History and Facts about Carpet

History and Facts about Carpet

  The interior of a home is made up of many different objects that help make it unique and interesting. Of all these, a clean carpet of all shapes and sizes could be a major influence in setting the tone of a room or even the whole house. Since this is such … Read more

Great American Historical Homes

Great American Historical Homes

  Every home around the world has a story. And here in the United States, some of these homes have a great history behind them that they deserve to be visited and explored.   Tiles king Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930) built this castle-like abode, from 1908 to 1912. He designed it using … Read more

Classic Home Styles

Classic Home Styles

When you’re shopping for a house, it’s likely that you’re going to have some quick (re-) education on the home styles that have been popular since they first came to exist. Here are the classic home styles, where you can learn a bit about their history and important elements.   Cape Cod-style … Read more

How to Pay for Installing Solar Panels

How to Pay for Installing Solar Panels

  More and more people are turning to solar energy Solar panels can be the greatest addition to anyone’s home, considering that it reduces the need for traditional energy sources from which people get their electricity, such as fossil fuels. Moreover, aside from helping the environment, people save more from not having … Read more

Types of Garage Flooring

Types of Garage Flooring

If you have a garage, you probably use it for much more than just parking your car. Garages are highly useful rooms that serve as storage space, workshops, and even play areas if they’re big enough. However, the materials the garage is made out of, especially the flooring, can contribute greatly to … Read more

Organizing Garage Cabinets and Storage

Organizing Garage Cabinets and Storage

We all know that garages are hardly considered to be just places for parking our vehicles any more. Since this is an open, casual space for most homes, many people are now utilizing their garages as playrooms, workshops, and even places to just sit and relax. However, the most common use of … Read more

The History of Garages

The History of Garages

Tracing the history of garages is like unfolding the story of automotive progress and our changing lifestyle preferences. Initially conceived as simple shelters for the first automobiles, garages have evolved into essential components of the modern home, reflecting advances in design, technology, and culture. The transformation of the garage from basic carriage … Read more

Converting a Garage to a Living Area

Converting a Garage to a Living Area

Whether it is attached to the house or detached from it, a garage can be a great extension to your home. You can convert it into an additional living room, a kitchen, a study or office room, a playroom, an audio-visual room, or anything that you may want your garage to turn … Read more