Ideas For Your New Home

Building A New Home Is A Very Big Deal!

When you’re ready to build your dream home you have to choose a builder.  Most people start by "Googling" contractors in the area they'd like to build. Once you have your list of builders, how do you choose the right one? By using some common sense guidelines, you’ll be able to sort through builders to find the one that’s right for you:

First, consider the company’s experience and local reputation. Look for a home builder with strong ties to the local community, and a reputation...

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Keeping The Warmth Inside (We're Going To Need It)!

A Charming  - And Surprisingly Effective - Way To Keep More Heat Inside

The window quilt is a simple and timeless tradition in helping to retain heat in your home, reducing up to 80% heat loss through window glass. 
 
In the most basic of terms, the window quilt is just that. It's a blanket (or quilt) that is hung on the inside of a window to reduce heat transfer through your windows. While wall cavities vary in their insulating capacity (ranging from R12 to R40), windows, and especially...

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Creating That Special Place

These days, more than ever, we’re looking for ways to focus on the things we value most. To take a respite from the stress and demands that must be dealt with, to truly enjoy the special moments we long for. Is it any wonder, then, that between the hustle and bustle of work, school, activities, etc., we’re looking forward to some downtime at home? A natural outcome of this is an emphasis on discovering “special places” in the home that add comfort, convenience, and points of personal...

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Wood You Believe It's Not Real?!

If you’re researching flooring for your new home and have a pretty strict budget to adhere to, then a good starting point is to look at laminate flooring which, over the years, has evolved into a very strong and competitive alternative to authentic solid hardwood or stone floors.

So what exactly is laminate flooring and what makes it the best choice for you? A laminate floor is a composite product that consists of several different layers fused together. Generally speaking there are four...

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Kick Your Bath Time Up A Notch

The luxury bathroom has acquired a few more tricks. New bathtub designs boast technological innovation, artistic inspiration and environmental purpose, along with classic functionality. They might be self-cleaning, double as sculptures, or be suspended above the floor.

Clearly Relaxing

Glass is the new marble for some homeowners searching for the perfect bathtub. Designers say their clients like the aura of luxury that transparent tubs provide. The appeal extends across all ages, from...

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