Tips on Buying Foreclosures

Foreclosures provide buyers the chance to have property at a considerable discount. However, buyers must note that foreclosures are sold”as-is” and are inclined to be in poor condition and may also be found in undesirable areas. What’s more, potential customers should exercise patience. Contact Lenders Directly Buyers should contact the lender of a foreclosed property […]

The 15 Most Popular Closet Luxuries on

Clothes on the floor, piles of shoes that are piled, clothing rods that are overburdened — sound familiar? They are all frequent closet afflictions, and they can quickly turn into a closet into a disaster zone. You are not alone; we can relate. After all, it is hard to find space for all our goodies, […]

Scandinavian Style Inspires a Bungalow's New Look

Bill Humphrey and Maria Garuti’s North Carolina bungalow had great bones and a fantastic design but wanted a little design adore. Dark walls, a outdated bathroom, an uninviting entry and an awkward kitchen obscured the joys of the 1918 home. Garuti, a freelance decorator, and Humphrey, a guitar pick maker, both have a knack for […]

Easy Green: 6 Must-Answer Questions Before You Purchase

Among the greatest principles to remember if you’re working to make a greener home is to choose fewer, but higher-quality and longer-lasting, furnishings and goods you love. Even when it comes to sustainably harvested wood and ecofriendly materials, more new material still means using more funds, and furniture that might seem a bargain might wind […]

How to Use a High Ceiling

To start with, consider yourself lucky. Many homeowners would be thrilled to have a decorating problem like high ceilings. However, I get it. Rooms with sufficient headroom for an ogre require special attention (as if they didn’t already get sufficient). Sure, monuments, cathedrals and statues work on a grand scale to make a sense of […]

Layout Revolutionary: Buckminster Fuller at SFMOMA

There’s really no good only word. He had been an architect, an engineer, an author, a designer, a philosopher and much more. Considered among the last great American inventors, Fuller is credited with influencing many theories in contemporary structure — such as prefabricated home, eco friendly substances and residing in a smaller footprint. A new […]

An Ingenious Entire-Apartment 'Crack' in Greece

As opposed to purchase a bunch of furniture for their new rented apartment, Panagiotis Chatzitsakyris and Stelina Tsifti built it — each bit. They adored this open and bright third-floor unit in Greece, but the lack of architectural detail was discouraging. As tenants they could not remodel anything, so they made their furniture as building […]

Guest Groups: 20 Finds for Spring Entertaining

Spring has officially arrived, and that means more meals out! It’s such a thrill to dine alfresco after a chilly winter holed up indoors. Here are 20 things to make dining and entertaining outdoors even better. — Clara from Channeling Contessa Pottery Barn Galvanized Metal 6-Pack Bottle Caddy – $29.50 Bring out the drinks! From […]

What Utilities Can You Pay for in a Home?

When you move into a home, you probably have a budget in mind for the mortgage, taxes, insurance and other costs associated with homeownership. When budgeting, remember the utilities. If you are moving from an apartment or even a smaller house into a larger home, expect the costs of your utilities to grow. The vital […]

How High Off the Ground If a Water Heater Be?

Distance requirements for water heater setup are based on safety. As an example, the minimum distance in the ground is intended to prevent fires and explosions if a flammable material is spilled on the ground near the water heater. This condition applies to gasoline components, not electrical ones, because gasoline requires a flame along with […]

What Are the Balls on My Palm Tree?

All trees go through a reproductive cycle leading to seed pods, fruit or nuts. The balls on the tops of palm trees are the consequence of a palm tree’s healthy reproductive cycle, or even its fruits. The vast majority of these fruits are edible, with coconuts and dates among the most commonly known. Depending on […]