Home Design Ideals

May 27, 2019

Make the Front Porch a Selling Point?

The front porch is making a comeback. More builders are adding them back into new home designs too.

The front porch was once a mainstay in home designs in the early 1900s. But over the years it has gotten swapped out for those street-facing garages. Also, homeowners sought more privacy ...

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May 18, 2019

How to Marie Kondo Your Kitchen?

You may have heard of the Marie Kondo method for organizing, and we're here to tell you that it works. Click through to learn how you can make simple changes to your kitchen that will fill the space with joy.

Want to fill your kitchen with joy? There's ...

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May 11, 2019

6 Landscaping Ideas to Avoid like the Plague?

Don't ruin your yard with bad landscaping. Make sure to avoid these landscaping blunders. Click through for some valuable tips on making sure your grounds are up to Downton Abbey standards.

Landscaping can take your home's look to the next level, whether for better or for worse. Make ...

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May 11, 2019

Don't Ignore These Windows Warning Signs?

As a source of natural light or the opening to your favorite view, windows are wonderful additions to a home. Click through to learn how to spot troubling signs in your windows before they become serious.

We love a good window — especially one that lets light in but keeps ...

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May 6, 2019

Fast, Affordable Online Interior Design Options?

Spring is a busy time for home buying and renovating. These days, new internet-based businesses are helping homeowners get professional design expertise and merchandise more affordably and faster than ever.

It was only a matter of time before the internet would disrupt how the design trade has worked for decades ...

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April 16, 2019

Are Open Floor Plans Just Too Open??

The open floor plan has been a highly sought after layout among today’s home buyers, but homeowners who already live in open-concept homes say they’re starting to miss the walls. With an open floor plan, a kitchen, living room, and dining room are often one large open space.

 

“Buyers ...

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April 16, 2019

Man Caves and She Shacks: Your Personal Retreat?

Regardless of how much you love your partner, there are times in your week when you need some time alone. Click through to find out more about creating a solo retreat in your own home.

For a long time, the "man cave" held a singular position in the creation of ...

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April 13, 2019

Discover Which Architectural Style Fits Your Personality?

Have you considered lots of different home styles but are unsure which option is best for you? We've broken down the characteristics of various architectural styles. Click through to learn which style fits your personality.

With so many types of homes to choose from, how do you know where ...

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April 7, 2019

Crucial Steps to Planning a Successful Remodel?

Whether this is your first remodel or your fifth, knowing the right steps to the process can ensure that your project is done on time and on budget. Click through to learn the key steps for a remodel you can be proud of. 

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March 30, 2019

7 Home Maintenance Tasks All Homeowners Should Master

Keeping your landscaping and appliances clean and well-maintained can prevent costly maintenance down the road. Click through to learn how to become more of a DIY homeowner.

Whether you're a first-time homeowner or a seasoned veteran in homeownership, there are a few home maintenance tasks that all homeowners should ...

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