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A Look at This Year’s Home Renovation Trends

If you are considering home renovations for the kitchen or bathroom this year, you might look to some of the hottest trends in home remodeling for 2016. As a general trend, homeowners have shifted their focus to making the home a more functional space without any wasted areas in terms of storage and counter space….

70 Years of Lost Basketballs Found in Parrottsville, TN

As a kid, lost sports equipment is a fact of life, since balls might fly over the fence or Frisbees might take flight into trees too tall to climb. In Parrottsville, Tennessee, local kids were pleasantly surprised to have a wealth of basketballs and a few footballs donated to the community after a veritable treasure…

Bomb Shelter Uncovered in Tucson

Purchasing a new home can sometimes offer more than you bargained for, especially when the home was built during the paranoid Cold War era when residential bomb shelters were not uncommon. In the case of local homeowner, John Sims, a hint that a bomb shelter had been constructed on the property 54 years ago was…

Amazing Renovation Finds: A Mayan Mural in Guatemala

While building a new home from the ground up can be a thrilling experience, there is no telling what kind of excitement renovating an older home may have in store. Throughout the world, there are tales of homeowners finding amazing discoveries in older properties, many of which have been hidden away for decades, or even…

Big Bathroom Upgrades on a Small Budget

If you want to give your bathroom a serious facelift but you aren’t ready to invest in a full remodel, there are some big upgrades that you can make without breaking your budget. Whether you are looking to renovate outdated features, or you simply want to add more luxury to your bathroom without the length…

Action Comics #1 (Superman) Found in Minnesota Home

When you are remodeling or renovating a home, there is no telling what you might find stashed away in walls and hidden corners. For one Minnesota man, the treasure that was hiding away in the walls came in the form of the extremely rare Action Comics #1 issue, or the world’s first Superman comic. The…

An Escaped Convict’s Uniform Found in Taranna, Tasmania, Australia

It’s a well-known fact that Australia was founded as a prison colony, so the news of an escaped convict’s uniform turning up in Australia’s first railway station was not exactly surprising. Still, the find is an example of the strange items that might turn up during a renovation and offer a glimpse into the site’s…

Fully Stocked Fallout Shelter Found in Woodland Hills, CA

Homeowners may decide to add some strange features to their home, and these can remain hidden for years until a new owner of the home decides to perform some renovations or plan a landscaping project. In Woodland Hills, California, Chris and Colleen Otcasek found a hidden gem in their home with a fallout shelter tucked…

Remodeling Tips for Tiny Bathrooms

Tiny bathrooms can have big personalities, so long as you know what you’re doing. And if you don’t, you can always rely on an experienced home renovation contractor to transform a claustrophobic bathroom into something that feels much bigger, and has a much bigger impact on your home’s overall aesthetic. These remodeling tips will help…

Civil War Tintype and Belt Buckle Found in Camp Point, Illinois

The past may seem like a faraway place, but we can still catch a glimpse of it from time to time. After all, we are surrounded by invisible reminders of an America that seems impossibly distant from our world of computers, cell phones, and high-definition televisions. A family in Illinois recently learned this first-hand when…

 
 
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