Make Your Outdoor Living Space Modern
May26

Make Your Outdoor Living Space Modern

While some folks want to kick modern style right out the door of their house, many people are embracing modern, and, in fact, moving it outside. “The trends in the past several years have been transitional to modern in interior design, and the outdoor area is an extension of the interior,” said Lisa Herd of Snyder Brick & Block in Dayton, Ohio. We caught up with Herd to learn how homeowners can achieve a modern look in...

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Give Your Garage A Facelift
Mar17

Give Your Garage A Facelift

Has your garage become a little neglected? Is it a little on the dirty side? Is there little space left to store another item? Perhaps your garage could use a big refresh? That is exactly what Garage Finisher of Cleveland provides. Garage Finisher’s main product is the Forever Floor, a proprietary five-layer polyaspartic seamless flooring system. But that is just the beginning of what they offer. Garage Finisher can install cabinets,...

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Neal’s Project Spotlight: Rustic Pub Room Remodel
Nov28

Neal’s Project Spotlight: Rustic Pub Room Remodel

Mike Hendy from Neal’s Design Remodel contributed this post to the Housetrends blog. The homeowners were looking for a pub-inspired room, with casual, rustic finishes. They desired a space in which “peanut shells could fall on the floor, and they wouldn’t look out of place.” They wanted the room to feel masculine, and were looking to create a unique space within the home. A room at the corner of their home, originally an office...

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A Ravine to Conquer
Aug31

A Ravine to Conquer

To fully appreciate the remodeling work that was done on today’s featured home, Todd Schmidt says you’ve got to see the view that goes with it. Ordinarily, a project involving the renovation of a screened porch and deck is pretty standard stuff for Schmidt’s company, Renovations Unlimited. But this particular home came with a unique challenge: it sits atop a big ravine that produces a steep drop-off on one side. With the ravine came...

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Waterproof Flooring Ideas: Let It Snow, Let It Snow
Dec11

Waterproof Flooring Ideas: Let It Snow, Let It Snow

   Winter weather seems to get a free hall pass this time of the year, primarily because of snow’s strong association with the holidays. But soon we will be left standing in that hall, bracing ourselves for several months’ worth of snow and its slushy aftermath. Those with children or pets especially recognize the challenges ahead, keeping entryways and mudroom floors clean and dry from the water and road salts that can quickly ruin...

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Preparing Your Home For Winter
Nov16

Preparing Your Home For Winter

   Is your house ready for winter? It’s a simple question, but one you probably should address before the temperature drops and the snow and ice hit your area. What does a homeowner need to do so their house is prepared for the elements? For the answer to that question, we turned to the Hamilton Parker Company in Columbus. The first place you may want to start is the fireplace. After all, it can help keep you warm on those frosty...

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