BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

Color Palette of the Week: Orange Crush

You might find this week's palette a bit unusual in its shades--and although I agree, ...

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How To Deal With A Bad Neighbor

It’s sad that, no matter how much time or money you invest in your home, ...

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5 Ways to Make Your New Place Feel More Like Home

We all long for a place that we can call "ours", not just in the ...

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Picture This: How Picture Frames Can Pull A Room Together

Decorating is easy when you know how to use picture frames well. They can be ...

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5 Uses For A Garage Beyond Car Storage

When winter is on its way, you need all the interior space you can get ...

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With the cost of solar plummeting, it is more and more tempting to go off-grid. It certainly is more economical than before, and people want to live cheaply and with the planet, maybe as rebels, maybe as environmental stewards....