Home Improvement Articles

Before You Invest In A Swimming Pool

If you are thinking about installing a swimming pool on your property there are some obvious and some “not so obvious” factors to consider. Budget is a huge factor, but not the only consideration. . . .

Selecting Your Carpet

We've all done it. Every time we invest in new carpet, we take an internal oath and solemnly swear we will take care of this brand new carpet, and rightfully so. It doesn't take a mathematical geni. . .

5 Essential Factors Of a Good Bedroom Design

Dear friends, successful design is a relative term. What is goodor successful for me may not be so from your point of view.But when it comes to interior design, there are certain factorswhich are a. . .

Benefits of Cork Flooring

Cork flooring offers several outstanding benefits to homeowner looking for something new and exciting in their home. The durability of cork flooring is appealing to most homeowners. High heels and . . .

How Often Should I Change My Vacuum Bag?

We're often asked: How often should I change my vacuum cleaner bag?The answer - there is no set answer. But there are some easy guidelines to follow.First, understand that vacuum cleaners work by m. . .

Money And Energy Saving Tips For Washing Your Dishes

Dishwashers sometimes come in for some bad press,particularly because it is assumed they waste energy andwater. However this is rarely the case - usuallydishwashers use less water and less energy . . .

Home Improvements – General Points

Every home improvement situation is different. Still, there are some general points that apply to most projects. Some General PointsWhen all the woodwork in a house is the same color (cream, white. . .

Candle Scents To Enhance the Season: Fall Into Winter

To decide on just a few candles is like choosing between eating chocolate and having lots of chocolate to eat… With so many scents to choose from, it's next to impossible to choose just one. This i. . .

An Easy Bathroom Curtain Idea

I always had a hard time decorating my bathrooms. You want them to look more “cute” instead of fancy, after all, it is a bathroom not a bedroom! I wanted to have some type of window treatment ove. . .

Make The Perfect Lamp Shade

Do you have ugly lamps sitting in your attic? Do you want a lamp for a specific room in the house, buy they’re way to expensive to buy new? I had 3 small, ugly plain ‘ol lamps just sitting in our. . .

Top 10 Lawn and Garden Care Tips

The following lawn and garden care tips will help you get the most from your garden.1. Different soil types have different watering needs. Loosen the soil around plants so it can quickly absorb wat. . .

Top 2 Ways To Get a Good Deal On A New Hardwood Floor

Be honest, are you one of those people who has more time than money? Me too. When I wanted to put a new hardwood floor in my house I didn’t rush about and just start throwing tens of thousands of . . .

Unlocking Your Dungeon: How to Finish a Basement Without ...

One thousand square feet, fifteen hundred square feet, three thousand square feet—however big your home is, you know it could always be a little bit bigger. Whether you’re in the throes of parentho. . .

Energy Saving Windows

Windows are one of the great energy-wasters of any house. About 25% of the total heat loss is from traditional double glazed sealed windows. New technology, however, has resulted in more efficient . . .

Decorative Pillows For Pizzaz

Decorative pillows can add just the right touch to any room in your home. Whether you choose the bedroom, living room, den, or office, you will find many places that just the right pillow that is d. . .

Jupiter Melody - Ionized Water at a Moment's Notice

The Jupiter Melody JP104 Water Ionizer is all that is needed for you to receive energized, healthy, antioxidant, alkaline water at a moments notice. This model has been outfitted with the ground br. . .

How To Install Professional Looking Porch Railings

Designing A Professional Porch RailingsIf you plan to install a professional looking porch railings for the first time you want to ensure you do it right the first time. This requires among other t. . .

One Way To Create Extra Space In Your Home Is With Closet...

Closet organizers can be a valuable space saving technique in your home. Closets are a much used part of the home, but they are, typically, poorly organized. That can cost space that could be used . . .

Things To Consider When Building A House

It is everyone's dream to own their own home. For most people, purchasing a home is likely the biggest single investment they will make in their lifetime. With new housing starts at an all-time h. . .

Home Security Can Be Simple

Lack of security in a developed world.Improving security of your home and business has become an increasingly important issue over the past few years. While crime rates for burglary, break-ins, and. . .

Ten Tips To Ensure That You Choose The Right Carpet For Y...

Buying a new carpet for your home or business is a decision that should not be taken lightly. The right choices will ensure that your chosen carpet not only looks great but also proves to be a wise. . .

Essential Guide to Choosing the Right HDTV Antenna

Aside from choosing your HDTV set itself, choosing the right HDTV antenna is the most important decision you're going to make in relation to watching HDTV.Even if you watch most of your HDTV on cab. . .

Extension Cord: Don't Throw A Rug Over It!

At the dinner table, I leaned over and whispered urgently to Kate, our host, "Smells like something burning." A bit startled, she got up and went into the kitchen to check. At her sudden departure,. . .

Protecting Yourself and Your Home When You Sign a Home Im...

A Home Improvement Project can be filled with a variety of problems and headaches. Most people are very trusting individuals and are not aware of the many problems that occur when one attempts a ho. . .

Too Many Home Improvement Decisions and Not Enough Answer...

We have all heard of a homeowner getting ripped off or having a bad experience/poor end result doing a home improvement project. Home improvement complaints rank at the top every year at the Better. . .