DirectBuy Home Improvement Blog

Considering Household Appliance Upgrades

AppliancesA home renovation can involve adding some new appliances. Homeowners should consider factors such as energy efficiency, capacity, style and of course budget when making appliance upgrades in the kitchen, laundry room and basement.[...] Read More...

Arranging Patio Furniture

Patio Furniture When you add furniture to your patio, you are essentially creating an additional living, and possibly dining space. Therefore, you will want to give the same type of consideration to the placement of your outdoor furniture as you do the furniture inside of your home.[...] Read More...

Explore Your Furniture Options for Storing Items in Style

Armoire for StorageA room makeover offers you opportunities to infuse a living space with a fresh and fabulous new look. After you’ve settled on a design scheme, chosen your color palette, painted the walls and installed flooring, it’s time to take on the task that many people find the most enjoyable when decorating their homes: choosing furniture. Some of the most important furnishings that you’ll need for your makeover are storage pieces, items that the industry categorizes as “case goods.” Exploring the wide array of case-good options available lets you make informed choices.[...] Read More...

Whirlpool Tubs for Upgrades and Spa Experiences

Whirlpool TubOften when people are shopping for a home and they tour a house, they are thrilled if they come upon the master bathroom and find a large soaking tub with whirlpool capabilities. Such a luxury is a major selling point in houses that have them. Additionally, homeowners can do no better upgrade in a bathroom than the addition of such a tub. In fact, whirlpool tubs are popular with men and women because of the relaxing and therapeutic effect of the massage jets and room to soak in warm water.[...] Read More...

Understanding the Amazing Power of New Flooring for Your Home

FlooringAre you tired of the boring look or feel of your home? With high costs of remodeling or renovating in a trying economy more homeowners are seeking alternatives to capture the personality of their home while providing them with the comfort and feel that their entire family will enjoy. While a fresh coat of paint or new window treatments offer a momentary thrill for an updated look, you may have longer lasting results by changing the floor coverings that you have throughout your home.[...] Read More...

Remodel Your Outdated Kitchen With New Countertops, Flooring and Cabinets

Kitchen RemodelingAre you ready to turn your outdated kitchen into the one you have always wanted? Why not create the perfect kitchen suited specifically for you and your family? Kitchen remodeling will add a new found love for your kitchen and it is also a great investment. It is important to have your kitchen running smoothly and looking its best at all times of the year, especially during special occasions and holidays.[...] Read More...

5 Rules For Buying Furniture

Buying FurnitureWhether you happen to be updating your living room or furnishing a newly constructed home, the process of buying furnishings can be a long and sometimes challenging process. However, it can be made easier with a few key tips. These rules, or guidelines, can help you make the right decision when it comes to decorating, updating or remodeling all the various rooms in your home.[...] Read More...

Patio Furniture: Comfort For Family and Friends

Patio FurnitureFor some homeowners, the patio space is considered a second living room during warm months. With that said, a patio should be furnished with furniture that invites family and friends for a nice outdoor experience.[...] Read More...

The Right Household Appliances For Your Specific Needs

Laundry-Room and AppliancesShopping around for the right household appliance comes down to understanding energy efficiency, capacity and style. The modern home appliance is loaded with sophisticated digital features that make daily life easier in the kitchen, basement and laundry room.[...] Read More...

The Best Projects to Consider When Remodeling Your Home to Sell

Home RemodelingA wide range of home improvement projects can make it easier to sell your home. When remodeling your home to sell, the trick is to choose the renovations that offer the greatest return on your investment. Although many factors influence the choices that homebuyers make, the features that they’re willing to pay more for are those that typically offer you the best ROI.[...] Read More...

Should You Build a New Home?

Family and New Home BuildingFor many families who are interested in having their very own single-family home, there will be the big decision to make between buying an already-constructed home or overseeing a customized build. In almost every case, an already-built home, especially one that has been lived in for a few years, will be more affordable than new construction. However, there is something to be said for having a personalized, brand-new home that specifically meets all of the needs and desires of your family. Here are some of the reasons to consider building a new home rather than buying one. Purchase many home building products at dealer-direct prices.[...] Read More...

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas and Projects

Bathroom RemodelingA bathroom remodeling project should focus on making the room more functional and appealing. New fixtures and hardware should be carefully selected and installed for a nice renovation project.[...] Read More...

Discover The Most Popular Materials Used for Modern Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen CountertopsOne great selling point for a house on the market is a contemporary granite or marble countertop. However, homeowners who want to upgrade the kitchen for their own enjoyment or to sell their home can select kitchen countertops made from various other contemporary materials as well as granite and marble. Useful counters with tops of stone or other quality materials are available at various prices.[...] Read More...

A Refrigerator Is The Heart Of The Kitchen

RefrigeratorA refrigerator is perhaps the most important kitchen appliance. Homeowners should carefully select a fridge that meets their unique needs for food and beverage storage.[...] Read More...

A Guide to Selecting the Ideal Flooring to Install in Your Home

Green Bedroom CarpetIf you’re interested in laying new floors in your home, it’s important that you take into consideration the costs that you should expect and the benefits of different floors that are available at retailers. From carpeting that is very affordable to hardwood that offers a classic design, it makes sense for you to look into what floors are the best choice for your home. Your lifestyle and the budget that you have in mind can make all the difference regarding what floors would be best installed, making it important for you to browse through the options until you find a great deal.[...] Read More...

4 Things You Need To Know About Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen CabinetsThe kitchen cabinets you have are responsible for providing the aesthetics of your kitchen. If you aren’t happy with the cabinets, you have the ability to change them. Before you hire a company or take on a DIY project, there are four very important things you need to know about the cabinets so you can make the necessary decisions.[...] Read More...

Smart Ways to Remodel Your Home to Sell

Stripping Old Wallpaper If you’re putting your home on the market, you need to make changes for a fast sale. However, you don’t want to pour money into the house that you can never get back. Here are the top projects you should invest in when you’re remodeling your home to sell it. With these changes, your home will be more attractive to buyers, and you may even enjoy a higher selling price.[...] Read More...

The Benefits of Building a New Home

New HomeThere are several great reasons to invest in home building. If you cannot find the home of your dreams on the open market, then you can have it built from scratch. Consider these great reasons for building a custom home before you agree to settle for anything less than what you really want.[...] Read More...

Three Things You Should Know Before Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painted Kitchen CabinetsThere is no question that one of the best ways to make your kitchen look like a brand new space is by re-inventing the kitchen cabinets that you already have in place. Painting the cabinets is one of the most inexpensive ways that you can do just that. However, this may seem like an easy task, but to get the bet results there are a few things that you should know to get the best end result. There is a lot more to painting cabinetry than what initially comes to mind.[...] Read More...

Whirlpool Tubs and Other Smart Bathroom Additions

Whirlpool TubCould your bathroom win the ugliest powder room contest? Are you tired of the hideous wallpaper and dated flooring? It may be time to update the bathroom and bring it into the 21st century. Here are just a few smart additions you might want to add to this area of the home.[...] Read More...