5 smart ideas to refresh your deck (BPT) – As seasons turn, your focus begins to shift to the outdoors. Your deck or patio becomes your new living room — an ideal setting for memorable moments with friends and family. If you look at these spaces and long for aRead More →

Unique ways to add style and personality to your kitchen (BPT) – From cooking to conversing to entertaining, the kitchen truly is the heart of the home. It’s also one of the spaces that homeowners most often dream of renovating. A growing trend in kitchen design is personalization, where thoughtfulRead More →

How to add a bathroom in the basement or garage (BPT) – It’s home improvement season, which means you’re probably dreaming of enhancements to make your space more livable and to enhance property value. Adding a bathroom is a great way to do both, but for many people, concrete posesRead More →

Combine graceful forms and slender proportions for mid-century style (BPT) – Mid-century style celebrates the aesthetic influences of the 20th century, bringing clean lines, slender forms and high function to the interior space. From modernist architectural structures to furnishings that embrace rounded geometries and smooth contours, design elements from thisRead More →

Room redesign? Start with the floor 5 trusty tips for a room redesign (Hint: Start with the floors) (BPT) – To change the look of any room, start with the floor. A beautifully finished hardwood floor adds warmth and charm — and the range of options available for hardwood floorsRead More →

6 reasons your bathroom needs a high-tech boost (BPT) – From smart thermostats that help you save energy and keep your home comfortable, to high-fidelity speaker systems that allow you to enjoy your favorite music and movies, there’s no shortage of electronics to upgrade your home. And as technology becomesRead More →

4 home upgrades, suitable for the whole family (BPT) – With a bustling household and busy family schedules, updates to the home are often a low priority compared to time spent with loved ones. Consider four home improvement ideas fit for the entire family, which require little time commitment andRead More →

Retaining walls to the rescue (BPT) – Segmental retaining wall (SRW) units are one of the most versatile landscaping tools in the homeowner’s and professional landscaper’s toolbox. Retaining wall units have evolved from just being used to retain soil, transition slopes and prevent erosion. Today’s SRWs can do all thatRead More →