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Home Help: Luxurious upgrades don’t have to break the bank

Tip of the Week When it comes to home decorating, it’s easy to blow your budget on one or two upgrades. Too often, however, costly decorating ploys disappoint, wearing out or becoming dated before you’ve paid off the financing. Fortunately, a handful of upgrades just scream “luxury,” while the price tags quietly snicker “this look…

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Options for refinishing your bathtub

Depending on the material that your bathtub is made of, you might have the option to refinish it rather than replace it. If your bathtub is made of porcelain, cast iron, or fiberglass, it can be refinished. The cost-effectiveness of refinishing versus replacing your tub depends on the cost of tub removal, dumping, and the…

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11 Ways a Surface Remodel Can Save you Money

Surface “remodeling” is a great way to give your home a lift without investing a huge amount of time and cash. This type of work is really renovation, a cosmetic refinishing process, rather than deep down remodeling. Whatever you call it, a surface upgrade can be a fantastic way to update a house that doesn’t…

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Update Your Kitchen Cabinets: 10 Easy DIY Projects

Put on Some Paint If you’re on the fence (or on a budget), there’s always the old standby—paint. A change in color can have a huge impact on your kitchen and the payoff far exceeds the effort (although removing all the doors and hardware may prove a little tedious). Get out the sandpaper and pick…

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Your tub & shower can look like new!

Here is an example from one of our many happy customers. Is your bathtub, sink or shower in need of a new finish? Call us today and we can help.    Are you in need of a Chicago Bathtub Refinishing expert?

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10 Quick DIYs to Refresh Your Shower

1: Increase the Shower’s Water Pressure For better water pressure, first loosen mineral deposits that could be clogging the flow. Unscrew the shower head and soak in a bowl of boiling water and ½ cup of vinegar for 10 minutes. If you can’t remove the head, fill a plastic bag with full-strength vinegar and tape…

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How to Begin a Kitchen Remodel

It’s one of the toughest rooms to redo, but we’ll guide you through the process. From HGTV The kitchen is one of the most complicated remodeling projects because of all the decisions you will make throughout the process. We’ll walk you through this with our planning and buying guides, covering everything from foundation appliances, cabinetry,…

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How To: Get Rid of Mildew Smell

What’s that smell? The musty odor on towels, tile, and basement walls can be a sign you have a mildew problem. Don’t worry: With a few simple pantry items, you can completely eliminate the odor and stymy future mold growth. Here’s how. Photo: shutterstock.com Among household odors, mildew undoubtedly ranks among the worst. And unfortunately,…

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