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New Homes Must-Haves Before Buying



Looking for new homes to buy is always an exciting experience. It can be fun to see other places and imagine your own furniture in the rooms or think about how great it would be to watch your children grow up there. However, before you get carried away with how awesome some of the features […]



When a Smart Home Creates Friction it’s Not Smart



We live in a world dripping with technology. In every industry and at every turn, there is digital technology, Wi-Fi, the cloud – and I don’t mean the ones in the sky. Technology is something that has evolved so much in the past few decades that we can no longer get away from it. And […]



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3 Products to Prevent Damage During Construction



Construction zones can be dangerous and, when associated with a home renovation or project, can result in damage if you’re not properly prepared. Construction projects come with risks, and many things can go wrong. Because of this, your area needs to be thoroughly prepared from the get-go. Before work begins, ensure that your valuables, furniture, and […]



How Design Affects Lifestyle: The Impacts of Design on Home Living



The design of your home living spaces has an impact on your mood and your mental state when you’re at home. That’s why the design of your space is so important. Of course, you want your home to look nice, but the elements of design that you choose will also have a big impact on […]



DIY Made Easy with 4 Simple Tips



Have you always wished you could tackle a home improvement project or find a clever solution to implement organizing your drawers, but simply lacked the confidence to try? Today we have some tips you might like to try to make DIY a little less daunting. 4 Tips to Help You DIY Understanding the Challenge DIY […]



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Kitchen Makeover; The Dos and Don’ts



Many of us have ideas of how we’d like our ideal kitchen to look. However, there are lots of practicalities to consider that can make a kitchen makeover get out of hand and out of budget. Here are a few important dos and don’ts to consider when giving your kitchen a fresh facelift. Kitchen Makeover […]



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Mid-Century Modern Allows You to Experience the Design



Mid-Century Modern is a look that is all about clean lines and functionality. It embraces the juxtaposition between contrasting materials and with minimal clutter and fuss celebrates the form and manufacture of every piece. As minimalism remains a popular trend, from traditional modernist minimalism to the industrial-chic minimalism that’s so fashionable now, Mid-Century Modern is […]



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Should Heating System Types Change With Geography?



Whether you’re building a new home or just having a new heating system installed, some things are just common sense. Most builders and homeowners know that whatever system is installed should be energy-efficient, with output that’s suitable to the size of the house and climate. But, should geography determine the type of heating system and […]



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Natural Lighting; How To Increase Daylighting at Home



Many people are blessed with having a home filled with natural lighting, where even the darkest corners of every room seem to be as bright as everywhere else. However, for people living in small apartments, or houses without many windows, it can be hard to achieve the breezy, bright effect that is so desirable. Having […]



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Bed Bugs: How to Avoid and Eliminate These Pests



A lot of homeowners can attest to the fact that bed bugs can strike when you least expect it. Perhaps you’ve never had to deal with them – and that’s great. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll never have to deal with bed bugs. This particular type of pest is exceptionally tricky to get rid […]



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Surface Trends 2018 Seen at The International Surface Event



The Designhounds were on Location in Vegas at The International Surface Event and I was honored to be representing as one of four professional trend spotters. Don’t just take my word on what was HOT, follow the other Designhounds as well, to get the full picture of the latest surface trends for 2018. Hottest Surface […]



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8 Ways to Protect Your Flooring During Construction



Your home’s flooring is an integral part of your home design and decor. When you undertake any sort of construction or renovation project, you want to ensure it’s protected. And, above all else, you want to prevent damage. Companies like Trimaco LLC operate solely to ensure the longevity of your flooring – whether in your […]