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  • Tips for Designing a Home Office

    These days, a home office is the norm, not the exception. It’s not only entrepreneurs that need a work area at home. With the world shifting from a 9-5 mentality to a more flexible, individual perspective, many people are working from home. Even if your boss isn’t so progressive, it’s important to have a pleasing…

  • Home Additions that Make Financial Sense

    The house that looked perfect when you moved in may seem too small just a few years later. Families grow and expectations shift. If you find yourself snapping at family members because you have no extra space in your home, it’s time to consider an addition. There are many reasons why people choose home remodeling…

  • What Siding Repairs Can Do for You and Your Home’s Value

    Aluminum and vinyl siding requires far less maintenance than wood siding, but it’s still not totally maintenance-free. Any exterior structure will require regular maintenance to offset the effects of the elements. If siding panels are coming loose, it’s time to look into siding repair. Although major manufacturers often imply that homeowners must replace all siding…

  • What You Need to Know About Kitchen Appliances

    Anyone who has been through a custom kitchen remodel can tell you that it’s no easy task. Any successful kitchen remodeling requires hours of planning and careful budgeting. However, the reward for homeowners can be great, not only in terms of increased usability, but also financially. Experts usually estimate that kitchen remodels recoup 75% of…

  • Bathroom Remodel: Shower vs. Bathtub?

    Are you dreaming about transforming your utilitarian bathroom into a soothing oasis? You’re not alone. As the country slowly emerges from the recession, homeowners across the country are attacking this tiny but important room, and no wonder. In today’s hectic digital environment, the bathroom is the final sanctuary; it’s the only place where you can…

  • Rules for a Successful Room Addition

    Building a room addition can be just as complex as constructing an entire home. In some ways, it can be even more complex — rather than starting from scratch, you have to make your addition match and harmonize with what’s already there. Keep your home room addition under control by following these essential rules: Know…

  • Reface or Replace? Solving Your Kitchen Cabinet Dilemma

    If your kitchen is in need of an upgrade but you are not ready to completely remodel, one option is to give the room a facelift by updating your kitchen cabinets. You can reface cabinets, which gives them a new exterior look but does not change the basic structure, or you can replace them with…

  • How to Recognize Dry Rot

    When left unchecked, dry rot can threaten the structural integrity of your home. Dry rot is a wood-destroying fungus that grows in damp wood and can seep through other types of building materials, such as bricks and mortar, to spread itself throughout your home. Because of this potential to spread so quickly, it’s important to…

  • 5 Signs It’s Time to Remodel Your Kitchen

    In most areas of the home, you can get by with a little paint and some clever use of window treatments to mask the fact that your house hasn’t been updated since the Reagan administration. The kitchen, however, does not lie. If your kitchen is out of date, no amount of paint, gingham and tchotchke…

  • Refresh Vs. Remodel: What’s the Difference?

    Remodeling can be a scary word. If houses were relationships, a embarking on a home remodel would be like giving a diamond ring. Once you start, you’re committed to see it through to the end. The cost of remodeling can be a prohibitive factor for homeowners who are looking to make improvements on a tight…