DirectBuy Home Improvement Blog

Change the Look of Your Kitchen with Different Cabinet Styles

Painting Kitchen CabinetsThere are countless ways to improve your kitchen and show off your personality by changing the styles of your kitchen cabinets. Display your favorite dishes, create a contemporary feel or just add some interest and variety with traditional trim.[...] Read More...

Be Wary Of Trendy Design Ideas When Choosing Shower Tiles

Glass Tile ShowerChoosing tiles and tile designs for your shower requires a bit more contemplation than some of the lesser expensive decor decisions. Keep in mind that changing the tile in your shower is a much more expensive project than changing the paint color on the walls.[...] Read More...

Bathroom Design Ideas For Your Remodeling Project

Couple Shopping for Bathroom RemodelingThere are many ways to update and remodel an existing bathroom to provide more amenities than an older design might have included.[...] Read More...

Glass Kitchen Tile Brings Grace and Dimension to Design

Glass Tile in KitchenDecorators prize bright, sunny kitchens for their cheerful ambiance and suggestion of cleanliness and health. Using glass tiles in kitchens rated low on style meters as recently as 20 years ago, but growing concerns for the environment and the dramatic reflective qualities of subway, mosaic and glass tiles have changed minds and made the medium one of the hottest trends in contemporary design.[...] Read More...

Create a Variety of Moods With Glass Tile in Your Home

Glass Tile BacksplashTypically, once you decide on the type of decor you prefer, you will carry that decor throughout your entire home. That doesn’t mean that every room has to have the same color pattern. Complementary colors keep your overall decor from becoming mundane.[...] Read More...

What to Look For When Selecting Bathroom Cabinets

Bathroom CabinetsBathroom cabinets are a key part of the room because they allow you to keep certain items out of view, keep the room from getting cluttered and they serve as the perfect structure for the bathroom sink. Whether you are remodeling the bathroom and want to upgrade the cabinets or you are ready to outfit a brand new home, these are the key things to look for when selecting bathroom cabinets.[...] Read More...

Finding the Right Hardwood Flooring Styles for Your Home

Hardwood Flooring in SunroomIf you’re interested in improving the appearance of your home by getting new hardwood flooring installed, start by deciding which rooms are the most important for new flooring, unless, of course, you can redo the entire house![...] Read More...

6 Helpful Tips For Bathroom Remodeling

Tile and Decorative TileWhether the process involves gutting the entire space or simply repainting a few walls, bathroom remodeling can be a big task that takes up a lot of time, energy and money. Before you get started on your own remodel, it helps to get some advice from others who have plenty of experience in this area.[...] Read More...

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...