1. 8 Tips/Ideas About Home Building

      Imagine living in a comfortable, modern house with your desired design, good temperature variations from room to room, and, best of all, great room for improvements. It might sound too good to be true, but these cozy conditions are the norm for people who had tried these. It’s exciting to build a home from the ground up. There are fun choices to be made, from selecting the hardwood floors…Read More

  2. Indoor Air Quality in Healthy Homes Gives Better Health

    Indoor Air Quality and Better Health Did you know the air inside your home or office is often worse than outside air? We are used to thinking of the indoors as a safe haven from pollution. Yet research has indicated that the indoor environment may be as much as ten times more polluted than the outdoor environment.  Since most of us spend most of our time indoors, it would be wise to ensure our in…Read More

  3. When you visit a place you used to live, it gives you back the feeling that you have when you were there.

        No one can control their emotions, good or bad. If you spend your attention on how you feel, you’ll be in a constant state of anxiety. If you feel good, you’ll start worrying about how to keep that feeling. If you feel bad, you’ll fret over how to feel better. For better or worse, the place where we grew up usually retains an iconic status. But while its human nature to want to have a …Read More

  4. How to Plan and Complete a Complex Remodel Project

    The aim of this post is to educate the remodeling public on the proper steps needed to complete a medium to large scale remodeling project. Projects that fall into this category would be whole house remodels, room additions and space re-configurations. Every project would benefit from a complete set of prints but the larger projects require these plans at a minimum. STEP 1: OUTLINE WHAT YOU WANT D…Read More

  5. The importance of a thorough building inspection

    Home Inspections are Important When purchasing a home or investment property, it is important to thorough inspect areas that will need to be addressed immediately and those items that will need attention at some time in the future. Home inspectors are hired to make you aware of possible deficiencies so that you can enjoyment your new home. The importance of a thorough building inspection can not b…Read More

  6. 5 Tips For Spring Cleaning

    5 Tips For Spring Cleaning With warmer months just around the corner, spring cleaning isn’t far away. Whether you want to clear some of the winter clutter or just feel like a change in scenery, spring cleaning can make it happen. Now is the perfect time to clean out the garage, basement and/or attic. If there are any items that you don’t plan to use, this article will tell you how to get rid o…Read More

  7. Home Improvement Project Return on Investment

    Home Improvement Project Return on Investment Spring is the time when homeowners evaluate projects that they will tackle in the year ahead. Homeowners are divided among those that are looking to renovate for higher resale values and those that want to enjoy the new space with their families. The reason for the remodeling project in the eyes of the homeowner drives the importance of utility vs. cos…Read More

  8. Caring For Hardwood Floors in Chicago

    Caring For Hardwood Floors   They’re natural, rich, gorgeous, and timeless. It’s no wonder so many people choose hardwood floors for their homes.  Like its name, hardwood feels hard to the touch, but it can be more sensitive than it looks. In this article we will learn how to care for hardwood floors. What kind of finish does your hardwood floors have? In order to take care of your flo…Read More

  9. 5 Popular Kitchen Design Styles

    Kitchen Design Styles If you are looking to install a new kitchen into your home, there are a myriad of kitchen design styles that you could choose from. Together with the bathroom, the kitchen is the most important room in the house and it needs to be designed to maximize its utility to the family and the home's value. Aside from the hall the kitchen receives the highest amount of foot traffic in…Read More

  10. A Single Mom’s Guide to Home Improvement

    A Single Mom's Guide to I had a friend that bought a house about nine years ago, her son was about to turn three and she reveled in the security of owning her own slice of the American dream. She said that being a single mom was (and is!) both challenging and rewarding, but knew that having a house to call her own was the best thing that ever happened to her and her son. The home that my friend pu…Read More