home remodeling

How to Remodel for One Level Living

How to Remodel for One Level Living

Over the last few years one level living has become increasingly popular for just about every group and type of home buyer. The flexibility of one level floor plans, or two story homes with master suites and main floor laundry rooms, are…

The Changing Housing Needs of Baby Boomers

The Changing Housing Needs of Baby Boomers

In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion about concerns for future housing options of those in the baby boomer generation. Baby boomers are those born between 1946-1964 of which, ten thousand turn 65 every day. It has been predicted by the Census Bureau that by 2029, when the youngest of…

What is Enameled Woodwork and Why is it Better?

What is Enameled Woodwork and Why is it Better?

I like to think of myself as a realist. I know we all want to keep our homes perfectly clean and plan to be careful in how we navigate our space. I also know that realistically we all have dirty hands at times, forget to remove our shoes, or accidentally bump into walls. With white woodwork being so popular, it can be easier to see the imperfections…

What To Do Before You Finish Your Basement

What To Do Before You Finish Your Basement

Finishing your basement can add a lot of value to your home. The additional livable square feet along with a bedroom, bathroom, or...

How To Create The Best Kitchen Lighting Layout

How To Create The Best Kitchen Lighting Layout

We often find our clients feel overwhelmed or confused with planning their kitchen lighting layout during a home remodel. So much so that the words "simple" and "kitchen lighting" might seem like they don't belong in the same sentence. We wanted to create a guide to…

How to Select the Best Flooring for Your Kitchen

How to Select the Best Flooring for Your Kitchen

Trying to decide on the best flooring option for your kitchen? Flooring may not be the first thing on your mind when planning a kitchen remodel but with the amount of use and traffic....

How to Improve the Look of a Beam or Post

How to Improve the Look of a Beam or Post

Everyone loves an open concept living space but removing walls can sometimes mean that beams and posts must take their place...

The Most Popular Ceiling Textures Explained

The Most Popular Ceiling Textures Explained

One of the most common things that will be changed in our remodels, no matter what area of the home, is the ceiling texture. Choosing the right one for you may be based on your taste, budget, or other factors…

How Permits and Inspections Protect You

How Permits and Inspections Protect You

If you’re in the process of planning a remodel, you might be asking yourself, “ what’s the purpose of building permits and inspections?”. Getting plans drawn, submitting it to a city and other governing body, making changes if needed and waiting can feel like a long process. Not to mention the additional cost of paying for the…

Farmhouse Chic Kitchen Makeover

Farmhouse Chic Kitchen Makeover

I wear many hats as a Realtor, designer, home builder and remodeler, and I am always working with clients to help them find and/or create their dream home. It can be difficult…