Guides & How To’s

Inexpensive Ways to Transform Your Countertops

If you hate your countertops — kitchen, bath, bar, or garage — but you’re not ready to pony up the money required to get granite, take heart. There are other alternatives, probably cheaper than the tax you would pay for granite, to transform countertops. And the news gets even better.

How Your HVAC Unit Can Save You Money

Choose the right HVAC unit to minimize your heating and cooling bills all year. Image: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock We love saving money. Did you know that you can save money each year with the right HVAC unit? Your home’s heating and air conditioning use almost half of your home’s energy,…

Keeping Cool: How to Choose the Right A/C Unit

Let’s be honest: when it comes to buying things for your home, your air conditioning unit isn’t the most exciting. Still, in the heat of the summer, there isn’t a component of your home that matters more. Knowing how to choose the right A/C unit could mean the difference between…

How to Make Your Partially Open Floor Plan Feel like a True Open Concept

We can’t all have the most open of floor plans. Many homes were built before open concepts were widely accepted. That means they often have loadbearing walls that can’t simply be knocked down, leading to a partially open floor plan in many homes. Or you might have built or purchased…

9 Things You Can Do With That Blank Wall

When decorating your home, it’s not uncommon to have a one or two blank walls that leave you puzzled. You don’t really know what to do with them, but you do know that those barren spaces are driving you crazy. So, what are your options? Below are several ideas to…