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Most fashionable Remodeling Trends in 2017

You may have your own justifications for the ‘why’ of your house-remodeling project. Maybe you know 2017 has been a huge year for remodeling, with innovations made in the most unexpected areas. New design inspirations, abstract geometric patterns, automation and so much more have become known in the recent past. Here are the latest remodeling trends for you to consider because your remodeling project has become a reality now. Home automation Home automation has been a well-explored concept in recent times, but 2017 has seen innovations ranging from Wi-Fi enabled indoor cameras to complete home controllers. Automated smoke detectors, cameras and temperature control systems have become more sophisticated and more affordable. Home automation is also a major participant in energy saving. Automation of lights and thermostats lower energy bills too.  Image Courtesy : Pixabay Vanity conversions Remodeling with reclaimed materials, especially wood, can be very exciting

Closet Remodeling Ideas

Are you tired of rearranging your shelves over and over again? Do you wish that you had more space to keep all your growing volumes of stuff? Let there be no frustration! Here are a few remodeling solutions to all your clutter problems without necessarily increasing your storage space. All you need essentially are a few great ideas of tidiness and organization. Each closet in your home can be custom designed to suit all your pressing needs. Here you are!  Image Courtesy: Pixabay Walk-in closets While it may seem that there is ample space in a walk-in closet, it is necessary to apply proper organization techniques to avoid clutter. You can convert an empty bedroom into a walk-in closet, making a choice of cupboard designs to match your storage need. Generally, the following are the three popular designs. v    The U shape v    The L shape v    The straight walk-in Depending upon your bedroom space you can plan your closet, and partition all the ava

Major Benefits of Green Remodeling

Are you interested in killing three birds with a single stone? Have you ever thought of the possibility of achieving three kinds of major saving with a single effort?  ‘A green remodeling project’ is the answer to these puzzling questions; yes, such a project helps you achieve three major savings –  on energy, materials and space! Your Eco-friendly green living can save you big bucks as well. Green remodeling opens the window to three positive outcomes: energy economy, smart use of reclaimed materials and optimal exploitation of available space. Seize your opportunity of going green! Image Courtesy :Pixabay Energy saving Start off your green remodeling with three basic changes to your existing home decor. v    Add more electrical insulation to those already installed in the walls, floor and vents and meet the standard requirements to improve energy efficiency. v    Fix faulty radiators and refill coolant gases in air conditioning units, which consume more pow

Remodeling your Garage Flooring for Hassle-free Maintenance

Rarely, if ever, you pay much attention to your garage flooring and find time to clean the garage. It is important that you give some attention to the garage flooring because it is constantly exposed to damage due to oil spills, salt deposition, dirt and grime accumulation, etc. Remodeling your garage floor will not only give it a nice look but also make it safe from further damage. The remodeling project may vary from simple floor coatings to changing your entire floor. Here are a few suggestions on how you can remodel your garage flooring. Image courtesy: https://cdn.morguefile.com/ Resolving existing issues At the outset, you should empty your garage and look for cracks in the flooring, oil spills, etc. Your floor may be made of bricks or concrete or even wood! Replacing them completely for small repairs would be time consuming and may cost you a fortune. Hiring a remodeling specialist would be a wise thing to do and the remodeled floor would last for years and

Remodeling your House: Safety Considerations

You have made a wonderful decision to remodel your house! It is certainly a great idea! There is, however, one aspect that you need to think about carefully, before starting the project: ‘safety of your family’! Depending on the scale of remodeling, you might have to make a few related crucial decisions like the following. To stay, or not to stay? Major projects might require you to move out to a temporary residence until the remodeling is complete. This is advantageous in many ways for both your family and the workers. However, you can stay at your own house by making minor adjustments if the remodeling work is confined to a couple of areas like a bathroom or bedroom. It is always a good idea to seek advice from a reputed remodeling contractor in this regard. Moving out temporarily Moving out temporarily to a new place will ensure complete safety of your family and your pets. You would avoid a lot of air and noise pollution and be comfortable without any hassle. Neit

Delightful Ideas for a Country Kitchen Makeover

If a kitchen makeover is in the cards, turning it country style is one charming renovation you can think of, with no big fuss! You can either redo your whole kitchen to evoke memories of big family meals in grandma’s home, or just sprinkle a few flourishes to whip up the rustic charm. Bring on the classic rustic appeal A good mix of hard wood/stone floor tiles, ceramic wall tiles, exposed cabinets, wicker accents, flea market finds and vintage lighting will make up an eclectic mix; together they will typify a country kitchen with an air of permanence, though imperfect. Potted herbs, botanical prints or hanging garlic strings bring the country kitchen to life. To evoke feelings of warmth and nostalgia, fashion a kitchen island and shelves out of distressed wood to exude a lived-in look. What’s a country kitchen without roosters, duck, or geese? Look for them on glazed platters, sugar canisters and coffee mugs. Line them up on wooden shelves coated in milk paint. For a tr

Redesigning Your Kid’s Playroom

A playroom is where your child spends most time in the early stages of growing up. Maintaining a neat and clean playroom is of utmost importance for the healthy growth of your child. Keeping the playroom orderly would be a mammoth task if it is not designed properly, and your child would not be comfortable there. Listed below are a few ideas to keep a playroom tidy and well maintained. Planning the room The first thing you are required to do is to clear the room completely of all furniture, wall hangings, fancy clothes, toys etc. It would indeed be very difficult to organize an annoyingly littered room. Once the entire room is empty, you can think of ideas for rearranging all your kid’s things. Having your child by your side when you redesign the room would be great because your child would feel more attached to the room if involved in the setting up of the room. Repainting would make the room look new and bright; let your child choose the colors for the room and mix