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Design Ideas, Photos, Articles and Tips for Home Improvement & Remodeling Projects

Here at BizziBid we know it is extremely important to be well informed about your home improvement before you start discussing options with a contractor. We have put together great resources to help you in all of your home improvement project decisions. When you're well informed you discuss every aspect of your next project with knowledgeable contractors; putting you in the driver's seat.

When you're looking for ideas and tips online it can be hard to trust everything you read. With so much so-called "accurate information" on the internet discussing home improvement ideas and solutions, you can never really be sure whether the information you're reading is real or not. We make sure all of the advice, tips and ideas we provide to our visitors is the real deal. We want you to make informed decisions on whatever your next home improvement project may be.

Please browse through all of our home improvement Tips and Ideas below to not only find information on various projects but to also see example photos of similar jobs.

  • Tips: Make Your Home Energy Efficient This Winter / 2008-10-10 04:39:41

    Every homeowner, even one with a brand new home, is thinking about how they can continue to update their home. With the recent emphasis on greener living and more energy efficient methods for building homes, it only makes sense that energy efficient home improvement ideas are on a lot of people’s minds right now.

  • Tips: Is it Time to Remodel Your Basement? / 2008-08-20 11:44:17

    Many people often look to at their home and express frustration because there is just something that needs to change. It might be that you are running out of room in the house, you need some extra space to watch the game with the guys or maybe you need a quiet place to sit down and read.

  • Tips: Deck and Sunroom Guide for California Homeowners / 2008-08-20 03:41:30

    There comes a time in just about everyone's life when it's time to think about the fun additions they would like on their home. Life can't be just work alone. You need a place to entertain, cut loose with family and friends, and even relax on your own.

  • Tips: How to Build a Green Home / 2008-07-31 03:59:49

    Green building is a design process that grows out of a connection with the natural landscape. It is a set of informed decisions that considers the site and materials to reduce the cost, maintenance, and energy usage of the home.

  • Tips: How to Create the Ultimate Spa Retreat in Your Own Home / 2008-07-31 03:53:11

    The origin of the word “spa” is said to come from the town of Spa located in Belgium which has been known since the times of Julius Caesar for its deep soaking baths and relaxing atmosphere. In fact, the modern spa can be considered a direct descendant of the act of bathing in hot springs by as far back as the Babylonians.

  • Decks and Patios: Backyard Deck Photos and Ideas / 2008-07-30 10:58:05

    Decks and Patios are a way for us to enjoy the outdoors in comfort. From front porch patios to backyard decks, the choices of materials (wood, composite, natural stone, stamped concrete and more) can be overwhelming. Once you browse this picture portfolio for deck and patio ideas, Find a great local contractor on BizziBid.com to help make your outdoor living space comfortable and functional!

  • Ideas: Spa & Hot Tub Design & Photos / 2008-07-30 09:15:35

    Are you ready to relax and unwind in the comfort of your own home? With the stress of everyday life, the health and mental benefits of water, and the ability to completely relax is truly priceless. Browse our picture portfolio of Spas & Hot Tubs below, to get some ideas for your peaceful oasis!

  • Tips: Choosing Kitchen Countertops While Keeping Your Budget in Mind / 2008-07-30 06:22:56

    The countertops in your kitchen can make a statement and become an integral part of your kitchen’s style. When choosing a material for your countertops; cost, appearance and functionality must be taken into consideration. What's right for your kitchen? Let's explore...

  • Tips: Vinyl Siding Tips And Cost / 2008-07-30 06:16:24

    For many homeowners, increasing the value of their home is very important. You may be trying to sell your home or you may just want to improve the look and feel of it for your own sake. Either way, adding vinyl siding to your home will not only increase...

  • Tips: Exterior House Painting / 2008-07-30 06:10:57

    Ready to give your home a face lift with a fresh coat of exterior house paint? The exterior of your house is the last thing you see when you pull out of the driveway and the first things you see when you get home.

  • Tips: Quartz Countertops As An Alternative To Granite or Laminate / 2008-07-30 05:57:40

    One of the most important decisions for your kitchen design or re-modeling is the selection of your countertop material and style. For kitchen countertops quartz based surfaces are hard to beat.

  • Tips: Room Additions - Remodeling / 2008-07-30 05:48:43

    So, you need more space in your home? Who doesn't? Whether you need another bedroom for your family or guests or you just need more recreational space adding a room to your home can be rewarding now and when you sell.

  • Tips: Basement Moisture Sealing: Top 4 Steps to Sealing Basements / 2008-07-30 05:36:47

    Basements can let in water, especially during heavy rains. Sealing basements from excess moisture is a great way to add an extra layer of protection against the elements.

  • Tips: How To Prepare the Perfect Hot Tub Site / 2008-07-30 05:14:09

    Purchasing a hot tub is a large investment which means you will want to make certain it is located in the perfect spot. One of the biggest decisions you will have to make regarding your hot tub is whether you want it indoors or out. There are pros and cons to each type of installation.

  • Tips: Outdoor Decks - Understanding Seven Elements Of Good Deck Design / 2008-07-30 05:10:18

    You’re all comfortable in your favorite lounge chair, reading your latest novel with a cool beverage nearby... the aroma of your favorite BBQ drifting from the grill teases everyone... catching a few rays of sunshine never felt better.

  • Tips: New Doors and Entryways Make a Big Difference / 2008-07-30 05:05:56

    Your entryway and exterior house doors are more than just a means of securing your home and possessions. As homeowners, we often expend so much of our time and money on furnishing and decorating the interior of our home, creating just the right style to reflect our personality...

  • Tips: Different Materials Used For Roofing And Determining The Cost Of Each One / 2008-07-30 04:54:39

    There is never a structure you will find that lacks a roof; it is an essential part of the house or building. It plays a very important role of providing protection and shelter much like the walls.

  • Tips: Turn Your Deck or Patio into an Outdoor Kitchen & More / 2008-07-30 04:28:05

    If you are ready to take your barbeque grill and work area to the next level an outdoor kitchen area is something you should consider. This could make the difference between using your deck or patio weekly versus monthly...

  • Ideas: Fence Design and Photos / 2008-07-30 04:05:28

    There are so many options when it comes to a fence for your home. Whether you are looking for privacy, decoration or just something to mark the boundaries of your property, there is a fence for you. Browse through these fence pictures to get ideas.

  • Tips: Guide to Building an Outdoor Deck / 2008-07-30 03:50:22

    When you decide that you are ready to tackle the project of building a deck or a gazebo in your backyard, there are many things to keep in mind. You can build a wonderful home away from home if you follow some basic rules and carefully plan your entire project, before getting started.

  • Tips: Bathroom Design Ideas - Can I Design My Own Bathroom? / 2008-07-30 03:41:41

    A bathroom designs idea - can I really design my own bathroom? Why not! Today, the bathroom is much more than just a room for grooming and a place to read. Bathrooms can be a good place for home exercise equipment and a good music system or TV, for example.

  • Ideas: Roofing Photos / 2008-07-29 09:36:29

    Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home. It protects the structure of your house as well as everything in it. Your roof must stand up to the harshest environments, with temperatures generally ranging from 120 degrees in the summer to below freezing in the winter. View pictures of the different roofing material options.

  • Ideas: Landscaping Photos / 2008-07-29 09:27:38

    Beautiful landscaping helps us enjoy our own little peice of this world. Whether you have an expansive backyard or a small townhome garden, you can create a beautiful landscape or hardscape and start enjoying nature now! Once you browse this picture portfolio of landscaping design ideas you can then find a great local contractor on BizziBid.com to get a professional design and excellent selection of waterwise plants!

  • Ideas: Interior and Exterior Door Photos / 2008-07-29 09:20:41

    So many styles and choices or doors the possibilities are endless! Once you browse this picture portfolio for Interior & Exterior house door ideas, Find a great local door contractor on BizziBid.com to help make your selection a reality!

  • Ideas: Kitchen Remodeling Photos / 2008-07-29 09:12:46

    So many styles and choices of new kitchens, the possibilities are endless! Once you browse this picture portfolio for custom kitchen remodeling and design ideas, Find a great local kitchen remodeling contractor on BizziBid.com to help make your selection a reality!

  • Ideas: Bathroom Remodeling Photos / 2008-07-28 11:19:47

    So many styles and choices the possibilities are endless! Once you browse this picture portfolio for Bathroom Remodeling ideas, Find a great local contractor on BizziBid.com to help make your bathroom beautiful and relaxing!