Home Improvement Projects to Tackle this Fall

As the weather starts to cool off and the hustle and bustle of summer winds down, it’s time for us homeowners to knock some home improvement projects off the to-do list. It’s the perfect time to get in a little work to help prepare your home for colder months and increase your home’s value all at the same time! We’ve compiled some great DIY projects that you can quickly check-off this fall to get you started during this beautiful time of year.

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Inexpensive Renovations That Add Major Home Value

Being a homeowner means a never end to-do list of chores and home upgrades to personalize your space, freshen up dated areas, and also increase the overall value of your home. But renovations get expensive, really quickly. That’s why doing your homework and understanding which projects are going to yield the most value will help you maximize your space on a budget. Get the most bang for your buck with every project and tackle the ones that will make the biggest impact quickly. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick hit-list of projects you should consider to maximize your homes value while working with a tight budget. Checkout these home upgrades you can make and start checking them off the list today.

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6 Benefits of Blinds-Between-Glass

Blinds have become a staple in every household. It’s almost a necessity in order to control your home’s privacy. Blinds are easy to install and come in all sorts of sizes, shapes, colors, and applications for you to get the perfect look depending on the window you’re working on. However, there has been a big miss in the blinds market. The problem with blinds is that they don’t really work on doors. Any door that has a window in it could benefit from blinds, but when you put blinds on a door, you run into all sorts of annoying problems.

That’s why you’ve gotta see how great these Enclosed Blinds are. ODL literally took traditional blinds and built them inside glass panels for your door. The outcome is incredible. Here are the top 7 reasons why you should consider upgrading your door with blinds between glass.

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25 Incredible Entryway Transformations

Replacing your door is expensive. It’s not like you can just pop it off the hinges and pop a new one on. Usually it’s a major overhaul to rip out the existing door frame and jam in order to insert a new pre-hung door. The project is usually way more involved than you’d want or expect, and it gets very costly very quickly. The good news is, we have a solution. Don’t replace your door. Remodel it! Our door glass program is designed to help completely transform the look of your entryway with a simple and quick DIY project using your existing door. By utilizing decorative door glass, you’re door can look completely new in less than an hour.

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DIY Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Weekends are wonderful. Enjoying time away from work, spending it with friends and family, and of course knocking out some awesome projects around the house. For us DIYer’s, we’re always looking for the next project that can add value to our homes. But we need to spend our time wisely this weekend, so we put together a quick hit list of projects you can tackle in a short amount of time with the maximum value added to your home.

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

A question that homeowners ask frequently is how they can be more energy efficient. There are major benefits to paying attention to the energy efficiency of your home. The first is cost savings. Lowering your energy bills is a big win for homeowners looking to cut cost. The other is being more environment friendly. Both are great reasons to keep looking for ways to build the overall efficiency of your habitat. That’s why we’ve compile a few great DIY projects that can cut energy cost and make your home more green.

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How To Repair Your Door to Make It Look New Again

Doors have a major function to your home. They get used and abused throughout the years and unfortunately, sometimes they need some attention to make them a beautiful part of your home again. And it’s important to not take this lightly because the entryway is a focal point for your homes curb appeal. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect solution to fix up that old worn-out door. Checkout our to-do list to repair your old door to make it look brand new again. You’ll fall back in love with your entryway in no time.

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Quick Easy Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

Being a homeowner means managing a never ending checklist of things to get done around the house. Many times that list includes things to fix, repair, or upgrade around the house that can have an impact on the value of the home. Of course everyone wants to increase the value of their home. Many talk about doing full kitchen or bathroom remodels to have a big impact, but there are also a lot of easy quick wins you can tackle that can also have a big impact on the overall value of your home. We’ve outlined a few ideas for you below that you should consider adding to your never ending to-do list.

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Home Makeover: Entryways Edition – Transform Your Front Door

Being a homeowner is a lot of fun. But it’s also a lot of work. Keeping things updated with the latest trends is a non-stop rotation of projects throughout the entire home. One project that doesn’t make the remodel list enough is upgrading the entryway. Most think that entryways can’t be upgraded without a major overhaul, but the truth is, there are some pretty simple things you can do that can give your door way a completely new look that will blow you away. Let’s take a look the best ways to makeover that entryway.

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7 Easy DIY Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home

Every homeowner knows that house projects never end. Ever. There’s always something going on, a upgrade, a repair. It’s an ongoing to-do list. The question is, are you tackling the projects that really add value to your home? Since the to-do list will never be completed, it’s important to focus on the projects that bring true long-term value to your home and give you the best experience living in it. That’s called Enlightened Living – one of our core values. Therefore, we’re more than excited to share with you our top 7 easy DIY projects that you can tackle that will bring incredible value to your home. So you should move these up the list, and check them off. Let’s take a look.

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What are Blinds Between Glass?

There’s a new product making it’s way to homeowners everywhere, and it’s called Blink | Blinds + Glass. This new product is a game changer. It is the next generation of blinds that are in-between the glass panels creating the ultimate blinds solution for all of your glass doors and windows. Blink | Blinds + Glass, Enclosed Blinds, and Add-On Blinds are all blinds that are sealed inside the glass panels. Traditionally, blinds have been on the outside of the glass, usually hung on a door frame or window frame to generate some control on your privacy levels. These blinds are already inside the glass!

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Different Blinds Between Glass Options For Your Home

You can find blinds in pretty much every home, and for good reason. They help you control sunlight exposure into your home but also the level of privacy at any given moment. All blinds have this standard functionality, pretty much regardless of the kind that you get. However, there are some very unique benefits of getting your blinds in between the glass panels versus just handing them on the outside of your door or window. Let’s compare.

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Easy Ways to Enhance Your Entryway

Your entryway says a lot about your home. It’s the first impression as people approach and step inside. It’s also a high traffic area for you and your family. That’s why we love helping homeowners make the best use of their entryways by providing high quality products that allow you to fully maximize the space. We’ve pulled together a list of some of the easy ways to really enhance your entryway and take things to the next level. Now THAT’S Enlightened Living.

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9 Energy Efficient Home Upgrade Projects

Being energy efficient not only helps keep your costs down, but it’s also really good for the environment. The less energy we can waste collectively, the better off we all are. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some great home upgrade projects that you can easily tackle on your own (or hire a professional) to help increase the energy efficiency of your home. There are many more tips and tricks out there, but this is a good way to get started.

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