How much space does one person really need to live a happy and comfortable life? While some prefer all of the luxuries of a large and lavish home, others prefer the comforts of a cozy, average sized house. Still others are turning to what’s known as alternative living; a way of life unconventional to the…Details
Pallets are a huge part of the shipping and distribution industry. And they’re used for everything! On-line tutorials, home network channels and do-it-yourself enthusiasts utilize pallets for all sorts of creative projects, including as a great cost-effective resource for building tiny homes, tree houses and backyard cabins.Details
Over the years, it seems to have become the norm for the population to live beyond their financial foothold. It’s a fine line between having a massive mortgage and trying to make ends meet to pay the bills that keep piling up each month, and living within a budget, making sure to stay on the path to financial sustainability.Details
With house prices on the rise and affordable living becoming more difficult to come by, people are taking matters into their own hands as they find a way to live within their means.
Some are taking measures to the extreme as they build unusual, albeit relatively inexpensive, ways to live a life of simplicity and affordability.
You’ve probably heard of moulding and trim but do you know what it’s true purpose? While most people choose to spend the biggest chunk of their home renovation budgets on the larger aspects of the construction job, you should set aside some money for the accessories that will complete the over-all look of your home…Details
When you’ve completely renovating a room in your house, changed it into something totally different that you barely recognize it as the room you started with — trim may seem like an afterthought but you need to install base and door trim at a minimum but don’t forget trimming your windows as well. All the…Details
For some, living the dream means downsizing. A great way to downsize is to build a garage with an attached apartment. Home-Based Business: An attached apartment is the perfect way to set up a professional space specifically for your home based business. It’s only a few steps away from your house, so you can roll…Details
Living the dream doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank. Some people are looking to downsizing and finding more affordable options to making their way into the real estate market. Here are a few ways that a garage/apartment combination is breaking ground in the lives of everyday people: Affordable Living: A garage apartment is the…Details
Curb appeal is a big part of any home’s character. From how it’s taken care of, to the particular type of landscaping chosen, and even how the paint colour complements the home itself. The same can be said for the garage. Choosing the right paint colour can enhance its interior and exterior, balancing out the…Details
More people are finding alternative uses for their garages other than parking their cars. SO why not turn your garage into your perfect man cave. Here are some ideas to turning your garage to planning your dream man cave. Determine your layout. The first thing to do is to design your layout to what best…Details