11 home projects you should leave to professionals

11 home projects you should leave to professionals DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME You have to respect a self-reliant homeowner who takes on problems as they arise without calling for help. Some DIY projects can pay off, but others are better left to the pros. They're either too dangerous, too difficult, or simply too easy … Continue reading 11 home projects you should leave to professionals

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35 DIY Demolition Tips

35 DIY Demolition Tips Click on the link above and utilize these tips and tricks of the trade

10 Costly Home Repairs Your Insurance Might Not Cover

10 Costly Home Repairs Your Insurance Might Not Cover HOUSE RULES Homeownership is a goal for many, but the pride that comes with having your own place can be costly, especially when an unexpected problem rears its ugly head. Unfortunately, some home calamities can be extremely expensive to remedy, and many homeowners are surprised to … Continue reading 10 Costly Home Repairs Your Insurance Might Not Cover

Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build ‘granny pods’

~love this idea~ Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build 'granny pods' © Provided by CNBC 400-square-foot "Granny Pods" Like many boomers, Jane Baldwin faced a difficult question: "Where do I go next?"The 67-year-old retiree was living alone in Wyoming, and had grown tired of cold winters. She wanted … Continue reading Searching for a place to age, retirees look to the backyard and build ‘granny pods’

Home Improvement Fails

Home Improvement Fails That Will Make you Cringe Renovations are stressful, especially when you have to re-do DIY projects because of mistakes. In the rooftop vent photo, the owner had expanded and remodeled their kitchen, removing an old wood stove Their mistake, according to explains Brian Fish, owner of WIN Home Inspection Mount Vernon, who … Continue reading Home Improvement Fails

My Houzz: Artful Treasures and Duct-Tape Hacks in New York

~ Love what she did, a little too much white for me, but otherwise completely gorgeous! ~ My Houzz: Artful Treasures and Duct-Tape Hacks in New York Found objects and inherited items get their due in a gleaming Harlem apartment The full renovation of her 960-square-foot apartment in New York City took almost a year … Continue reading My Houzz: Artful Treasures and Duct-Tape Hacks in New York

Experts warn rising temperatures can turn air conditioners into fire hazards

~ I hope this helps you and staves off potential dangers ~ Experts warn rising temperatures can turn air conditioners into fire hazards Also related - http://www.businessinsider.com/best-air-conditioner

Sink-spiration

~ take a look at these sinks. Some are just beautiful! ~ 23 Insanely Gorgeous Sinks You're Going To See All Over Pinterest

Arizona man builds 35-foot-tall pirate ship treehouse in his backyard

Check this out! So fun! I might be a little jealous.   Arizona man builds 35-foot-tall pirate ship treehouse in his backyard

First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation

~ I remember when I purchased my first home. It was a HUD home and needed everything updated and we did everything slow as we didn't have the money, but we liked being able to work on something we knew was ours ~ First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation First-time home buyers are showing a … Continue reading First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation