Tag: home improvement

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7 Ways To Upgrade Your Boring Ceiling

The ceiling tends to be a part of a home that is overlooked and underappreciated as many do not know what to do with it. We are here to show you that things are looking up! Skylights Skylights are the perfect way to bring the outdoors inside. Adding one to...

/ August 16, 2017
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Stylish Fans For A Cool Home

With this heat wave coming through, we are finally getting all of our summer weather we have been missing out on all at once. Whether you are AC-less or just looking for some additional air circulation in the home, fans are the typical plan of action. Although normally seen as...

/ August 3, 2017
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6 Backsplash Ideas That Aren’t Tile

Tile seems to be the conventional choice when it comes to kitchen backsplashes (especially subway tile). It looks great and is very practical, but so are many other materials. Bored of the whole tile trend? Keep reading to see some stylish alternatives. Wood Adding a wooden backsplash gives the kitchen...

/ July 26, 2017

5 Fun Home Improvement Projects For The Whole Family

Summer is just around the corner, which means school will be out before we know it. All kids long await summer break, but for parents it can sometimes be difficult to find ways to occupy them. This can be a great time to get your kids involved with home improvement...

/ June 13, 2017
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Why Older Homes Need A Designated Substance Survey Before Renovating

Anyone who has lived through a renovation can attest to the amount of fine dust created during demolition.  In older homes, especially those built before 1980, there is a chance that dust may contain hazardous substances like asbestos, which can threaten the health of your family and the contractors who are working...

/ May 22, 2017

Energy Efficient Windows

It may feel like Old Man Winter is finally loosening his grip – but installing energy-efficient windows will save you money year-round. Simply put, older windows can cause heat loss in winter and heat absorption in summer that increases the cost of air conditioning. In winter, energy-efficient windows reduce heat...

/ March 11, 2017
Kitchen renovation done by Multi Kitchen & Bath Inc

Hot Products in Home Improvement

It’s so interesting and educational to sit on this side of the computer and read reviews from homeowners. You’ve been through it all and we are thrilled you share your experiences with us and your fellow compadres in home improvement. No matter how you look at it, it’s emotional. Whether it’s...

/ December 27, 2010
Custom Kitchen Cabinetry by Mooza Wood Arts

Kitchen Trend 2010 & Predictions for 2011

Awhile back I started sorting through reviews on kitchens to find our favorite kitchens of 2010. While looking through reviews and photos (one of the best parts of this job is checking out some of the gorgeous renovation pictures homeowners add to their reviews) I was surprised by how similar...

/ November 4, 2010

Five HomeStars Reviews We Like & Why

A person’s home is their castle and the HomeStars team takes that saying to heart. We understand the difficulties in home renovations, which is why we hope our site will ease the process for you. We are very appreciative when people share their reviews. Home owners take the time to...

/ November 1, 2010

Tips on How to Handle Multiple Home Renovations at Once

When doing work on your home there are complexities in hiring someone. You have to find and compare three companies, get three estimates, call references, check them out on HomeStars.com, schedule appointments, take time off of work – the list goes on. This list becomes compounded when you have multiple...

/ October 28, 2010