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10 Effective Ways to Prevent Mold on Baseboards

Mold on your baseboards can be an indicator of bigger problems behind and inside the drywall, so it is wise to address mold problems before they become serious business. Mold isn’t just unsightly and damaging: it also poses a significant health hazard. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can …

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Should Caulk Match Grout?

When doing a home remodel, many homeowners wonder whether the caulk in a bathroom or kitchen should be matched to the grout. If you don’t choose carefully, you may end up with a caulk or grout color that breaks up the pattern of the tile in your design. Ideally, caulk …

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PVC vs. POP: Which False Ceiling is Best?

Are you tired of having a poorly insulated basement? Or maybe the acoustics in your living room are less than desired. Whatever your reason for wanting to install a false ceiling, you have a big decision on your hands. Which material will you use to install your false ceiling: PVC …

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Tin vs. Plastic Ceiling Tiles: The Ultimate Comparison

Making the choice between plastic and tin for your ceiling tiles can seem like a daunting task. This is especially true if you are not familiar with how the two compare. To compare tin ceiling tiles to plastic ceiling tiles, there are a few things that you need to know …

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How To Do Baseboard Around Stairs: A Step-By-Step Guide

Whether you’re a naturally handy person or simply looking forward to a new construction project, learning how to properly install baseboard is just one of the many things you can become a pro at. Installing baseboards anywhere can be tricky, but many people struggle most with installing baseboards around stairs. …

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Crown Molding vs No Crown Molding: Which is Best?

Usually an afterthought in design or a background style element in the non-design world, crown molding is generally a quick, pretty job that doesn’t need much fuss, although it is very detail-oriented work.   Crown molding offers a fairly easy way to make a room look finished and elegant at a …

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Cutting Crown Molding the Right Way: Insider Tips

Any homeowner likely has a love-hate relationship with crown molding. The decorative cornice found running along the ceiling is both functional and aesthetically pleasing, but installing it correctly can be quite a pain due to the precise measurements needed for a perfect fit. Luckily, there are a handful of strategies …

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The 5 Best and Worst Flooring For an Outdoor Patio

Outdoor living space is a desirable feature in any home. The patio surface is a cornerstone of any outdoor design. The quality of the chosen material will impact the aesthetics, the feel, and the durability of your dream patio. Choosing flooring is a critical decision in the patio design process. …