Build Functional And Fun Outdoor Living Spaces With These Ideas

Many homeowners enjoy the summer months — and sometimes spring, fall and winter, too — with the sizzle of their outdoor grills. But running back and forth between the kitchen and the barbeque can be a hassle. Outdoor kitchens make life easier for those who enjoy grilling their meals and entertaining outdoors, making your deck or patio an extension of …

Get The Best Return On Your Investment

Smart remodeling will add market value Investing in home improvement projects can have a huge return. Good decision making and planning will add value to your home, whether the goal is to create a more enjoyable living space or to put the home on the market. While homeowners often have big visions for renovation projects, a look at the big …

Remodeling: Set Your Game Plan

All the information you need for a successful remodeling project Why remodel? Remodeling your home can modernize the style, make it more comfortable, improve energy efficiency and home functionality, and help with upkeep and maintenance. Home remodeling is an investment in your home to ensure longevity, usefulness and home value. The reasons for home remodeling are as varied as the …

Before You Start, Select a Professional Remodeling Contractor

If you are considering a home remodeling project, the most important decision you can make is selecting a professional home remodeler to do the job. Your home is too important to entrust to anyone but a professional home remodeler who can: Save you money by doing the job right the first time. Ensure that your dreams are accurately translated into …

Bathrooms: The Goal is Simple, Classic Elegance

Experts from the Remodelers Council of the Greater Houston Builders Association are giving Houston-area homeowners the bath remodels they want: innovative use of space, creative lighting effects and technological touches. “Keep your bathroom remodel simple – don’t incorporate a lot of ornate items such as busy cabinets and countertops you’ll quickly get tired of,” says Larry Abbott, CAPS, president of Abbott …

Kitchen Considerations

Kitchens are where we gather for sustenance and socializing. Making the right choices when updating the kitchen makes the space more functional and visually appealing, and leads to a higher resale value. According to William Cole, CAPS, president of Divine Renovation, “The layout will make the difference in how efficiently you use the kitchen. A functional kitchen will make cooking and …

Specially Designed and Dedicated Spaces Make Life Easier

It’s human nature that we want our living spaces to be functional and beautiful. When we see rooms that aren’t reaching their potential, we begin the remodeling process to give them purpose. Here are some trending special function rooms that cure mundane spaces and provide great functionality. The New Media Room Builders say that media rooms on the ground floor …

Remodel For The Future

User-friendly design upgrades add to market value Baby boomers are a driving force for remodeling efforts that allow residents to live at home as long as possible despite changes to physical health. These efforts are known as aging-in-place and universal design, and their features improve present and future lives while adding value to the home. Major considerations include personal safety, …