1. Home Selling Season

    Down my street there are currently 3 houses for sale, all within a 1 block radius of each other.  Needless to say, that creates competition and somebody is going to end up sitting on their property a lot longer than they want to.  The problem is that 2 of the houses have done nothing to prepare their home for sale while the 3rd has been working diligently all spring to get his house ready to put…Read More

  2. Let The Light Shine In: Daylighting Systems

    Are you “SAD”?  Guess what? You’re not alone.  More than a half a million Americans suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder otherwise known as the “winter blues”. This time of year we band together as Midwesterner’s counting the days until spring.  We’ve spent the past several months cooped up or having cabin fever.  During these colder, darker days, some may begin to experience …Read More

  3. Home Improvement Projects: PRO’S vs. DIYers

    Viewing the finished product of a home remodel, designed and built by professionals is inspiring, exciting, and delivers the best transformation of spaces. But it’s far from an easy process, as even an expert re-modeler will tell you. While one of the most compelling reasons behind D.I.Y. remodeling is the cost savings, there are many benefits to hiring a professional for your home renovation pr…Read More

  4. Choosing the Best Location for Your Home Addition Project Part Two

    Have you had to sacrifice your office, study, or library for a child’s bedroom? Are you tired of trying to make a small kitchen work for your growing family? Are your children becoming too old to comfortably share a room together? A home addition is a cost-effective solution to many problems such as these. In part one of this post, we looked at a couple of things to consider when choosing a loca…Read More

  5. Remodeling: Design Tools

    Long ago are the days we used manual drafting tools.  This is not a lost art yet; however, most try to create designs efficiently by using computer programs.  Now with a click of the mouse, you can create not only a space plan but also a 3D rendering in a matter of hours versus days.  Technology plays a big role in the improvement of time which makes design presentations a much smoother process…Read More