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What To Know Before Starting a Home Addition

Do you feel like your home needs more space? Are you considering a home addition?

Popular home addition projects include master bathrooms, master bedroom suites, family rooms, sunrooms, mudrooms, kitchen additions, two-story additions and second-floor additions.

If you are planning to add more living space to your home, where do you begin?

Even though you may have been thinking about your project for a while, it’s important to make notes about your goals before meeting with a design-build professional.

seven basic questions you should ask yourself and discuss with your contractor before starting a home addition:

1.  What type of space do you need to add to your home?

List your ideas for the project. For…

8 ways to spice up your kitchen decor during a remodel

With the popularity of stainless steel appliances, neutral colors, and white cabinets, kitchens these days can be a little… well, boring. If you’re considering kitchen addition ideas, don’t drown in monotony. Learn how to add humor and a feel-good vibe to your new kitchen addition.

You can create a kitchen addition that’s both pleasing to your eye and sense of style, while also injected with a homey, feel-good vibe, and even some humor. Consider some of the ideas below when working with your design/build team on your kitchen addition.

  1. Chalkboard paint

Adding chalkboard paint to your kitchen design can be a great way to inject some whimsy to your kitchen. Paint a…

How a better kitchen can help the health conscious

If you’re a health-conscious eater, though, you know that an older home isn’t always ideal for cooking. You don’t have as much room as you’d like for washing and cutting produce. You struggle to find storage space for your latest kitchen gadgets. When meals are finished, cleaning your kitchen’s textured surfaces seems to take forever. It’s time for a new kitchen.

Are you ready for a home remodel?

The decision to renovate your house is one of the most personally and financially rewarding actions you can take this year. But it may seem improbable if you’ve never done it and don’t even know where to start. Believe it or not, the dead of winter is a great time to make that dream a reality. Need a little prodding? See if any of these warning signs that you’re about to go mad if you don’t get started, sound familiar.

Five Signs that You’re Ready to Renovate

1. Your Pinboard is Jammed

Today’s consumer is far more educated about design concepts that even five years ago. Our Pintrest or digital “idea folders” are crammed…

How to Make Your Home Luxurious on a Budget

The Entryway

This is the first and last thing you see when…

Not too late for spring maintenance

Spring has now sprung, which means now is a good time to take care of the last-minute maintenance tasks that will help ensure that your home is prepared for what spring and summer have in store for it. The biggest priority for your home is to make sure that you don’t find yourself needing to handle major repairs or problems when the weather is blisteringly hot, or stormy, or in the middle of a vacation. Keep reading for a spring seasonal checklist of what to look into.

Take a look at your roof and keep an eye out for any shifted shingles or other signs of trouble. When the spring storms…

2 reasons to choose to remodel over selling home

As you and your family change, so do your needs. So what are you going to do if the Dallas Home you’ve been living in no longer fits your family’s needs or lifestyle?

You can look for an existing home that’s for sale in a neighborhood you like that fits your price range. Of course when purchasing an existing home it may not be configured exactly the way you want it.

You could consider the possibility of building a brand new home. That assumes you can find a new home in an area you like, and that you have the time to invest in researching, planning, picking a builder, and actually building…

Choosing the best floors for pet homes

Best Flooring for Dogs - Sebring Services

Ask any pet owner and they will tell you; pets can cause more damage to flooring than humans can. From scratches, to stains, to hair, our furry companions can be quite problematic. If you are planning to build a home or renovate your current one, think about pet-friendliness when considering what flooring to install.

Important Factors to Consider When Choosing

The good news is that you can keep your pet and retain your beautiful floor the same time. The important…

Do’s and donts of finding home remodeling contractors

If you’ve decided that your home needs remodeling in the kitchen, bathroom or basement, or needs more space through an addition, you may be feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of planning and completing the task. After all, renovating or building a home is a process that takes lots of time and energy, knowledge and expertise.  If you feel that you haven’t got the time, skills, tools or energy needed to complete a remodeling project on your own, the answer to your dilemma is finding qualified contractors who can handle any remodeling, renovation or addition project that you have in mind.

At the top of your list of ways to ruin your…

Thing you should not do when remodeling your home

One thing that is certain about most contractors is that they have seen their share of bad remodeling jobs. Whether this is due to work completed by another contractor or by the homeowner themselves, there are some definite things that can cause a lot of trouble for any remodeling job.

Digging into the mind of a contractor is one of the best ways to avoid these common mistakes that others have seen in their own remodeling projects. Here are some of the things you can avoid when you are considering a remodeling job of your own. Don’t work without a Budget.

Don’t Start Without a Plan

Having a remodeling…