Month: August 2015

Easy grout makeover brings new life to tile

(HIB) - One of the most economical improvements a homeowner can make to a kitchen or bath is refreshing the grout instead of replacing the tile. Mechanically removing and replacing grout can cost as much as $20 per square foot and complete demolition can seem out of reach when you are on a budget. However, there …

5 DIY projects that can’t wait until next year

(HIB) - Are you afraid your chances to complete a DIY project this year are over because colder temperatures are coming? If you are, the good news is there’s no need to worry. You still have plenty of time to tackle that outdoor DIY project and, ...

4 winter-blues-busting home improvement projects

(HIB) - Three percent of the U.S. population suffers from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) every winter, according to Psychology Today. But you don’t have to be diagnosed with an actual disorder to suffer a bad case of the winter blues — i...

5 simple design tricks to revamp your home

(HIB) - Whether you’ve just moved into a home or you’ve lived there for years, it might be time for a design tune-up. While many may think tackling their home décor takes a bundle of time, money and expertise, it doesn’t have t...

Green your space this fall

(HIB) - Fall signals the end of summer and the beginning of vibrantly colored leaves on the ground, pumpkin patches and refreshingly cooler temperatures. Early fall is also the perfect time of year to complete home improvement projects — the weat...

5 tips for creating fall curb appeal

(HIB) - Soon, all things pumpkin spice will be here, including the home visitors that bring them. In preparation of the door bell ringing, create a little spice of your own with some seasonal curb appeal. You don’t have to limit yourself to pumpk...