Every room has a “visual temperature,” and figuring out yours can give you some insight into what colors and textures to choose for the room. Visual temperature doesn’t mean the actual physical temperature of the room: visual temperature is the effect that the room’s natural lighting and color palette have on the viewer’s perception of the room. A room can be cool, warm, or even both! Confused? Don’t worry, it’s simpler than you might think.
As the summer approaches, a wave of dread overcomes homeowners who have two things on their mind: the discomfort of the sweltering heat and the costs that it yields. If you’re one of these people, do not despair; I have compiled a list of ways for you to keep your home cool this summer, while saving dozens, if not hundreds, of dollars!
The majority of contractors are good, honest people, but there are a few bad apples in every crowd. Here’s how to weed out a bad contractor from the good.