?? August 2019 – The Homeward View

Garage Doors – Types, Considerations, And Ideas

Garage doors are one of the most functional yet visually imposing things that a home can have.  Garage doors generally face the street and can have a massive impact on the overall curb appeal and look of your house.  Choosing a new garage door can be a challenge as there are many designs, styles, and…

Patio And Outdoor Furniture Ideas And Types

Setting up an outdoor patio can be a very fun thing to do, and you can get super creative with your space whether it is small or large.  Patio decorating is one of my favorite things as you can really play around with plants, lights, and other fun stuff.  A nice patio can be extremely…

Bedroom Furniture Ideas And Styles

Are you re-doing your bedroom to freshen up your look, or are you filling a new house with brand new furnishings?  Choosing bedroom furniture can be a fun task, but sometimes it can be overwhelming to choose between all that is out there.  Here is a quick guide on some popular styles and bedroom pieces…

Chair Inspiration For Your Home

Chairs – something so common, but picking the right ones can have a massive impact on the overall look and feel of your home.  From armchairs to dining room chairs, there are a number of places where your stylistic choice can have control over a room. When most people think about picking chairs they think…

Front And Entry Doors For Your House

Your front door is one of the first things people notice about your home.  It can stand out for better or worse.  Front doors go a long way in the overall look, feel, and curb appeal of your home.  Have you ever noticed that simply repainting a drab front door with an eye catching color…

Awning Types And Styles

Adding awnings to your home or other building can add an interesting visual boost while also providing shade from the sun and elements.  There are a huge variety of awnings to choose from – between style and material, the awning world is your oyster!  However, because there are such a panoply of awnings to choose…

Shutters – Some Styles And Inspiration

There are two types of shutters that people can talk about – exterior and interior.  They both serve different purposes, so let’s take a look at these two cousins of the window world. Exterior shutters seem like an antiquated part of housing design – you don’t really see them all too often on houses built…

Fences – Types, Designs, And Inspiration

Are you looking to add a fence to your yard?  There are a number of different materials and styles to choose from; so many so that it can be a daunting challenge to choose one!  Sometimes people have an exact style they want in mind – for example, the famous “white picket fence”.  Others want…

Artificial Turf For Your Home

When deciding on how to landscape your home, choosing a ground cover can be an interesting decision.  Having a lawn is attractive but requires maintenance, water, and other things such as fertilizer.  An interesting alternative to a real lawn is artificial turf (or artificial lawn or synthetic grass).  The types of artificial turf available have…

Ideas For Gutters And Downspouts

Being a homeowner can have its ups and downs with lots of options for building and endless questions when it comes time to repair something.  One of the things that often gets asked about are gutters – people ignore them until they aren’t working anymore.  If you’ve noticed that every time it rains there is…