Tips for DIY installing the perfect kitchen backsplash

kitchen backsplash

The backsplash evolved from necessity, as a way to protect kitchen walls from damage. Over the years, the backsplash has become so much more: a way of personalizing a space many consider to be the heart of the home, as well as to provide a seamless transition from countertop to wall. A kitchen without a …

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Home improvement projects that actually give you bang for your buck

Home Improvement Projects

Sometimes it’s difficult to figure out what home improvement projects are your best investments. Ideally, you not only want to add to the enjoyment of your home but also to your home’s value. Here are some considerations for deciding what home improvement projects are worth your time, effort and money — and which ones might be …

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Should you DIY or go pro? Ask these questions to figure it out

Should You DIY?

When determining whether to DIY common home remodeling and improvement projects or whether you should hire a professional, the first consideration should be safety. Even if you think you understand how to tackle the project, some jobs are simply unsafe for homeowners with little to no construction experience to handle. Next comes money. Consider which …

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The faux-factor: how to decorate the right way with hardwood-inspired tile

High Contrast Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring has it’s plusses: it’s charming, it gives rooms a warm, inviting feel, and it meshes with practically any style of interior design you might like, from classic to contemporary. But wood has its downfalls too. It can be easy to damage, it wears more quickly than tile, and it requires more regular upkeep. …

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Why now is the best time of the year to remodel your bathroom or flooring

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With holiday shopping, parties to plan, parties to attend and the New Year right around the corner, winter may not seem like the best time to remodel your floors or remodel your bathroom, but guess what? Now might be the best time of the year to get a bathroom remodel or new floors installed in your home. From end-of-year …

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