“Swap My Floor” Contest Winners: The Transformations are Complete (Part 3 of 3)

Jan 20
Jill Ruiz
 Now that you’ve seen and read the stories of our two First Place winners, Rhonda Carroll and Carl Wall, I am excited to finally reveal the transformation of our Grand Prize winner Lauren Brown from Arlington, TX. Above you will see Lauren’s submission photo.
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Choosing Flooring for Your Basement

Jan 17
Frank Worth
If you are working on a basement remodeling project, you might be worried about what type of flooring you will put down. Flooring is one of the most important aspects of a home improvement project, and it needs to be well thought out. The question most people ask is what type of flooring is best (and not best) for their basement. Below are some choices to help you decide. MORE

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Renovation Reality — Volume 9: Guest Bedroom

For this week’s blog post, we had hoped to show you before and after photos of the Sunroom, the only other room on the main floor of our English Tudor renovation project that we have not yet shown.  MORE

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“Swap My Floor” Contest Winners: The Transformations are Complete (Part 2 of 3)"

Jan 13
Jill Ruiz
 Last week, I shared with you one of our ‘Swap My Floor’ contest transformations, first place winner Rhonda Carroll. Next up is Carl Wall, our other first place winner from Leominster, MA. Above is his submission photo.
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Interior Shutters: Enduring Classics for Your Home

Jan 11
Tony Tuma
 Custom Shutters are a decorating staple that have been used for years to add value and classic good looks to the home. Unlike any other window treatments, Shutters can actually add to the appraised value of your home as they are perceived to be more permanent than other window treatments. Shutters enhance the curb appeal of the home as well and lend a uniform appearance to the outside. The horizontal louvers (or slats) can be adjusted to let in the desired amount of light and air as well as enhance energy efficiency and noise reduction. 
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