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Our Guide To Home Elevators

An Elevator Can Make Your Home More Convenient, Safe, And Functional

The main function of an elevator is to simplify the task of moving between floors in a home. Whether you need to get heavy bags of groceries from the garage to the kitchen or transport a family member with mobility issues from one floor to another, an elevator can make your home more convenient, safe, and functional. 

There are...

26 Feb 24

The Pros And Cons Of Open-Concept Design vs. Traditional-Style Floor Plans

Which Type Of Layout Is Right For Your Lifestyle?

If you are planning to remodel your existing home or are thinking about building a new custom home, one of the first decisions you will have to make is whether to go with an open-concept design or a traditional-style floor plan. This fundamental choice will impact how you live in your home and utilize the space. 

To clarify, an open-concept design...

31 Jan 24

10 Ways To Spruce Up Your Front Porch

How To Make The Entryway To Your Home More Inviting

A front porch is an architectural structure that provides shelter when entering or leaving a home. It has a roof that is supported by columns, walls, or beams, and it connects the outdoors to the indoors. Whether you have a wrap-around veranda, an expansive farmhouse-style porch, a gabled bungalow porch, or a small portico-covered stoop, the...

11 Sep 23

10 Ways To Keep Your Home Cool And Comfortable When It Is Hot Outside

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient All Summer Long

Do your energy bills rise when your air conditioner struggles to keep up with the soaring temperatures outside? Making your home more energy efficient will help you to save money and stay comfortable, even during the hottest months of the year. Here are 10 ways to lower your energy bills and keep your home cool all summer long.

02 Aug 23

10 Ingenious Attic Remodeling Ideas

Expand Your Living Area By Taking Advantage Of Wasted Space

If you are in need of some more room in your home, the attic may be a prime place for expansion. Remodeling your attic can unlock some extra square footage and enhance the functionality of your home without the huge expense of a major addition. Your currently unused attic can become a new guest suite, family room, playroom, bedroom,...

20 Jul 23

The Home Remodeling Process: A Step-By-Step Overview

What To Expect From The Planning Phase Through Completion Of Your Project

Remodeling your home can feel like an exciting and completely overwhelming prospect all at the same time. We've outlined our remodeling process below so that you know what to expect from the beginning of the planning phase through the completion of construction. Being prepared is the best way to ensure that your remodeling...

20 Jun 23

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