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The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook April 22 is Earth Day, a time to consider ways to be a better steward of our planet’s resources. Choosing to do home remodeling instead of new construction is a great way to be “green.” Green Remodeling has the goals to make the home more energy efficient, with healthier indoor air. Green Remodeling…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook More people are staying home and travelling less, making it a great time for home remodeling to create an oasis in the backyard! We are the envy of our northern neighbors for our extended beautiful weather, and with strategic design, you can open up new possibilities on how you work, play, relax, or…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook February is a great month to focus on what we love. Do you love your home? Does every room love you back? Designing a home that will look as fresh today as it will 10 years from now is a great investment in your own enjoyment, as well as a future return. Here…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook January is a time of committing to health, and a healthy home environment can boost well-being. An emerging field of study is neuroarchitecture, the study of how the brain and body responds to being indoors. There is a science that is learning how the indoor quality of air, light, intensity of sound, and the…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook The current trend in residential remodeling design is to create a more healthy, happy home environment. With people spending more time at home, their needs go beyond an open concept, to having a great experience throughout the day. If a home isn’t quite working or if it’s not how you like it to…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is designated National Kitchen and Bath month, for they are considered the most important rooms for homeowners. We are going to look into the bathroom remodeling design trends for 2020. Remodeling activity is high, and people want a luxurious spa-like feel for their bathroom where they launch into their day and wind…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook How does one prepare for the start of a remodeling project? Take advantage of the anticipation of the beautiful transformation by taking the time to declutter and pack items on display. Even with heavy-duty plastic barriers to close off the construction zones, dust will still be afloat and drift throughout the house, especially…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook If you would like a new, better-functioning kitchen by Thanksgiving, August is the time to get started gathering photos online and scheduling an appointment with a full-service, design-build firm. It can be helpful to get input from homeowners who remodeled their kitchen in the last year, and here are some of the most…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Father’s Day is coming up, and what is a typical gift: a tie, wallet, golf accessories? How about honoring dads with one of these home remodeling ideas that he can experience and enjoy for years to come? Personalized Man Cave: What would recharge his batteries? A space to watch sports or play games with…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook Home remodeling is as hot as ever, as more homeowners have the standard of living in a well-designed home, but several recent national surveys have found most are not realistic about the costs of home remodeling. Though many have done research prior to contacting a contractor, many start the process without a budget.…