Lighting Isn’t Cheap: Here’s How to Do It Right

With the cost of today’s bulbs and fixtures, it pays to plan for lighting on the front-end of your remodel. Picking the right fixtures and bulbs for your remodel can be an intimidating process, but taking some time to plot out your lighting will save you…

8 Ways to Tailor Your Home for You, Not Resale

Planning to stay put for a few years? Forget resale value and design your home for the way you live! Forget for a moment everything you’ve heard about buying, renovating and decorating your home with resale in mind. Doesn’t it seem as if that’s been…

11 Reasons to Love Wall-to-Wall Carpeting Again

11 Reasons to Love Wall-to-Wall Carpeting Again I’m going out on a limb here, but I’m ready to embrace wall-to-wall carpeting again. In fact, I’m not sure why it fell out of favor in the first place. It is great for newly walking babies, provides…

DIY Green Home Cleaning with Lemons!

Add lemons to your cleaning products mix! They have a ton of awesome qualities including: antidepressant, antibacterial, antimicrobial, insecticidal, fungicidal, antiseptic, deodorizing, and the list goes on and on! Lemons are surprisingly versatile! Check out the below list of our favorite uses for cleaning with lemons!…

Power to the People: Outlets Right Where You Want Them

The other night I noticed my wife crouching on our sofa, her body twisted so she was almost facing the wall. It was a peculiar position obviously not anticipated by the Ikea designer. But, you see, my wife’s iPhone battery was dying, and the only…