Thursday, May 19, 2016 in
Choosing a new paint color - whether for the exterior of your
home or even just the front door - sounds fun at first but can
quickly become a burden. How many times have you fallen for a color
on a swatch only to hate the shade once you've painted the whole
room? The same can happen with the...
Thursday, April 21, 2016 in
Looking for some inspiration for your next outdoor project?
We've collected a few of our favorite DIY front door makeovers to
help you think out of the box and create a look that suits your
personal style flawlessly without breaking the bank. Check them out
1. A simple update »
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in
As the temperature moves up and the days draw longer, you're
likely itching to go outside and enjoy some fresh air this spring.
It also means it's time to check your home's exterior any make any
upgrades or repairs after a long, gloomy winter. Here's a few quick
steps you should take this weekend to...
Friday, April 8, 2016 in
When it comes to choosing the best exterior door hardware, there
are many factors to consider to ensure the right fit for the style
and security of your home. Choosing a new deadbolt and handleset
may not be as simple as picking up whatever is available on the
shelf. Make sure you do your homework...
Monday, April 4, 2016 in
Whether your winter was mild or brutal, your home's curb appeal
often takes a major hit during these long gloomy months. With the
start of spring, it's time to start thinking about giving your curb
appeal a refresh and we think you should start with the front door.
Here are six steps you should take...
Monday, March 28, 2016 in
When it comes to remodeling your home, there are a few details you may be quick to overlook but
actually play a major role in tying an entire room together. The
good news is, these details can easily and affordably be upgraded
in a single day and can make a big impact without a full room
Friday, March 25, 2016 in
Ah, the mudroom. Or like many homeowners, maybe it's just the
back door. Either way, this space is often overlooked and quickly
dirtied with constant traffic moving in and out. There's no reason
not to make this space feel like it's part of the home and a
reflection of your personal style - even if...
Friday, March 18, 2016 in
Are you looking for ways to refresh your home's aesthetic with
little to no budget? Sometimes, cleaning up what you already have
can take your home from dreary to refreshed. Don't jump the gun on
expensive replacements for flooring and windows just yet. Check out
these sixteen spring cleaning tips...
Monday, February 29, 2016 in
Whether they're big or small, the details matter when it comes
to home decor. Simple choices from light fixtures to artwork play a
major role in transforming a room. Here are a few easy ideas to
help you transform the look of your home to better reflect your
style without taking on a major...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 in
While Mid-Century Modern design saw its prime from the early
1940's to 1960's, this style has surged in popularity once again in
recent years and its influence is holding on in many home decor
categories. From a play on minimalism to sharp contours and angles,
mid-century design features many...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in
Whether your home decor tastes fall more on the traditional
or contemporary side
of design, geometric patterns and squares have become a popular way
to add a modern touch to a home’s decor. This is especially
true in the lighting and furniture industries where square trims
are often found with...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in
Looking for a quick winter project that will transform the look
of your home? Try giving one - or more - of your interior doors a
makeover for an easy project that makes a big impact. Here are a
few of our favorite ideas for dressing up those boring old doors
and making them pop.
1. Get the farmhouse...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 in
Whether you just purchased a new home, have faulty hardware, or
just want to make an upgrade from an outdated style, there are
plenty of reasons you may need to update your door hardware. How do
you determine which hardware is best for your needs? Here are a few
things you should consider before...
Friday, January 22, 2016 in
When it comes to home remodeling activities, the bulk of your
projects may take place during the warmer months of the
year. But, there's no reason
to waste time waiting around during the cold and letting those
winter blues take over. Here are six interior remodeling projects
you can easily complete...
Monday, January 18, 2016 in
Choosing the right products and materials for your next home
remodeling project can often be just as stressful as the project
itself. When is it worth the splurge? Which items can you never
afford to skimp on quality? The last thing you want to do is spend
all that time completing a project only to...
Thursday, December 31, 2015 in
As we round out the end of 2015, homeowners and designers alike
are gearing up to embrace new designs and trends for 2016. Let's
take a look back at our ten most popular blog posts when it comes
to home decor and DIY projects. Which topic inspired your home
renovations most in 2015?
1. How to Make...
Monday, November 30, 2015 in
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays and change in
seasons, there are plenty of things to worry about as you wrap up
the year. Don't let your front door be one of them. Here are five
things you should consider doing before winter settles in.
Exterior by Newtown
Architects & Building...
Friday, November 20, 2015 in
Keeping your exterior door hardware looking like new while it
builds up with dirt, oil and other contaminates can often be
accomplished with a little warm water and a damp cloth. But what if your deadbolt is an electronic
touchscreen lock? Are there special precautions you need to take to
Friday, October 30, 2015 in
The rich, luxurious look of black and white decor is in! The two
opposites contrast perfectly to create a modern look, but done in
large doses can leave your home feeling cold and uninviting. That's
where soft gold tones - like Schlage's newest finish, satin brass - come in
to completely transform...
Friday, October 16, 2015 in
Taking on a remodeling project can be a huge expense when you
have to rely on professionals to get the job done. If you'd like to
spruce up the look of your home but don't have the time or money to
hire someone else, try finishing one of these twelve home
remodeling (or re-decorating) projects to...