Five Unique Home Skylights

By Kimberly Martin on 13 June 2014

Skylights are one of the best ways to introduce sunlight into your home—they’re a beautiful architectural feature, come in a variety of styles, and the light they cast upon your interior is free and natural! It’s easy to consider installing one or two simple, square skylights in hopes of brightening up your home—but why not consider something more unique? All around the world people are designing some of the most unique skylights around, and we’ve collected a few of them here in hopes they inspire you to try something new!

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Better Your Backsplash

By Melody Boggs on 10 June 2014

Atlanta — Backsplashes are a fun and simple way to get started on remodeling the look of your kitchen. They come in a variety of styles, colors, and materials to the point where your only limitation is your own imagination. If you need assistance with developing a design, there are many professional kitchen remodelers available in your area that can assist you. In the meantime, gather some inspiration by checking out these unique, creative, and downright strange backsplash designs. (It should be noted that these are real designs in real homes that people live in everyday.)

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Aah! Ugliest Bathrooms

By Kimberly Martin on 10 June 2014

“My bathroom is just so tacky,” you say as you grimace at the old fashioned wallpaper and dated fixtures. “This is so embarrassing,” another mutters as they examine the antiquated vinyl flooring. As ugly as you may think your bathroom is, there are many more around the world still more horrifying than your own. Take heart in this knowledge—you can easily improve your bathroom with a quick remodel, but some of these other bathrooms will require a lot more work before they lose their “blinding eyesore” status! Take a look at these nightmares below.

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Lead Safety Awareness in Your Home

By Kimberly Martin on 30 May 2014.

Over many years, lead—a naturally-occurring metal found in the Earth—has been used as an ingredient for dozens of household items and products. Common materials like gasoline, paint, pipe soldering, drinking water pipes, vinyl, brass, shingles, and more have all used lead as an ingredient in the past. Because lead is such a durable, useful metal, its widespread use in these items doesn’t come as a surprise. The downfall is lead’s toxicity to human health. That’s why today we’re informing you on the risks of lead in older homes and what you can do to combat it if you think your home is at risk.

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10 Attic Renovation Ideas

By Melody Boggs on 23 May 2014

Your attic space is capable of becoming more than just a storage unit for Christmas lights and insulation. With enough work, you can actually convert this space into another room or story addition while also adding value to your home. Check out some of these successful attic conversions and get some inspiration for your own!

1. A New Sitting Room

via DIYNetwork

via DIYNetwork

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