7 Best Paint Colors for a More Soothing Bedroom


According to a Sherwin-Williams survey, 3 out of 4 consumers say their bedroom needs painting – but they want to be sure they choose a wall color that soothes & promotes more restful sleep. The paint company suggests that a black painted ceiling in a room with soft beige walls encourages a good night’s sleep. They also Read More

10 Signs You Are Ready to Invest in Real Estate


When it comes to property investment, timing is everything. Ultimately, choosing the right time to enter the market will have a significant impact on the long-term success of your investment. But how can you as an investor know whether the timing is right? Global property portal Lamudi has compiled a list of 10 tell-tale signs Read More

6 Homeowner Expenses Renters Must Consider


Transitioning from renter to homeowners means much more than simply having a place to call your own. Purchasing a home is well worth the investment, but it’s important for renters to be totally financially committed. Renters seeking to buy a one should budget not only monthly expenses but also these overlooked costs: Home maintenance – Read More

Bathroom Upgrades You Can Do in a Weekend


By Barbara Pronin Replacing the tile or refinishing the tub can be major bathroom projects, even for accomplished do-it-yourselfers. But when it comes to adding style and pizzazz, it can take just a few good ideas and a weekend or less to turn your frumpy bathroom into a beauty.From news and lifestyle journal Epoch Times, Read More

7 Things You Should Never Do To Your Home


By Barbara Pronin New homeowners can be overwhelmed with the list of things they should do to their homes – clean the gutters & replace the furnace filters, for example. But, say the Wall St. Journal’s home advisors, there are at least 7 things a homeowner should never do – and here’s why: Don’t do your Read More

Off the Wall Tips for Repurposing Wallpaper


By Suzanne De Vita This week’s #TBT is Grandma Maxine’s wallpaper collection. Yes, my dear grandmother really collected wallpaper. And not just swatches or scraps here and there – I mean rolls and rolls of the stuff. Occasionally she’d scrapbook with it, but for the most part, it remained untouched. Until, that is, she gave Read More