Top 2017 Cost VS Value Report project for the Pacific Region: Engineered Stone Veneer

Top 2017 Cost VS Value Report project for the Pacific Region: Engineered Stone Veneer

Including stone on your home’s exterior adds texture and interest to your house. And with today’s engineered stone veneer options, the installation is not as expensive or invasive as it used to be. In fact, this particular task placed in the top 3 projects listed in the Cost VS Value report for the Pacific Region, with 106.7% of the project cost recouped!

Houzz Contributor, Bud Dietrich, authored a Story about the potential stone has for improving the appearance of your home. He features a variety of architectural styles where stone has been added to the exterior to enhance its aesthetic. Stone can be used to add color, for emphasis, used as a decorative. Engineered stone veneer is so versatile, it’s even come indoors for use in kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms!

Top 2017 Cost VS Value Report project for the Pacific Region: Upscale Garage Doors

Top 2017 Cost VS Value Report project for the Pacific Region: Upscale Garage Doors

Adding upscale garage doors to your home can definitely give your home an instant facelift, increasing its curb appeal immensely. In fact, upscale garage doors are the second highest project in the Cost VS Value Report for the Pacific Region. The return on investment for adding garage doors tops out at 110.8% recouped!

Houzz Contributor, Laura Gaskill, compiled this helpful Story with the need-to-know facts about replacing your garage doors. Weather should not be too much of a factor, as long as it’s not freezing out and you are not painting. This is a job that can be tackled by a professional installer in the matter of a few hours. Included in this helpful guide is information on door materials, types of doors, project length including order time for custom doors, and projected costs.

Houzz Story: 28 Decorating Moves to Try This Month

Something as simple as rearranging the furniture can give a room a fresh outlook. These 28 decorating suggestions are perfect to add a breezy, spring energy to your abode. Number 19, Mix and Match Your Bedding, looks like a lot of fun! Take a gander at the Houzz slide show and then share in the comment section which decorating moves you might try!

Get Your Garden Growing: 6 Rockin’ Red Plants for Winter Gardens

Having a splash of color in the garden during the gray winter months is so pretty. Garden writer Charlotte Albers shares in this Houzz article 6 plant varieties to consider planting to set your winter garden ablaze during 2015. Check out the container gardens on the 3rd and 6th slides for ideas you can utilize on your front porch right now. Holly, winterberry, dogwood and evergreen trimmings would beautifully decorate the containers you have at your entry.

Weekend Project: DIY Holiday Ornaments

Plan some fun downtime creating DIY ornaments. These ornaments featured on Houzz can be used on your tree, given as a gift, or dress up a special package. Several of the crafts feature paper and free printable. The baked citrus slices and cinnamon stick trees would be an easy afternoon craft and smell delicious!! Enjoy!