Remodeling comes in all shapes and sizes. Each time you invest in your home, you brighten your living space as well as increase the value of your home. You may have saved up for a particular project: a room that needs work, an expansion, or new floors throughout the house. Or, you may have a variety of ideas without a specific location in which to get the process started.
Whatever the case, you’ve come to the right place to begin reading about the possibilities. Here, you’ll find inspiring remodeling articles, plans, and photos. Know what a mudroom is? If not, chances are your home could use one, especially if you’ve got an active lifestyle or have a home with pets. Our list of remodeling articles is poised to grow to accompany an endless array of projects that could be waiting for you. So stay tuned!
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A guide to creating dropped ceilings in your remodel, whether it's in the basement, a popular place to use a dropped ceiling to conceal plumbing and wiring, or anywhere else in the house.… Read more »
Plastic moldings are made out of PVC or a polymer resin blend. They can be bent and molded to fit almost any curve; they can be painted or stained, and are even made to imitate a wood grain.… Read more »
Natural wood baseboards are an elegant finish detail that can really complement the style of your home. This article looks at the options for solid wood base moldings, stain choices and installation.… Read more »
The cathedral ceiling is one pitch that has been loved and incorporated into home design for many years now. This type of ceiling ascends upwards forming a peak at the top and can incorporate a number of different angles along the way. It can be any shape… Read more »
One beautiful accessory that complements any design is the addition of moldings. Plaster molding comes pre-manufactured, or you can have it custom created specifically for your home. Plaster moldings can be simple and basic, but tend to be more elegant an… Read more »
Wood paneling tends to carry with it a negative connotation of an ugly style left-over from the sixties and seventies. These days however, there are actually several forms of wood paneling and beautiful ways to incorporate it into your home in a modern an… Read more »
The Arts and Crafts Style started in the 1800s. Great Britain saw the beginning of the movement with the close of the lavish style of the Victorian Era and the onslaught of industrialization. American builders picked up on the style and it became very pop… Read more »
Acoustic ceilings were developed in the 1960s and were commonly used in homes to create lower ceilings, as well as to provide a sound barrier. In addition to absorbing sound, these ceilings also allowed homeowners to install additional ductwork, electrica… Read more »
Of all the styles out there, contemporary is my favorite. If you are flexible in your approach, it never has to go out of style. Contemporary can be modern or retro. Just follow a few hard, fast rules, including, but not limited to, the following:… Read more »
The main idea to keep in mind when going tropical is to reflect the culture of the area you choose. That's not to say you can't mix it up a little, too. Use exotic hardwoods like rosewood or teak and natural materials like grass cloth, banana leaf and rat… Read more »
This article talks about coffered ceiling fans, what they are used for, the benefits, etc.… Read more »
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