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Category: Home Renovation

3 Home Renovations You Might Regret

Have you ever invested thousands of dollars and weeks of planning into a home renovation project, only to find out that the result isn’t what you wanted? There are a few different reasons why this can happen. The first reasons is that the workmanship and final results may fall short of your expectations – often…

5 Great Uses for Reclaimed Wood

If you’ve been following home renovation trends at all during the past few years, you already know that reclaimed wood has quickly become a very hot item. In fact, the price of quality reclaimed wood has skyrocketed since the material has become more popular on the home renovation scene. A lot of people think this…

3 Budgeting Tips for Home Renovation

Renovating any area of the home can make life stressful for everyone in the house. All the noise, mess and traffic are things that have to be endured during the project. On top of this, you’re probably concerned about the construction crew doing the job correctly, or finishing on schedule. With all these things going…

Home Renovation: Where Do Most Projects Go Wrong?

One thing you’ve probably noticed about those home renovation TV shows is that nothing ever goes exactly as planned. There are always problems and challenges, because it wouldn’t be entertaining otherwise. It’s actually seeing things go wrong (and later corrected, in some way) that gets our attention as viewers. But as homeowners investing in our…

Is Your Home Renovator the Real Deal?

The average homeowner, when paying a professional to renovate multiple rooms in their home, spends between $20,000 and $60,000. When you consider the fact that the average home value in the United States is $186,000, the cost of renovating multiple rooms in the home is typically over 20% of the home’s entire market value. In…

Garage Conversion Opens Up More Living Space

Let’s face it: fewer and fewer people use their garage for parking their car. These days, garages tend to collect lots of stuff – everything from camping supplies to extra refrigerators. That fact has led many homeowners to consider a garage conversion…turning their garage into usable living space. We recently completed a garage conversion project…

Maximizing Home Value

USAA recently featured an article about maximizing your home’s value. That’s an important concept which is not always fully understood by homeowners. Naturally, we all want our homes to be worth as much as possible. What we may not realize is that as homeowners we can positively or negatively impact the value of our home…