Popular TV shows may make home renovations look easy, but sometimes parts of the project are best left to the pros. General contractors, or GCs, are the ones who can make your visions a reality. But from checking references and licensing to financing work and setting a timeline, hiring a …keep reading
If you own a home, it’s likely your biggest and longest-term investment. Whether you’re sprucing up your home to sell or planning a renovation for personal reasons, even relatively minor changes can net you some big gains in home value. So what areas should you focus on to get the …keep reading
“Outdoor play is essential for the lives of children,” says Heather Olsen, Ed.D., executive director of the National Program for Playground Safety. And while setting up a backyard playground can help motivate kids to get outside, she says, it’s important to ensure that the environment is safe. …keep reading
Some people look at the garage and see a place to store a car. Others envision something grander: a work space, perhaps, or even a whole new living area. But will the renovation work improve the value of your home?
The answer is: maybe. “A well-organized, updated garage …keep reading