Spring Home Exterior Maintenance Tips


Spring is here!  Seriously.  While we did not have the usual winter weather this year, and there is currently snow on the ground,  it is still really important to inspect  the exteriors of our homes and property for any significant change or damage since last fall.  Read more »

Bathroom Remodel

Designing Your New Sanctuary

Bathroom Remodel

In the realm of residential remodeling projects, bathroom projects lead the charge.  There is a never ending list of new features and products you can add to your bathroom to upgrade the space.

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Kitchen Renovation

Is Your Kitchen Stuck in the 1980’s?


Is your kitchen dating itself; in a desperate need of a makeover or complete overhaul?


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Spring Home Maintenance Tips


  1. Replace your furnace/AC air filter; set up an ongoing schedule to replace on a monthly or bi monthly schedule. Maintaining a clean filter is a sure way to extend the life of your furnace/ AC unit, reduce energy cost and reduce household dust and pollen.
  1. Inspect appliance & light fixture cords and extension cords for frayed wires or exposed wiring.  Replace any suspicious cords.

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Top 10 Kitchen Remodeling Tips

  1. PLAN AHEAD- As you plan to redesign your kitchen, you should make functionality the #1 priority.
  1. SET PRIORITIES – The list of things you may want to do in your kitchen may be quite long. That’s fine if you have an unlimited budget.  Or, you can split your remodeling goals into “needs” and “wants”.  Once you get your needs included into the budget, then try to incorporate as many of your wants list with the remaining budget funds.

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Is it time to update your old deck?

Is your deck beginning to show it’s age? Is it now looking faded and worn after years of use?  Maybe now is the time to take your old deck and give it a new lease on life.  If your original deck structure was built with sound building methods and materials, you could replace the worn wood decking and railing with new wood or with one of the many new low-maintenance composite products.  You can simply renovate the old structure with new decking, stairs and handrails with considerable savings in expenses needed to completely rebuild the deck.

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Designing Your Gourmet Kitchen

Any experienced cook can prepare a good meal in your average kitchen. However, a gourmet kitchen is designed with a layout and features to enhance ones cooking ability. So even your average cook can whip up their own culinary creations and feel like their own “Food Network Star”.

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Working With Your Contractor

Effective communications by you and your contractor can be the corner stone of a successful remodeling project. The fact is remodeling projects are challenging to the Homeowners and the Contractor under the best of circumstances.

The first step for opening and fostering positive lines of communication that you should consider is the contractor’s wish list. With this initial step, the goals in mind would be to make the contractor/homeowner  relationship run as smoothly as possible and for you to get the remodeling project you’ve always wanted.Read more »

Giving Your Bathroom a Facelift

Nothing dates a house more quickly than a bathroom that time has forgotten. Yet any drab or outdated bathroom can be dramatically revitalized. Bath products abound and can give you as lavish a bathroom as  you could possibly want. Many homeowners want the bathroom to be totally utilitarian, but others want a room in which to pamper themselves. How about you?Read more »