Bathroom Renovation Checklist

Homeowners often consider a bathroom remodel project for good reason. Not only can a new bathroom turn a blah space into a hidden spa oasis, but when planned thoroughly and executed correctly, a bathroom renovation can add great value to a home. However, a bathroom renovation done wrong, without proper planning and with the wrong […]

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What Carpet Should I Choose?

Everyone, I mean everyone, wants to know if they are selling their home, should they replace the carpet and, if so, will they get all their money back. My answer is always a definite maybe. Every house, every situation is different. But remember, today people want a turn-key house where there is no major investment […]

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Top Five Home Improvement Projects to Increase Property Value

Whether you’re planning to sell your home soon or years down the road, it’s important to keep your home up to date. Making regular updates will not only increase your property value, but you and your family will benefit by enjoying these home improvement projects as well. Even if you’re planning on staying in your […]

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Transform Your Attic into a Bedroom or Office

If you plan on living in your home for a long time to come, turning the attic into usable space is a great idea. Most people I work with either turn the attic into a bedroom or an office. Some turn the attic into a much needed kid’s playroom. Any of these ideas will add […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Patio and a Deck?

If your house could use some outdoor space, adding a patio or deck is a great idea. Each option offers an area to grill out, chill out, and do some serious napping and birdwatching. Patio or Deck: What’s the Difference? A patio refers to an outdoor space placed directly on the ground. This area may […]

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How Do I Check the Insulation in My Home?

Insulation is the most underrated hero of the home. It is never seen and rarely does anyone think about it. Most home inspection reports I’ve seen, and I’ve seen a ton, get an absolute “F’ when reporting on the insulation of a home. AND IT’S VERY IMPORTANT! A poorly insulated home will cause all kinds […]

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How to Deal With Basement Flooding

OK, you must be reading this because your basement flooded. Darn it all! Not only do all of your contents get damaged, the smell of a damp, moldy basement can be a health hazard, especially for people with allergies or lung diseases. It may seem overwhelming, but flooded basements, with a little work, can be […]

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Should You Get an Asphalt or Concrete Driveway?

Asphalt vs. Concrete Driveways Ok, so your driveway is cracked, has potholes or just looks horrible. Either way, you’ll probably have two traditional options to choose from- concrete or asphalt. They are similar but have key differences you should consider before making a decision. You’ll need to think about the look you want, climate, maintenance, […]

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How to Remodel a Kitchen

The kitchen is where you need to put quality materials and workmanship, but you don’t have to break the bank. Ok, it’s finally time to remodel that totally outdated kitchen. Congratulations! This is easily the most used, most abused room in the house. It seems like no matter how nice of a living room or […]

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