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A 101 Guide to Planning and Designing a Kitchen Remodel

  Remodeling any part of your home is daunting. While some areas, like your garden or yard, might be easier to revamp by using tools like an electric lawn mower, designing a kitchen remodel can be an intimidating task. That’s due to the overwhelming number of choices available, even if you simply want to update countertops and cabinets to refresh the style. Before calling in a professional or beginning work yourself, you should consider the many different elements that make up a kitchen. Keep track of your ‘must haves’ and dislikes while planning. Doing so will set the foundations for design aspirations and help avoid building your dream kitchen from turning into a nightmare. Below are some basic steps for [...]

By |2018-06-05T15:39:08-04:00May 23rd, 2018|DIY Home & Projects|

New Jersey Home Renovation Trends for 2018

  Times are changing in the housing market. With the speed of modern looks and personality, homes are starting to be remodeled left and right. The thought slips in your head once, and then you look around your house and notice all of these sections that can be updated dramatically. Now, it’s time to gain inspiration and take action! By breaking down the New Jersey home renovation trends for 2018, we help you gather some great ideas that are personal and in style. These trends will be grabbed all over New Jersey. Places like Andover, North Plainfield, Pennsauken, Springfield, and Stanhope are either already ahead of the curve, or soon to jump on. Here are our New Jersey home renovation [...]

By |2018-06-05T15:39:43-04:00May 19th, 2018|DIY Home & Projects|

How to Shrink Wrap Furniture and Hard-to-Pack Household Items

  Knowing how to shrink wrap furniture and awkward items can save you a lot of hassle during a move. Shrink wrap can keep household items secure and protected. It saves you from worrying about damage and dirt, and it helps keep loose things like wires and drawers in place. Better yet, shrinkwrap, when appropriately done won’t stick to your furniture or leave ugly marks. Unlike tape, it doesn’t have an adhesive backing. It sticks to itself, and that’s it! […]

By |2018-08-22T12:56:36-04:00April 28th, 2018|DIY Home & Projects|

Going Green | Home Remodels that Add Value and Comfort

  Are you faced with either moving to downsize or remodeling to age in place? Maybe your family is outgrowing your home but you’re in the town’s top school district. Every year millions of Americans are faced with the choice to remodel or move. Deciding which is right for you can be difficult. However, if going green and healthy living appeals to you, a green home remodel might just be the answer you’re looking for. […]

By |2018-06-02T14:15:40-04:00April 21st, 2018|DIY Home & Projects|

Home Renovation Survival Guide

  Home renovations are notorious for being stressful. Whether you’re taking on a large project like a historic house or “just” remodeling your kitchen, home renovations can challenge your relationships, budget, and sense of sanity. However, it is possible to cut down on the stress and conflict of a home renovation. Here are some tips to help you manage a renovation with fewer headaches and more joy. […]

By |2017-06-28T13:45:01-04:00April 24th, 2017|DIY Home & Projects, Family Life|

Home Remodel | How To Keep Cat Safety in Mind

There’s no denying, moving is stressful. It is stressful for people, and it causes stress in cats. Moving is so stressful that many homeowners decide to stay put and renovate. Keeping cat safety in mind during a home remodel will be at the top of your list whether your remodeling plans include creating a cat-friendly home, replacing drafty windows, or something more extensive. […]

By |2017-06-12T13:23:53-04:00February 20th, 2017|DIY Home & Projects, Family Life|

Kitchen Remodel: How to Pay Less for Appliances

  We have all heard the saying, “They don’t make ‘em the way they used to,” and that has never been truer than for appliances.If you are planning a kitchen remodel, how to pay less for appliances is no doubt at the top of your list. Anyone who has purchased more than one appliance in their lifetime understands this harsh new reality. What used to last for 25+ years now lasts for 12 years, maybe. If you’re lucky.  […]

By |2018-01-07T19:36:44-04:00October 10th, 2016|DIY Home & Projects|

Craft Storage: How Self Storage Can Help You Create

If you are passionate about crafting, you’ve probably experienced first hand how quickly your work space can go from clean to cluttered. Crafting utilizes many different types of objects, which can make craft storage at home a challenge. Add small children or pets to the equation, and you may choose to opt for offsite craft storage. […]

By |2016-06-27T12:19:30-04:00June 27th, 2016|DIY Home & Projects, Storage Tips|

5 Tips for DIY Home Storage

  Decluttering before guests arrive, tackling spring cleaning or a visit from an outspoken friend or relative can inspire you to finally get everything organized and stored properly. While self storage is a great option for some, you may also decide to find enough space for home storage without ever leaving the hosue. If you choose to “do it yourself,” keep in mind the following 5 tips to increase your chances of success. […]

By |2017-10-22T20:26:29-04:00March 28th, 2016|DIY Home & Projects, Storage Tips|
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