Remodeling tips

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New Year Remodeling Resolutions

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Do you already have your resolutions for 2017? Maybe lose some weight or spend more time with family and friends? Well, let us offer some new year remodeling resolutions for your home that may also help you achieve your personal goals. Invest in things you love Spend some time decluttering. Before you put away your holiday decorations, take a little time to clean out the magazines that have accumulated on the catch-all and the already-worked-puzzles from the closets. Once you have…

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Remodeling Tips for Holiday Lighting

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As the holiday season draws near, you may be dreaming of a new kitchen, bath or basement. While we don’t recommend starting any major renovations right before the holidays, we do recommend thinking about the holidays when you’re planning your remodeling project. Here are a few remodeling holiday lighting tips to make your future holidays brighter (and easier): Place an outlet in your mantel – a beautifully lit mantel adds warmth and style to any holiday. When refacing a fireplace, add an…

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Home Remodel DIY or Hire A Pro?

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Is a DIY remodel the best for your needs? With the growth of YouTube and the home improvement channels, many people consider taking on a home remodeling project themselves. And for some projects, that may be a great idea. But for anyone who has made 6 trips to their hardware store on a Saturday trying to finish a project, a DIY remodel may not be the right answer. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry recently published a quiz to help…

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Tips for Successful Remodeling Projects

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Good advice. Great project. Better Homes & Gardens published a great article on 15 tips for a successful remodeling projects. You can read the whole list at BHG, but we wanted to highlight the three tips that jumped out to us: Tip 1: Plan Ahead – By making your product selections early in the process, you’ll have a good idea of the project schedule and an even better idea of your project budget. Some products have a substantial lead times,…

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