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Room Additions: Building Up or Building Out

August 20, 2021

If you’re looking to make room additions to your home, there are usually only two options: building up or building out. But which one is better? For the most part, this will depend on your exact needs and wants. That said, there are some major advantages and disadvantages to both methods. Read on to learn about the pros and cons of both of these building methods before making a final decision. Advantages of building up Building up can involve adding another story to your home or adding another room above the garage. The biggest advantage of building up as opposed... View Article

Avoiding the Most Expensive Parts of a Kitchen Remodel

August 6, 2021

One of the most important things to consider before starting kitchen remodels is your budget. Kitchen remodels can easily add up in cost, and you don’t want to end up in the red. Sometimes the average kitchen remodel cost can be more than $50,000. That said, costs usually only get that high if you plan on doing large-scale kitchen remodels, like replacing all the countertops, floors and cabinets. If you’re only making small changes, kitchen remodels can actually be quite affordable. That said, it’s important to know where to save money when you can. Here are some tips to avoid... View Article

Five Reasons to Add a Pergola

July 23, 2021

If you’ve never considered adding a pergola, you might want to think about the many benefits this versatile structure offers. Once you realize what an advantage a pergola can be, you may want to start adding a pergola to the back of your house today! Here are the top five benefits to consider when you’re thinking of installing a pergola. It expands your living space You don’t have to limit your living space to the four walls of your home. Why not extend your space outdoors? Adding a pergola creates a room-like space where you can enjoy the outdoors. Your... View Article

Tips for Building a Ranch

July 9, 2021

Are you considering building a ranch? If you are going to build a ranch home, there are three things you should do before you pull the trigger. Use the following tips to guide the process as you start to build a ranch home. Research, research, research Building a ranch home is a significant investment. You don’t want to go into this life-changing project without first doing your homework. The decisions you make as you build a ranch home will affect your financial status, your lifestyle and your family’s future. A good source to look to is experts in the field.... View Article

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Renovating Your Bathroom

June 21, 2021

Bathroom renovations are known to be expensive endeavors, so one sure-fire way to minimize preventable costs is to avoid making common mistakes. Read on for some things to consider when remodeling a bathroom. Lack of planning As the saying goes, proper preparation prevents poor performance—or, in this case, poor execution. During the planning process, make sure to use precise measurements and factor in anticipated costs. Consider all materials and tools that will be required for the renovation. Draft your plan with someone who can help you with the remodel, such as a contractor or even a qualified family member or... View Article

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