Before the year is up many homeowners will decide that a home renovation is the right decision for them. After all, the economy is picking up, home values are once again rising and increasing the comfort an individual feels in a space is never a bad thing.
It's not a surprise that many homeowners are looking to save money whenever they can. After all, the recession impacted most people's back accounts and made everyone just a bit more cautious about spending.
Winter is almost over - even if Punxsutawney Phil somewhat got the date wrong for most of the U.S. - and you know that that means. Spring is upon us and all of the dirt, mud and sand that comes with it. As the snow melts and the rain showers begin, it's almost impossible to keep a home clean with everyone tracking dirt and grime in - unless you have a mudroom.
If a homeowner is looking for a reliable and durable flooring material, he or she may be surprised to learn that concrete is a viable option. The flooring material is not typically found in kitchens and living spaces, but it offers even more benefits that traditional options and doesn't have to be cold and unattractive.
A luxury home in the heart of San Francisco has recently been listed as for sale. The San Francisco Gate reports that a Potrero Hill home features all of the classic design structures of an Edwardian-period construction, but the amenities and finishes of a modern property.
Do you need more space? If the answer to that question is yes, consider renovating your garage. It's not uncommon for a garage to become a cluttered space that gets filled to the brim until vehicles can no longer be stored safely in the unit.
Are you on the market for a new home? Or, are you planning to renovate your current home? According to the National Association of Realtors, consumers are interested in customizing the spaces they live in to fit individual styles and tastes.
Architect Frank Lloyd Wright embraced change and thrived on incorporating the new technologies being developed during the Industrial Revolution into his designs.
Sometimes there just seems like there isn't enough room in the house. So, instead of going through the cost of finding and moving to a new house, a homeowner may want to consider the merits of instead renovating the current place to fit his or her needs.
One couple from Williamsburg, New York, is making headlines with their unusual taste in structures. DNAinfo reports that David Boyle and his wife Michelle Bertomen were concerned that they would never be able to afford real estate prices in their home neighborhood of Brooklyn.