Buying or leasing your first home is a milestone. Whether it’s a small apartment or a large house, it’s your residence. Yet it takes more than your signature on the paperwork to make that space feel like home. The bare walls and empty rooms of which you’ve taken ownership likely will need a lot of work before you can feel truly comfortable there.Read More
Our backyard is a great place for you and your family to unwind and have fun. Of course, you have to work at making it one. A bare backyard isn’t likely to do much for you, so make an effort and spend some money to convert your backyard into an enchanting oasis that will provide you, your loved ones, and even your friends an outdoor getaway just a few feet out of your house’s back door.Read More
It takes less than 1/10 of a second for someone to make up his or her mind about you from a single glance at your face. What you do or show later has little effect.
The same is true when someone first views your home. The first glance, the first impression, will be what shapes how your home is perceived. And in most cases, that first impression will be your front door. So, the question is, what first impression is your home giving? What impression do you want it to give?
Here’s some ideal matches between door accessory finishes and how you want people to shape first impressions of your home.Read More
Outdoor space informs the appearance of your household and exterior design is just as important as interior design. While you do not have as much elbow space to get crazy with the appearance of your yard as you do with the interior, there are still countless creative solutions to create a captivating oasis of comfort. In the day and age when eco-friendly living has become ubiquitous, some especially nifty tricks have become quite prominent and, if you are interested to learn more about them, here are some green solutions for a perfect backyard getaway.Read More
Companies all around the world are doing their part to go green. Some use energy-saving techniques, while others participate in recycling programs and use office supplies made of recycled materials. Many companies even allow telecommuting and remote work options to save on costs.Read More
Are you tired of looking at the same old family room? Not exciting or glamorous as it once was? Maybe it’s time to renovate that old space into something you and your family would enjoy.Read More
Your backyard is a multipurpose part of your environment. It should be a place for fun, solitude, recreation, peace, and gathering with friends and family. Perhaps you eat meals in your backyard. Maybe you have a backyard pool. How you use your backyard will impact how much privacy you will need and what type of privacy.Read More