It takes less time to do thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.

Create a Statement in Your Powder Bathroom

Since the powder room is where guests usually go to freshen up, this little room can make a big statement about your home. When deciding how to decorate ...

Read More

The post Create a Statement in Your Powder Bathroom by xxiibrands, appeared first on DFW Improved | Home Remodeling Contractor.

Continue Reading

6 Ways to Make the Most of This Weekend (6 photos)

With the tail end of summer fading away, we can begin to look forward to the rich colors and comforts of fall. Crunch a crisp orchard apple, pick up a new book (or curl up with an old movie), and help those in need. Get a start on fall to-dos and favorites this weekend with these six ideas.

Continue Reading

Add Beardless Iris to Your Garden for Springtime Blooms (14 photos)

Beardless irises are capturing the attention of gardeners everywhere, thanks to their perennial spring blooms, attractive foliage and easygoing growing needs. Japanese irises and Siberian irises are the most commonly seen, but spuria iris is also showing up in more and more gardens. Two North American...

Continue Reading

More Power to You: How to Pick the Right Generator (7 photos)

The romantic picture of being caught in a storm — soft candlelight instead of harsh lamps, a picnic meal on the floor in front of a fire, a chance to catch up on conversation or family games — sounds fine, but the truth is that losing power can result in days without a heating or cooling system, frozen...

Continue Reading

How to Get Your Range Hood Right (20 photos)

Choosing a range hood is an opportunity to create a dramatic focal point in your kitchen — or, if you go for a subtler style, a way to support the overall look of your kitchen. With the potential styles of range hoods — from oversize to barely there — nearly limitless, it’s helpful to know some basics...

Continue Reading

5 Bathrooms Go Bold with Geometric Patterns on the Walls (9 photos)

The thought of bold patterns on your bathroom walls might feel overwhelming or chaotic. But these five bathrooms prove you can have a patterned statement wall that looks lovely and relaxing. Read on to see how these design teams used geometric tile in their clients’ bathrooms, and how you can too. Plus,...

Continue Reading

Living With Less: Do You Have Too Much Stuff? (5 photos)

We’ve all been there. The cabinets are overflowing. There’s no more room in any closet. And the drawers are crammed so full they won’t close. Your stuff has outgrown your space. But instead of blaming your home for its lack of storage, maybe consider that you have too much stuff. That issue is easier...

Continue Reading

How to Get Rid of Household Mold (11 photos)

You can procrastinate about some cleaning tasks, but when it comes to mold, it’s better to take care of it sooner rather than later. Mold can cause health problems and destroy whatever it grows on. The spores of mold fungi commonly float through the air, and when they adhere to damp surfaces and start...

Continue Reading

Back-to-School Action Plan: The Entry (9 photos)

A calm and organized entry can help your family stay on track on busy school mornings. This is even more important for kids who have trouble staying organized or being on time. Read on for 9 sanity-saving tips to cut down on the morning chaos, and help propel your student out the door...

Continue Reading

Up to 65% Off Outdoor Sofas and Sectionals (169 photos)

Make your backyard a destination for comfort with these marked-down sofas and sectionals. Blue and turquoise look great beside pools, and neutral shades add a sophisticated touch. For added coziness on chilly nights, choose a seating arrangement that includes a fire...

Continue Reading

How to Donate Clothes to Charity Without Leaving Your Home (8 photos)

The end of summer often evokes a feeling of nostalgia. Your kids will be moving onward and upward in their academic careers. They may be starting a new grade, transitioning from middle to high school or even heading off to college. No matter what, the start of school means that they’re a bit older and...

Continue Reading

Bearded Irises Provide Spring Color From Fall Plantings (12 photos)

A display of colorful bearded irises in a garden proclaims to all who see it that spring is here. To get this look in your garden, look for iris rhizomes to plant in late summer and fall. With the right conditions and some basic care, you’ll have blooms for years to come. Bearded irises are readily found...

Continue Reading

28 Outdoor Projects Everyone Should Know About (28 photos)

There’s a lot you can do to make your outdoor space more inviting. (Outdoor shower, anyone?) Knowing how to get those things done is another story. Whom do you call? How much will it cost? Don’t worry. Consider this your guide to the ins and outs of 28 great projects that can make your outdoor space...

Continue Reading

Most Popular Features for a New Kitchen? A Pro Tells All (17 photos)

Embarking on a kitchen remodel is both an exciting and daunting endeavor for most people. My goal as a kitchen designer is to guide my clients through the multitude of decisions that need to be made. To begin, I always ask what they envision in their dream kitchen. Not surprisingly, there is a universal...

Continue Reading

17 Bedrooms That Will Make You Feel You’re Still on Vacation (17 photos)

Sigh. Can you believe we’re approaching the end of summer? I sure can’t. It’s zipped by in a blink, and I’m doing all I can to hold on to the sunshine and warmth. My favorite season will inevitably end, but before it does, let’s pretend we’re on summer vacation for a few more days. And what better place...

Continue Reading

Project Pantry

People look for many things in a well-appointed kitchen: high-end appliances, lots of prep space, good lighting, and sufficient space with good flow so that the kitchen won’t feel ...

Read More

The post Project Pantry by Gary St. John, appeared first on DFW Improved | Home Remodeling Contractor.

Continue Reading

Flex Space: What Is It and Why You Need It

What’s the top thing you look for when shopping for a home? For many people, the answer is, “something that will grow with us.” You might be planning to ...

Read More

The post Flex Space: What Is It and Why You Need It by Gary St. John, appeared first on DFW Improved | Home Remodeling Contractor.

Continue Reading

Create a Wildlife-Friendly Meadow in Your Small Garden (9 photos)

A meadow brings the gifts of untamed nature to a garden: A sweep of grasses swaying in the wind evokes the rippling expanse of the open ocean; a freckling of wildflowers in varied colors and shapes delights with ever-changing beauty. Well-designed meadows can enhance any style of landscape, and they...

Continue Reading

More Articles ...