Tag Archives : remodeling

5 Easy Kitchen Upgrades You Can Do Yourself

Tired of looking at those same old cabinets or that boring backsplash in your kitchen? Want to add a little “wow” without breaking the bank? Below, we’ve shared a handful of ideas from Nancy Mitchell for Apartment Therapy. It’s time to turn your home’s kitchen from drab to fab! Paint just your lower (or upper) […]

Cheap ways to add wow to your kitchen

Tips for restoring an old home

What to Consider Before Renovating an Old Home

Here along the river in Northern Kentucky, historic homes dot the landscape. From old Victorian and Italianate homes to shotgun-style houses from the post-Civil War area, you’ll find some beautiful architecture in the region’s urban core. If you’re someone who is looking to invest in an older home or just loves to fix things, Northern […]

Home Restore vs. Rehab: What’s the Difference and Which is Better?

When it comes to fixing up an old home, there are a lot of things to consider. Perhaps the most important decision, however, is choosing whether to rehabilitate or restore the property (yes, there is a difference). So how do you know which approach is the right one to take? Below, we’ve shared a list […]

Restoring versus rehabbing an old home

Tips for winterizing your home

Tips for Protecting Your House From Old Man Winter

Here in the Midwest, frigid cold weather has already started creeping in. The holidays have come and gone but there are certainly some things you should take care of before temperatures dip too low. Below, we’ve shared a list of cold weather tips, courtesy of Gwen Moran for House Logic. Protect Yourself Have shovels on […]

Give Your Home a New Look in the New Year

Well, the New Year is here, which means it’s finally time to stop putting that home improvement project on hold and make a resolution to get it done. Whether you are looking just to make small upgrades to improve the look and feel of your home or completing practical necessities such as replacing a water […]

Tips to help you get started on that home improvement project

Best home improvement projects under $10,000

Here’s How to Give Your Home a Boost for $10K or Less

A home is likely the biggest purchase you’ll make in your life. It’s also the biggest investment. To boost its value, you must not only maintain it, but also pour some money (and love and time) into it from time to time. While many home improvement projects can cost tens of thousands of dollars, there […]

Don’t Wait ‘Til Next Year to Do These 4 DIY Projects

Well, the clocks have been turned back here in Northern Kentucky which means we’ve lost an hour of daylight every day for the next few months. While the early sunsets make it difficult to get anything done outside through the week after a long workday, there are a few DIY projects you may not want […]

DIY projects to do before next year

Recaulk Your Bathtub This Way

How to Recaulk Your Shower or Bathtub in 5 Easy Steps

Eventually you’re going to have to replace the caulk around your bathtub. After countless hours of showering and scrubbing of the grout, the caulk liner that surrounds your tub begins to wear thin. If not tended to early on, the gaping hole between the wall and your tub can be a breeding ground for mold, […]

Stay On Top of Fall Home Maintenance with This Checklist

The first day of fall has come and gone which means you’re already behind when it comes to starting fall maintenance projects around your home. To ensure you get everything done before the winter months roll in (and they will roll in), we’ve shared a fall home maintenance checklist by John Riha for HouseLogic.com. Now, get […]

A fall maintenance checklist

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Small Fall DIY Projects to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Fall is here, which means Old Man Winter is knocking at the door (please don’t answer it). Before his arrival and all that comes with it – freezing temperatures, snow, sleet, and more – you might want to consider spending some time over the next month or so preparing and protecting your home. Below, we’ve […]