BIG-BOX Chain Store Services

 few words about “big-box store” contract services: I’ve had lots of feedback from potential clients about services from “big box stores”.  I am always surprised that most people feel the service they receive at these “wal-marts of  home improvement” is low, are often disappointed when buying in the store, but are still willing to consider […]

Guides to Granite, Tile & Painting Options

As with any remodeling project, preparation is the key to a great result.  With this in mind, we’ve put together this list of options to consider when painting,  installing granite countertops, or selecting floor and wall tile.  We provide these guides to all of our clients to assist them with the many decisions they will face when remodeling, and ensures […]

The Best Utility Room Upgrades

While it would be amazing to have the time and budget for a full-scale laundry room renovation, most of us don’t have either. But that doesn’t mean that we’re totally stuck. There are a slew of easy, inexpensive changes you can make in your laundry room that can change the look of your space without […]

The Best Outdoor Home Improvements for Summer Enjoyment

This summer, a beautiful home exterior can help you enjoy your property to the fullest. While the idea of having an outdoor oasis may be enough to motivate you to perform improvements, doing so could also boost your home’s value when it comes time to sell. If you’re thinking of performing some outdoor home improvements, […]

Outdoor Living Improvements That Will Make Summer More Fun

Now that it is summer, you want to be outside as much as possible—gardening, grilling, tinkering, and just taking it easy. But even the most inviting backyard can use a little boost and a few upgrades to make the great outdoors even greater for you and your family. If you yearn to turn a so-so […]

Why a Professional Painter is Worth the Money

Your home is a big investment and taking care of it is the key to protecting that investment. When rain, wind, sun and time have worn down the exterior of your home, it’s time to think about a fresh coat of paint. New paint is one of the most cost-effective ways to increase the value […]

Ways to Make a Guest Bedroom Feel More Welcoming

Many of us neglect our guest bedrooms or even use it as a storage dumping ground. There are simple changes you can make to your guest bedroom, though, that can easily transform the space. Here are some excellent design ideas for your guest bedroom to make it extra cozy and welcoming. Big Mirrors One of […]

The Best Kitchen Upgrades for Resale Value and Usability

As Remodeling magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value Report continues to show, most home improvements don’t pay back in increased resale value what you put into them. So don’t pour buckets of money into top-of-the-line upgrades if you’re getting ready to sell your house. On the other hand, well-thought-out improvements really can make your life in […]

The 5 Best Remodeling Choices for Increasing the Resale Value of Your Home

Whether you’re planning to sell your home this year or a decade from now, remodeling projects can improve both the resale value and the appearance of your home. It is challenging to know which upgrades are worth the investment and which are a waste of time and money. Here are a few home improvement projects […]

Exterior Painting – The 2 Coat “Deal”

In working with potential clients over the past 10+ years, they sometimes mention that “the other painter says they are applying 2 coats on the exterior. Are you applying 2 coats?” While this may seem like an easy question, it is often a less than honest answer when others say “yes, we apply 2 coats” […]