When considering bringing a pet home, your first thought may be all the fun times you will have with it, but sooner or later you must consider the possibility of it damaging your home in one form or another. Considering that dilemma, here are some ways you can “pet proof” your home before your furry […]

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When it comes to craftsmanship, how much is too much? Is there a limit to the precision one can expect on their project? Seeing a paint stroke or maybe a gap in wood work, when does it become a do-over? When do you accept it as a standard tolerance in construction? Perfection Perfection is unobtainable. […]

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When you’re talking about a major home renovation, the increased property value can be considered in the loan terms. Wide-scale upgrades to the housing stock also benefits the local economy and community. As such, in addition to the home loan products offered by conventional/private lenders, there are a number of supplemental loan programs designed to […]

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There are dozens and dozens of potential pitfalls out there, lurking to turn your otherwise sensible DIY project into a DIY disaster. Blown budgets and interminable construction woes can frequently be traced back to well-intentioned people with some skills who nevertheless bit off more than they can chew. There is also another set of stories […]

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Remodeling a room of your home—whether you want to tackle the kitchen, the bathroom, or the living room—is a massive undertaking. Remodeling your entire home seems like a nearly insurmountable challenge, especially if you want to save money. Re-doing your paint job, floors, furniture, and appliances requires a lot of energy, time, and determination.   […]

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