• Bedrooms,  Living Areas

    Wallpaper is Making a Comeback this Winter

    The very mention of the word wallpaper for some homeowners has them coming out in a cold sweat. For some, it conjures up images of trying to remove it, and for others, it’s the daunting task of trying to put it up. For years now, wallpaper has had a bad reputation. Even enthusiastic designers who once extolled the virtues of pattern and design eventually declared wallpaper outdated. However in the last few years, especially with design trends changing, wallpaper is making a bit of a comeback. In fact, thanks to impressive new patterns and easy application, it’s considered cool once more. A Quick Wallpaper History Lesson Wallpaper stems way back…

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    Risks and Benefits of Choosing Wood for Your House

    Wood is a timeless material that has been used since ancient times. As a matter of fact it is the only renewable resource that has been around for as long as we can tell. Wood has a few distinctive features that make it the perfect choice for certain interior designs. However, why do we have to limit ourselves only to wooden furniture and flooring, when there is an exciting world of wooden beams, decorations, frames and many more elements to consider? Although wood can be an excellent choice for certain buildings, there are a few things to take into consideration before deciding upon it. Here are the benefits and risks…

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    6 Things to Consider When Shopping for Home Insurance

    Home insurance is a must-have. In fact, homeowners with a mortgage are usually required to carry home insurance. After all, the bank wants to protect its investment. Homeowners insurance is a lifeline when disasters occur, like fires, hail and storm damage, or flooding. Here are a few things to consider when shopping for home insurance. How Much Are Premiums? Obviously, the monthly or annual premiums are a key consideration when you’re purchasing home insurance. Premiums vary based on coverage options, the state you live in, your home’s condition and its replacement value, as well as whether your home is in disaster-prone areas, like a flood zone. Homeinsurance.com is an excellent resource…