Bamboo Flooring: A Cool, Chic Cousin To Hardwood For Your Home

Bamboo is kind of like a cool cousin to hardwood, especially when it comes to flooring. The smooth texture and rich grain makes bamboo seem like hardwood, but in a fresh, contemporary way. Talk to flooring retailers about the best flooring options for your budget, and to discover more about this unique flooring material. Some common questions surrounding bamboo flooring include: What exactly is it? Bamboo flooring is a cool, contemporary feature that many homeowners are choosing over wood and linoleum flooring. Read More 

Four Tips to Help the Average Homeowner Deal with Water Damage Restoration

If your home has recently been flooded, the restoration of the problem can be difficult. Water can cause problems with mold and structural damage. It is important to have the restoration done as soon as possible to prevent these problems if possible. If there is only minor damage, the water damage may only require a little cleaning and small repairs if they are done soon enough. Here are some things that you may want to know about dealing with water damage in your home. Read More 

3 Creative DIY Cabinet Knobs For Budget Kitchen Remodeling

You expect to see some high price tags when undergoing a kitchen remodeling project. But you might experience some sticker shock when you realize how expensive cabinet knobs can be for even a simple design. If you have a do-it-yourself spirit, there are some easy, creative and affordable cabinet knob hacks that will bring interest to your cabinet doors: Spoon and Fork Pulls Create cabinet pulls using cheap forks and spoons for a look that's perfect for everything from a rustic to modern design scheme. Read More 

How To Cut Winter Heating Costs

Heating costs in the winter can be astronomically high for some regions, depending on the cost of power and the climate that they are exposed to. Such costs represent a continuous running expense that could be better spent on other commodities, as well as representing an inefficient and unsustainable use of energy. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint and your energy bill at the same time, there are a few simple and effective steps that you can take. Read More 

More Than Masonry: Keeping Your Chimney In Good Condition

Just a few decades ago chimney repair was largely left to masonry contractors, and few fireplaces used anything other than brick or stone fireplaces. Modern fireplaces are diverse though, both in appearance and the materials used to make them , and many such materials weather time and use differently than brick. As such, it's important that your approach to fireplace and chimney maintenance is capable of addressing these varied needs. Read More