It may not be enough to simply clean out the garage. Your garage may need a complete overhaul. Robert Palmarozza, President of
There's no excuse not to work out if there's a gym inside your house. Turning a spare bedroom into a home gym is bound to get you to work out more and add value to your home if you're aiming to put your house on the market. Palmarozza shares these tips:
Whether you're adding a ceiling fan in your new home gym or in another bedroom, a ceiling fan is a cost effective way to cool down a room without having to run the air conditioning. For this DIY project, you'll need a screwdriver, wire cutters, a ladder and, in some cases, an extra set of hands to help.
Adding banquette seating (built in seats, similar to window seats) to your kitchen table area is a relatively inexpensive renovation that's bound to transform the kitchen. Philadelphia-based interior designer Ani Semerjian of
Once you've built your new banquette seating, you're going to want to add decorative seat cushions -- and Semerjian tell us how to install the cushions:
While chandeliers add a striking look to your living room or foyer, they don't come cheap. To save money, Murphy offers these tips to installing a chandelier:
If you're noticing high electric bills, you might need to take a look at your home's insulation, which helps to keep the home warm in the winter months. Sally Morse, director of Creative Services for Hunter Douglas, offers the following tips to ensure your home is well-insulated:
Do you have bookshelves where your kids would keep textbooks? Chances are it's time to upgrade the shelves to add a more sophisticated look. Here's what Semerjian advises:
Finally, instead of purchasing some new artwork for your home, consider creating a memory wall to bring back some of the memories of when your children were younger. Joanne Cleaver, who writes the "