A great way to enjoy your home is to improve it with a do-it-yourself project. Make sure you know what you are doing to begin with and that it gets done the right way. You will then know it is done right and it will be quality work.
If you can afford it, real wood floors are a better choice than laminate. Even though laminates may look like real wood and are easier to manage, they can't be refinished. A decade or two down the line, you or someone else might have to put in a new floor.
Put in a light outside that includes a motion detector, so you can cut down on the cost of your