Drop In Bathtubs – How To Design Your Bathtub Mount

The two most popular luxury bathroom additions are, generally speaking, sprawling walk-in showers and big, luxurious soaking or whirlpool tubs. But while you probably realize going in that building a new shower from the ground up means lots and lots of tile work, you might not realize that many designer bathtubs – especially whirlpools and […]

Bathroom Tile – Choosing Tile For Every Part Of Your Bathroom

One of the most important things to consider when planning a major bathroom remodel is probably also one of the most difficult. The type, size, shape, color, and pattern bathroom tile you choose will have a huge impact on the final look and feel of your bathroom, but it’s anything but a one-stop, one-shot decision. […]

Upgrading To A Vessel Sink – What To Know Before You Buy

Upgrading to a vessel sink is fast becoming a popular choice for luxury and modern bathroom renovations. But installing a new vessel sink, while not more complicated that installing any other type of sink is more involved. While swapping out your sink is a great way to give your bathroom a fast facelift, upgrading to […]

Six Home Improvements To Help Keep You Warm This Winter

Today we got our first real snow up here in the frozen north, and waking up to all that white powder (and a home that’s a few degrees colder than I might like) got me to thinking about ways to keep warm this winter. I’ve already raided my spiced tea stash and fought the cat […]

Top Five Home Improvements For The Holiday Season

The time between Halloween and New Years is probably the single worst time of year to do any kind of major home remodeling. Between guests, celebrations, tight budgets from gift-giving, and just good old fashioned bad weather, there’s a lot stacked against end-of-the-year renovations. But this is also the time of year where people that […]

Home Water Filters – Choosing The Best Water Filtration System

If you’re reading this, it probably means you’re concerned about the quality of your drinking water. Unfortunately, it’s a good concern to have. Little scares (and bigger ones) regarding water quality seem to have been popping up a lot in recent years, from water bottles containing BPA to traces of pharmecutecal drugs in your tap […]

Unique, Colorful Modern Outdoor Furniture From PolArt

By and large, outdoor furniture isn’t terribly interesting. Sure, it can be attractive, but I’d venture to say it’s not all that often that you find an outdoor patio set that’s really unusual or unique. If you do a lot of outdoor entertaining and want an outdoor furniture set that will really wow, you need […]

Eco Friendly Bathroom Vanities – Knowing Your Options Before You Buy

Eco-friendliness is predicted to be the top trending theme in home design for 2013, with everything from water saving shower heads to EnergyStar appliances at the top of every 2013 to-do list. But if you’re not super familiar with the green home movement, or even the whole sustainability thing in general, it can be difficult […]

PolArt Modern Furniture Wows With Colorful, Classically Inspired Designs

If you’re looking for a bold, colorful statement piece for your modern living space, you’ve come to the right place. I’m always on the lookout for unique, unusual new takes on modern furniture, and regular readers of the blog will know that some of my absolute favorite modern furniture picks are ones that riff on […]

Kitchen Sink Buyer’s Guide: How To Get The Right Sink For Your Kitchen

Choosing the right kitchen sink is a major commitment. After all, a good kitchen sink should last you for the lifetime of your kitchen – or at least until your next major remodel. So you want to take your time to choose one that you’re going to be happy with for the next decade or […]