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What Is a Tile Backsplash?

Not long ago, a backsplash served the very utilitarian purpose of protecting a wall above a sink from splashes of water or above a stove from splashes of food that is cooking on the stove. Today’s backsplashes go way beyond simply protecting a defined space of wall above a stove or sink. Backsplashes are now…

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Popular Roof Types

Roofs come in a variety of styles and types. The primary purpose of a roof is to shelter and protect buildings and their occupants from the elements. Standard asphalt shingles or slate or clay tiles used to be about the only choices of roofing material. Today, advances in technology and attention to style and detail…

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Bathroom Lighting Tips

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, from apartment-sized single bathrooms to expansive spaces where the masters of the home can retreat for a luxurious bath in a spa-like environment. Regardless of the size of the bathroom, one common element – the lighting – matters in terms of functionality and design. Have you ever experienced…

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Understanding Remodeling Costs

Is it time to update your bathroom or kitchen? Are you ready to finally finish the basement or add a three-season room? When it comes to remodeling or renovating a room in their home, most homeowners know exactly what they want. What they don’t know is how much the project is going to cost them.…

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Home Offices Designed for Productivity

Telecommuters and self-employed business owners comprise more than one-third of the U.S. workforce*. Because most of these people must do some, if not all, of their work out of a home office, their work space must be designed to ensure maximum productivity. In many cases, the space must also allow for meetings with clients and…

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Best Ways To Boost the Value of Your Home

If you are thinking of selling your home and looking for ways to increase your home’s value, knowing where to start is not always easy. Do you rip out decades-old wood paneling? Reface kitchen cabinets? Change out light fixtures? While those ideas are certainly worth considering, the best place to start is to think about…

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Tips for Pet-Friendly Remodeling

In a recent survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association*, a whopping 68% of all U.S. households own one or more pet, with dogs and cats being the top pets owned at 48% and 38%, respectively. Since these four-legged friends are often considered another member of the family, why not take their needs and…

Twelve Kitchen Remodel Essentials

Are you finally ready to remodel your kitchen? Maybe you already know which cabinets and flooring you want and are in the process of seeking bids from contractors. Before you make any final decisions or sign a contract for your kitchen remodel project, you’ll want to make sure the statement of work includes installation of…

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Keeping Your Floors Clean

Homeowners usually select flooring based on the room it will be in and family lifestyle. Flooring such as hardwood looks great in the living room but may not be appropriate in the kitchen. Ceramic tile, with its moisture resistant qualities, works great in the bathroom or laundry room. Vinyl is a favorite flooring type in…