Converting part of an unfinished basement into living space has always been a popular home improvement. Finishing off a basement costs about half as much as you’d pay to build an addition, and it won’t take away any backyard space. Real estate agents like finished basements too. They usually rate this upgrade very high in cost-vs.-value surveys –right up there with kitchen and … [Read more...] about Read Before Finishing Your Basement
After an unpredictable winter, the days are getting longer, the temperatures warmer, and spring is finally settling in. Many engage in spring cleaning to make a fresh start, but this is also the perfect time for easy home renovations that will excite the whole family with something new and different. The following are 10 one-day home renovations to welcome spring and make … [Read more...] about 10 Cheap And Easy Home Improvement Projects
With so much technology at our fingertips, many are worried about the effect we are having on our environment. The fact that we use more energy and resources than probably any culture from past days is no secret. In fact, the average U.S. home uses approximately 32 kilowatt hours of electricity and 400 gallons of water each day! Many find it unsettling to consider how much we … [Read more...] about New Green Home Technology: Is It Worth the Investment?
Someone recently asked me what I would love to blog about if I had no limitations of money. I would love to blog about remodeling my home. I like to see before and after remodeling photos. I think it is absolutely amazing the difference small changes can make. I would love to document the process with photos and let others know what to expect from different projects. In … [Read more...] about Home Remodeling Checklist: 10 Things To Do Before You Begin