Thursday, July 24, 2014

Bathroom remodeling secret you MUST know!

It's no secret that kitchens and bathrooms are key in selling (and enjoying) a home however most remodeling projects, though important, have a low return on investment and cause anxiety for most homeowners.

To relieve some of the headache, Lowe’s has put together complete bathrooms remodeling packages! Last I checked, there were 7 collection to choose from for you remodeling project and the basic 1/2 bath project was only about $500 for materials!

From floor tile and faucets to drawer pulls and soap dishes — this takes the angst out of decision-making and makes sure you have a more universally appealing result.  Though you have to measure and make a few educated choices like plumbing fixtures, light fixture, under-mount sinks, tile, and paint, this is a no-brainier especially if you are design impaired.

After you measure your space, in about 30 minutes online at  Lowe’s Home Improvement you'll have your new bathroom picked out and ready for shipping.

If you are struggling, a call to Lowe’s customer service or a visit to the store will have you sorted out quickly.

Aren't you happy you read this?!?

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Monday, July 14, 2014

5 Cheap Upgrades for Your Deck!

Want to update the appeal of your deck for under $300? 

Here are five projects you can do this summer. The double bonus here: most of these projects can be done in a weekend AND you get to enjoy the outdoors while you are completing the project!

1. Add Solar Lighting
  • Rope Lights
  • Hanging Lanterns
  • Carriage Lights
2. Install a decorative landing at the foot of your deck stairs
  • Flagstone
  • Pavers 
  • Stamped Concrete
3. Put up a privacy screen or 
  • Lattice Panels, 
  • Bamboo Fencing
  • Trellis
  • Outdoor Fabric Walls
4. Add a floor rug on your decking
  • Paint the whole base for a "wall-to-wall" carpet look
  • Paint just a "rug" in your favorite design in the seating/table area
  • Place an outdoor rug that will withstand the elements
5. Wash and refinish your wood decking
  • Use a good deck cleaning product then stain and seal or paint
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