The creative use of decorative tiles has expanded its reach from bathroom remodels and kitchen renovations to have impact throughout the house. The latest tile design ideas offer creative decorating solutions to any room in your Madison WI home. Remodeling trends use tile as feature elements in bathrooms and kitchens and today’s designers are experimenting with innovative ways to blend tiles of maReadmore
If you ask most homeowners or potential homeowners if they want a fireplace in their home, most would answer a resounding, “Yes”! The thought of gathering around a crackling fireplace on a cold evening, reading, talking, or simply contemplating is very attractive. However, all fireplaces are not the same. Today, options range from real wood burning, to gas, to electric. There are all types of stylReadmore
Most people believe that breathing in air when outdoors can be more hazardous to your health than the air you breathe in your home. Of course it depends on where you are outside. Forest and mountain air can be clean, fresh, and relatively pure. In comparison, air in urban areas tends to be high in pollutants. However, the quality of the air that you breathe inside of your home can be somewhat dangReadmore
Annual maintenance of your direct vent gas fireplace ensures safety, looks, and performance for one of the most favored elements of any home. Like all fireplaces, direct vent gas fireplaces require annual maintenance.
“Direct vent gas fireplaces are so complete and well constructed that the feeling from many homeowners is that the fireplaces will operate forever without any attention,” says RanReadmore
Consider These Facts
"When a homeowner is considering installing a fireplace in their home, there are a few things to consider before a final decision is made. For example, a traditional masonry wood-burning fireplace is energy inefficient in producing heat. In general, most heat from a masonry fireplace is drawn up the chimney during the wood burning process. In addition, a wood burning firReadmore