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Best House Siding Options for Everyone

For this post, I am going to tackle 4 of the most common sidings for homes. Hopefully, you will be able to decide on the type of siding for your own home after learning more about it. Stucco Siding This is one of the most popular choices when it comes to house siding mainly because of the cost involved. You can save a lot of money with this option because materials and labor costs are low. A traditional style of stucco siding uses ...

How to Install a T-Molding for Floor Transitions

Remodeling a house requires hard work and creativity because you want to make everything look nice while also aiming for high quality results. As there are many rooms in a house, you need some designing lessons or experience to make the environment from one room to another complimentary with each other. Floor transitions have a lot to do with the overall ambiance of a house because it’s where people walk on. Just observe yourself – you always look at where you’re ...

Laying Hardwood Floors Along Hallways – Basic Facts

Basically, there are 3 ways of laying hardwood floors along hallways – vertically, horizontally and diagonally (at an angle). As there are rooms along hallways, however, utmost consideration should be taken when deciding on your floor plan. Remember, there should always be a smooth flow as you walk from one area of your home to another – otherwise, the entire ambiance of your home will be out of sync. Vertical Style Opting for laying hardwood floors vertically is an economical way to ...

Basic Shades of Grey Hardwood Floors for Your Home

Have you caught on the latest trend when it comes to hardwood floors? Grey-colored hardwood flooring is very popular today, so using this style for your home renovation will surely please you as well as your guests. Sure, there are different types of flooring that you can use. When I am doing a home renovation job, I have a lot of options. Aside from hardwood, carpets, tiles and linoleums are just some of the most popular choices. If you have your heart ...

Painting Safety Tips for DIY Painters

Painting is such a simple (and enjoyable) job that you sometimes want to do it yourself. When my team is renovating a house, this is one of the tasks that I often participate in (LOL). As simple as painting may seem, however, there are some things that you need to keep in mind to stay safe while performing the work. Safety always comes first, remember that, so keep the tips I have for you below in mind when tackling on a ...

How to Install Tile Floor to an Entryway

Needless to say, the entrance to your home gets the highest traffic. And for that, your choice of flooring for this part of the house should be durable enough to handle it. For me, having tiles on the entrance is the most practical choice because it’s not only durable but easy to clean as well. Oh, and with the many choices of tile flooring ideas, it’s not going to be a boring entryway too. Removing the Old Flooring If you’re renovating your house ...