Month: June 2016

6 deck dos for creating your own deck escape

(HIB) - No longer simply a rectangle attached to the back of your home, today's decks are built in creative designs to make them an ideal place to relax and de-stress. These six simple ideas will allow you to use the workability of modern decking to ac...

Helping first-time home buyers get from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I can’

(HIB) - Finally! The economy is improving, interest rates are low and many consumers now find themselves in a great position financially to become a first-time homeowner. There's a small problem though for some locations around the country - the booming real estate market is resulting in rising home prices and increased competition for the most …

Turn your empty attic into new living space with 3 smart moves

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (HIB) - When your family outgrows your home's available space, moving to bigger digs isn't always the best option. Maybe you really love your current home. Perhaps you can't find a bigger home in your price range in the area of your choice. Whatever your reason …

3 tips for keeping natural stone countertops beautiful

(HIB) - The versatility and beauty of marble, granite, limestone, travertine and other natural stone countertops make them extremely popular in kitchens around the country these days. Unfortunately, as arguably the most heavily trafficked area of a home, kitchen countertops are exposed on a daily basis to all types of potential hazards including stains. Grease, wine, …