener brands with Photo Eyes, including brands such as Linear MegaCode, Stanley SecureCode, LiftMasterⓇ, and many more. WiFi [...]

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