Updating Your Bathroom Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

While we all may dream of renovating our bathroom from top to bottom, it’s not always possible due to cost. Even on a budget, your bathroom update doesn’t have to become all about utility. Luxurious touches can be added throughout to give you a spa feeling while also adding practicality and ‘green’ eco-conscious touches where

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Even Your Older Home Can Learn Some Smart New Tricks

According to a recent survey*, a whopping 65% of home buyers are looking for modern day technology in the homes they’re considering for purchase. Smart home technology is not just for brand new construction, as there are many simple options available that require little advanced knowledge or skill. Of course, there are others that do

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Ceilings That Won’t be Ignored

When planning a spruce-up for our homes, we tend to run down the usual list: new décor, furniture, area rug… Instead, why not look up at your ceiling? This article highlights some ideas to bring the wow factor into any room whether you’re a beginner DIYer or you need a little help from a contractor

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Carpeting DOs and DON’Ts (and a couple of NEVER EVERs)!

Someone once said, “Preparation is everything”. It’s true and applies to most things in life. It does to carpeting, as well. This month we’ve compiled some DOs and DON’Ts – and even some NEVER EVERs – if you’re adding carpeting to your home. Let’s get right to it.   Preparation truly is everything You can

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How to Create an Autistic-Friendly Bedroom

As a parent to a child with autism, it takes plenty of observation to establish what gives comfort and what does not. That is particularly important when designing a bedroom that must first be a place of safety. If you are unsure where to begin, here are some ideas on building a haven. Where to

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Spring Fixups – Caring for and Cleaning the Inside of Your Home

We talked about the outside of your home and yard last month, this month we’ll look at what cleaning  and fixing up needs to be done inside your home. While there are many things to cover, know that you extend the life of your home and its contents by maintaining them well – fixing as

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Spring Fixups – Caring for and Cleaning the Inside of Your Home

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Cool Kids’ Rooms – Creating the Space that Reflects Your Child’s Own Personality

It seems like all kids want a cool room – one that is all about them. Creating one for your child may be easier than you think. If you’re planning to give your child their own cool room, read on… Just as when undertaking any project, do your homework. In this case, creating a personalized

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Create a Home Library or Reading Nook

When we hear the term home library, we often think of dark leather, overstuffed chairs grouped together inside a massive room, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling built-in bookshelves overflowing with leather-bound books. Tables and desks are made of deep mahogany, lighting is dim, and no one speaks in these rooms… Those who are able to afford these

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The Right Lighting for Your Home

Did you know that as we age, we tend to need more light? But even if you’re in your twenties and buying a home, you probably want it to be well lit. Regardless of your age, you will incorporate varying degrees of light throughout your rooms since different rooms will serve different purposes. Here are

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