If there are silver linings that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic somehow managed to cause, one of them was giving homeowners plenty of available time to do whatever things they’ve long been delaying. With restrictions in movements and stay-at-home orders in place, homeowners were forced to spend extended time in their properties and find creative and
When we desire to improve our relationship with the environment, we start with our own home. We do the little things first, such as planting more flowers and other greenery. Regularly, we water our potted plants around the house. We make sure that there’s enough natural air and sunlight streaming through the home. But building
Good ventilation is a word that’s always thrown around in the green building industry. It is considered as one of the main tenets of sustainable design, and many architects continue to find innovative ways to improve airflow in any building. You’ve probably heard of concepts like cross-ventilation and breezeway, as these are popular techniques for
There is a negative image associated with home basements as they are often used as storage rooms with inadequate lighting and damp walls. However, today marks the time that we reinvent our ideas of how basements should look like. If you have the time and funds, perhaps you should take on a basement remodeling project.
When asked if your home is secure, what would be your answer? Some people have decided to leave everything to a pair of family dogs. Others have a cache of firearms hidden somewhere in the bedroom. However, a home security professional will tell you that layered security is the ultimate solution. Like a set of
You will build up a lot of skills in your life. During your youth, you will be preparing yourself for a career that will determine which path you would take for your higher education years. However, you will find that you have to pick a few necessary skills for your survival. One of them involves
Flooring is the most significant element when you’re embellishing your house. It directly affects the aesthetics of the house. If you are planning to change the vibe of a room, change the floors. It can make your space look immediately bigger, cooler, cozier, more personal, and ultimately more luxurious. You should pay more attention to and
Nothing beats having the chance to work out at your own convenience, and in the privacy and comfort of your abode. You don’t have to drive in traffic, worry about being too cold or hot, shower with strangers, or stress yourself wondering whether the exercise equipment in your local gym has been thoroughly and recently
Since the pandemic has locked most people in their homes, they’ve started to notice things that they needed to work on. Some may have focused on their health, while others may have seen things they want to add or remove from their home. If you’ve got a green thumb, then you may have noticed that
Due to the popularity of renovation reality shows, a lot more people are taking the flip-a-property approach when buying homes. For one, it’s relatively more inexpensive than a new house. Plus, you get to reconfigure stuff and create your dream home, without exactly building from scratch. But renovation shows are also very telling when it comes to costs.