Start taking care of your home early to ensure you are able to have plenty of time for outdoor fun. Here are some easy steps: Clean your windows, both inside and out. While you’re at it, check for any cracked or damaged window glazing and panes. Replace worn weather-stripping – you’ll keep the cool air
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Long-time Colorado Springs residents, Jim and Maureen Harrington had done some remodeling in the past
Two projects – one that entailed expanding their kitchen and living room and the other, finishing their basement. Both projects went well. Six months ago it was time for project number three. This latest renovation revolved around two very special guests: Maureen’s parents lived in South Carolina at the time. It was decided by doctors
A Home Office Remodel Home offices are becoming less of a luxury and more of a necessity, with more people telecommuting. The number of Americans that work from home is in the millions, and that number has continued to grow every year. Making sure that your home has a state-of-the-art space for potential teleworkers is
We would like to do some updating to our house and are considering doing it ourselves. What are the pros and cons?
A: We all heard the horror stories of people attempting their own remodeling only to have it go very wrong and end up hiring professionals anyway, in the end costing far more than it would have to just hire them from the beginning. In fact, industry professionals say that 20% – 30% of the business
A: There’s a new option to give your kitchen the sizzle you see in your mind’s eye for less total cost than a complete remodel. Refacing is a process that allows homeowners to keep their existing cabinets, while transforming them with a fresh, new face using the styles, wood species, and finishes that are popular
I saw your article a few weeks ago on making your kitchen appear larger, do you have any tricks for a small bathroom?
A: Unless you live in a custom-built home with a luxurious bath and dressing room, you probably wish your bathroom were larger. Without adding any more square footage, you might feel less cramped if you use some of our tips to make your small bathroom look and feel larger. Brighten Up the Room – Without
I hear a lot of debate over quartz and granite countertops. What is the difference and which is better?
A: Both Granite and Quartz are gorgeous stone countertops that are extremely durable, heat and scratch resistant and similar in price, but that is where the similarities end. Quartz countertops are an engineered stone made of raw quartz crystals, color and a binding agent like resin. It is heated and compacted to form the slab
As technology becomes more and more important in the home, what are some things I should be considering when building or remodeling?
A: Technology resources in a home are becoming a necessity, just like a refrigerator and stove it’s hard to live without them. Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) offers some Electronic Tips for your home environment. Wire for everything now…even wireless – If you are building or remodeling a home, start with a plan
Q: Do you have any tips for helping me age in place? A: According to AARP, 83 percent of people 45 and older are homeowners. A survey conducted found that three quarters of those people expect to remain exactly where they are for the rest of their lives. Many forward-thinking seniors are remodeling their homes
Q. I love to entertain, I want to remodel my kitchen to make it easier having company over, do you have any tips? A. Whether you aspire to be an Iron Chef or just a microwave magician, the kitchen can be a wonderful place to entertain guests. The following will help you start thinking about