Category Archives: Construction Tips

When is Home Renovation Worth It?

When is Home Renovation Worth It? by LAURA ADAMS Due to the soft real estate market, selling a home can take years and leave you with a big financial loss. Many home owners have decided that instead of going through the heartache, they’d rather stay in their home and have a home renovation done. But…
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DIY Faux Brick Wall Panel

DIY Faux Brick Wall Panel   As a photographer of my own tutorials, I always search for variations in photography props including backdrops, tables or floors, light compositions and other related decorations to make a pleasant scene just like those pictures shown in the magazine. One of my favorite backdrops and also the hardest one…
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Checkerboard Kitchen Floor Design Ideas

Checkerboard Kitchen Floor Design Ideas   The checkerboard pattern is a classical. It’s one of the most popular patterns, just like the stripes. It has been adapted in many different ways but there is one place where you’re always expecting to see it: the kitchen floor. It’s a trend that has never disappeared, not even…
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6 ways to colour concrete

6 ways to colour concrete By Prosoco   Grey concrete floors can be gorgeous, but aren't the only colour choice. A pearly grey polished concrete floor can be a thing of beauty. But the days of grey-only for concrete floors are long gone. Now, the colour choices for concrete are unlimited as dreams and imagination.…
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Trend Alert: Planked Wood Ceiling

Trend Alert: Planked Wood Ceiling Wendy Hyde   What is a ceiling? Is it simply a roof over our heads, so to speak? The answer to that question by designers is increasingly "no!" A ceiling really can be a fifth wall. And that opens up endless possibilities for interesting treatments.   One of the ceiling…
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Ten Steps to Select the Right Builder for Your Needs

Ten Steps to Select the Right Builder for Your Needs By Jay McKenzie   BuilderSelecting the right builder for your needs is easy with these 10 steps. Selecting the right home building firm for your needs and for the type of new home you seek is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in…
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