If you bought a home built in the 90s or earlier, chances are it has a partially open space plan rather than a completely open layout. If your taste runs contemporary, this layout may seem stuffy and cramped to you. [Read more…]
Renewal by Andersen® recently introduced an innovative product called the Easy Connect Joining System to the window replacement market, which won the Best Window and Door Product Award at the National Association of Home Builders’ seventh annual Best of IBS Awards. This feature even managed to best other big-name brands in the competition, winning Best in Show Award, a prize awarded to the product that has the best combination of design, functionality and innovation.
For many, pets are important members of the family. In a survey by the National Association of Realtors, about 61% of U.S. homes own a pet or plan to own one in the near future. Of this number, over half (52%) have commissioned a remodeling contractor for pet-friendly renovations. These projects can range from adding a simple doggie-door to a full perimeter fencing.
Remodeling your basement is a great way to add usable space to your home. You can turn your basement into a den, an extra bedroom or a media room, just to name a few ideas. However, it’s important to be adequately prepared before starting this project. JLR Exteriors Home Improvement, an expert remodeling contractor, explains more:
Basements tend to be underutilized areas of the home. To unlock the potential of an otherwise wasted space, JLR Home Renovation shares four things to keep in mind when planning a basement renovation.
When it comes to upgrading your home, you may think that certain desirable projects are way out of your budget. While some upgrades are undoubtedly costly, you need to consider the value a project will bring to your home. Some projects can end up paying for themselves in the long run.
Whether you want to provide care for your aging parents or give your children some independent comfort before they set out on their own, multigenerational houses are both practical and sought-after. In fact, more than 18% of adults in the U.S. live in such homes, twice the number of the people who had similar living arrangements back in the 1980s.
Fall is the perfect time of the year to invest in remodeling projects geared toward boosting your home’s curb appeal and value. Make sure you find the right remodeling contractor to help you get the most out of your investment. Here’s a quick rundown of the top four renovation endeavors to prioritize this fall.
Building a home addition will expand your home’s available living space, improving both comfort and functionality. In many cases, it is a more affordable alternative to moving out. Before contacting a remodeling contractor for this project, however, there are a few things you need to ask yourself. JLR Home Renovation explains more below.