Spring Home Improvement Projects

Spring home improvement projects can help update your home, add comfort and save more of your hard-earned paycheck.

Spring is here, which means it’s the best time to get going on some of those home improvement projects you’ve been putting off all winter long. Spring home improvement projects can help update your home, add comfort and save more of your hard-earned paycheck. According to Kathy Krafka Harkema of Pella Window and Doors, a […]

Outdoor Fireplace and Fire Pit

An outdoor fireplace is a great central feature in your backyard that can be used for many summer activities.

Adding an outdoor fireplace or fire pit to your patio is a perfect way to make the most of your yard. Imagine sitting around an open fire making s’mores and creating memories with family and friends. A fireplace outside can also provide a bit of visual excitement and a bit of warmth on a chilly […]

Hot Floor Trends for 2013


When it comes to remodeling a home, flooring is usually one of the top things people want changed. Flooring is a key component that affects the overall look and feel of the home. Many homeowners are realizing that the floor is a great place to inject a little more personality into their design. One of […]

Kitchen: Get Inspired by 2013 Trends


Kitchens are often the most popular gathering spot in your home, so they need to be functional yet inviting. Over the years designers have gotten creative with storage solutions and working with small spaces. The 2013 trend reflects the growing popularity of cooking and eating at home. But while a full kitchen renovation may not […]

Home Security: How to Choose an Alarm System

Home Security

Investing in an alarm system is a good option for added home security because it provides proven theft deterrence options as well as peace of mind. Home alarm systems can be complicated and expensive, so it’s crucial to determine your security needs before you begin consulting with alarm companies. Survey your home to determine how […]

Home Décor: 4 Trends for 2013

Home Decor Trends

You set a high value on your home and you want it to look its very best at all times. But following every single new home décor trend that comes out can be overwhelming. Here is a look at the top four home décor trends to look out for in 2013 to keep you home […]

Front Door: What Does its Color Say About You?

Cottage Door

Doors don’t talk… but they do say a lot. Your front door is the first thing visitors see when they approach your house. And it could say anything from “Come on in, stay awhile” to “Go away, we don’t want any.” So, how do you know what your front door is saying to upcoming visitors? […]