Avoid DIY Remodeling Disasters

In this era of social media and reality TV, homeowners often attempt to tackle major remodeling projects on their own.  These “Do It Yourselfers” discover inspiration and confidence on HGTV, Houzz or YouTube.  Certain projects can appear relatively simple and fun during edited or vendor-sponsored programming.  Plus, the idea of saving money by performing the…

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Expect the unexpected when remodeling

Whether your home is twenty or one hundred & twenty years old, it is quite likely that your remodeler will encounter some unforeseeable condition—the older the house the more likely. It is advisable to have a contingency fund for such instances; ten-percent of the project cost is not unreasonable. If you don’t spend it, you…

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Kitchen Design Trends For 2021

Out with the old, in with something better for the New Year.  The challenges of COVID 19 has left its mark on the way we use our kitchen in our homes. The following are kitchen design trends based on the National Kitchen and Bath Association’s (NKBA) Annual Design Trends Study.  This is a survey of…

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Choosing a remodeler for your project

The following are tips for finding a qualified remodeler from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Stay Local Local remodelers are compelled to perform quality work that satisfies their customers for their business to survive. Local firms can be checked through references including past customers in your community or through your local NARI…

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Refresh Your Home in Spring

Spring is here, the weather is getting nicer and we are all looking to spend more time outside. It is the perfect time to consider a facelift for your home’s exterior facade. Three Home Facelift Considerations: Style – Do you want to maintain the same style or transition into a new look? Color – Don’t…

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