Articles

Aging-in-Place Solutions for Mom and Dad

By Larry Abbott - Abbott Contracting

As parents age it is likely they will want to stay in their home as long as possible. Often one or both can no longer get upstairs or have loss of mobility and they may need to make significant changes to their beloved home to remain independent and safe.According to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies…

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The Importance of Design When Remodeling

By Kevin Vick - Vick Construction

Even for homeowners that have been through the remodeling process before, remodeling can be a complicated undertaking.  Choose the design and remodeling professionals for your project that you feel comfortable working with.  There are many details to consider and many decisions to make. Your concept may grow and change as you undergo this process. Your…

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Breathe Easier with Livable Remodeling

By Lorraine Hart - Ideal Consulting

All remodeling projects generate dust. Air quality is a vital concern for homeowners who are undertaking a renovation especially if someone suffers from health problems such as asthma, allergies or other lung problems. Even if the dust is completely harmless, it still is a nuisance and creates a mess. It is often the biggest complaint…

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Look to the “Fifth Wall” in Your Home

By Dan Marshall - Innovative Skylights

If you are considering renovating your home, look to your unused ceiling space.  This “fifth wall” can introduce unique design opportunities that will not only enhance, but create an environment that engages all the senses.  Adding skylights into your home opens up new design possibilities by adding pops of color, fresh air and natural light.…

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Home Remodel Goals – Three steps to a successful start

By Joanne Bechhoff - G.B. Construction

January has always been a time for setting goals.  For those whose goals are home related such as a remodel project or building a new home, this is the perfect time of year to start your planning. The design phase of a project can take anywhere from a couple of weeks to several months depending…

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