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The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Earth Day is April 22 this year, a time to celebrate innovative products to help conserve energy and natural resources. According to the Green Building Advisor, remodeling an existing house is inherently greener than building a new home. Here are a few award-winning products that will make your home improvement projects green for…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook There is so much good news to love about home remodeling! The national average home value increased double digits last year. Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies are predicting remodeling in 2017 to be at the highest level. Homeowners are responding by doing larger remodeling projects to customize their home to facilitate their…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook It’s the holiday season! Here are some award winning products that you may not have heard about that could be an extra special something to give yourself to make life at home that much better! All of us love low home maintenance! Keeping tile, grout, and especially glass walls or door in the…

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Janet Cook October is National Kitchen and Bath month. The rooms are so important to the overall experience and value of the home that they get national attention! If it has been 10 years since they have had an update, with the help of an experienced designer, you can be confident that with the better…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Home remodeling is primarily an investment in one’s quality of life, and a monetary one as well. A savvy homeowner thinks long term, including aging in place and green remodeling elements that will save money as well as make for a healthier home environment. By specifying products that will save on energy and…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook The National Association of Realtors and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry teamed together to survey over 4000 homeowners for the reasons why they had recently remodeled their home, asking how much increased happiness resulted in the experience of their home once the remodeling project was completed. Based on a synthesis of…

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Janet Cook February’s theme is love, and sometimes we need to be reminded to love ourselves! It is wise to create a safe home environment. As we age, our visual acuity, strength, coordination and reflex abilities diminish. We will not be able to as quickly react to breaking a fall, nor will we recover from…

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Janet Cook When we buy a home, we have a fresh set of eyes that assess what needs to be done to facilitate our personality and lifestyle. Our home purchase decision was based on which house that had the most of what we were hoping for. Many homeowners do some remodeling to eliminate those inevitable…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is National Kitchen and Bath Month! No other rooms get such national attention, for how well the kitchen and bathroom are designed will affect our experience and value of the home. The knowledge of an experienced remodeling designer can help create a timeless custom kitchen and a spa-like bathroom. What are the…

The Remodeling Corner

Want a new kitchen by Thanksgiving? Janet Cook It may seem early, but August is a good time to start a kitchen remodeling project, if your goal is to have a new kitchen by Thanksgiving. Determine how much you want to invest in your most used room in the house. Having an attractive and updated…