Blog Posts - Renovations



Light and Space Issues Solved with this Innovative Glass Atrium

Steffen Welsch Architects took Parkville Connect House in Melbourne, Australia as an opportunity to think creatively about a common problem.  Their glass atrium offers a unique approach to bringing light and living space into older homes, which ofte...
by khairuddinuad on Dec 11, 2016

Master Bathroom Renovation: DEMO!

Hi All! Last I left you, I mentioned we were about to undergo a major renovation of the master bathroom. It was a space that got a DIY makeover a few years back, but with wear + tear it was time for an overhaul. As much as I adore color, I could only...
by SAS Interiors on Nov 28, 2016

Wooden Brick House Matches Tradition with Innovation

Built by Jaro Krobot, this project was an exciting exploration in material innovation. By using new building technology to recreate a traditional home, the atmosphere of the surrounding area was preserved. This house in Lučatín, a small village i...
by khairuddinuad on Aug 27, 2016

This Renovated Tenement is a Design Time Capsule

Tenement House on the Edge of a Park was an interior design project by Loft Kolasinski, completed in 2016. The original Tenement building, built on an edge of a park in Szczecin, Poland, was completed in 1907. This renovation utilized the bones of th...
by khairuddinuad on Aug 24, 2016

Bathroom Design Tips; 7 Practical Steps and Simple

Update post by admin Bathroom Decor Ideas - Bathroom Decor IdeasWhen you are going to renovate or make changes to your bathroom, you might think that it is challenging and demanding. You might assume that this will require a lot of cost, time and eff...
by Bathroom Decor Ideas on Aug 21, 2016

$5000 Small Bathroom Renovation With Unavoidable Surprises

HOW TO RENOVATE A SMALL BATHROOM ON A BUDGET   Please don’t be alarmed by my renovation sarcasm hidden in this post but it gets depressing as a homeowner to find so many problems with the biggest investment of your life. Even though we pai...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Jul 28, 2016

Landmark Skyscraper Will Be San Francisco’s First Hybrid Electric Building

Advanced energy storage system will improve efficiency, lower costs, and deliver cleaner power for landmark skyscraper One Maritime Plaza. Read Landmark Skyscraper Will Be San Francisco’s First Hybrid Electric Building on Facility Executive - Creat...
by FacilityBlog on Jun 28, 2016

Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG

The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass. Read Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Jun 24, 2016

How To Refinish Old Wooden Furniture: 12 Smart DIYs

If you have some wood furniture that requires a new finish or you want to extend the life of a dreary-looking piece of wooden furniture and you’re sure it needs more than just cleaning, your next step should be to refinish it. Stripping and refinis...

Top 5 Tips For Bathroom Renovation

Bathroom renovation can keep you awake for many nights. It can be a complex process if you are doing it alone for the very first time. It is important to first educate yourself about different trends in bathroom remodeling before starting your bathro...
by SN Desigz on May 19, 2016

5 Ways To Redo Kitchen Backsplash (Without Tearing It Out)

The kitchen backsplash is often seen as one of the best opportunities to really be creative with your design. It’s a chance to play with a variety of colors, textures and patterns that might be seen as overwhelming if incorporated into other elemen...
by khairuddinuad on May 7, 2016

5 Must-Know Tips for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor

Hiring a remodeling contractor can be intimidating. After all, sometimes it can seem like there are as many options out there as there are horror stories. The question is, how does one sort through everything in order to find the perfect fit for your...
by khairuddinuad on Apr 30, 2016

5 Must-Know Tips for a Hiring Remodeling Contractor

Hiring a remodeling contractor can be intimidating. After all, sometimes it can seem like there are as many options out there as there are horror stories. The question is, how does one sort through everything in order to find the perfect fit for your...
by khairuddinuad on Apr 30, 2016

8 Ways to Improve Your Home’s List Price

The Consumer Reports March 2016 magazine featured an article highlighting eight ways to improve your home’s list price by up to 35%.  If you are interested in selling your house, these are some great guidelines to use to get your home ready!  W...
by Hip Hoods on Apr 29, 2016

14 Stylish DIY Office Chair Makeovers You Can Realize

If you work at home or just have a home office for various kinds of work or reading and studying, you may also have some boring office chairs. Wanna renovate them in a cool way? Here are some ideas! If the fabric is pretty enough, you may buy some fa...

How To Reupholster And Repaint A Stool

If you have an old stool and wanna reupholster it, here’s a tutorial! Prepare an old stool/chair, fabric, a screw driver, scissors, a sewing machine & thread, a staple gun, a pencil, paint. The first step is to unscrew the seat from the base. M...

Easy And Cool DIY IKEA Desk Hack

We love IKEA hacks! And today we are sharing one more IKEA hack from lovelyindeed.com! Prepare2 IKEA Hilver table legs, IKEA Linnmon table top, IKEA Micke drawer unit, industrial strength Velcro.  Assemble your drawer unit according to the instructi...

10 Awesome DIY File Cabinet Makeovers To Try

A file cabinet is a must for every home office and not only – we store so many things there! Notebooks, all kinds of papers, bills and all other documents should be accommodated in this cabinet. If you have an old and boring unit, change it to fit...

9 Cool DIY TV Stands And Consoles To Make

Almost everyone has a TV now, and most often, TVs are placed on a stand and it’s not because of the tradition but because it’s simply practical to save a piece of furniture that serves two purposes: holding your TV and creating an additional stor...

Response Team 1 Fuels Growth with Acquisitions and a Major Investment

Response Team 1 has expanded and strengthened its nationwide presence through the acquisition of one national and two regional property restoration firms, and securing significant investment support from Nautic Partners, LLC based in Providence, R.I.
by FacilityBlog on Mar 31, 2016


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