Tag: home improvement

Attitudes & Values: A Visual Guide to DIY in the UK

Attitudes & Values: A Visual Guide to DIY in the UK

April 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The UK has a historic passion for home improvement, whether this is redoing dated décor, piecing together a bookcase or building a new birdhouse from scratch. Since many of you will be diving into a DIY project this year, the folks at Poles Direct thought they would provide information on what the UK’s attitudes and values were towards home improvement.

DIY Home Improvement: Powering Up with BLDC Motors

DIY Home Improvement: Powering Up with BLDC Motors

December 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Americans may not realize they’re using BLDC Motors when they tackle a home improvement project. Thanks to advances in brushless DC motor technology, many commonly used power tools are more efficient and durable. This infographic examines home improvement in America, the power tool industry and the history of the development of the BLDC motor.

A Guide TO DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself

A Guide TO DDIY: Don’t Do It Yourself

June 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic looks at the British love of DIY. From simple projects to massive overhauls, we delude ourselves into thinking we have the skills we need. If you are unsure about your DIY skills, it will probably work out cheaper in the long run, to hire a professional tradesman.

Martha Stewart vs. Ty Pennington

Martha Stewart vs. Ty Pennington

June 21, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Sit back as My Custom Rug pits two of television’s most successful faces in home improvement against one another: Martha Stewart vs. Ty Pennington. Who do you think will come out on top?

The Cost of Adding Value to Your Home

The Cost of Adding Value to Your Home

March 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

As the housing market has slowed down, many people are deciding to stay in their current home rather than move. In the following infographic, MoneySupermarket reveals how by making various improvements, value can be added to the property that might help when selling in the future.

Improving Your Home in 10 Minutes or Less

Improving Your Home in 10 Minutes or Less

February 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Decorating is a relatively inexpensive way to brighten your home. Even painting just one wall can transform a room. If you are looking for simple, ten minute tips, this chart from Quid Corner should have just what you need.

The Truth About Home Improvement Shows

The Truth About Home Improvement Shows

November 29, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

One minute, home makeover shows are filling our TV schedules and the next…they’re nowhere to be seen. Smoking Gun PR, the homes and interiors PR agency… take a look at the meteoric rise and inevitable fall of the home makeover show in this infographic from Smoking Gun.

How Customers Are Searching for Home Improvement

How Customers Are Searching for Home Improvement

November 28, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from Three Deep provides an in-depth look at how your customers are making purchases in the home improvement industry. It is a great reference for any home contractor looking to gain knowledge on how their customers are seeking their services online.

Becoming the CEO of Your Home

Becoming the CEO of Your Home

May 8, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

In business, a manager must track budgets and costs, develop annual processes to get work done more efficiently, and manage risk for unexpected situations. It’s about time to apply these same strategies to home ownership. After all, it’s one of the biggest investments a person will make.

The Psychology of Color

The Psychology of Color

January 19, 2012 | By

Color is not as simple as it seems. According to this infographic from CertaPro Painters of Louisville, it evokes emotion and triggers your senses. With this in mind, the infographic beautifully explores colors that should and should not be used in interior decorating, as well as why certain colors are used in advertising.