Installing new carpet in your home is one of the most cost effective home remodels. The cost of the product and the price of installation labor is minimal compared to other flooring options like wood and tile. If you are going to have carpet installed in your home, you can still make it even cheaper. The best way to reduce the cost of your carpet installation is to remove the old carpet on your own. [Read More]
How To Decorate Your Bedroom With A Botanical Theme
If you are planning to decorate your bedroom with a botanical theme, think of words like nature and light. Those two words bring to mind the outdoors, and those are elements that you can incorporate into your decorating. Here are some ideas that might help you to create a room that is both unique and attractive. The Wall Treatment - Wallpaper with designs like flowers, bamboo, palms, ferns, parrots and pineapples all lend themselves to botanical decorating. [Read More]
4 Tips To Consider When Installing Carpet On Your Own
If you are thinking about installing carpet in your home on your own, then you want to be sure that you know how to do this in the best way possible in order to achieve professional quality in the end. Here are four tips to consider when it comes to installing carpet on your own: Rent the Special Tools You Need: First off, you are going to need tools and, most likely, you aren't going to be installing carpet in your home very often. [Read More]
How Can You Protect Your Newly Refinished Hardwood Floors From Your Christmas Tree?
So your hardwood refinishing is finally finished, and just in time for the holidays. Unfortunately, Christmas trees can present a particular challenge for hardwood. Between water stains from the tree stand and scratches from the needles and trunk of the tree, Christmas trees can do a lot of damage. These tips will help you protect your hardwood floors this Christmas season. Protect Your Floors As You Position the Tree Have another person help you bring in the tree and place it in the tree stand, so the tree will be completely lifted off the ground as you bring it into the house. [Read More]