Provides Home Owners With First-Hand Remodeling Resources

Share Article's "Before and After" interviews help home owners learn about other home renovators' experiences. Now, new and long-time home owners can relate to and find first-hand information about remodeling experiences. This development in online resources for home owners offers expertise gained from remodeling experience to help inform and motivate other home owners in their own home improvement projects. offers first-hand thoughts from home owners about home improvement projects ranging from bathroom makeovers to kitchen remodels. For each category, project-specific articles and homeowner interviews can be found, including "One Beautiful Bungalow" and "From the Kitchen Remodeling Front Lines." Interviews include photos of the renovations, showing before and after shots of each project (

Homeowners have generated a wealth of remodeling experience over the years. A survey by Better Homes and Gardens found that 69 percent of homeowners completed a remodeling project in the last five years. Through homeowner interviews, is bringing some of this experience to the online community, so readers can benefit from the real expertise of other homeowners.

In an interview with homeowners Janet and Al Zander on, readers learn that the couple spent $14,000 renovating their kitchen and had to deal with a six-week timeline that left them grilling food outside most nights. If they had it to do over again, they "probably would have run the design that we used by an architect " before they started.

"By sharing real everyday remodeling experiences, we hope to provide homeowners with logical and affordable solutions to common questions and problems," said Leigha Adamson, Managing Producer of "The photos and interviews can help our visitors visualize what they might be able to do for their own remodels," said Adamson.

Visitors to the home improvement site can find resources and interviews categorized according to different home improvement topics, including:

  •     Kitchen Remodeling
  •     Bathroom Makeovers
  •     Windows & Doors
  •     Floors
  •     Home Maintenance

Featuring interviews in addition to traditional online resources creates a new avenue of information sharing in the online home improvement community. is an online home improvement resource that provides tips, articles, and local contractor directories. It features interviews with homeowners and photos of their real remodeling experiences.

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"From the Kitchen Remodeling Front Lines,"

"One Beautiful Bungalow,"


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