More and more homeowners are opting to have their kitchens open to the rest of the home instead of as a separate room. In general, as homes move to more open floor plans, the kitchen will become an integrated part of the house instead of being a separate area where a family member goes to cook for each meal.Read More
“I…was wondering if you have any tips on how to reduce the costs of hiring a contractor, or how to save money on building materials. If this is a topic you’re familiar with, can you shoot me a few short pieces of advice…?”Read More
The 2019 Home Remodeling Cost vs. Value report is out. If you are thinking about doing any home improvement projects in the future, you should look at this report. Also a great report for Realtors in order to help educate your clients on what will best help them increase value in their homes and/or what will help them sell quicker.Read More
Inspecting your windows, siding, and doors now could save you a substantial amount of money in the long run. If you wait and there are issues it could add up to thousands of dollars in repairs....Read More
The purchasing of a home is the largest investment most people make. It is an important part of your life and it’s essential that it suits your purpose. Whether you are remodeling a newly purchased home or renovating your existing home to fit your needs for today or in the future it is always a solid investment and improves property value.Read More
The 2018 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report, produced by Remodeling magazine in cooperation with the National Association of REALTORS® and REALTOR® Magazine, provides estimated costs for 36 mid-range or upscale home-improvement projects, along with the percentage of cost that owners can expect to recoup when they sell. Projects range from a new deck to a master suite addition.Read More
Most homeowners would love to have more living space to accommodate their family, guests, hobbies, pets or lifestyle. Room additions are an option for those who have the space and budget to accommodate such a sizable home improvement project, but this is out of reach for many homeowners.
There are other options to create outdoor living spaces that can be used when entertaining or to provide more room for your family to enjoy.
INSPECTING YOUR SIDING AND WINDOWS IN CENTRAL MASS is important and the Cost if you don’t: The cost could be substantial depending on the damage. Many homeowners don’t even think to inspect their siding and windows. But this task could save you thousands of dollars!Read More
Finding the right professional can be the most challenging part of the remodeling process. Armed with information about types of professionals and their qualifications, you will be more confident about your hiring decision and more satisfied with the remodeling experience.Read More
A home’s curb appeal is crucial because it can be the first thing everyone notices about your home. That’s why Realtors continually rate exterior projects among the most valuable home improvement projects that you can do. What are the benefits of Vinyl and Composite?Read More
The DIY Roof Inspection
Your roof is exposed to scorching sun, high winds, driving rains and heavy snowfalls, which makes it one of home’s toughest-working systems. All that contact with Mother Nature can wreak havoc on the surface and interior structures, so a regular inspection is essential to its longevity. Read on for a three-part plan that will help you identify problems and potential solutions.Read More
The trendiness of home remodeling is obvious, but what’s still to be determined is how that is impacting the market. Do homeowners have different expectations than they used to? Are they more knowledgeable than they once were? Have their design tastes changed? Overall, is the proliferation of consumer remodeling resources a blessing or a curse?Read More
Summertime is the perfect time to wash the winter grime off your windows and let in the fresh air. But did you know that windows actually require a little more maintenance than just a simple soap and wipe? Boost the longevity of your windows with these annual maintenance checks:Read More
A deck provides you with many opportunities. It can give you the feeling of making your home bigger and expanding your living space. It also allows you to have a desirable outdoor area to relax, entertain and to be close to nature. It’s important to have a deck remodeling contractor who can help guide you through this exciting adventure and to create a beautiful dining and entertaining space where you and your family will love spending timeRead More
Spring has sprung. While you’re banishing the cobwebs during your annual spring cleaning, take some time to give your home a thorough inspection. A few simple maintenance maneuvers will ensure that your home will remain in good shape and that all systems will keep humming efficiently.Read More
The 2017 Home Remodeling Cost vs. Value report is out. If you are thinking about doing any home improvement projects in the future, you should look at this report. Also a great report for Realtors in order to help educate your clients on what will best help them increase value in their homes and/or what will help them sell quicker.