Interior Design Tips That Will Make You Happier At Home

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31 Jul

If you’ve been wanting to feel happier at home, there are a few things you can do to the interior of your home to make this your dream living space.  Your home should be your safe haven, somewhere you can be yourself, unwind after a long day, and wake up happy due to the environment that you’ve created. Forget the…

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5 Fireproofing Tips to Keep Your Home Safe

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30 Jul

Housefires are terrifying events, but what’s even more frightening is the damage they can leave behind. Not to mention the fatalities it can cause.  Unfortunately, fires are a pretty common occurrence, especially if you’re not careful. According to the USFA, around 376,000 fires have been reported in the past years, and approximately half were accidental fires. Most of these fires…

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Sal Ferro – Long Island Press Powerlist Hall Of Fame

29 Jul

On Tuesday, June 14th, Alure Home Improvement’s President & CEO Sal Ferro was inducted into the Long Island Press’ PowerList Hall of Fame for making the Top 50 Most Influential Long Islanders list for the 5th consecutive year. He joins an impressive list that includes Charles Wang, Bishop William Murphy, and New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli among many others…

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The Oatman-Gaitan Family

29 Jul

The Oatman-Gaitan family was featured on Season 4 of ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition. In 1987 Debbie Oatman became a very nontraditional single mother when she adopted an HIV positive baby. Together they faced an unsympathetic community, discrimination and even death threats. Yet, when she learned that another HIV positive child and his biological brother needed a home, Debbie didn't…

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The Usea Family

29 Jul

The Usea family was featured on Season 5 of ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition. Brad and Laura Usea were fortunate to have their family survive their first battle with natural disasters when Hurricane Katrina hit, but their home took a nasty beating from the brutal storm. Not only was their home severely damaged, but Brad¹s mother Grace¹s house was completely destroyed…

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The Lutz Family

29 Jul

The Lutz family was featured on Season 8 of ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition.  Unable to have any children of their own, loving couple Grace and John Lutz gave their hearts to 18 adopted kids in all, including seven with Down Syndrome. After the couple passed away, their daughter Kathleen, gladly gave up her career and came home to take…

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Color Combinations, Finishes & Textures: How to Get a Mixed & Matched Look You’ll Love

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29 Jul

The best home décor is the kind that reflects your personality, evokes a positive feeling, and makes the most of what you have available. Mixing and matching different styles, textures, finishes, and colors is a great way to add character and charm to your space while maximizing elements you probably already have. Too much mixing, however, can cause your space…

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