Home Remodeling Crash Course: What I Learned the Hard Way
In the 1950s, people were loving the new innovation of processed foods, and they began to do less cooking at home. As such, kitchens shrank. If you have a home built in the 1950s through 1970s, chances are it has a pretty tiny kitchen — which does not bode well when you're trying to cook a gourmet meal for a few friends. In a perfect world, you would knock some walls down and expand that kitchen, but that's not often an option.
Whether you're dealing with a serious flood or a relatively minor one, one of the things that remain constant is the challenge of cleaning up afterwards. There are many challenges that you'll encounter during your storm damage restoration efforts. Removing the water from your home or basement will only be the first of these challenges. Once this is done, you'll also have to figure out how to salvage the items that were exposed to water.
Sprucing up the bathroom in your home can revitalize the whole dwelling and make you remember just why you bought the place in the first place. You probably spend so much time in the bathroom that it's hard to take a detached look at the room to see what needs to be updated. When you mention your plans to remodel the home some friends might suggest you work on the kitchen or family room.
If you want to consider upgrades to your home, renovations to kitchens and bathrooms can add real value to your home. The renovations that you may consider for a kitchen can be costly, so you may be looking for affordable projects to update an outdated kitchen design. Today, there are options like upgrading the appliances and refacing cabinets that can change the look of your kitchen and add value to your home.
One of the areas in your home where you may spend the most of your time is the kitchen. This is the space where you will typically prepare meals for your family and talk about the day while eating these. There's no doubt that the kitchen is the heart of the home and you'll want to ensure this space is as usable and attractive as possible. It may be necessary to do a remodeling to make this happen and knowing some tips to assist you can be helpful.
One of the most challenging times for me as a homeowner was when my family was growing but my house was not. We were quickly running out of room and things felt cramped. That's when I started looking into the possibility of remodeling the house to add a couple of extra bedrooms and expand the living area. I had no idea how complex the process would be or what was involved, but I learned a lot along the way. Now that the work is done, I have created this site to help teach others what I didn't know going into the plans. I hope that the information here empowers you and makes your upcoming remodeling project easier.
In the 1950s, people were loving the new innovatio …
Whether you're dealing with a serious flood or a r …
Sprucing up the bathroom in your home can revitali …
If you want to consider upgrades to your home, ren …
One of the areas in your home where you may spend …