Tips for remodeling your basement space
Jul09

Tips for remodeling your basement space

Whether you simply need more storage or if your family is outgrowing your upstairs space, an unfinished basement provides a blank canvas for you and your family to utilize. Here are some ideas to consider before reaching out to your local contractor. Space usage A basement flex space can be transformed into anything that your family needs and can be changed as these needs change. You can create a basement space that is a living room...

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7 flooring trends for 2018
Jul03

7 flooring trends for 2018

  Whether you are revamping your kitchen or updating your bathroom, your remodeling job would not be complete without flooring. Although it’s under your feet, flooring is often one of the first things that captures a guest’s attention. Here are 7 trends in flooring for 2018 that are ideal for a variety of homes in a multitude of spaces. Bamboo Bamboo is durable and resilient, which makes it ideal for high-traffic areas; it is...

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Green remodeling
May30

Green remodeling

If you are attempting a green remodel or are trying to lessen your carbon footprint, you’re already on the right track as remodeling is inherently greener than rebuilding. Lessen your impact on the environment as you remodel your home to be more energy efficient. Schedule an energy audit Hire a professional to inspect your home to uncover possible inadequacies such as air leaks or equipment inefficiencies. There are also a variety of...

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The truth about lead exposure in your home
May22

The truth about lead exposure in your home

Buying an older home comes with charm, character and sometimes, needed renovations. Before you begin a home improvement project, keep your family safe and ensure that your home is free of any lead-based paint. What is lead? Lead is a naturally occurring metal in the earth’s crust that can be present in a variety of places in the environment including air, water, dust, soil, food and various consumer products. One of the most common...

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Step It Up! Six Brilliant Ideas for That Space under the Stairs
Dec28

Step It Up! Six Brilliant Ideas for That Space under the Stairs

It seems there is never enough storage in any home, but sometimes there are storage opportunities hiding, quite literally, underfoot. Take the space under your staircase for example. While it seems like a strangely shaped area, don’t underestimate its potential for some awesome storage space. Check out these fun and creative ways to use this unique space. Open Cubbies Where do you store those coolers, sleeping bags, bulky toys or...

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