If you have big plans for the new year that include renovating or some major spring cleaning, then you also need to plan for some major junk hauling.
Homeowners who enjoy DIY projects like renovating or remodeling should be aware of the potential hazards in the debris they accumulate. Aside from nails and shards, it could even contain hazardous materials.
Your average DIY home improvement projects can actually require using materials that are considered "hazardous." In fact, many of the common building materials you work with in a remodeling project can have potentially dangerous components in them.
When homeowners are looking to put their houses on the market, it can often pay to do more than simply spruce up the place. Upgrades and renovations can be costly, but certain projects will bring back all or most of that cost in increased resale value.
Whether you hire a residential contractor or decide to go the do-it-yourself route, minor renovation projects to your home can be worthwhile investments. The prospects for your home improvements run the gamut from new front doors to landscape makeovers. The key is determine not only which projects are most needed for your house, but which ones will bring the maximum return on investment.
If you are thinking of remodeling your kitchen you probably want to do be at the forefront of design trends. What are the top trends experts see for 2018?
With the anticipation of spring weather and the start of a new year, many homeowners dream of remodeling their living spaces. But choosing the right contractor can be difficult.
[This is an updated version of an earlier post from 2017]
It's a great time to start planning a spring DIY home remodeling project. But it helps to have some expert advice before jumping in.
Homeowners inevitably find themselves dreaming of how they can improve their existing spaces. Whether it's a kitchen, a bathroom or even a full remodel, these projects fall into the "do-it-yourself" category.
If you've decided to take advantage of the booming real estate market, you'll be glad to know that Autumn is the second best time to sell your home.
According to a study by HomeLight.com, in much of California, for example, after Spring, Autumn - and November in particular - is a good time to sell. This is really good news if you've just recently made the decision to sell and need to do some renovations first.
With the housing market still hot and looking to stay that way, many homeowners are considering selling. And that means making the right upgrades to maximize their home's market value.
There are a number of investments a homeowner can - and should - make to improve the curb appeal and actual resale value of their home. According to most realty and home improvement experts, home remodeling can be a great choice and the kitchen is one of the top priorities.
Summer is traditionally a great time for taking on those indoor or outdoor projects around the house. But what do you do with all the trash and debris that you'll end up with?
One of the inevitable result of most projects - remodels, landscaping, or new add-ons - is trash and debris. And, depending on how long the project takes, or how extensive it is, there may the need for multiple junk hauling runs. But the real question is how are you going to get it done.
Many homeowners enjoy the challenge and pleasure of doing their own landscaping or home improvement projects. But can a stone patio be a DIY project?
When you find that your formerly lush backyard is becoming less than lush these days, or the upkeep is just too much, perhaps a patio is in order. The good news is that a professional looking stone patio is a home remodeling project within the grasp of even the least talented DIY enthusiast.