The market is valuing home improvements that make the most of the existing house – adding space in attics and basements plus making mechanical and safety improvements – upgrading their front entry and replacing major systems like roofs and siding.
7 examples to convince anyone that using plywood for flooring can be stylish and attractive as a much lower cost option to hardwood.
7 Tips to keep your kitchen remodeling costs under $10,000.
Thinking of a kitchen or bath remodel? Whether you’re going to Do-It-Yourself or hire a contractor, here are 25 vital tips before you get started.
Lighting controls can help tame confusing banks of light switches — but these systems can be costly.
Among the most frequent request from my clients is for more daylight. Here are 5 tips for adding daylight to your home.
When you live in a place that fits you and your family to a tee, and that embodies your sense of beauty – you’re happier and healthier. These 4 concepts will help you understand whether you’ll get your investment back at resale.
I got a question recently on a post about Remodeling Price Drivers asking: “When is a bump out no longer a bump out but rather an addition? And when doing a cost estimate, is the cost of a bump out the same as an addition, approximately $200 per square foot?” The short answer is that, for all practical purposes, a bump-out might cost even more than $200/sf. This is because the bumped out area still requires support and roofing and might require HVAC and other…
How to avoid financial pitfalls in home remodeling – part 1
What does it cost to renovate a kitchen? I’ve had 3-4 contacts within the past few weeks from homeowners who wish to renovate their kitchens for budgets ranging from $15,000 to $25,000. In their words, they want to gut their kitchens and replace everything from cabinets to lighting to flooring.