Remodeling Your Historic Home: What You Should Know

Jul 31, 2015 2:30:00 PM

The Price of Preserving History

Historic homes dot the landscape like shells along the beach--standing out among neighboring houses because of their unique look and feel. There is just something special about them!

Despite the substance they add to a neighborhood, however, your historic home can be a costly investment. Giving history a makeover is no easy -- nor cheap -- task, but remodeling the right way will save you time and money in the long run.

Where do you begin? Here are some practical things you should know as you begin remodeling your historic home.

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Tips for Creating an Energy-Efficient Home

Jul 28, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Your home is an investment in your family's future, so anything you do to make it work more efficient for you is going to save money in the long run. Creating an energy-efficient home involves upgrading some of the appliances or features and changing the way you use things. A lot of small changes over time will result in big energy savings. Preventative maintenance is key. 

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10 Signs You Need A Custom Storm Door

Jul 21, 2015 11:30:00 AM

There is a lot of debate about whether or not storm doors are necessary and worth the upfront investment. Custom storm doors are installed on the outside of your regular front door to add extra security and insulation, and come in a wide variety of style options. They often have sliding glass panels and interchangeable screens to keep the house insulated in the winter and cool in the summer. It’s important to understand the signs that your front door might be in need of some extra reinforcement, so we have put together a list to help you decide.

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10 Best Interior Design Blogs to Follow

Jul 10, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Designing your home's interior can be mentally and physically taxing. There are ideas to sift through, stores to visit, and many toolboxes to be opened. Before any of that, however, there is the matter of inspiration. Where can you find it? How do I know what updates and alterations to make? Well, this is precisely why we've compiled a list of the top 10 interior design blogs to follow, where you can get ideas, get inspired, and get to work making your home interior all that you want it to be. The sites represent a wide variety of designs, tips, and income brackets, ensuring that you can find something below that resonates with you, your tastes -- and your budget. Enjoy!

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How to Choose A Color Palette For Your House - Infographic

Jul 2, 2015 3:20:00 PM

Improving the look and feel of your home doesn't always require a drastic remodel. Instead, you can take small steps to personalize your space. Changing the color of the interior or the exterior of your home can instantly transform your space. 

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