Carpet: The Pros & Cons for Your Home

To install carpet or not to install carpet?

To install carpet or not to install carpet? That is the question many homeowners ask themselves. If you were moving into a new house today would you gravitate towards wood floors or plush carpeting? Many new homebuilders typically choose not to carpet floors unless there is a definitive reason for comfort purposes. Yet homeowners like […]

Renovations: Reasons You Should Remodel Your Kitchen

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For many people, the kitchen is the center of the home. Kitchens need to function on a number levels, from housing your appliances and preparing your favorite meals, to being the welcoming hub for family and visitors, where they always seem to end up. Because they’re such a central part of the home, kitchen renovations […]

Home Building & Renovations with No-Regrets

Try to invest wisely in the things that you can’t easily change later on.

Whether you are building to add more room for the kids, an efficient home office or possibly a new outdoor space, any renovations must be done right. Building a new space for your home can be overwhelming, and spending money on the wrong rooms or fixtures is not only frustrating, but it’s also a waste […]

Renovation Ideas Home Buyers Love

Realtors have noticed that home buyers are favoring decks because they’re a great way to entertain family and friends year round.

Summer is a popular time of year to get started with a home renovation project. But before you go all in and decide what you will renovate, think about this: a recent study by Remodeling magazine and the National Association of Realtors found that not all remodeling projects are created equal when it comes to […]

Remodeling: Small Touches

When you’re considering renovations within your home, make sure to ask your contractor for suggestions.

Remodeling projects in the home are a great way not only to add value and finesse to your house, but they are also a great way to make some much needed improvements. So when you’re considering renovations within your home, make sure to ask your contractor for suggestions. From kitchen remodels to bedrooms renovations, contractors […]

Materials: Counter Top You Might Not Know About

Granite slab counter tops are one of the most popular options, but it's not the only great option.

Seeing the vision of your new kitchen can be one of the most rewarding parts of doing a kitchen remodel. And shopping for new counter top is an exciting part of the process since the counter top occupies so much space. Granite slab counter tops are one of the most popular options, but there is […]

Green Materials: Using Them in Your Remodel

There are many ways to adjust your remodel to be green.

When planning a renovation in your home, consider upgrading the materials you use to be more efficient and green. The benefits of green remodeling include saving money through greater efficiency, improving indoor air & water quality and reducing the negative impact on the environment. There are many ways to adjust your remodel to be green. […]

Decks: What You Should Know Before Building One

A deck can add that extra something special to a home remodel or new construction project.

A deck is a popular home improvement project which offers additional living space to any house. According to statistics, approximately 30 million American homes have decks and the demand is growing. Whether you want to build it for a weekend barbeque, a relaxing corner or to have coffee with your family and friends, a deck […]

The Kitchen Island is Where It’s At!

The great thing about kitchen islands is that they’re usually multifunctional.

The kitchen island is a must-have in most homes. While we might try to host our family gatherings and parties in the living room or dining room, people somehow migrate to the kitchen. So why not make your kitchen island the center of your parties? In an interview with Yahoo! Homes, president of Showcase Kitchens, […]

Outdoor Fireplace and Fire Pit

An outdoor fireplace is a great central feature in your backyard that can be used for many summer activities.

Adding an outdoor fireplace or fire pit to your patio is a perfect way to make the most of your yard. Imagine sitting around an open fire making s’mores and creating memories with family and friends. A fireplace outside can also provide a bit of visual excitement and a bit of warmth on a chilly […]