1. Options For Paving Your Driveway

    When it comes to curb appeal, most of us automatically think about a green lawn, a well-maintained home exterior, and a solid fence, but an old or unpaved driveway can be just as detrimental to your home’s curb appeal as dead grass or peeling paint. If your home’s exterior could use a boost, consider paving or repaving your driveway. While concrete is a versatile and long-lasting paving materi…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Choosing the Best Location for Your Home Addition Project Part One

    Homeowners decide to add onto their homes for a variety of reasons. A small kitchen can become impractical for a growing family; spaces like offices, libraries, and studies are often sacrificed when a couple becomes pregnant and needs a nursery; and some homeowners even build entire apartment additions in order to house in-laws or rent-paying tenants. Whatever’s motivating your home addition pro…Read More

  4. Remodeling: Change Orders Need Not be Feared

    For homeowners who haven’t lived through a remodeling project but who have heard their neighbors and friends’ horror stories, the term “change order” has a pretty lousy connotation, right up there with “no-show contractor” and “limited warranty.”  But these documents, which record changes in the contract between the client and the contractor, need not be feared. To be honest, a re…Read More

  5. Remodeling: Prepare for the Unexpected

    It is always important when preparing for a home remodeling project, to be ready for the unexpected. By preparing yourself for issues that were not anticipated, you can stay one step ahead. It is also recommended to include extra in your time frame and budget should any unforeseen issues arise. Some examples of issues that could be found: Uncovering wiring that has been Jerry-rigged inside the wal…Read More