Remodeling Articles

When is the best time of the year for remodeling?

When is the best time of the year for remodeling?

There are a few different perspectives you can take when scheduling your next home improvement project. The best rule of thumb is to start planning your project at least a season in advance of when you’d like it complete. Most major home renovations take...

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Siding 101

Siding 101

Siding is a bear of a task. It’s essentially the skin on the face of your house. It’s also your home’s first line of defense against weather and pests and the most immediately notable aesthetic factor in exterior design. Careful consideration should be...

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Should I DIY or hire someone?

Should I DIY or hire someone?

Should I DIY or hire someone? We’re all guilty of thinking “Why pay someone when I can do it myself?” Yes, there are some projects that can be done over a few weekends at home. Of course, there are many more that can turn into a huge hassle pretty quickly....

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Renovations for Pet Owners

Renovations for Pet Owners

When you take a pet into your home you are inviting them into your family. Like any other member of your household, they have their own needs. Human houses aren’t always designed with those needs in mind though. Pets can’t express their anxiety about their...

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How remodeling can save energy bills

How remodeling can save energy bills

With the rising cost of energy, efficiency in your home is more important than ever. A one time investment in increased efficiency can pay back all the cost and then some over time. And if the savings isn’t appealing enough, there are also feel-good...

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How long should a project take?

How long should a project take?

Home Renovation A full on home renovation can take anywhere from 4 to 8 months. Kitchen On average, after the planning and design phases are complete, a total kitchen remodel takes about four to six weeks. This could be shorter if your project is less...

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How to set an accurate budget

How to set an accurate budget

The first order of business when planning any renovation is setting a budget. A budget can be a tricky thing to understand, but staying within a budget is much easier when you plan accordingly. You need a firm grasp on your income, a set amount for bills and expenses, and your savings goals.

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How much renovation can you afford?

How much renovation can you afford?

There are several things that you are going to need to consider when figuring out how much renovation you can afford. You’re going to need to take a personal inventory of your budget. There are a few ways to pay for home renovations that can...

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