Category Archives: Home Improvement

7 Best and Worst Home Renovations in 2016

A renovation project should not only add immediate value to your home, but also ensure that your return on investment (ROI) is attainable (should you decide to eventually sell). If you’re looking for a high-impact project to tackle this year, be sure to check the 2016 Cost vs. Value Report  Read more »

February 12, 2016Permalink

The Coolest Samsung Smart Home Products at CES

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the single largest tech event of the year.  This is the time when every major tech company announces what’s new and what’s hot.  As an owner of a few Samsung products, I visited their booth to check out some of their newest products  Read more »

January 15, 2016Permalink

How Paint Can Transform A Home For Sale

The following is a guest post from Patti Stern of PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating. Not sure which update to tackle first when preparing to list your home for sale? When we walk into a client’s home, almost always the first suggestion we make is a fresh coat of  Read more »

December 11, 2015Permalink

Your Home’s December Honey Do List

December is arguably the busiest month of the year, so it’s important to get started on your home’s to do list early. Follow this guide to prepping your home for the holidays, so that you can actually enjoy them! 1. Clean out your fridge – While you may still be  Read more »

December 11, 2015Permalink

Smart Home Technology: 7 Surprising Features

Lights, cams, doors, security — many homeowners know the basics about home automation and smart home technology. But there’s a whole array of fun smart home features that you’ve never dreamed of, from watering plants to feeding pets. Lights, cams, doors, security — many homeowners know the basics about home  Read more »

November 20, 2015Permalink

How a Humidifier Can Save Your Health, Your Home and Your Wallet

Maintaining a healthy humidity level in your home has more benefits than you’d think! As the weather begins to lean toward the colder side, memories of the past winter start flooding our thoughts. The one thing we forget every year is just how dry the air can be during the  Read more »

October 29, 2015Permalink

Mastering the Art of Brushed-On Finishes for Kitchen Cabinets

If you’re a fan of the classic look, brushed-on cabinet finishes have a lot going for them. Professional kitchen renovators tend to have strong opinions about cabinet finishes, yet there’s surprisingly little consensus about what makes for a great paint finish. I’m a former custom cabinetmaker. One past partner favored  Read more »

October 29, 2015Permalink

5 Trendy Kitchen Design Tips

Looking to put your kitchen on point with the latest trends? Here’s how to incorporate what’s hot right now into an enduring design that will never go out of style. #1 Give in to grey If you want to update your kitchen’s color, consider going grey. Designers have noted that  Read more »

October 23, 2015Permalink