Home Renovations

Looking to tackle a large home renovation project? We’ve got your covered with these articles, tips, and ideas all about home renovations.

Home RenovationIdeas and Inspiration

From tackling that kitchen makeover to clever ways to feature exposed brick in your home to unique bathroom sink ideas to heavenly converted churches, this series of articles looks at the beauty that can come from a home renovation project.

Home renovations are rarely easy, often expensive, but – when done properly – can make a significant difference to your home.

Take some time and browse our collection of home renovation tips, ideas, & inspiration and contact us if you have a particular subject that you would like to see featured.


5 Common House Inspection Issues

5 Common House Inspection Issues to Fix in Your Own Home

Whether you are planning on selling or not, these are the most common issues that house inspectors find when doing an inspection of a home. By addressing these issues now, you won’t have to worry about them should you decide to sell in the future. Many problems within your home can be hard to identify …

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Clever Ways to Feature Exposed Brick & Stone Inside Your Home

50+ Clever Ways to Feature Exposed Brick & Stone Inside Your Home

Exposed brick and stone walls have been an architectural feature of homes for generations. They have, over time, come into and gone out of favor… which often leads to these brick walls being covered for a period, then uncovered to expose the natural brick or stone, and then covered again, uncovered again… and so on. …

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Ecobee Smart Thermostat Won't Connect to WiFi Anymore

My Ecobee Thermostat Pains | The Downside of Smart HomeTechnology

A word of warning to those considering an Ecobee thermostat or other smart thermostat purchase. They will probably become obsolete before you would expect. I must admit, I enjoy my Smart Home technology. I’m certainly not as wired as some folks are, but I appreciate the convenience of telling my little Google Home device to …

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Home Refurbishing Mistakes

7 Common Home Refurbishing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Perhaps you’ve just begun embracing independent living as a first-time property owner, or maybe you’re looking to breathe new life into your old home with a total house revamp. Whichever category you fall under, refurbishing is not as simple as slapping white paint over chipped walls or strategically moving your furniture around. Because of this, …

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Heavenly Converted Church Houses

21 Heavenly Converted Church Houses

The majestic architectural features of old churches create unique focal points in these heavenly converted church houses. With some of these old church conversions, a majority of the original features remain intact while others create entirely new and unique spaces inside these old – and sometimes abandoned – buildings. Luxurious Converted Church House in The …

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Beautiful Bathroom Sinks

Uniquely Beautiful Vessel Bathroom Sinks

The right bathroom sink can make or break your bathroom decor.  Art & Home has partnered with Fontana, Wayfair, and other fine retailers to curate this exceptional collection of unique and beautiful vessel bathroom sinks.  Please note that this post does include affiliate links, so I may receive a small commission if you decide to …

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12 Remodeling Tips

Top 12 Remodeling Tips

Tackling a remodeling project, or several remodeling projects, can be intimidating to say the least. We’ve pulled together the Top 12 Remodeling tips to help guide you on your way to a successful remodeling project so that you can realize the house of your dreams.    Be consistent  Study your hardware. If you have chrome …

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Industrial Kitchens We Love

Industrial Kitchens We Love

The rugged look of industrial kitchens continues to gain in popularity and appeal. The combination of materials and colors, often incorporating metal in the accents and lighting, creates a purposeful sense of durability, which is perfect for a kitchen. We’ve collected some wonderfully executed industrial kitchens to help inspire your own decor dreams. Black & …

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Grand Staircases That Inspire Awe & Wonder

Grand Staircases that Inspire Awe & Wonder

There is something about the image of grand staircases that really inspires a sense of awe and wonder.  Perhaps it stems from the extraordinary visuals from Gone with the Wind that coined the phrase “The Scarlett O’Hara Staircase”… The classic Scarlett O’Hara staircase can still be seen as a feature in today’s homes, although often …

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6 Tips for Creating a Cohesive Kitchen Decor Aesthetic

6 Tips for Creating a Cohesive Kitchen Decor Aesthetic

The kitchen is often considered the heart of a home. A well thought out kitchen decor aesthetic improves the quality of life in a home and makes the experience of ownership that much more satisfying. As an added bonus, a well thought out design can also increase the home’s value and may help the home …

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DIY Home Improvements

DIY Home Improvements vs. Don’t-Even-Think-About-Doing-It-Yourself

DIY Home Improvements (otherwise known as Do It Yourself) projects can be great fun and a real money-saver. But choosing wisely and planning carefully are the keys to avoiding several possible DIY disasters. To preface this article, I’m not talking about DIY Home Decor accents including anything you can make with a glue gun. With this article, …

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