Creative Home Decor Ideas for Soundproofing Your Apartment

Noisy neighbours and the entire disturbance can really take a toll on your peace of mind. You might want to have a peaceful night’s sleep or to work on an important project only to get distracted from your noisy surroundings. This is especially common when you are staying in urban areas where the city is buzzing …

Top 5 Things to Replace for New Home Owners

Moving into a new home can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. There are a few things you can do to make the most from the move.  Top 5 Things to Replace in a New Home 1)      Tear up old carpets and replace them with hardwood floors. With hardwood floors, it’s generally easier to maintain since you …

Pinterest 100 Home Style Trends

Pinterest 100 Home Style Trends Each year, Pinterest releases the Pinterest 100, a list of the coming year’s top emerging trends in style, décor and more. This collection of what inspires people around the world (inspired by what people are searching for on Pinterest) ranges from vertical hanging gardens to bold patterned wallpaper. We’ve picked... The …

A Warm & Cozy Home Update

Jenica Parcell from A Slice of Style knew that there were a few spaces around her home that needed an update. Her living room and dining areas were the best spaces to start off with. With the help of a few affordable and stylish items from The Home Depot, Jenica made an impactful update to two... The …

How to Install an Outdoor Outlet

If you want to decorate your house with festive holiday lights, or simply make the use of electric yard tools more convenient, an exterior electrical outlet is a very useful … READ MORE How to Install an Outdoor Outlet The post How to Install an ...

Quartz Countertops for a Modern Farmhouse

Easy, one-step quartz countertops can completely transform any room in your house. Holly and Brad Lauritzen from Our Faux Farmhouse were able to install a set of Silestone quartz countertops to coordinate with their laundry room and ultimately perfect their favorite room in the house. Read on to learn how you can work with The... The …

DIY Brick Backsplash with German Schmear

Adding bricked walls to the house, whether it’s on the exterior or interior, can completely change the look of a house. Mysha Bolen from Remington Avenue loves the look of exposed brick walls. After designing an entirely brick home, Mysha wanted to add brick accents to the kitchen using brick backsplash. Read to see how... The …

Staying Germ-Free with Clorox: A Round Up

Bloggers get their homes prepared to defeat the cold & flu season with Clorox & Pine-Sol. See what they had to say about how Clorox is being used at their homes this season, and how you can do it too! Cold and Flu Season with a Clorox Trunk Survival Kit It is essential for us... The …

How to Repair Water-Damaged Drywall

Whether it happens in your ceiling because of a leaky roof, condensation from your central air conditioning, or flooding, repairing water-damaged drywall can cause you anxiety and aggravation, especially if … READ MORE How to Repair Water-Damaged...

How to Test Your Cold Air Return Ductwork

When most homeowners think about their ductwork, they concentrate on how much hot or cool air is blowing out. Many have spent a lot of time sealing and insulating the … READ MORE How to Test Your Cold Air Return Ductwork The post How to Test Your...

How to Protect and Maintain Your Electronics

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind. You can do many … READ MORE How to Protect and Maintain Your Electronics The post H...

DIY Shed Insulation Tutorial

Darbin Orvar transformed their shed into a workshop. One of the first, and key, steps to turning a shed into a workshop is to tackle the insulation process. Read the blog to see how Darbin Orvar tackled the shed insulation process. Insulating Floor Joists in a Crawl Space – Turning a Shed into a Workshop  ... The …

Front Porch Swing Update

Michiel Perry from Black Southern Belle updated her front porch swing with an antique-inspired makeover, which is perfect for hosting friends and family at home. Read the blog to find out more! Front Porch Swing Update Southern living is all about the front porch. In any southern home, especially a historic home such as mine, a... The …

A Modern Kitchen Revamp With KitchenAid

A Modern Kitchen Revamp With KitchenAid Appliances After staying in their fixer upper home for a year, Deb Foglia from Seeking Lavendar Lane decided that it was time to renovate and update their kitchen. Deb and her husband were able to find the perfect blend between luxury, functionality and budget with their KitchenAid appliances. Read the... The …