How to Deal with Delays in Your Remodeling Timeline

How to Deal with Delays in Your Remodeling Timeline

Backordered supplies, lumber shortages, fewer available tradespeople — these are just a few of the reasons that home renovations in the U.S. are taking longer and are more expensive to complete than ever before.

Some construction delays fall outside a contractor or homeowner’s control (weather, backordered materials), while others may be a result of improper scheduling or homeowners who make last-minute changes once construction is underway.

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5 Quick and Easy DIY Home Improvement Ideas

New (to you) home but an empty bank account? Or maybe you’ve been in your home for some time, and you’re tired of looking at the same tired walls, but you don’t have the cash for an all-out renovation.

Whatever the reason you want to renovate your home, it is possible to create a home that you love spending time in, without breaking your budget.

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8 Tips for Renovating a Tiny Bathroom

We all want a bathroom that’s clean, uncluttered, and shiny. The trouble is that keeping your space clean and inviting can be challenging. 

Add to this the constraints of a small bathroom and you only add to the difficulty of decorating in a way that’s both uncluttered and functional.

Read on for some tips on how to create a stylish bathroom with these simple ideas for decorating small bathrooms.

1. Choose a soothing palette

Opt for bathroom decor that uses neutral colors such as whites, off-whites, and tans to create a calming effect.

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5 Home Renovations with the Highest ROI

5 Home Renovations With the Highest ROI

While a renovation can make your home more attractive and more valuable in the eyes of home buyers, not every project actually offers good value. One way to measure how much value a renovation is worth is to look at ROI (return on investment). ROI is especially useful if you’re planning on selling your home soon and just want to maximize the sale price.

For example, the top item on this list has a ROI of 102% — which means it actually raises your home’s value more than it costs. On the other end of the spectrum, an upscale master suite addition recoups less than half its cost.

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