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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…
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.
- Chalkboard paint
Adding chalkboard paint to your kitchen design can be a great way to inject some whimsy to your kitchen. Paint a…
This is the first and last thing you see when…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Building the perfect kitchen can be a pleasant journey or difficult task depending on how you approach it. The kitchen is not only a place where you cook but also a place where you entertain your guests or have dinner with your family and friends. From the busy mornings to the lazy Sunday evenings, the kitchen is the hub of activity in your home.
Whether you want to revamp your kitchen or build it from scratch, there are a few things to keep in mind. Beauty, function, and convenience are the key factors which go hand-in-hand. You should be comfortable working around the kitchen.
The next important thing is to find out…
- Is the inside of your microwave looking like a war zone? Fill a microwaveable bowl with 1-2 cups of water and 1-2 tablespoons of vinegar. Microwave the mixture for 5 minutes. Once the timer goes off, let the bowl sit with the door closed for a minute…