If your home still has laminate or formica countertops you probably battle with the idea of replacing your countertops on a daily basis.
In the 90’s and early 2000’s laminate countertops were used on practically every newly constructed home. However as granite and quartz started to become more and more popular homeowners realized how practical it is to have natural stone counters, not to mention how much more stylish they make your kitchen or bathroom seem.
Regardless of practically and how stylish it is the question homeowners ask themselves when either remodeling or purchasing a new home is: are stone countertops really worth the extra money? Is there really any reason that your old laminate countertops need to be replaced?
Homeowners are consistently looking for what’s best. They are looking for the product that will allow them to have the piece of mind that they deserve. Homeowners want durability, they want affordability, and they want style. All of these factors are very important to everyone and every homeowner is diligently searching for the product that meets all of their needs and requirements.
So much time, energy, and money is invested into a home improvement project you would think the average homeowner would do something to maintain that investment, right? However many homeowners do the complete opposite, without even knowing it.
The things we put our floors through on a day to day basis seem harmless at first but these things can gradually cause irreparable damage. This week we will tell you how to stop ruining your floors by simply not doing these 6 everyday things.
With summer basically around the corner, homeowners are beginning to think about what they can do around the house. It’s almost as if they are beginning to wake up to the potential opportunities and getting their appetites worked up to bright colorful new goodies around the house. Anything from landscaping, to patio furniture, to interior/exterior decor, or literally anything else.
Well home improvement projects are in full swing this year with thousands of homeowners scrambling to renovate and improve their homes. Some for resale some just for the sake of doing it, whatever the cause 2017 is definitely a great year for homeowners and home improvement professionals alike.
With so many projects going on manufacturers have been competing with one another to provide the best quality material for the lowest possible price. As a homeowner this is exciting news, so it may be a good idea to take advantage of it. All of the tile recommended in this post today is priced at under $4.50 per square foot.
Short answer, yes certain home improvement project will increase the value of your home but probably not as much as you expect them too. If you are simply performing the home improvements in order to resell the house… don’t splurge. You will end up spending way more than you recoup. It’s a game of balance where certain investments will help increase the value of the home more than initial investment while others will just end up costing you more but gaining less.
If you’re working on a home improvement project you know that the price of the project tends to creep pretty high up without you noticing… often times this happens because of unexpected complications, additional costs, fees, changes in product pricing, or running out of material.
One of those large expenses is labor costs for work performed, it’s something homeowners often can’t go around. Today we would like to help you out by providing a simple easy to follow guide on how to install laminate flooring yourself and help save some money.
Carpet is still the most viable flooring option to date. It’s such a comfortable material that is both soft, warm, and welcoming… perfect for a homey environment. There are literally thousands of different carpet’s out there and selecting the perfect one for you might seem like an impossible task. Carpet should add to a homes decor and help unify the atmosphere generating a central theme.
Spring time is known for blooming flowers, allergies, chirping baby birds, and spring cleaning.
Also a perfect time to get all of the maintenance done on your home. Maintenance is a slippery slope, miss it one year, and miss it the next, before you know it you are forced to spend thousands of unnecessary dollars to repair something that could have lasted you ages with proper care.
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Laminate flooring is a much better option for the majority of the homes in the United States. Although widely unfavored by homeowners just a few years ago laminate flooring is to date the best option possible for almost every home. Here are 6 very compeling reasons that laminate flooring is the flooring option for you!
In the home improvement industry affordability is key. When you’re dealing with projects with a cost that is in the thousands, not being price conscious is dangerous. At Divine our goal is always to offer the absolute best quality product at the most affordable rate.
Price however does in fact reflect on quality (obviously)… so what if money is not a factor? What if you are looking for the trendiest, best looking, high quality product and don’t mind the price tag? Here are our recommendations… all of the suggested products are yes expensive, but no, not overpriced.
Hardwood floors are one of the most valuable investment you can make into your home. Not only does hardwood add value to your home, hardwood floors give your home character and a personality. If it is such a valuable investment shouldn't you pay careful attention to keeping it in the best possible shape? We certainly think so, which is why this week we would like to help you out by sharing some hardwood upkeep tips.