Tech Tip: Varying Temperatures in Radiant Heated Floors
We recently visited a customer’s home in Chicago in response to a customer call expressing concern over the fact that his floor was experiencing varying temperatures. One spot felt much warmer than the rest of the floor.
Certifications And Standards Rise For Home Improvement Contractors
Certifications of remodelers and other home improvement contractors rose 11 percent in 2012, according to the Building Performance Institute.
Soften The Edges Of A Home Office To Keep It In Step With The Rest Of The House
Home offices need to be practical, but keeping them from becoming austere is a challenge.
Use A Color Wheel To See Relationship Of Hues Clearly In Home Design
Instead of standing before a wall filled with paint chips at their local home improvement store, homeowners can use a simple tool to help with the color selection for their next decorating projects. The color wheel isn't in the tool section, but it's one of the tricks of the design trade that decorators have been using for years.
Today's Homes Can Display Historic Spirit Through Color
As popular as colonial architecture is among homeowners, the colors of early America aren't as well-known. But many of these hues are the same ones we often use today in home design.