BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

Invest In Decor: What To Look For In Furniture & Acessories

A big mistake a lot of people make when decorating their homes is they buy ...

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Organize In Style With Original Paper Filing Ideas

Organization and visual style aren't separate disciplines. File your papers in style with original filing ...

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Budgeting Home Improvement Projects

  At the top of the year, ambitions about home improvements and home building are high. ...

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Not Just Another Designer Photo: How To Personalize Your Space

How can you make a space yours, and not just another designers' portfolio pictures? With ...

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Taxidermy: Decor Gone Wild

Taxidermy is often thought of as kitschy and even scary. But, what is the place ...

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How easy is it to install vinyl flooring in your home? So easy. The easiest. In this video, BuildDirect co-founder Rob Banks shares some vinyl benefits (No underlayment! Affordable! Stylish!), and talks you through the basics of your first click-lock vinyl installation....
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  Inspiration for the 2015 colors come from nature – earth, plants and flowers. What are the colors in question? Read on! *** I am not trendy. I don’t follow the latest incarnation of anything. My one-of-a-kind mother taught...
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Boomers and Millennials drive the trends, and high tech seriously moves into the food industry. Here are some food trends for 2015 and beyond. *** For several months, food analysts, and restaurant and grocery store owners have been looking...