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Do It Yourself | New from HomeDesign.com - Part 2

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Home’s Security?

Is It Time To Update Your Homes SecurityAs Americans work in their yards and start DIY home projects, it might be appropriate for them to think about improving outdoor security. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. households experienced about 16.3 million property crimes, including burglary and robbery, in 2008. Many people feel that a home security system automatically makes their home safe, but outdated technologies may leave a home vulnerable.

Make the Most of Your Next Home Improvement Project

Whether it’s the downturn in the economy or the increasing popularity of DIY television shows, one thing is certain; homeowners are tackling more home projects themselves. A lot of first-timers are learning new skills and using new tools so they can finish projects ranging from simple maintenance and crafts to room renovation.

Resolve to Get Organized in 2010

home-shelving1Start 2010 with a bang: organize your home and work space! Take the first step by installing shelving that is specifically suited to maximize your space. To successfully clear out and keep out clutter, you need storage space. The folks who operate Shelving.com and TheShelvingStore.com have been providing shelving and storage fixtures for over fifty years. They know that one size does not fit all when it comes to maximizing your available storage space.

Outdoor Rooms Help Expand Homes

Outoor Rooms Help Expand HomesIf the economic downturn means a new house isn’t realistic right now, consider adding an outdoor room to your home. You can extend your kitchen, expand the family room, create a meditation place — the possibilities are endless. The best part? There’s no need to take out a second mortgage, because you can do it yourself.

Keep Germs From Invading Your Home

Keep Germs From Invading Your HomeIf your home is your castle, you need to defend it from the invading hoards — of germs, that is. Family members can pick up germs, such as disease-causing fungi, protozoa, bacteria and viruses, anywhere and at any time. Germs can be transfered from work, your child’s daycare or a cough from a stranger on a bus. And once one family member becomes ill, the whole house may very well succumb to infection.