Hvac Repair Contractor?
Apr 27, 2015 / Dream Homes /
While you surely have the entitlement to try your hand at DIY HVAC repairs, it's normally not the smartest idea. Even if you are pretty handy, heating and cooling systems are complex, and if you do not know that's what you are doing, you could end up making things much worse. Or it is possible that a poor repair job will make your system run more inefficiently, costing you money and shortening the lifetime of the unit. Simply put, if you do not have extensive experience ...
3 Winter Holiday Decorating Tips
Dec 15, 2017 / Interior Decoration /
Decorating the home for the holidays is something almost everyone will enjoy, though the specific decorations and themes will vary based on the holiday being celebrated. For the purposes of this article, we will be focusing on holidays around the winter season, which we are in the middle of right now. So, without further ado, here are three winter holiday decorating tips: Lights and Candles Christmas lights, otherwise referred to as fairy lights, are a great way to add not just light to your space, but also ...
Interior Design To Become A Morning Person
Dec 08, 2017 / Interior Design /
Do you enjoy sleeping in, but need to get up early in the morning now? This can be a difficult thing to do for many people—some are simply not built to be awake too early in the morning. In fact, there are some people who may not even be able to eat for a little while after they wake up early, lest they risk feeling ill. Regardless of why you want to wake up early in the morning, we have the best tips to help you ...
3 Tips For Furniture Shopping
Dec 01, 2017 / Furniture /
Buying furniture is a larger undertaking than simply going to the grocery store every week. It is bigger than going to the mall and buying new clothing or shoes. There is a lot more that goes into furniture shopping, as it often comes down to an investment—this is not something you want to grow out of or have to throw away for any other reason in a year or two. It is a long term piece in your home! Measure Before You Go When you are buying ...
4 Tips For Hanging Pictures
Nov 24, 2017 / Home, Interior Design /
Artwork, whether a photograph or a canvas painting, is an integral part of any home. It speaks volumes about those who live there, even if it is largely absent. The choice of what to hang up is, obviously, solely your discretion. With that said, you want to ensure everything you do hang is level. You want to ensure things are pleasing to the eye when people look, even in placement. To that end, here are some key tips for handing pictures and paintings in your ...
3 Pieces of Investment Furniture
Nov 17, 2017 / Furniture /
When you are moving into a new home, especially if it is your first place after you finish your education, one of the top things is to purchase furniture. You cannot sleep on the ground! However, many of us look to save money wherever possible, which often results in buying cheaper pieces of furniture. This is not the best course of action. While there are some things you can save money on without sacrificing in quality, there is also investment furniture. This is expensive furniture, ...
How To Make Your Room Look Bigger
Nov 10, 2017 / Interior Design /
When you are working with a small space, both during the interior design process and afterwards, things can get quite cramped. The good news, however, is that you can create illusions in your home to make it seem as if a particular space is quite a bit bigger than it is in reality. Curious about how to go about doing this? We have a good selection of tips to help your space become larger: Picking Paint Wisely Your choice of paint colour is integral in how big ...
3 Simple Painting Tips
Nov 03, 2017 / Interior Design /
So you want to undertake a painting project. Whether you are just painting one section of a wall or the entire interior of your home, there are some important things to consider and keep in mind while you are painting. This will help ensure your painting project is both completed on time and with great quality. Here are three simple painting tips to help get you on the right track: Measure First How much are you going to be painting? Measuring the size of your project, whether ...
Typical Interior Design Process
Oct 27, 2017 / Interior Design /
Regardless of how big or small your interior design project happens to be, there is a typical interior design process you will see with just about everything. The length of time you spend in each stage, of course, will differ based on the specific project, but you will go through each one in some way, shape, or form. Here are the details on each step: Decision To Design The first step in any process, including the interior design process, is the decision to move forward. As soon ...
3 Signs Its Time For A Redesign
Oct 20, 2017 / Interior Design /
When you have been living somewhere for a little while, how do you know its really time for a redesign? How do you know when you need to change your space in order to keep moving through your life? While the specifics might shift based on the individual, there are some general signs indicating its time for a redesign, no matter who you might be. Here are the top three now: Same As Move In Day How long have you been living in your current place? Has ...
Simple Ways To Spruce Up Your Living Space
Oct 13, 2017 / Home /
Every so often, an individual will look around their home and feel a little bored. But for one reason or another, they may not be able to do a completely overhaul or move to a new place. So what is left for them? You might be surprised at how easily you can spruce up your living space! Here are some quick tips to get you started: Wall Art Are you walls bare? Are you bored of the pictures on them? Changing the wall art or putting some ...