Saturday, 14 November 2015

Join Style at Home's live Twitter chat: Holiday decorating

Have yourself a stylish holiday season with help from the editors at Style at Home!

Get Instant Hot Water with Watts Hot Water Recirculating System

On a chilly fall morning, you don’t want to stand around shivering while your shower heats up. With the Watts Hot Water Recirculating System, you’ll never have to wait for hot water again. It provides instant access to hot water at every faucet or shower when needed -- increasing your comfort, conserving water and saving money.

The Watts Hot Water Recirculating System recirculates water within the hot water supply line of a home to prevent it from cooling in the line. The average homeowner can save up to 10% on their water bill and conserve up to 15,000 gallons of water each year by

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Sunday, 8 November 2015

Celeb home tour: Cameron Diaz's glam New York apartment

If seduced by old Hollywood glamour then you'll love Cameron Diaz's apartment for sale in Greenwich Village, New York.

Thursday, 22 October 2015

A Brick Paver Walkway Is A Great Outdoor Home Improvement Strategy

A brick paver walkway is one of the best ways to make a grand entrance is... to have a grand entrance. However, we're not talking about your homes' foyer or entryway. We are talking about the walkway that is first seen when arriving to your home and then admired as your guests and visitors walk up to your front door.

Here is a beautiful example of how you can tie in your current landscape and add some "Pop" to your home. Notice the way this brick paver walkway leads you straight to this home's entrance and utilizes the regional foliage to add to the curb appeal of this brick home.

This paver walkway in dublin cobble harvest blend with grey border is very complimentary to this home and landscaping.

Friday, 16 October 2015

The 3 Best DIY Home Improvement Strategies

Here are the 3 best DIY home improvement strategies you can do today. These three strategies will help home owners with that “Can Do” attitude and drive update and improve their home without the added expense of hiring a contractor.

DIY Home Improvement Strategy #1: Planning
Seasoned DIY'ers know that before starting any home improvement project, it is crucial to consider every facet of the job. This will prevent you from losing time, effort and money. Starting with the end in mind can offer you insight before embarking on a home improvement task. Plan early, wisely and follow these steps to success.

Home Improvement Strategy #2: Get Advice From Many Advisors
Remember the proverb - “Many advisors and your plans will succeed.” This is #2 but most assuredly our best advice when it comes to DIY home improvement strategies.

So before you start working on your project you’ll want to get advice from more than one person about the project you're about to tackle. Here are a few suggestions:
  1. YouTube videos are great fast and free
  2. the clerk at the local hardware store can give you some good insight as well
  3. other DIY'ers. There may be a friend or neighbor who is a seasoned pro in the project you're about to embark on, ask around
 Remember there are many techniques out there to do everything from peeping a wall for painting to the type of brush or roller to use.

Home Improvement Strategy #3: Finances
Finances are key! A good rule of thumb is to add 20% to what you get for numbers to do your home improvement project. It’s amazing how even the seasoned contractor comes across added costs once they get into a project. Watch any home flipping TV show and in virtually every episode this will happen. By adding a 20% buffer to your project you will have peace of mind when the unexpected occurs.

There you have it, the 3 best DIY home improvement strategies you can do today and have fun while improving your home.

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Home improvement reviews and tips

These techniques will divulge as much information as you can use before starting any new remodelling job. One example, only a few home improvement jobs will increase the value of your home. We will tell you which jobs will.