Archive for August, 2011

Allison Millar
Aug
12
Short on cash for remodeling ? Consider bartering for plumber, carpentery or painting services. If you've got the skills they need, you can save money and get your new bathroom design or indoor painting projects done now. Bartering for Remodeling Here is how it works: Determine what skills you have. Could you design a sales brochure, build a website, help a contractor automate billing or call customers to ...
Allison Millar
Aug
06
Scan the outside of your house and see what stands out. Siding? Neutral. Brick accents? Neutral again. Roofline? Nothing fancy. Windows? All the same shape and boring. So much for curb appeal! The perfect solution is to add a patio or deck and revamp the landscaping around it. You could soon have an inviting outdoor living space that can boost your home's curb appeal and dramatically change its functionality. A few ...
Allison Millar
Aug
04
After spending weeks selecting the perfect replacement windows, it's time to hire a contractor to install them. Don't skimp on this task because installation is the most important part of the project. Here's why: Improperly installed windows can leak, causing air loss and water damage. Windows are a major design focus of your home--if they are not aligned properly or the exterior trim is not even, you'll notice. (So, will your ...
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