New Year, New Ideas

Many people make a commitment to get their home in tiptop shape for 2014.  The best way to do that is to start from scratch.  Things as simple as changing light bulbs can help your electrical bill as well as reducing green house emissions.  Simple projects are the best to start the new year.  The following video from has some information about bulbs, your chimney, easy toilet repairs, and how to renew your outdated wood paneling: http://www.today.com/klgandhoda/how-often-should-i-clean-my-chimney-2D11884330.

There is no reason to stop there.  There are simple updates that can change the look of a room.  Changing curtains or blinds, changing a boring light fixture to a ceiling fan, hanging a mirror or some wall art can change the look of any room.

2013-08-06 09.48.06If you want more involved projects, re-tiling a bathroom, changing the back splash in the kitchen, or painting a room can drastically change the look of a room.  These are projects that require more planning but it can completely change the look of a room.

If you are thinking tiling, nowadays there are a myriad of options.  The best way to pick the look of your new bathroom, back splash, or even your flooring is to go to a flooring specialty store.  They have a big variety of options that you can look at and experiment with colors, shapes, and textures.

If you need any help with your new year projects, don’t hesitate to contact Eli The Handyman.