Are you a homeowner who has been trying to reach out to contractors to get an estimate on a home repair job, only to be left hanging without a response? If so, you are not alone—many homeowners and business owners alike have experienced the frustration of not receiving a phone call back from contractors. Here, […]
A nice, big deck is an important part of any pet owner’s home. It allows your furbabies to get the exercise they need and can roam free while being safe from wildlife. Here are a few things you should consider when building a pet-friendly deck. Location of The Deck If the deck is in a
A properly lit kitchen is important both for the look and functionality of your kitchen space. Interestingly enough, many people do not consider changing the lighting in their kitchen when moving into a home, and when renovating, light fixtures are often the first thing cut from a budget. But in order to maximize your use
Upgrading your outdated bathroom can seem like an overwhelming task. In reality, there are a lot of small projects you can do to upgrade the look, feel, and overall quality of your bathroom. Following these simple steps will have your bathroom feeling brand new in no time. Lighten it Up One easy way to lighten
No deck owner wants to hear the words “dry rot”. This issue can be a tremendous headache for the homeowner, and without following careful guidelines, it can quickly become a big problem. Thankfully, being prepared, focusing on prevention, and knowing what to do if you notice the signs of dry rot, will help empower you
When deciding whether to paint or stain your deck, the answer is easy. Stain! We never recommend paint as it can lead to moisture getting trapped in the wood, and chipping and peeling are much more likely to occur. Staining is the better option, and there are three types to choose from. Looking at the
When deciding when to break ground on a brand new deck, there are some important factors to consider. The good news is that decks can actually be built at any time throughout the year. But it may surprise you to learn that the best time of year to build a deck is actually winter!
Research shows that kitchens and bathrooms become the most popular remodeling projects, based on search intent for terms like ‘bathroom remodel ideas,‘ ‘home renovation cost,’ and ‘DIY home renovations’ skyrocketed in 2020. This is because most people stuck indoors due to the pandemic are now turning their attention to home remodeling and interior design projects.
You’ve picked out the type of material and design for your deck, and you’re ready for your contractor to start building—but wait! Have you put any thought into the safety feature of your deck? Listen to the experts. Railings are such an important design feature that we recommend spending some extra time researching your options