Turn Your Home into a Cabin Retreat

Turn Your Home into a Cabin RetreatEach year, DIY Network gives one lucky winner their very own state-of-the-art vacation retreat that is designed by the viewers. Online, viewers vote on the many different phases of each home project, then watch as construction is documented in TV’s only interactive home-building series, Blog Cabin. Locations for the three cabins thus far include mountain-side retreats and lakefront getaways that encompass everything about a vacation destination.

New Survey Helps Consumers Improve Their Eco-Awareness

New Survey Helps Consumers Improve Their Eco-AwarenessAt some point in their life, nearly everyone will take a step back to admire a newly painted or carpeted room in their home or that brand new car in their driveway. In fact, according to a recent survey, three-quarters of respondents admit that they love that “new car” smell, and more than two in five say they enjoy the smell of new carpeting. But as enjoyable as these smells may be, are people really aware what’s under their noses? Read more >>

Hiring an Architect

If your dream home project has been in your head for a long time and now you are ready to move on it, the first thing you have to do is find an architect or designer who will put the plans together. Many have a difficult time finding the right person and knowing how to approach them. This process can be easier than you think if you prepare yourself with the right information. Read more >>

WYSIWYG - What You See is What You Get, Modular Homes

WYSIWYG - What You See is What You Get, Modular HomesThe intention of this article is to clear up some common misconceptions that many people have exploring the wide world of modular homes. A problem I see happening over & over again is when retail modular sales companies don’t spend enough time educating potential buyers about the process, wanting to make a quick sale, & leaving consumers dissatisfied when they find out (much too late) down the road what’s really included with the price estimate they were given for their dream home. Read more >>

Five Common Carpet Myths Debunked

Five Common Carpet Myths Debunked(NewsUSA) - Carpeting has been the most popular floor covering in America for decades for good reason - carpets feel soft, reduce noise and insulate rooms. But some common misconceptions deter people from buying carpets. Before purchasing flooring, consider the following information from Shaw Floors. Read more >>