Designing Your Home For Yourself

Mold Inspection, New Construction, and How Your Expected Deadlines Are Affected

As a general contractor, you secure a job by promising that construction will be completed by a certain date and under a specific dollar amount. However, the best plans do not always work out the way you intended. Take mold, for example. Finding mold in your new construction can completely derail a project, if you let it. If you get a mold inspection done right away, then you can get a good idea of how your deadlines are affected. Read More 

Updating Your Kitchen On A Budget? Learn How To Install A Simple Backsplash

A kitchen renovation project can be quite involving and expensive, especially if you plan to replace your appliances, cabinets, and counters. While a complete remodeling project will make your home's kitchen look brand new, not every homeowner can afford it. If you want to update the look of your kitchen while on a budget, adding a backsplash is easy to do. Here is how to give your kitchen a fresh look that is affordable. Read More 

How To Clean The Fabric Upholstery In Your Car

Fabric upholstery picks up stains and smells at a higher rate than leather. If your dog vomits in your car or your sister-in-law borrows your vehicle and returns it reeking of smoke, your fabric seats are going to need some serious TLC to get both the stains and the odor out. If you need to freshen up your vehicle's interior, you can clean the upholstery in your car at home and save money instead of taking your car to a professional. Read More 

How To Make A Buffet Table Out Of Old Base Cabinets

If you're renovating your kitchen, you can make some amazing changes with the old cabinets. In fact, instead of sending your old base cabinets to the landfill, you can repurpose them into a buffet table and bring a completely new flavor to your space. This guide gives you six steps to convert the cabinets that your home improvement contractor takes out of your kitchen into a buffet table for your dining room. Read More 

Why Should I Consider a Slate Roof?

It was common to have slate roofs on homes over a hundred years ago, because the material was affordable and plentiful. When manufactured shingles made out of asphalt became affordable, the popularity of slate decreased significantly. Even though slate is not as common as it once was, it has many benefits that make it an excellent choice for a roofing material. Slate Is Very Durable One of the main advantages of using slate roofing materials is how durable it is. Read More