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35 Noteworthy Types of Door Knobs to Enhance Your Remodeling Project

When it comes to adding doors to your newly remodeled room or home, choosing the right types of door knobs is always an important decision to make. One of the most exciting parts of interior decorating is the ability to choose between a great variety of finishing touches. Thankfully, you don’t have to limit yourself to just a few decor options. There are countless types of door knobs that come in a number of shapes, styles, and colors for you to choose from. Below, we’ve listed some of the most popular door knob options that you can find at [...]

What is EMT Conduit and Do I Need to Use it for My Project?

Whether to use EMT conduit over GRC or other metallic tubing options is the question.  This short guide can help you understand what it is, and where you should be using it. This is a unique type of metal tubing that is often found in hardware stores along with other types of conduits. Protecting electrical wiring is a must! With different types and styles of conduits available, it’s important to understand the unique differences and uses of each.  Whether you hire a licensed electrician, or you are eager to take on your first DIY project; it’s important to understand [...]

2020-03-23T21:55:41-05:00March 8, 2018|Categories: Home Remodeling|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What is EMT Conduit and Do I Need to Use it for My Project?

31 Wonderful Hallway Ideas to Revitalize Your Home

Hallways. You probably don’t think much about yours. Often, they’re simply a windowless walkway. A straight line, to get from point A to point B. It’s not a place you generally linger, like your kitchen island or family room sofa. There’s no place to sit down. Nothing to look at. What if instead of a closed-off corridor, it was a gallery, a library or even an architectural highlight of your home? Hallways can do more than connect rooms, they can reflect you, the homeowner. How they reflect you depends on the size of your hallways and your [...]

2020-04-17T11:16:12-05:00February 22, 2018|Categories: Design Trends|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

The Sheetrock vs Drywall Guide: Choosing Different Types of Drywall

All types of drywall are essential components of any home construction or remodeling project. Drywall is the stuff that holds the home together, and without it, some rooms and buildings would not be structurally sound. This drywall guide will help you understand the benefits of the types of drywall available and help you choose the right types of drywall for your projects. We will also discuss some possible alternatives to drywall, as well as some other names for drywall that you may have heard before. Check out this guide for a full list of features and hidden tips on how [...]

Why the Way People Hire Contractors is Wrong

What do contractors do, exactly? What are the first steps you take when you decide to hire a contractor? What specific jobs are you looking to fulfill?  Do you know how to properly assess and validate a contractor’s license? The way people hire remodeling contractors is a bit different when compared to other service industries. Construction-based contractors are being sought after in different and ever-changing ways, and those ways aren’t always good. We want to make sure that you know the correct process for hiring contractors by comparing it to the way other service industries hire and set standards for [...]

The Complete Homeowner’s Guide to Pool Remodeling

Thinking about remodeling your swimming pool, but don't know where to start? While it's certainly true that remodeling involves a lot of budgeting and decisions, the truth is that there's an easy, step-by-step guide on how you can do a pool remodeling project with as little stress and disruption of daily life as possible. The end result will still achieve a high level of satisfaction on your part. Each requirement and pool need will be met as you go along. The best thing about it is that you'll be so pleased that your backyard retreat is complete that [...]

2020-04-08T15:43:03-05:00October 25, 2017|Categories: Home Remodeling|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Complete Homeowner’s Guide to Pool Remodeling

From a Floating Vanity to a Vessel Sink Vanity: Your Ideas Guide

Floating vanity, vessel sink vanity, cabinet vanity--choosing a bathroom vanity can be a thrilling affair. It can also be overwhelming--especially when trying to factor in the size and style of the bathroom. If you’re about to start a bathroom remodeling project, there are a few essential concepts that you’ll want to keep in mind when choosing a great vanity for your bathroom. There are a number of excellent options to choose from. It all depends on the shape and design aspects of your room. With just a bit of information, you are well on your way to making [...]

The Design-Build Process: Is it Right For Your Project?

Design-build is a construction industry term that applies to businesses providing full project design, execution and delivery services for a broad range of residential construction projects.  Types of projects can range in size from a simple bath remodel to a room addition to complete new home construction. Popular types of projects include: bathroom, kitchen and basement remodeling and updating. Design-build is useful for home renovations involving several rooms or even an entire house. In the design-build approach, the client has a single point of contact in all aspects of the project. Traditional = A separate general contractor and [...]

2020-04-20T14:31:27-05:00August 10, 2017|Categories: Home Remodeling|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The Design-Build Process: Is it Right For Your Project?

The Ultimate Paint Guide For Choosing the Perfect Trim Color to the Best Ceiling Paint Color

You’ve probably heard it time and time again: the most dramatic way update your home’s interior is to paint it. Paint the walls. Paint the trim and woodwork. Paint your ceiling. Paint as much or as little of it as you like. A fresh coat of paint makes an old house new again. And the before and after is almost always impressive. While it may be the fastest and most cost-effective way to transform your home, it’s not always the easiest. Walk into a paint store and you will find thousands of swatches staring back at you. Then [...]

25 Exciting Design Ideas for Faux Wood Beams

Wood has always had a certain rustic charm that is hard to resist. Its warm and welcoming aesthetics is being enjoyed beyond country homes. Modern and urban decors are now seeking creative ways of incorporating the wood look into contemporary spaces. One way this is being done is through faux wood beams. Faux beams are designed to resemble real wood in look, size, and texture. Thanks to technology, manufacturers can make use of different materials to create an accurate mimicking look of wooden beams including the color, pattern, and grain. They may look heavy, but faux beams are [...]

2020-04-06T15:38:51-05:00February 9, 2017|Categories: Home Remodeling|Tags: , , |3 Comments