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.

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.

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic HardwoodMore Americans might be driving hybrid cars and recycling, but their hardwood kitchen and living room floors can be just as critical to climate change. No one knows exactly how much illegal hardwood enters the United States, but estimates range from $250 million to $375 million worth per year — much of which is used for high-end flooring.

DIY and Money Saving Tips For Kitchen Remodeling

DIY and Money Saving Tips For Kitchen RemodelingAdmittedly, a homeowner will need some form of carpentry experience or a handy gene to carry out some of the tips listed below, but finding a way to make it happen will be worth it for any savvy homeowner running low on a budget for kitchen remodeling costs. Read more >>

Accentuate Your Home’s Architecture With Wood

Accentuate Your Homes Architecture With WoodThe newest trend in home renovation is to add updates that are true to a home’s specific architectural tradition, whether it’s Old World Mediterranean, English Tudor, Craftsman or Victorian. Wood features are especially important in drawing attention to your home’s architecture. Because wood is a flexible and durable material, it is commonly used to achieve a cohesive look that accentuates a home’s architecture and blends its focal points. Read more >>