Shopping for a New Home? Check Out the Kitchen

check-kitchenBuying a home is the largest investment most people will ever make, so it’s no surprise that such a big decision may seem daunting. There are, however, some simple guidelines that can help you find a home that you will be happy with for a very long time.

Evict That Home Energy Hog For Good

Evict That Home Energy HogIn 1980, kitchen appliances accounted for nearly 44 percent of an average annual home’s energy consumption. With innovations in cooking, cleaning and preservation appliances, that figure is just above 10 percent today — and still dropping — much to the delight of consumers seeking green options throughout the home.

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 >>

Top Home Remodeling Trends

Top Home Remodeling TrendsFor many homeowners, remodeling offers a chance to improve their lifestyle. From bigger bathrooms and kitchens to greener living spaces, here are some of the latest trends in home remodeling and design options. Read more >>

Survey Finds Granite Countertops Still No. 1

By overwhelming majorities, American adults prefer granite to any other countertop surface for their dream kitchens, and believe granite countertops increase home resale values, according to a new national survey’s findings. Read more >>