Renovation

Renovation Stress? 8 Tips to Stay Sane

My husband and I are knee-deep in bathroom renovations and I’d be lying if I said it’s been smooth sailing. We’ve been plagued with scheduling delays and tile issues and our two-week reno has turned into a six-weeker. We’re finally wrapping it up now, but it’s been a st…

What No One Tells You About Flipping Houses

Learn the secrets of house flipping. Image: Perry Mastrovito/Getty Images We love binge-watching house flipping shows while dreaming of tackling a flip of our own. House flipping can be fun, and sometimes profitable, but your favorite shows don’t tell you everything you need to know before you jump…

10 Times a DIYer was Smart to Hire a Pro

Get the most out of your DIY home improvement projects. Image: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock We love diving into DIY projects at home. Even if you’re a total novice when it comes to DIY, anyone can tackle simple projects to enhance their home. No matter how experienced you are at working…

4 Remodeling Questions to Ask Before Your Next Project

Beginning a new remodeling project can feel overwhelming. After all, there are so many details to consider that it can be hard to know where to start when it comes time to articulate a vision for your end product. With that in mind, we’ve brought you four questions to ask…

These Are The Home Improvements With The Best ROI In 2019

Every year, Remodeling Magazine releases their Cost vs. Value Report, an in-depth look at the return on investment (ROI) that common remodeling projects get across the county. This year was no different. When the 2019 Cost vs. Value Report came out, we knew that we had…

The Freshome Guide to Renovating an Older Home

Hanohiki/GettyImages Historic homes are full of character, but sometimes they also need repairs and renovations. We may not all have an HGTV budget to work with, but there are multiple ways to brighten and update an older home. Here are a few tips you need to know before you start…

These Are the Top Renovation Mistakes (And Tips for Avoiding Them)

Renovating is tough. It’s easy to fall into tricky — and costly — mistakes. But don’t worry; we’ve got your back. Below, we’ve listed four of the most common renovation mistakes, plus tips on how to fix them. Keep reading to learn what you can do to keep your renovation safe…

These 6 Home Improvements Are a Priority This Year, No Matter Your Budget

Better Home and Gardens just released the results of a national survey asking two distinct sets of homeowners what they want to change in their home for 2018. The 10th annual Home Factor survey polled two groups about home improvements they’d like to carry out this…

How to Plan Your Next Remodel Like a Pro (Without Going Nuts in the Process)

Though a tremendous undertaking, you can get through your next remodel with our tips. Image: John Dancey Custom Designing/Remodeling/Building Anyone who’s ever tried to manage a remodel can tell you that it’s a huge undertaking. Between trying to stay on time, on budget and on top…

5 Must-Know Tips for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor

Hiring a remodeling contractor can be intimidating. After all, sometimes it can seem like there are as many options out there as there are horror stories. The question is, how does one sort through everything in order to find the perfect fit for your project. If you’re getting ready to…