How to Pay for Major Home Repairs the Right Way

How to Pay for Major Home Repairs the Right Way

By Guest Blogger Jackie Waters Owning a home comes with its fair share of benefits, but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. The costs of home maintenance can add up, especially when you don’t prepare for them. And when maintenance turns into repairs, it’s a whole...
Best Countertops for Busy Kitchens

Best Countertops for Busy Kitchens

Replacing a scratched, scorched, stained, or just plain unattractive countertop can transform any kitchen. Happily, there are lots of options in a wide range of prices. A new laminate countertop can cost as little as $5 per square foot. Or you could easily spend 10...
6 Creative Ways to Fund Your Home Renovations

6 Creative Ways to Fund Your Home Renovations

Whether you’ve lived in your home for decades or are just about to start your journey as a homeowner, the idea of customizing your home to fit your style and preferences, as well as necessary repairs to aging homes, can be both exciting and daunting. The exciting part...
Getting Real About Renovations

Getting Real About Renovations

Budget with Quotes from Real Life, Not Reality-TV Home-makeover shows share some version of a price for the work they are doing, but those figures might as well be monopoly money for what it’s worth to your own budgeting. Keep things realistic by going straight to the...
For Father’s Day, Gift Your Dad A Man Cave

For Father’s Day, Gift Your Dad A Man Cave

Man Cave (noun): a room or space (as in a basement) designed according to the taste of the man of the house to be used as his personal area for hobbies and leisure activities. Increasing in popularity, the man cave has become one of the more desired rooms a homeowner...
Paint Technology News: Get Excited to Watch this Paint Dry

Paint Technology News: Get Excited to Watch this Paint Dry

When you think of revolutionary technology, white paint is probably not even remotely close to being on your list. But, believe it or not, there’s been a recent breakthrough in some paint technology that will enable paint to cool buildings. Sound too good to be true?...