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Do’s and Don’ts of Refurbishing a Historic Home in Knoxville, TN

  Knoxville, Tennessee is an area rich with history and beautiful homes; it’s why refurbishing a historic home in Knoxville is a trend gaining in popularity. From its beginnings as a jewel on the bridge from the east to the Midwest to its role in the Civil War, and now its present-day status as one of America’s most underrated cities, Knoxville has endured continually as one of the best places to live in America. […]

By |2019-01-26T17:46:23-04:00July 18th, 2018|DIY Home & Projects|

Easy Green Home Upgrades to Make Before Listing Your Home

  No matter what time of year it is, there are reasons we want or need to sell our home. Before listing your home for sale, we have some hot tips on clean, easy green home upgrades that might help you sell your home faster. And if you and your potential buyers feel better about the planet, that’s a win-win. […]

By |2018-06-29T10:32:18-04:00June 24th, 2018|DIY Home & Projects|

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|


When it comes to remodeling, going green is a great choice for homeowners. There are abundant opportunities to be green when choosing products for your home. In our visually driven society, at any budget, materials and finishes give homes their aesthetic value and emotional rewards. […]

By |2020-05-17T16:21:58-04:00April 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 |2020-05-15T16:56:15-04:00April 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|

How to Organize your Home on a Budget

After browsing home improvement magazines or websites like Pinterest, you may find yourself wishing you had an extra month’s income to make your home picture-perfect. You don’t have to abandon your organized dream home completely, though. Even with a small budget, you can create a place you love living. […]

By |2020-05-15T16:58:59-04:00January 23rd, 2017|DIY Home & Projects, Organizing Advice|

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|
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