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Thinking of Resale? 12 trendy tips to increase your home’s value Thinking of Resale? 12 trendy tips to increase  your home’s value

Are you considering putting your home on the market? The time to take a good look at what needs to be renovated, removed or simply refreshed is well before the first prospective buyer walks up …

Choosing Wall Colors that Flow Correctly identifying color undertones can make or break a room Choosing Wall Colors that Flow Correctly identifying color undertones can make or break a room

“What I find most interesting about color is the very positive effect it has on mood. It can make you feel relaxed, nurtured or whimsical,” says color consultant Kate Smith, owner of Sensational Color and …

Fabulous Designs Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring Fabulous Designs  Are Underfoot Exciting options for fashionable flooring

Are you choosing floor décor for a new house or renovating an existing one? As you figure out what you want underfoot, trying to decide among today’s vast array of choices may well floor you! …

Bring Life Back into the Kitchen Bring Life Back into the Kitchen

Quartz And Solid Surfaces Lead The Pack With Style And Durability
When homeowners remodel they often look to upgrade the kitchen first. Since the kitchen is usually the gathering place within a home and used …

Made in the Shade Made in the Shade

Create An Outdoor Space That Offers Moderating Sun And Shade By Choice
In early times, backyards were mere utilitarian areas. By 1950, these spaces were popular for entertaining, featuring grills and folding lawn chairs. More …

Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer

Even though September means “fall” in some parts of the country, in Houston it’s still warm enough for outdoor entertaining. While summer is almost over for this year,  it’s not too late to be thinking …

Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows Thinking of Remodeling? Start with the Windows

Replacing older windows can increase a home’s resale value
Now that summer is winding down and the days will be getting cooler, this might be a good time to tackle that home improvement project you’ve been …

2010 Kitchen Design Competition 2010 Kitchen Design Competition

Walk into the 2010 National Kitchen and Bath Association’s Pinnacle of Design Award winning kitchen, and you will think you entered a 19th century farmhouse. But look out the window, and you won’t see a …

Flooring Enhances the Decor and Character of a Home Flooring Enhances the Decor and Character of a Home

Wood and wood look-alikes go with any style
Wood floors give a house a warm and cozy feel that just can’t be duplicated by vinyl or even carpet. Or can it? For many, a laminate floor …

Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home Stone Flooring: An Investment in Timeless for Your Home

By Christie Craig
Spring has officially sprung in southern Texas and for many homeowners, this means it’s time to launch that big home remodeling project …