How to avoid hidden dangers in home and office furniture (BPT) – Awareness of health risks from potentially harmful chemicals has grown exponentially in recent years. Consumers are demanding transparency regarding what’s in the food, personal care products and household items we use every day. But did you know thatRead More →

How daylighting can brighten up your home 5 ways to brighten up your home with daylighting (BPT) – Looking for relatively quick, doable home improvement projects that won’t break the bank? You can create a bright, cheerful home just by changing the lighting. A well-lit space can make rooms appearRead More →

Infusing natural elements for distinctive design (BPT) – Natural materials add notes of strength and serenity to a space, while simultaneously revitalizing the overall aesthetic. These elements not only represent the distinct beauty found in nature, but also can serve as unique statement pieces that bring handcrafted modernity into aRead More →

Cleaning tips for your hardwood floors (BPT) – Time to spruce up your home, clean out those dusty corners and say goodbye to winter. You’re not alone in the spring cleaning adventure — according to the American Cleaning Institute, 91 percent of Americans participate in spring cleaning. As you joinRead More →

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 →

5 top tips for low-maintenance landscaping (BPT) – A lush lawn and garden boosts your home’s curb appeal, but it also takes a lot of your free time. You want to spend that time enjoying the space, not taking care of it. The solution? A few low-maintenance strategies to keepRead More →

5 latest trends in bathroom design (BPT) – Today’s homeowners are increasingly expecting their bathrooms to mirror some of the spa-like features that were previously seen only in hotels, resorts and luxury vacation rentals. Home television shows and websites like Better Homes and Gardens (bhg.com), ElleDecor.com and Houzz.com have showcasedRead 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 →