Construction and Home Improvement Resources
Here we have compiled a variety of resources related to construction, building and home improvement including articles, infographics and videos. Resources are displayed from the most recently published to the oldest.
Here is a visual representation of some of the world’s most expensive homes. Homes include Buckingham Palace, the PlayBoy Mansion, Roman Abramovich’s luxury holiday pad and even the White House.
For decades now, new home sizes have been trending upward. However, a changing economic climate, coupled with increasing concern for the environment, has launched a new trend – the small house movement. In this infographic, Houseplans.co takes a look at the small house plan movement currently trending in the USA.
Sounds impossible, right? I mean what can you really do in just 10 minutes that will provide improvement to your home? Decorating is a relatively inexpensive way to brighten your home. Well, here are some simple, ten minute tips from Quid Corner that will help you to improve and add value to your home.
You probably don’t give much thought to the possible dangers that lie around your home. After all, it’s your palace, your safe haven, your private domain. However, the reality is that your home is more dangerous than you think! From animal dander to dust mites, these home hazards can have an adverse affect on your health.
If you have one, you probably take it for granted but the modern-day garage has evolved quite well from the converted carriage house in which some of the first automobiles were stored. In fact, throughout time garages have shifted from an external necessity to an important part of our homes. From necessary storage spaces to man caves, this infographic explores the history of the garage.
If your sofas are like mine, they are one of the most used pieces of furniture in the house. And it doesn’t take long at all for sofas to begin losing their fresh and new looks. In this scenario, it can either be time to replace or reupholster. The latter is certainly less expensive than buying new furniture but then the decision on whether to do it yourself or have someone do it for you.
Furnishing your home can be quite a project and an expensive one at that depending on the size of your living space. But did you know that you can get big results on a small budget if you know where to shop and take advantage of a few do-it-yourself tricks? The folks at ForRent.com show us how to furnish your home without making a huge dent in your wallet.
Unlike the days of our grandparents, we pretty much rely on electricity for just about everything we do. Because of this, it’s essential in many cases for the modern homeowner to own a generator. This is especially true if you already experience regular power outages. So, how does one go about choosing the right model for your residence?
In Style Modern has put together this informative infographic that is designed to educate on the the latest in modern home furnishing. It explores four ways in which you can create a modern and up-to-date home, all with with the latest in relaxation and entertainment, design and display, and safety and security.
Here is a fun infographic by Design Basics that explores the home design and building process as taught by “Mike Brady” from the 70’s hit television series “The Brady Bunch” and his list of favorite homes from TV history.