BuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

Managing Your Renovation Budget - #makeitbetterBD

    Managing your renovation budget doesn't have to be as impossible as it sounds. Making a few smart, proactive decisions and ...

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The 15 Best Architects in Savannah GA

One of Savannah's most famous and beloved landmarks is Forsyth Park, a 19th century project inspired by Paris urban renewal efforts. ...

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Getting Rid of Reno Dust - #makeitbetterBD

  When you're on the home stretch of your renovation, cleaning up the last bit of dust and debris from your ...

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Yanchi Area Rugs - Recycled Paper Shag
Want to give your home a richer look and feel, but don’t have the money to spend? Here are a few surprisingly easy and inexpensive ways to do so. *** Did you realize it IS possible to make your...
Silver Matte cabot metal mosaic tile
Metal is fashionable right now, and what better to display that amazing material than with wall tiles? *** When you think about metal in your home, you’re probably visualizing kitchen appliances, bathroom hardware, and maybe a piece of furniture...
monochrome color scheme pink cup of tea and flowers
Eminently elegant, monochromatic color schemes are the go-to choice for many designers these days. With these stunning designs? It’s easy to see why. *** From country cabins to lavish lofts, monochromatic color schemes are surprisingly simple and versatile. With...
blue cup monochromatic color scheme
Made up of one color in various shades and tones, monochromatic color schemes are simple, sophisticated, and elegant. Need inspiration? Here are a few ideas. *** From urban dwellings to lofty living rooms, a monochromatic color scheme is the...
fiber cement board-river-rock-multi-1000
A fiber cement board’s qualities as an exterior siding make it good for interior applications, too.  Here are 10 ideas to try yourself. *** Fiber cement board is almost the perfect exterior siding. Made of wood pulp and cement,...
multigenerational family portrait
Looking after your children and parents under the same roof? Here are some easy floor and decor home improvements to make your life simpler in multigenerational homes! *** The ‘sandwich generation’; that’s what it’s called when you still have...
cultured-grey-room porcelain kitchen backsplash
Your kitchen backsplash can become a true design asset for your space. Take a look at these kitchen backsplash ideas from tile to mesh-backed mosiacs. *** Kitchen backsplashes are practical, no doubt. They protect your walls against water damage. Often,...
girls bedroom teddy bear
When you’re looking to avoid cliches when it comes to kids room decor, here are some kids room ideas based on the ancient question “which princess are you”? *** Every girl wants to be a princess these days. The...