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PAVERS VS. CONCRETE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

If you are thinking of remodeling your walkway, driveway, or patio, you will have to choose the materials to use. Pavers and concrete are two popular and different materials. Each of them has specific benefits and drawbacks. The choice you make should depend on your goals and the advantages you intend to get from them. […]

RENOVATION RETURN RATES: WHAT TO EXPECT WITH YOUR INVESTMENT

Home improvement projects are things we do strategically to improve the value and function of our homes. They’re also smaller scale projects we embark on to spice things up, keep us from getting bored. Whatever your reason for choosing to remodel or renovate, the end goal should always included added value. The return rate of […]

TOP 6 WAYS TO INCORPORATE PANTONE’S 2020 COLOR CLASSIC BLUE INTO YOUR HOME

A new year means new possibilities. Spring is here and though we may be in a forced hibernation right now, there’s still plenty of opportunity to plan for your next home improvement project. For over five decades, now, the color company Pantone has released a Color Of The Year meant to embody the spirit of […]

DIY POOL GUY: KEEPING YOUR POOL CLEAN DURING QUARANTINE

Depending on how you look at it, you’re either one of the lucky or un-envied owners of a sparkling splish-splash water feature in your backyard. Some are small, some the size to accommodate Olympic freestyle laps; whatever the size of your pool, maintenance is what keeps it healthy and swimmable. Maybe you have a trusted […]

SUMMER HOME IMPROVEMENTS

The warm weather makes it the best time for home improvement projects. Due to the better weather conditions, it makes a great opportunity to start on both indoor and outdoor projects, however, you will want to shift your attention to outdoor renovations before winter returns. With it being warmer, the nicer weather promises no rain, […]

MINI MAKEOVER: PAINTING! TIPS FOR SUCCESS

Not all home improvement projects have to cost an arm and a leg and take weeks or months to complete. One quick shock to a room’s decorative system is simple; slap a new coat of paint on the walls! It can be done in the span of a weekend, isn’t going to break the bank, […]

PATIOS, PERGOLAS, AND GAZEBOS. OH, MY!

Summer may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean you have to forget about finally fixing your backyard. It’s typical to think of this part of a home last since, well, nobody sees it except for you and your guests. But having a backyard that is welcoming and functions as the perfect gathering […]

HELLO, 2020 DESIGN TRENDS! GOODBYE OLD NEWS!

We’re well into the new decade and it’s time to review what is in, what’s staying, and what’s out the door in the world of home design. You may be far away from the design portion of your latest renovation, or it may be just around the corner. You may even want to draw inspiration […]

OPEN FLOOR PLAN CONVERSIONS

Open floor plans certainly are desirous. They encapsulate the perfect air of community with their lack of separating walls. But not all homes are created equal. Some come with a stark line between the more lively and entertaining living room and the kitchen closing off whatever poor soul is stuck doing all the work when […]

LANDSCAPING WITH LEVELS

Whether it’s your front or back yard, there’s no denying the beauty and quality of life a fresh landscaping remodel provides. A beautiful front yard ups your curb appeal and helps to sell your house faster, if that’s the lane you find yourself in. A stunning backyard makes for the perfect private escape from your […]