Spring is here, and that means the rainy season is on its way. Soon rivers will be rising, backyards will be flooding, and sump pumps will be working on overdrive. If you live near a river, pond, or other body of water, you may be living in a flood-prone area. There are things you can do to prevent flood damage, but some flood damage to your home is inevitable. If this is the case for your home, learn about the best home improvement options for a flood-prone basement.Read More
You can say that you don’t care how long your grass gets since you can easily trim upon moving out. However, the two most important parts of your home are your doors and windows. It might be hard to believe, but if they don’t match, look frightening, or sit in odd positions, you won’t have many people coming to see your home. There’s even a chance your doors or windows are weak and won’t shut out the elements from sneaking through cracks and holes. Here’s our quick, definitive guide on what to know about changing doors and windows.Read More
Redecorating your home can be incredibly stressful, but the result is so rewarding. Once you’ve figured out exactly what you want your home to look like, getting it to that point is cathartic and exhilarating. If you’re feeling like you want to redo your interior décor but aren’t sure just how to do it, keep reading for some tips on how to make your house more visually appealing.Read More
If you love the look of stained glass, but not the price tag that’s attached to it, did you know that it’s possible to make faux stained glass with commonly available ingredients such as acrylic paint and glue?
You can use this technique for windows in your home and glass panels as well. It’s perfect to cover sidelights in entry halls, bathroom windows, and to hide walls and fences.
Stained glass lets in sunlight, but hides unsightly things. It’s a perfect solution with endless possibilities and uses. As an alternative to the paint, you can use food coloring, but the result will be much less intense.
While it’s possible to create stained glass with water colors, stick to acrylic paint if you want a vibrant, thick result.Read More
Are you looking to brighten up your home for summer? These six summer essentials will make your home the envy of the neighborhood. Whether you are striving to keep the kids entertained or planning a beautiful gathering space, building the perfect backyard sanctuary is a summer project for the whole family.Read More