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The Ultimate Rediscovering Your Home's Luster Quiz
by Staff
Your home's luster may be hiding and waiting to be rediscovered. Simple home renovation projects, such as sprucing up your basement paneling, can restore your home to its former glory. Take this quiz and find out how you can easily make your home shine.

Which of the following is a common decor dilemma?

  • bad carpeting
  • cheap basement paneling
  • both of the above

How can you spruce up your basement paneling?

  • painting it
  • replacing it
  • putting wallpaper on it

What kind of paint do you need for painting basement paneling?

  • regular wall paint
  • primer paint and latex or acrylic paint
  • oil based paint

How can you add light to your dark basement?

  • Use lots of lamps.
  • Install recessed lighting.
  • both of the above

How can you update old and dingy tile?

  • cleaning it with an abrasive cleaner
  • painting over it
  • both of the above

What kind of paint do you need to use for painting tile?

  • semi-gloss floor paint
  • acrylic floor paint
  • latex floor paint

How can you improve the look of your living room if you have old carpeting?

  • painting the carpeting
  • pulling up the carpeting
  • putting an area rug on top of the old carpeting

What type of flooring should you consider if you want to restore your home's luster?

  • hardwood
  • tile
  • both of the above

How can you restore your kitchen's luster without doing a massive renovation?

  • Replace the kitchen hardware.
  • Renovate the kitchen backsplash with tile.
  • both of the above

How can you make your kitchen appear more warm and appealing?

  • Add new window treatments .
  • Put in an area rug.
  • both of the above