1. Stairway to heaven

    If you are like me, you are always looking for different ways to leave your “mark” on your home.  When guests enter your home you want them to know and feel your personality from the time they arrive until the time they leave.  One way to do this might be to Jazz up that staircase.  Sure you can go with your traditional carpet, oak treads with oak risers, or oak treads with white painted ri…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Cost of Remodeling: Items That Will Affect the Cost a Home Remodel

    One of the most important aspects to remodeling is knowing, and controlling, your budget. There are so many variables that go into determining the cost of a project. Here are a few things that will affect the cost of remodeling: Size and scope of your project. Project cost will vary depending on your location, the size of the room, and what features or options you choose. However, square footage a…Read More

  4. Getting Your Home Ready for Winter: How to Save Money!

          We all know that the passing of Halloween means that winter is just around the corner.  Now is the perfect time to look at some potential ways to save some money this winter by winterizing your home today.  These are items that can be done on your own or you can call companies like Home Services Direct to assist you with these items.  Here are just a few items you can look …Read More