Steve Green

After graduating in 2011, Steve worked in the interior design industry as a sales, advisor, and marketer. He has been writing and editing since 2014 mostly in the home decor and gardening industry. His area of expertise includes home decor, color matching, and home improvement. Steve is passionate about architecture, interior trends, using colors, and improving all parts of his home. Highlights 10 years of professional web publishing and media experience. 8 years working in the home design and interior decor industry.

Posts by Steve Green:

How to change granite countertop color
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Granite is a sought after material when it comes to countertops in kitchens and bathrooms, and properties which have granite countertops are typically more desirable among prospective buyers. Properties with granite countertops can also demand a premium compared to homes with less valuable countertops, such as laminate or wood.

How To Take Apart A Sectional Sofa
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Whatever your reason is for needing to take your sectional to pieces, you’ll need to do so carefully and in a particular order to avoid causing damage to your sofa. You’ll also want to make a note of how the sofa disassembles so that you can be sure to put it back together properly once you have moved it.

Glossy or Matte Tiles for Bathroom Walls
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Choosing between glossy tiles and matte tiles when you’re renovating a bathroom comes down to more than just style preference because the decision you make here can actually affect how you use the space and how often you need to clean it.

Standard Canopy Size
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The standard canopy size is around 10′ x 10′. There are also other common sizes, including 6′ x 6′, 8′ x 8′, 10′ 15′, 10′ x 20′.

What Color Ottomans with a Gray Couch
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Color coordinating a living room’s furniture can often be a challenging task as it takes a long time to plan and search for the best combinations. But when it comes to deciding what color ottomans go with a gray couch, the options are endless. This is because gray is such a versatile neutral that it can blend with almost any other shade to stand out. Whether your couch is light or dark gray, this stylish furniture color gives any living room design a modern vibe.

What Size Recessed Lighting
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Here we will cover the most common questions about recessed lighting so help you understand what size recessed lighting is best for your home.

Backsplash Alternatives
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Traditionally backsplash is made from tile, which works well because it is hard-wearing and resistant to stains and splashes caused when cooking. If you don’t like the traditional feel of the backsplash and want something different for the kitchen or bathroom, here are some excellent alternatives to backsplash.

How to Decorate a Living Room Without A Sofa
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Sofas are not a required piece of furniture for a living room, and in many modern homes the sofa simply doesn’t work as well as alternative seating furniture. Here we look at how you can set up a functional and comfortable living room without needing a sofa.

What Color Metal Roof Fades The Least
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When you are choosing a color for your new metal roof, you might initially think only in terms of how the color coordinates with the rest of your home’s exterior. Many people will choose a metal roof color that matches the color of their front door or garage door, or you might want to opt for a color similar to your siding color so that it blends in and creates a uniform look.

What Color Nightstands Go with a Gray Bed
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A nightstand is an essential part of every bedroom. It is the place for storing your books, alarm clock, lamp and other items. This low bedside table is usually placed next to the headboard of the bed, which is why many people prefer to match this furniture color to their bed.

Bathroom Walls that Are Not Tiles
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Wall tiles are among the most popular materials for wall coverings in bathrooms, but they are by no means the only option. If you want to renovate your bathroom, then there are other alternatives to consider besides tile. Here we investigate other wall decor possibilities and assess which are the best bathroom wall materials that are not tile.

Standard Porch Swing Size
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The standard porch swing size is around 48 inches wide and 28 inches in depth. There are also other porch swing widths, including 2 feet, 3 feet, 5 feet, and 6 feet. Common depths are 18 inches, 28 inches, and 46 inches.