Posts in Category: Home Renovation

Kitchen Remodel Checklist 

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 11:40:00 AM Categories: Home Renovation

kitchen remodelIf your kitchen looks like it hasn’t been remodeled since Brady Bunch took up a prime time television slot, it might be time to hire a professional for a remodeling job. Considered one of the most expensive and time consuming remodels in a home, kitchen projects require careful planning. While professionals should be hired to tackle this type of job, homeowners should have a thorough understanding of what is required and desired for the project.

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Home Theater Room Design-The Journey to Heaven on Earth 

Friday, March 8, 2013 10:04:00 AM Categories: Basement Remodeling Home Decorating Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation

Home theater room with SoftWall Finishing SystemsDreaming about a home theater? Why not make your dreams come true by creating your own cinematic oasis? Whether you're a sports fan whose life would complete with a gigantic 72-inch flat screen, an MTV veteran searching for the perfect sound or a true lover of the silver screen, the home theater experience is now within your grasp. 

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5 Backyard Privacy Ideas for the Home 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 9:02:00 AM Categories: Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation Home Security Outdoor Living

wood fenceSo, how do you accomplish much-needed privacy in the backyard while keeping both parties happy? There are quite a few easily and not so easily achieved solutions from which to choose. From the trusty, traditional wooden fence to the bigger pergola or patio cover – you have options. Careful planning and consideration are in order to create backyard privacy that is both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional. Take a look at some of our favorite privacy options.

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Deck vs Patio: Pros and Cons of Each 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 1:29:00 PM Categories: Decking Hard Landscaping Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation Outdoor Living Patio Design

decks vs patiosIf your house is in dire need of some outdoor space, adding a patio or deck can increase your square foot without robbing your children of their college educations. Each option offers an area to gather with friends and family, grill out, and relax under the sun (or stars); the option you choose will likely depend on your budget, space and needs. In this article we’ll take a look at the benefits of both patios and decks so your hardest decision will be where to place the grill.

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10 Roofing Maintenance Tips for Lasting Roofline Results 

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 10:30:00 AM Categories: Home Improvement Tips Home Maintenance Home Renovation

Roofing tipsDo you keep your roof “top of mind?” With all the daily hustle and bustle, it’s easy to lose sight of the most important exterior essentials that safeguard your entire interior space. Even though most asphalt roof systems are designed to protect your home for about 15 years, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) recommends you inspect your roof regularly two times a year during the spring and fall.

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How to Get a Construction Loan & Create Your Personal Paradise 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 12:23:00 PM Categories: Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation

Construction LoanRecently, when my husband and I bought a fixer-upper house, we thought we could fix it up little by little. The little projects were easy. Inevitably, however, we had to consider those big-ticket fixes on our wish list, the ones we’d been putting off. These were all items requiring either a construction loan or a miracle to accomplish. That is when we learned all about how to apply and successully be approved for a home construction loan.

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Window Film Energy Savings for Your Home 

Monday, January 28, 2013 10:04:00 AM Categories: Energy Savings Home Improvement Tips Home Renovation Replacement Windows

Window Film Energy Savings for Your HomeWinter is here, and as the song goes, Baby, it’s cold outside. When the temperature drops inside and you can’t get warm without the use of a winter parka, your first instinct might be to reach for the thermometer. You might want to check your windows instead. Some homeowners might consider replacing windows or purchasing new energy-efficient blinds, and while both of these are good options for those with the budget, there’s another solution that’s a little easier on the wallet: window film.  

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