Category Archives: Home and Family Lifestyle

Starting a Vegetable Garden in Your Yard

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Home Vegetable Garden-Design Build ProsA vegetable garden in your own yard is a great way to obtain fresh vegetables, spices, or fruits without having to pay high prices for them at the grocery store.  In addition, you can freeze your goods in order to eat them throughout the winter for that fresh out of the garden taste in your dinners.  A vegetable garden can also be a captivating family experience, and it can show children the understanding of the natural cycle of growth. Continue reading

Best Flooring Material Options for a Home Gym

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Here are some flooring material options for a home gym.

Rubber Horse Stall Mats

Home Gym Design Option (1)Rubber Horse Stall Mats are both heavy and dense. These mats are designed to be placed in horse stalls for easing the horse’s knee joints. Thus, they are applicable in home gyms and exercise rooms.  These mats come in big sheets of 4 ft. by 6 ft., and in weights that demand that you carry them with a partner (100 pounds).

Cost

One great advantage of horse stall mats is the price.  From online retailer Tractor Supply Company, the mats currently run about $1.60 per square foot. Continue reading

Cooking with a Convection Oven In Your Kitchen

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Kitchen Remodel (4)The majority of people are accustomed to the radiant oven which has a burner at the bottom, cooking racks in the mid-section and probably a grill at the top. The problem with this kind of burner is that it losses a lot of heat and when using it, you must place the food being cooked right at the center or you risk ending up with food that isn’t cooked properly. With the recent worldwide call on families and industries to save on the cost of energy, using the radiant burners are no longer appealing. Convection burners seems to have offered the much needed solace. Continue reading

Paint Finish Options for Your Walls

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Paint Finish (1)-Design Build ProsPainting is not as cut and dry as you may think. There are a lot of different components that go into it, and many of them are going to cause you to scratch your head. If you think that you can just buy a can of paint of your favorite color and just go for it, you’re sorely mistaken. There’s a bit more involved to this, and when you start to look at paint finishes, you’ll realize that your decision making process should take on a little bit more thought than just picking out your favorite shade of color. The following will help you explore a bit of the options that come alongside with paint finishes today. Continue reading

Selecting a Hot Tub for Your Deck or Patio

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deck and patio remodel by AK Renovations-a Design Build Pros Preferred RemodelerIf you’re ready to turn your home into the ultimate relaxation spot, you will have to do some research. Selecting a hot tub for your deck or patio may take a little time, because you want to be sure that you find a model that will fit both your budget and your needs. There are many good options available today. Let’s take a look at what you need to know when shopping for a hot tub for your home: Continue reading

Healthy Brunch Ideas for Your New Kitchen

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contemporary kitchen design build remodeling in Monmouth Beach, New Jersey, 07750 (9)When you have an amazing new kitchen, chances are you never want to miss an opportunity to cook a meal. Who doesn’t want to spend time in a newly remodeled kitchen? Aside from breakfast, lunch and dinner add brunch into your cooking routine. Here are a few healthy brunch ideas to make in your beautiful new kitchen. Continue reading

Green Material Options for Your Remodeling Project

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Eco-friendly remodeling - Design Build ProsAre you contemplating home remodeling options? Remodeling gives your home a feeling of a fresh and healthy beginning altogether. A House & Home survey conducted in 2014, indicates that close to 84% of homeowners plan to do some form of remodel on their homes within the next two years. People do remodeling for a number of reasons; some do it to enhance the home’s value, while others do it to improve on the home’s appearance, plan or layout and feel. If you are preparing to remodel your home, then it is advisable to do green remodeling. You need to do careful choice of materials which are eco-friendly. Continue reading

Celebrating the First Meal in a New Kitchen

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Kitchen Remodel (10)After all the work is done, there is nothing that you want to do more than enjoy a great meal cooked in your new kitchen. Chances are your meals have consisted of fast food, frozen meals and several restaurant visits during the duration of the remodel. At this point nothing will satisfy your taste buds more than a home cooked meal. The first meal in your new kitchen should be a celebration. Since celebration is in order the meal should be something truly special. Here are two first meal main courses to consider. Continue reading