Some home improvement projects pay off more than others when it comes time to sell. For homeowners considering putting their houses on the market in the next year or so, here are several jobs to tackle — and some budget alternatives — that can help attract buyers and boost your home’s value without overspending. Read more
With summer finally upon us, many homeowners are taking advantage of the warmer weather to make improvements around their homes. With so many potential projects to tackle, however, it can be difficult at times to know which ones are the right ones to go ahead and schedule, and which ones are best left until later. No matter what kind of home improvement project you are in the market for, you want to be sure that the finished project is something that is going to both improve the function of your home, and add to its value at the same time. Some projects, however, don’t quite bring the same level of value to your home that others do, so how are you to know which home improvement project is the one to tackle for your home this summer? In an effort to help you with that decision, our team of professionals have taken the time to put together this short list highlighting several of the more value-rich remodeling projects that you can undertake this summer, that just might help you give your home that additional function and boost in value that you’ve been searching for. Read more
Once the forgotten space of every house, the kingdom of the water heater, and the furnace, basements are coming alive as a useful, even luxurious part of your home. New materials and modern design mean that the bottom of the stairs can lead to much more than a laundry room and a few storage bins. Read more
Your home seems much smaller when you have guests over for the weekend or your family room just doesn’t function anymore for guests. Well, have you thought about remodeling your empty attic into a space that can add square footage and value? Read more
Deciding to renovate a home or buy a new one comes with many factors for consideration. Homeowners may dream of living in a larger, brand new home, but may be unaware of the unforeseen costs of building. Likewise, homeowners can embark upon a remodel job and get caught by unexpected building code requirements that over-extend the budget. Making a decision to either remodel or build-new requires thorough planning and research.
Is your home or office starting to feel cold as the weather changes, even though you’ve turned your furnace on and turned up the thermostat? If so, you may have an inadequate insulation.
Insulation helps maintain comfortable temperatures in your home or office building. If you don’t have sufficient insulation, you may be paying much more for your heating or cooling bill than you should have to.
Luckily, this situation can be remedied by installing new insulation. What type is best, though?
We have the know-how you need when it comes to spray foam insulation vs. fiberglass. Keep reading to learn about these two options. Read more
Many home improvement projects involve work inside climate-controlled houses. In this case, you’re usually not so dependent upon the weather. Still, you might find scheduling wintertime work can help you finish your project faster and in some cases, for less money. Read more
When you notice that your windows are starting to get drafty, look incredibly worn out, or is starting to get difficult to operate, you might wonder if it’s better to do repairs or replace them altogether. Typically, when a window breaks, the first option is to have it repaired. But the trend to remove, trash, and replace windows took over. Wood-framed windows can now be easily replaced with newer material, such as vinyl, fiberglass, wood, or metal. Read more
Kitchen renovations usually show the best return on investment. There are many different ways to approach a kitchen renovation. Everything depends on your budget. You can improve your kitchen without emptying your wallet by doing the following: Read more
Given the right home improvement process, your property can benefit from a properly utilized attic. There are several modifications you can apply to this part of the house, ranging from simple to complex alterations. However, if you’re looking to get the most out of your attic space consider the following improvements. Read more