If a contractor asks a homeowner to pull his or her own building permits, that should be a red flag for a homeowner to find a different remodeling contractor. Relying on a contractor to navigate the permitting process can save homeowners time, money and stress. A reputable contractor should object to a homeowner pulling his or her own permits. It is part of the service that a consumer should expect when they hire a contractor.Read More
As we move through our lives our circumstances and needs change, and with that so does what we want and need from our homes. Does this mean that at every stage of your life you need a different home? No, but it does mean that periodic modifications of your home will allow it to stay as well suited to your life as possible and allow you to fully enjoy the home that you love for years to come. There are many improvements that can be made now and in the future as your needs change.Read More
The 2016 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
If you want to update and modernize the look of a drab, out of style room in your house, there is a very simple transformation; crown molding. The simplicity of adding a few inches of wood to the tops of your room seems downright silly not to attempt, and this walk through will help you get your feet wet in installing crown molding to your room.