Renovating can be a pretty daunting task for anyone, and trying to find the greenest options can make it even more challenging. If you're feeling a bit overwhelmed by the task ahead these 10 tips could help streamline your 'to do' list.
This week I wrapped up my first bathroom renovation. (Well, almost.) Having never done a bathroom renovation I didn’t really know what I was getting into. I remember thinking, how much could it really cost? This room is tiny! For today’s post I am going to outline all of my costs from start to finish. I realize that each bathroom comes with its own challenges and issues and this is simply one experience.
Last week, Susan gave us an excellent guide for How To Hire a Contractor where she praises the benefits of word-of-mouth in finding the right contractor. In addition to word of mouth, she mentions several excellent online resources. Next time you have to hire a handyman, plumber, electrician or any kind of tradesman or contractor consider these sites:
With a tight budget, busy work schedules, three kids and two pets, Nicki and Kennedy managed to completely overhaul their sunroom and breakfast room. And they did it all themselves. In six weeks. And for less than $4,500, new furniture included. How did they do it?
If you want chestnuts roasting on an open fire this winter season, but don't have a fireplace to do the cooking, there are plenty of alternatives out there. So when Jack Frost starts nipping at your nose, you can get warm next to your virtual fireplace which simulates the sounds of a crackling flames. Isn't technology grand?
Holiday decor can be fun, but is often gaudy. A simple streamlined design is more befitting for the ritual observance of Chanukkah.Yet, finding sleek modern Menorahs is harder than you think. So after a bit of searching, we've compiled a list of simple, but still interesting, Menorahs.
Fiber optic lighting is no longer just for lounges in Vegas. As the technology becomes more popular, the prices have gone down and the taste factor has gone up. The new generation of fiber optic design is organically inspired and extremely elegant.
Spanish lighting hardware company Fontini is celebrating their 60th Anniversary with a collection of rocking and rotary lightswitches. The 1950 Collection is a line of modern decorative hardware that celebrates the history of electrical hardware at a time when "industrial chic" is all the rage.