The First 5 Upgrades You Should Make in Your Spec Home

The First 5 Upgrades You Should Make in Your Spec Home

To overcome that run-of-the-mill, builder-grade look, you can update areas of your home over time. The right updates in your home can significantly enhance its appeal and market value—and not to mention, you can customize it to suit your taste in decor and make it more functional to the way you live.
June 14, 2023
(Practical) Tips to Read Before Renovating Your Bathrooms & Closets

(Practical) Tips to Read Before Renovating Your Bathrooms & Closets

Are you tired of your boring, outdated, or builder-grade bathrooms and closets? You aren’t alone. The good news is that you can handle this! Updating your space to feel custom and personalized is possible—and without breaking the bank, too. But for the best results, there are a few key steps to follow before you get started.

May 16, 2023
4 Ways to Bring Your Personality Into a New Space

4 Ways to Bring Your Personality Into a New Space

Your space should reflect your lifestyle and tastes, but it can be hard to know how to customize—especially if you’re starting off in a builder-grade or spec home. Ahead, we’ve put together a few tips for introducing your personal style into a space and making it feel a little more like home.
April 14, 2023
5 Fast, Budget-Friendly Ways to Refresh for Spring

5 Fast, Budget-Friendly Ways to Refresh for Spring

A new season is here, and with it comes a burst of energy to get your home in ship-shape—but spring cleaning can only take you so far. If you’re itching to refresh your space and get it looking its best, how about giving your home a mini-facelift? With just a few easy DIY tasks, you can give any room a big boost without dipping too far into your bank account. Keep reading for our top budget-friendly ways to give your home a spring makeover.
March 22, 2023
bathroom hardware

Does Hardware Need to be Consistent Throughout Your Home?

Good news: Mixing hardware gets a solid green light from our design experts, with a few parameters in mind. In fact, when done tastefully, mixing metals can make a home feel intentional and custom. Read four of our top tips to avoid common decorating faux pas.

February 06, 2023
vanity mirrors

New Year, New Mirror: 5 Tips for Picking the Perfect Mirror for Your Space

Itching to redecorate and face the new year feeling refreshed? A new mirror is a relatively small design element that can have a big impact on a room. Whether you’re using your mirror to accentuate a wall, add light to a space, or reflect a favorite view, it can be overwhelming to make a selection. 

January 17, 2023
6 Home Style Trends Experts Are Predicting for 2023

6 Home Style Trends Experts Are Predicting for 2023

Want to give your space new vigor in the new year? Even if a total renovation isn’t on your radar, there are several ways to inject of-the-moment style and lasting character to a room. If you’ve been searching for ways to refresh your home, keep reading for the top anticipated trends predicted for 2023.

December 16, 2022
how to decorate blank walls

5 Creative Ways to Decorate Large, Blank Walls

Whether your art collection is too small to fill the space, or you’re looking to make a statement, these decor ideas are sure to inspire your inner designer.
October 12, 2022
What to Know About Bathroom Moisture (And 3 Ways to Beat It)

What to Know About Bathroom Moisture (And 3 Ways to Beat It)

There’s a common criminal that battles just about every bathroom in existence: water.  From hot, steamy showers to accidental splashes out of the tub, moisture and water seem to seep...
September 20, 2022
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3 Tips for Keeping Your Home Improvement Budget on Track

It's way too easy to look up only halfway through a home improvement project and realize you’ve already blown the budget. From powder room makeovers to total kitchen renovations, the...
August 22, 2022
Hiring a Contractor vs. DIY Home Projects: The Pros and Cons of Each

Hiring a Contractor vs. DIY Home Projects: The Pros and Cons of Each

Wouldn’t it be nice if home upgrade projects were as fast and seamless as a 30-minute home makeover show makes it look? Alas, without TV magic, we’re left to make all the hard decisions ourselves. The first question: Should you hire a contractor or DIY? Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. The right choice depends on the scope of your project, your personal experience, and your budget.

August 11, 2022
6 Budget-Friendly Home Upgrades You Can Accomplish In One Weekend

6 Budget-Friendly Home Upgrades You Can Accomplish In One Weekend

Feeling a home refresh, but not feeling the related expenses? There are plenty of ways to upgrade your space while keeping your costs in check. Whether you’re looking for ways...
July 16, 2022