DirectBuy Home Improvement Blog

Oak Floors for Classic Interior Style

Dark Hardwood FloorsOak is a popular and common wood used for flooring. Wood for flooring is widely chosen for modern homes, but it is an old tried and true building material. The grain and texture of the wood, and the many ways to lay a floor make wood a material that enhances the interior style and appearance of the home.[...] Read More...

Tips to Help You Choose the Right Tile for Your Bathroom

Tile Floor in KitchenIn most homes, there is no question that the bathroom floors will be tiled. Tile is a solid choice in the bathroom because it can typically withstand the moisture and humidity present in this part of the home, and it also gives the right aesthetic that many homeowners are going for.[...] Read More...

Understanding the Different Wood Floor Types

Wood Floors in Modern HomeWhen you want the beauty of wood floors in your home, there are a wide array of options to choose from. Before choosing the right wood for your upgrades, it’s smart to understand the various wood flooring types available to day.[...] Read More...

Washers and Dryers: Selecting The Right Laundry Room Appliances

Washer and Dryer in Laundry RoomFinding the right appliances for the laundry room is a matter of carefully considering important factors such as efficiency, capacity, digital features and style. Some washers and dryers are even designed for perfect use in apartments or homes with limited space.[...] Read More...

4 Tips for a Successful Bathroom Remodeling Project

Beautiful Bathroom With Travertine TileIt’s natural to turn to glossy brochures and magazines for inspiration when contemplating a new design for your bathroom. A bathroom makeover offer opportunities to update the busy room with a distinct style and atmosphere. It’s important to remember, however, that a bathroom remodeling project is an investment in function as well as style.[...] Read More...

Hardwood Flooring Styles for Every Home

Hardwood Floors in Living RoomWhen it comes to hardwood flooring, you may not realize how many options exist in today’s marketplace. The types of hardwood floors are more varied than ever before, and you can choose the perfect style for your home. When you are ready to add the luxury and easy care of wood to your home, consider these impressive hardwood flooring styles.[...] Read More...

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...