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 [...]

2020-04-01T14:02:30-05:00May 11, 2018|Categories: Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Chamberlain Smart Garage Hub Smart Garage Door Opener Review

5 Myths About Tub and Shower Wall Panels

You’ve heard the TV commercial promoting the "one-day bathroom".  Tub or shower wall panels SO revolutionary the crew will come today, and you’ll be enjoying your new shower or tub alcove by tomorrow. You’re intrigued and set an appointment. A hard-charging salesperson shows up pushing thin acrylic panels. The ONLY way you can get the AMAZING benefits of these panels is to have them professionally installed by his company. If you don’t sign today for this once in a lifetime "special", you ’ll have to live with your mold-infested tile grout joints forever. He has the one and only [...]

Subcontractor vs Contractor: What Does a General Contractor Do?

Hiring a general contractor is a must for some of your larger renovation projects. If it’s your first time hiring someone, it can be an overwhelming task to find the right person to fit your budget and remodeling needs. Hiring a general contractor is ideal for certain projects, while subcontractors give you more of the time and flexibility you need. If you are unsure where to begin, take a look at the following information to help you make an informed decision about who to hire for your remodeling projects. Remember that there are advantages and disadvantages to both kinds [...]

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 [...]

How to Finance Home Improvement Projects

Unless you have a lot of money saved up specifically for home improvement, you’ll need to figure out your home improvement finance options. The national average home renovation cost for 2018 is $39,211 with some homeowners spending as much as $130,000 for high-end multiple-room improvements.  The Sebring pricing guide shows the costs for what a basement remodel will cost , what a kitchen renovation could cost, (depending on your selections), and lastly what a 3 piece bathroom remodel cost will average.  If you are planning to renovate more than one room, the quotes will be much pricier. Luckily, there are several great [...]

50 Interesting Mirror Ideas to Consider for Your Home

Whether you are planning a renovation or you are in the process of decorating your home, there are many interesting and beautiful mirror ideas to inspire your home’s new look. Besides the bathroom vanity mirror you use every morning, many mirrors are used for decorative purposes. From wall mirror art to mirrored backsplashes in the kitchen, mirrors have become a familiar part of home décor. Modern mirror styles are increasingly creative and unique, partly because of new technologies and partly because homeowners are looking for something distinctive. Decorating with Mirrors There are many places around your [...]

Need New Flooring? – 6 Reasons to Select Carpet for Your Next Project

Spring is always a good time to spruce up your home or to revamp the house interior. Most people simply resort to the dreaded annual decluttering and deep spring cleaning, but there are those who are already “window shopping" online for new paint colors or a colorful plush carpet to change the look of their bedrooms, living room or family room. They are eagerly coming up with ideas on how best to remodel their home. So, we can all agree that a dream renovation project renders the perfect opportunity for folks to choose and buy new carpeting. [...]

5 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

This week is a guest blog by Steve Wright from Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet the highest quality standards. To learn more, visit their website. Whether you are remodeling or having a home built, making it more energy efficient should be on the list of Must-Haves. With the increase in energy costs, you need to find ways to keep the money from leaking out of the house. Before you go through these energy saving projects, have someone do an Energy Star® Home Performance test; this [...]

2020-03-31T21:51:28-05:00April 18, 2016|Categories: Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , |34 Comments

The 7 Most Effective Tactics to Budget Your Home Remodel

If you’re like most people, you may be wondering if it’s possible to remodel your house into a home you love without breaking the bank, If this is the case, you’ll be glad to know that with the right planning it’s more than possible to have the house of your dreams. However, many people find it difficult to start budgeting for a home remodel; there is a multitude of factors to think about, and it’s hard to know how to how to begin. To make it easier for you to start planning for your dream remodel, we’ve outlined some helpful [...]

2020-04-20T15:57:41-05:00February 9, 2016|Categories: Home Remodeling, Homeowner Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The 7 Most Effective Tactics to Budget Your Home Remodel