Everything is getting smart these days. Phones were smart, then the thermostats. And now you can buy smart lighting, smart locks, smart cameras and even smart little sensors that can tell you when there’s a water leak or a window is unlocked. What about your appliances, though? Smart appliances do exist, and they’ve seen a … Continue reading Smart Appliances : 101
So, you’re hanging a picture or mounting a television, anything that goes on your wall needs something to anchor it in place. If there’s a stud in the wall that you can attach it to then you’re fine. You have well-supported wood to drive a screw into which will hold whatever you are mounting in … Continue reading Drywall Anchor?
There must be a way to knock those electricity bills down while staying cool this summer. After all, the islands are calling you. Will you fill up your travel penny jar this year? How Air Conditioners Work (The Abridged Explanation) Air conditioners are very simple devices. They were invented to remove the humidity from rooms … Continue reading Ways to Make Your A/C Dollars Go Further
One of the many great reasons of owning your own home is that you can do pretty much whatever you want when it comes to hanging things on the wall. No landlord will charge you $1 per hole you poke through the drywall. So, that’s kind of nice. You can let your creative side have … Continue reading What to Consider When Planning a Family Picture Wall.
“Siri, what’s the temperature today?” “Alexa, play amazon fire tv!” “Google, turn off the lights!” You know the drill. We’re all starting to talk to ourselves under the guise of speaking to our smart speakers and voice assistants. There’s nothing at all wrong with this, and it’s a future no one could have conceived even … Continue reading Smart Switches and Light Plugs Can Do What For My Home?
O Has open shelving become a want in your kitchen? Whether on Pinterest or a recorded video of Fixer Upper, open shelving in the kitchen is all the rage. Open Shelving is look with widespread appeal. This versatile design choice works in the city or the country; it’s equally suited for a rustic farmhouse-style home and a modern Brooklyn brownstone. … Continue reading Open Shelving Kitchen Addition: Pros and Cons
The world is your canvas — you know, that part of the world that you now are now obligated to pay a monthly mortgage payment on. Now, you may have big dreams for that new home, and cool your jets. This is a time for careful consideration, not for the hastily grabbed pins you have … Continue reading 4 Ways to Destroy Your Home’s Value
Using Paint to Enhance the Size of a Room Paint colors can drastically affect the feeling of a room. It can make it enjoyable to be in, or leave you feeling uncomfortable. It can alter the perception of the room’s shape and size and add to, or take away from, the atmosphere you’re trying to … Continue reading Using Paint to Enhance the Size of a Room
Add Charm To Your Bedroom With a new season upon us, you might be wanting to spruce up your bedroom to add a little charm and “newness” to your space. Here’s some tips to decorating your bedroom by adding some charm and elegance. 1. BEDROOM FURNITURE Your bedroom furniture is what makes the biggest impression … Continue reading Add Charm To Your Bedroom
1. REFRESH THE SINK: If your sink is starting to look outdated, find an affordable, yet stylish, replacement. If you have the eye for DIY, you can also purchase some sandpaper and a $4 can of spray paint that is made for metal, and dye it to refresh and brighten the color. 2. HANG A … Continue reading Kitchen Improvements Under $100