3 Great Autumn Remodeling Projects

I don’t know about you, but for my money, there’s no season that’s as all-around awesome as Autumn. The Summer heat is finally abating, the leaves are changing color, the baseball World Series is about to get under way, and then there’s Halloween and Thanksgiving to boot. See, pretty awesome right?   Fall’s also a great time to handle some of those remodeling projects that you’ve been putting off too. Well, now that the summer vacation’s officially ...

Posted at September 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Color Tips For Small Spaces

When it comes to making your home look the very best it can, there’s no such thing as a ‘small’ improvement. Every alteration, no matter its size, contributes to the whole vision coming together as one. In particular, this approach applies to any small rooms scattered throughout your house. Specifically though, we’ll be addressing some of the basic rules regarding which colors to shower those spaces in to ensure that come out looking their very ...

Posted at September 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Before You Buy That ‘Historic’ Home . . .

According to Internet sources, the world’s oldest home - that still has inhabitants - is a 900 year-old wooden structure on the Danish island of Streymoy, one of many among the Faroe island chain situated halfway between Norway and Iceland. Wow. Nine hundred years old, and people are still living there. Now that’s an historic home.   Okay, so homes in the United States don’t have to be quite that old to be considered ‘historic.’ How could ...

Posted at September 3, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Kitchen Flooring: Start From The Ground Up . . .

A well thought-out kitchen design exudes the very essence of warmth and comfort, which is probably part of the reason why kitchens have remained so popular with families all over the world. As the undisputed ‘heart and soul’ of every home, the kitchen not only attracts the most foot-traffic, but it’s where families have traditionally sat, conversed, worked on projects, discussed plans for the future, and eaten meals together for centuries.   And since the kitchen seems ...

Posted at August 27, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Painting Your Home: Hire Someone Or DIY?

Imagine if you had to live your entire life completely exposed to the elements: blazing summer sun, pelting April rain, and maybe even the occasional snow storm or two. Sounds harsh. Chances are, after just a few days of being in the not-so-great-outdoors, no matter what time of year, you probably wouldn’t look so ‘hot’ right?   Well, that’s how it is for your home. Unlike the rest of us, your home can’t magically uproot itself from ...

Posted at August 21, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Thinking Ahead For Winter . . .

True, it’s still early August and summer’s ‘officially’ got nearly six more weeks to go, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning ahead now for what’s around the corner . . . winter. Regardless of where you live in the United States - but in particular if snow’s in the forecast - there’s some basic home prepping both inside and out that’s required so you and your family can stay as comfortable as possible ...

Posted at August 14, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
Protect Your Home From Theft & Disaster

I don’t know about you, but when our monthly neighborhood newspaper arrives on our front porch, I usually go straight to the crime report section. Like everyone up and down our block, I want to stay as informed as possible regarding burglaries, thefts and assaults. For me, being made aware of what’s been happening is enough to keep me on my guard, but there are plenty of other homeowners who opt for something more substantial ...

Posted at August 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 4 Comments
 
 
How To Avoid Unwanted Pests

As residents of the Earth, we share this unique and wondrous world with a seemingly endless variety of critters, both big and small who, like us, are doing their very best to survive at all costs. Highest on the list of life’s priorities, whether you’re a field mouse scurrying across a vacant lot or a computer programmer living and working in Dayton Ohio, are food and shelter - big surprise huh? Without satisfying these two ...

Posted at July 31, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 2 Comments
 
 
Wood Flooring: Classic, Elegant, & Sturdy

Mention the idea of remodeling a home, and most people probably think of fixing up the kitchen or bathroom, maybe extending the size of your master bedroom, or perhaps even converting the attic into a ‘work-from-home’ office. All great ideas that will certainly add both aesthetic and market appeal to any abode, but what about yanking up that faded carpeting from the early 1980s and installing some sleek looking wood floors instead? Sounds pretty cool ...

Posted at July 25, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
 
3 Hot Remodeling Trends for 2012/2013

With the global economy continuing to struggle along, more and more homeowners are fixing to hang onto their homes. Even though the housing market is beginning to show some luster around its once-frayed edges, many are opting to keep their feet planted where they are, focusing on making changes to what they’ve already got instead of running the risk of selling at lower prices. Makes sense, right? So to help keep our valued clients and ...

Posted at July 16, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
 
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