Month: December 2016

Hidden hazards to keep in mind this holiday season

(HIB) - As we head into the holidays and winter months, it's important to ensure both your indoor and outdoor decorations are safe and securely assembled. These items are often overlooked around your home during the season and they can cause very serious hazards, including fires. U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 357,000 …

Hidden hazards to keep in mind this holiday season

(HIB) - As we head into the holidays and winter months, it's important to ensure both your indoor and outdoor decorations are safe and securely assembled. These items are often overlooked around your home during the season and they can cause very serious hazards, including fires. U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated average of 357,000 …

Make a design statement with cypress

(HIB) - As Americans design their dream homes, or plan the remodel of their existing ones, wood is once again becoming a prominent feature in their interior design schemes. One species in particular - cypress - is attracting the attention of both millennials in the suburbs and boomers along the shoreline. So what's the appeal?"Cypress is …

4 statement pieces to elevate your bathroom to a work of art

(HIB) - Investing in a bathroom upgrade is in the cards for nearly a quarter of homeowners planning to renovate within the next 12 months, according to a new survey by Bankrate.com. Improving a bathroom is rewarding on multiple levels; if you're selling, buyers love great bathrooms. If you're staying, a luxurious bathroom can be a …

4 statement pieces to elevate your bathroom to a work of art

(HIB) - Investing in a bathroom upgrade is in the cards for nearly a quarter of homeowners planning to renovate within the next 12 months, according to a new survey by Bankrate.com. Improving a bathroom is rewarding on multiple levels; if you're selling, buyers love great bathrooms. If you're staying, a luxurious bathroom can be a …

Make a design statement with cypress

(HIB) - As Americans design their dream homes, or plan the remodel of their existing ones, wood is once again becoming a prominent feature in their interior design schemes. One species in particular - cypress - is attracting the attention of both millennials in the suburbs and boomers along the shoreline. So what's the appeal?"Cypress is …

3 easy home improvement projects you can tackle right now

(HIB) - During the milder months - like summer and fall - homeowners naturally tend to prioritize working on the exterior of their houses, because the weather is nice. But in the winter, we're more apt to tackle smaller home improvement projects inside. This seems like a no brainer, right? After all, no one wants to …

3 easy home improvement projects you can tackle right now

(HIB) - During the milder months - like summer and fall - homeowners naturally tend to prioritize working on the exterior of their houses, because the weather is nice. But in the winter, we're more apt to tackle smaller home improvement projects inside. This seems like a no brainer, right? After all, no one wants to …

The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades

(HIB) - As a reflection of the ever-changing American lifestyle, kitchens have evolved over the past 100 years from a space that was once viewed as a utilitarian work-room in the back of the house, to become the centerpiece of the home. While trends come and go, history has made its mark on kitchen design.Transitional style …

The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades

(HIB) - As a reflection of the ever-changing American lifestyle, kitchens have evolved over the past 100 years from a space that was once viewed as a utilitarian work-room in the back of the house, to become the centerpiece of the home. While trends come and go, history has made its mark on kitchen design.Transitional style …

The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades

(HIB) - As a reflection of the ever-changing American lifestyle, kitchens have evolved over the past 100 years from a space that was once viewed as a utilitarian work-room in the back of the house, to become the centerpiece of the home. While trends come and go, history has made its mark on kitchen design.Transitional style …