This post describes the process of completely redoing a previously badly renovated 1930s bungalow master bath. It’s important to make renovation decisions that match the overall character of a home. A design should ideally match a historic home’s history. Opening up spaces with bright materials and added light is also a bonus. Read on for tips! Continue reading A very BRIGHT Bath Do-over
If you’re in Austin or just about anywhere else in Texas right now, you may be facing an urgent problem as your frozen pipes start to thaw. If your copper water pipes have burst, then you’ll start to get a major water leak as the rest of the pipes in your home thaw and water starts flowing again. Here’s what to do if you hear water gushing. Continue reading EMERGENCY burst pipe DIY repair info!
This post describes how to convert a tub or tub surround insert into a super awesome custom walk-in shower. Converting a tub to a shower on a slab foundation requires some advanced jackhammer drain re-plumbing. But the process is straightforward if you just follow the proper steps! Continue reading Another Tub to Shower Conversion
Kitchen renovations can get very expensive very quickly. And, unlike a bedroom or bathroom or other kind of reno project, most homes have only one kitchen. So you’ll want to both keep costs down and also plan carefully to speed everything along once the reno work starts. This post has tips and tricks for speedy kitchen makeover ideas that won’t break your bank. Continue reading How to Save on a Kitchen Reno
You ideally want to get the best results for the lowest price on your bath remodel project. Careful shopping and smart design can help keep the costs of fixtures and tile and other materials low. But contractor labor is the biggest cost for any full reno. This post has ideas for how to get quality bids without inflated labor pricing. The bottom line? Good contractors really like to work for organized clients who have clear plans. Read on to find out why and how! Continue reading How to Save on a Bathroom Reno