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Gardening Trends and To-Dos Gardening Trends and To-Dos

Gardening with a purpose takes root; get your garden in shape
With Earth Day — and spring —just around the corner, it’s time to revitalize that garden that’s been dormant all winter. So, put on your …

Safe at Home? Electronic security alarm systems can add peace of mind Safe at Home? Electronic security alarm systems can add peace of mind

According to the FBI, there were an estimated 2,222,196 burglaries in 2008, and break-ins at residential properties accounted for 70 percent of those offenses. No wonder that electronic security products have seen a steady increase …

Thinking of Resale? 12 trendy tips to increase your home’s value Thinking of Resale? 12 trendy tips to increase your home’s value

Are you considering putting your home on the market? The time to take a good look at what needs to be renovated, removed or simply refreshed is well before the first prospective buyer walks up …

Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring

Are you choosing floor décor for a new house or renovating an existing one? As you figure out what you want underfoot, trying to decide among today’s vast array of choices may well floor you! …

Bring Life Back into the Kitchen Bring Life Back into the Kitchen

Quartz And Solid Surfaces Lead The Pack With Style And Durability
When homeowners remodel they often look to upgrade the kitchen first. Since the kitchen is usually the gathering place within a home and used …

Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer

Even though September means “fall” in some parts of the country, in Houston it’s still warm enough for outdoor entertaining. While summer is almost over for this year, it’s not too late to be thinking …

Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows

Replacing older windows can increase a home’s resale value
Now that summer is winding down and the days will be getting cooler, this might be a good time to tackle that home improvement project you’ve been …

2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition 2010 NKBA Bathroom Design Competition

Trends: What homeowners want in their bath and powder rooms
The number one feature that modern homeowners are requesting when buying or remodeling a home is concealed kitchens, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association. …

Flooring Enhances the Decor and Character of a Home Flooring Enhances the Decor and Character of a Home

Wood and Wood Look-alikes Go With Any Style
Wood floors give a house a warm and cozy feel that just can’t be duplicated by vinyl or even carpet. Or can it? For many, a laminate floor …

Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home

Spring has officially sprung in southern Texas and for many homeowners, this means it’s time to launch that big home remodeling project they’ve been dreaming of all winter long. But if the budget won’t allow …