These days more and more people are interested in doing their own home remodeling. From television shows to blogs, and magazines, there are even more resources than ever for brave DIYers to learn tricks of the trade. If you’re planning to take on your home remodel, consider using some of the following resources.
Now that summer is officially over, children have headed back to school, pumpkin spice lattes have returned, and the holiday season is nearing closer, you may be thinking more seriously about your home remodeling project. The hardest part of taking on a big home renovation project is the waiting, but before you jump too quickly it’s good to make sure you’re prepared before contacting a luxury home builder.
You’ve been staying in your current house for a while now and are still fond of the place. However, you’re getting a little bored. From the bedroom to the porch, you no longer feel like that’s where you want to be.
Your home's curb appeal matters as it's the first impression that people will have of your property. In addition to making your property more aesthetically pleasing, a home with good curb appeal can also make a positive contribution to your property's market value.
If you’re particularly crafty or have a take-charge personality, it can be tempting to take on home remodeling tasks yourself. While there are many tasks that most people are capable of completing themselves, there are also many that most people shouldn’t even consider. Depending on your experience and skill level, deciding which projects to tackle yourself can be simple.
If you look through inspiration sites like Pinterest or Houzz, you’ll typically see awesome and intricate designs for children’s bedrooms. While these are certainly impressive, they aren’t exactly practical.
There’s a lot that goes into planning your new kitchen, and with good reason. The kitchen is typically one of the most frequently used rooms in your home, so it stands to reason that you should put a lot of thought into the design and appliances you choose. Here are some things to consider when purchasing appliances for your kitchen.
When remodeling or building a custom home, decision making can seem like an endless task. But it’s important not to allow the process to overshadow the ultimate goal; a forever home that is a perfect fit for you and your family. One thing that typically tends to drive decision making is the future resale value of your finished home. There are many reasons why people tend to focus on resale value, but how much should this influence your decisions?
Between the rising real estate values in Central Florida and the tightening for-sale inventories, 2016 was a very big year for the home remodeling industry. Over the past year, we've seen a number of homeowners choose to stay in their existing properties for the long haul and renovate to truly get their dream homes. But as the year comes to a close, can we expect America's renewed passion for home remodeling to continue in 2017?
You work hard during the week and deserve to have a dedicated space within your home to unwind. Or maybe you have teenage children and want to give them their own entertaining area that is separate from the main living space of the home. In both of these scenarios, remodeling to add a recreation room would serve these needs.
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