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How To Choose The Perfect Paint Color For Every Room In Your Home

Use Color To Change The Way A Space Looks And Feels

Color is a powerful design tool. Use cool tones of blue and green to create a tranquil, calm feeling in a room. If you want an energized and cheerful vibe, choose warm, vibrant shades of red, yellow, or orange. Different paint colors can also make rooms seem larger, smaller, wider, or taller than they actually are. Before you start painting,...

17 Jan 23

Home Remodeling Design Tips For Better Accessibility When Aging In Place

How To Modify Your Home To Make It Safe And Comfortable As Your Needs Evolve

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines aging in place as "the ability to live in one's home and community safely, independently, and comfortably regardless of age, income, or ability level."

Most adults would prefer to age in place for the feeling of greater independence and comfort that...

02 Aug 22

Landscaping Your Yard: 7 Tips You Need To Know

Learn How To Elevate The Appearance Of Your Home

First impressions are lasting. Beautiful landscaping is a smart investment because it elevates the overall appearance of your home and increases the value of your property. Whether you are building a brand-new custom home and starting from scratch, or you are remodeling your home, or you are simply freshening up the existing landscaping in your...

13 May 22

14 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Spring and Summer

Follow These Tips To Keep Your Home Well-Maintained and Looking Great!

Regular maintenance is essential if you want to preserve, and even increase, the value of your home. When the seasons change, take the time to spruce up the outside and inside of your home and make all necessary repairs. Now that the long winter months are over, we've got some tips for you: here are 14 easy ways to make your...

27 Apr 22

Arts and Crafts Architecture and Home Design

Simplicity, Utility and Beauty Are The Primary Characteristics Of The Arts And Crafts Movement

The Arts and Crafts movement began in Europe in the late 1800's and gained popularity in the United States at the turn of the 20th century. The term 'Arts and Crafts' refers not to one particular style, but rather a specific approach to interior and exterior design. It is based on the idea of...

07 Jul 21

10 New Trends In Bathroom Tile Design

Elevate The Look Of Your Bathroom

Bathroom tile has a utilitarian purpose - it needs to be moisture-resistant, easy to maintain and durable. At the same time, the tile you choose should be visually pleasing and reflect your personal style. With so many colors, styles and materials to choose from, you are no longer stuck with plain white squares. The newest trends are all about mixing color, size,...

26 May 21

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