Options, options, options. When you think of home remodeling design options, you typically think of things like kitchen and bathroom tile, countertop materials, wallpaper, room colors, etc. One of the areas where you have a plethora of options and the ability to make a a strong impression? Your front entry door! Continue reading
Don’t Put Off Home Repairs
“It is most important to take care of repair items as they occur, whether inside your home or on the exterior. I regularly see homes needing repair in addition to the desired updates the homeowner requests.” – Kathi Fleck
There is nothing that holds up a project like unexpected repairs. Even if the repairs were known about, it’s completely possible for homeowners to put off maintenance tasks until a major project is being done. When going into a remodeling project, it’s usually fairly obvious if maintenance has been deferred or not. If it’s been put off for too long, the overall cost of the project the homeowner wants to do becomes greatly increased by the necessary repairs that will need to be done along with it.
DISCLAIMER: This article, nor I, have the answer to what A $3,000 Bathroom Remodel is or exactly would include. Read my rant below to understand the basis for this article’s title.
A homeowner can choose to have almost any budget, high or low for a project. The question is then, “What do you get for that particular budget?” The factors are many, such as DIY (do it yourself) or hire a professional. Check out our informative article about Who Will Build Your Remodeling Project. The extent of the work scope is also a major factor. For instance, in a bathroom remodel the project may call for a complete demolition and gut of the walls and floor. Doing this allows for checking the in-wall plumbing connections and electrical wiring then updating as needed. Plus, any rotted wood or mold can be addressed. New insulation and fresh, moisture resistant drywall and cement board can be installed. Some may opt to forgo these steps and tasks and simply do a bathroom makeover where the fixtures and tile are replaced and the wall components listed prior remain. Continue reading
Hi There, Fellow Gardeners!
This is AnnahMarie and Becca.
We at Organic Gurlz Gardens are often posed the question of ‘What is The Big Difference between a Smoothie and a Juice?’
Both drinks are quite delectable, commonly served chilled, and complement each other greatly. (At least, depending on the ingredients, they do.)
We have observed a few primary differences between the beverages down below…
When you think kitchens and kitchen appliances, you think refrigerators. While there were working “fridge” models prior to 1913, this is the year when the domestic refrigerator was invented. The inventor was Fred Wolfe.
However, the prototype was improved upon the very next year by an engineer named Nathaniel B. Wales. Refrigerators really jumped in popularity in the 1920s after the invention of freon; from there, the General Electric “Monitor Top” refrigerator became the first fridge to see widespread use.
January 27th is Thomas Crapper Day
January 27th marks a “holiday” you may not be not be familiar with…the day is unofficially known as Thomas Crapper Day. You maybe have heard to a toilet crudely referred to as a “crapper” and the origin is with Thomas Crapper. While Crapper did not invent the toilet, he was a proficient plumber and a skilled salesman who is responsible for the toilet’s initial surge in popularity.
Hi There, Fellow Gardeners!
This is Becca.
Cleaning out a congested drain can be an unwanted hassle – and costly. We at Organic Gurlz Gardens have a few tips for unclogging the sink pipes.
One of the most obvious ways to prevent clogging is to avoid placing hair or large items down the drain. Washing down the sink with hot water also aids in keeping the drain from obstacles.
You know the economy is coming around when homeowners are putting as much thought and planning into their mud rooms as they once put into their kitchens. Here at Design Build Pros, we have been designing an increasing number of multi-purpose laundry and mud rooms for homeowners throughout the United States.