Change Your Home One Step at a Time

Change Your Home One Step at a Time

  • Three Tests To Consider When Building Homesteads

    Building a homestead is a little different than building up your average house. A homestead is typically a place that can sustain the life of the family that lives on the property. Many homesteads will feature a house, gardens and crops, animals and barns, and wells or other natural water sources. If you are helping to build a homestead for a family, you need to be sure that the work that goes into the homestead will make the actual place sustainable.

  • 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Put Off Pruning Your Trees

    When you think about basic lawn maintenance, you might think about things like cutting your grass and getting rid of weeds. One thing that you might not think about is pruning your trees; but, this is something that you should make an effort to do regularly or hire a professional--like Schulhoff Tree & Lawn Care, Inc.--to help you with. These are a few reasons why you shouldn't put off pruning your trees any longer.

  • Three Reasons Why Sump Pump Installations Require Contractors And Permits

    If you want a drier basement, you may be considering a sump pump. This is especially true of any basement where there is a lot of standing water and no sewer drainage holes in the basement floor. However, you may be surprised to learn that a sump pump requires a contractor and a permit to install. The reasons for this are as follows. The Hole in the Floor Is Concrete

  • Land Surveys 101: 3 Times It Pays To Have Your Property Surveyed

    A land survey is a handy service that can give you useful information about your property. While many people consider it unnecessary to have their land surveyed, it can actually be quite beneficial. Land surveys can reveal a lot of useful and interesting information about your property. However, having your land surveyed is often expensive. Luckily, it doesn't need to be done that often. So when should you have your land surveyed?

  • Ways To Lower The Cost Of In-Ground Swimming Pools

    A swimming pool can increase the value of your home, especially if you live in a high-end neighborhood where it is expected that all of the properties will have pools. It is especially a good idea if you live in a warmer climate. However, if you are not sure of whether you should add a swimming pool to your property, looking for ways to reduce the cost of an in-ground pool may make it easier to justify the installation.

  • About Me

    Change Your Home One Step at a Time

    The best way to handle major home renovations is to take them one step at a time. Instead of trying to change your whole home at once, start small. I started with the guest bathroom, then the guest bedroom, then moved on to my kids’ rooms, my bedroom, and the living room. Now I’m working on remodeling the kitchen. I started this blog to help other people who are attempting major home renovations. I’ll show you how to change your whole home by breaking it up into manageable chunks. Wondering which kitchen counters are right for you, or how to add more space to your bedroom? We’ll go over the pros and cons of different materials and discuss DIY renovation projects. Before you know it, you’ll have created your dream home.