The smallest room in your home tends to be THE most expensive to renovate. That’s because a typical bathroom remodel is heavy on costs for both labor and materials. Want to save money? Do most of the work yourself and carefully consider what to keep and what to get rid of. Here’s help.
Do you love the sleek look of a stainless steel kitchen? You are not alone. Among homeowners who remodeled their kitchen last year, 73 percent chose stainless steel appliances. Add to that the popularity of stainless steel sinks and faucets … and you’re looking at a material that plays a starring or supporting role in just about every American kitchen.
Are your cabinets starting to show their age? Would you like to bring your kitchen into the present century … without the major investment of replacing all the cabinetry? Don’t worry, it can be done. Check out these inspiring suggestions for how to make old cabinets look modern.
We are in love with nature—but also with technology—so which is better when you build or remodel a home? Natural products such as wood or wool? Or a man-made substitute, such as laminate or nylon? To answer this question, I consulted dozens of design and DIY websites and checked in with my secret weapon—my parents—who are both architects.
Every home has its flaws. We can try to hide them, but the truth eventually comes out. Hiding the truth from a buyer can, at the very least, result in the termination of a contract. Substantial revelations about the condition of your home can cost money and even a potential lawsuit.
Mandi Johnson makes it look easy. The 32-year-old Stark County native runs Making Nice in the Midwest, a blog where she chronicles home remodels, DIY projects and travels with her family. She’s also a frequent contributor to A Beautiful Mess, a popular lifestyle company founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman.
Even when you think you’ve hired the right contractor, your project can go wrong. But all is not lost, as long as the contractor was licensed. (You have next to no legal recourse against unlicensed contractors, and some jurisdictions even come after homeowners for hiring them.) Here are your options.
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