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How To Choose The Perfect Paint Color For Every Room In Your Home

Use Color To Change The Way A Space Looks And Feels

Color is a powerful design tool. Use cool tones of blue and green to create a tranquil, calm feeling in a room. If you want an energized and cheerful vibe, choose warm, vibrant shades of red, yellow, or orange. Different paint colors can also make rooms seem larger, smaller, wider, or taller than they actually are. Before you start painting,...

17 Jan 23

How To Plan For A Home Addition

10 Steps To Follow When Increasing The Square Footage Of Your Home

Your family is outgrowing your home and you need more space. If you love your neighborhood and don't want to move, it's time to plan for an addition to your home. Increasing the square footage of your home can be a sound decision, but it is also a major investment. Check out our expert advice that will guide you through the...

12 Oct 22

Beautiful New Indoor And Outdoor Living Space

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

The story begins with a huge tree crashing through the back of a home during a storm. The homeowners called us for help and we got to work right away. We repaired the family room ceiling, which had a big hole in it. Then we got to work on renovating the kitchen and adding a beautiful new outdoor living space.

22 Jun 22

An Overview Of The Various Types Of Insulation For Your Home

How To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient And Comfortable

Proper insulation is critical to ensuring that your home is comfortable all year long. The right types of insulation in the right places will also make your home more energy efficient, and that can save you on heating and cooling costs. Sealing your home's envelope - the outer walls, windows, doors, and other openings - coupled with...

01 Dec 21

How Much Does It Cost To Remodel Your Bathroom?

Understanding The Many Factors That Affect The Cost Of A Bathroom Remodel

Remodeling a bathroom is a big undertaking, so before you begin it is important to understand some of the factors that can dramatically impact the cost of your project. Whether you need a complete overhaul of your bathroom or just a simple update, variables such as the age of your home, the materials you select and even...

16 Aug 21

5 Tips On Choosing The Right Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

How To Pick The Finishing Touches For Your Kitchen

It’s easy to get caught up in selecting the larger items, such as cabinetry, countertops or flooring for your new kitchen when building a custom home or renovating your existing home. However, a project isn't truly complete until you've selected hardware for your kitchen cabinetry that strikes the perfect balance between form and function. This...

09 Jun 21

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