Archive for September, 2009

Allison Millar
Sep
23
Can you do half a remodel? A quarter of a remodel? Sounds silly, but there are many times when you just can't stretch to get everything you want. Is it better to wait or do part of a room? The answer is, it depends! Remodel Which Half? If you can do part of a room and have it all blend in, you're on the right track. Just make sure you love that ...
Natalie Morris
Sep
22
Everyone's in love with hardwood floors - and why not? Wood floors create clean lines while still warming up a space, fit almost any decorating style, and come in nearly unlimited selections of colors, textures, and patterns. You've got to love that kind of range. Case in point: my parents' house vs. my house. One of us chose solid hardwood floors and the other chose laminate wood floors. Both are great ...
Allison Millar
Sep
18
With so much in the news about foreclosures, it's hard not to worry – even if you're in a safe spot with your personal finances. What if you lose your job? Should you put home remodeling on hold? Before getting caught in the negative frenzy, figure out where you stand. Do you have savings for emergencies (true emergencies, not a sale on plasma tvs!) Here's a handy personal finance calculator that ...
Natalie Morris
Sep
17
The season premiere of "The Office" is on tonight and I can't get it out of my head. Anyone who's seen the show knows that the Dunder Mifflin branch in Scranton is probably the most drab, boring office space ever created. So I've come up with a few ideas for making the Dunder Mifflin office a bit more inviting. What do you think? Bring the disco ball up from Café Disco and ...
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