Cleaning And Maintaining Your Silk Velvet Drapes
22 February 2016
From adding color and texture for decorative purposes to insulating your windows against the harsh temperatures of summer and winter, it is easy to see the importance of window treatments. While valances, blinds, and shutters are common options, opting for classic draperies in elegant fabrics is a great way to add personality to your home. Considering silk velvet was first used thousands of years ago in China and Egypt, using these elegant draperies is a choice that will stand the test of time.
Install Hardwood Floors To Make A Smaller Home Appear Bigger
16 February 2016
Many retirees in Ohio are moving into smaller homes. The Columbus Dispatch reports that, over the next 15 years, 120,000 people in Central Ohio are expected to downsize their homes after they turn 65. That figure doesn't include seniors elsewhere in the state. If you're nearing retirement and live in Ohio, you may soon be purchasing a home that's smaller than your current one. You don't have to live in a home that looks small, though.
Dress Your Windows Up for Winter and Save Money on Energy
3 February 2016
If your windows are older than a few years old, you likely notice a lack of performance when it comes to insulating your home and supporting optimal indoor temperatures throughout the year. Replacing your windows altogether to protect your home and save energy can be a costly endeavor, but there are a few things you can do to enhance the performance of your current windows without the need for a complete replacement.
3 Easy Home Updates Sure To Save You Money All Year
29 January 2016
Making small renovations and updates to your home throughout the years is an effective way to maintain a high property value overall, as well as optimize comfort for everyone who happens to be living within your household. Expensive updates such as roof replacements and room additions can be helpful, but you don't have to spend a bundle in order to benefit from a few home updates once in a while. If you're looking to give your home a newer look and feel without breaking the bank, and maybe even saving some money as time goes on, consider implementing one or more of the following three home update ideas: