October 20, 2017

A good reason?

Welcome to October! The weeks are flying by and we hope you’re having a good start to your fall season. Reach out anytime – we’re here to help. —– Evaluating Kitchen Layouts The layout of your kitchen is every bit as important as the finish materials you choose. What you really want is […]
September 6, 2017

One way we can help you

Having been in the remodeling industry for many years, we have built up quite a database of fantastic service providers who we love to refer. If you’re ever in need of great people to help you with plumbing, heating and cooling, electrical, or other trades. Or are in need of a trusted […]
August 17, 2017

Happy with it?

Will Your Remodeling Project Make You Happy? When homeowners consider a remodeling project they often consider the return on investment (ROI) before beginning. Will the cost of making the improvement pay off when/if they decide to sell their house later? While it’s wise to consider the financial return of a remodeling project […]
July 14, 2017

Comfort

Is Your Living Room/Family Room Your “Happy Place”? In 2014, Houzz surveyed more than 6,000 homeowners and found that 87 percent of them said that home design directly impacts their happiness, and that 74 percent of those who took on a remodeling project are happier at home than they were before. And […]
July 14, 2017

Is it time?

One Big Reason You May Want to Remodel Your Bathroom Why bother remodeling your bathroom? Well, consider how much time you actually spend there. Over a lifetime, women spend 14,000 hours (that’s one and a half years!) in the bathroom brushing, washing, blow-drying, straightening, and curling their hair. A Reader’s Digest survey showed that men […]
May 14, 2017

Make sense for you?

Why Universal Design May Make Sense for You It might be tempting to dismiss Universal Design as just another fad. The fact is that it’s a trend that’s grown out of homeowners’ changing needs. Here are three things that drive this design movement. 1. Adult Children Staying Home Longer: Rather than getting saddled with […]
April 12, 2017

It’s both

5 Reasons Homeowners Remodel If you’re considering remodeling your home, you may be wondering if you’re doing it for the “right” reason. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) did some research into that topic. Here is what they found in a recent Remodeling Market Index report in which remodelers across the country […]
March 6, 2017

How Long?

Talk About a Long Construction Project! The Cologne Cathedral in Germany is the largest Gothic church in Northern Europe. The towers for the church’s two huge spires give the cathedral the largest facade of any church in the world. The construction of the cathedral began in 1248 – 244 years before Columbus […]
February 16, 2017

Fall in love with your home again

It’s February – the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day. If you need help falling in love with your home again, let’s talk! Reach out anytime – we’re here to help. ———- There’s More to a Great Family Room Than Just a Big-Screen TV. The Family Room remains one of the most popular […]
January 11, 2017

3 Things That Can Help

Happy New Years to you and yours! We hope you have enjoyed (and are still enjoying!) a wonderful holiday season. Check out the article below for a New Year’s resolution you might actually enjoy making (and achieving) in 2017! ——- Making Real Changes for the New Year (3 Things That Can Help) […]
December 12, 2016

Thinking Ahead

It is easy to get lost in the flurry of activity during the holiday season. May you get time to take in the beauty and true meaning of the season and have a Merry Christmas! ——- What’s For Dinner Over the Holidays? Let’s face it: Cooking and eating are a big part […]
November 6, 2016

The old saying

It’s November! We hope that you’ve had a great fall so far. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us anytime with any home remodeling questions you have. We’re here to help! ——- Unwatched Pots Can Be a Holiday Fire Danger As we approach the holidays – be careful! Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, […]
October 16, 2016

Personality

The American Dining Room Has Come a Long Way Before the late 1700s, American families found it difficult to dine together regularly. Rooms and tables had multiple uses, and families would eat in shifts. If chairs were in short supply, the men would sit and the women and children might stand. One […]
September 19, 2016

Just One Thing

Benjamin Franklin imported the first bathtub to America – having it shipped from France in the 18th century. Franklin’s tub was reportedly made of sheet copper and had to be hand-filled with buckets. We’ve come a long way 🙂 Below are a few quick tips to expand storage space in your bathroom […]
August 17, 2016

Strike a chord?

Great Balls of Fire! The month of August is a hot one, but that’s nothing compared to “Las Bolas de Fuego” (Balls of fire) celebrated in the small town of Nejapa, El Salvador every August. That’s when competing groups of young people in the village hurl flaming balls (comprised of old cloth […]