COVID-19 has made home offices a necessity for many homeowners. Having a dedicated space for work can help improve productivity, as well as keep your work separate from your home life. In today’s post, local remodeling contractor JLR Home Renovation shares insight on finding the best locations for a home office.[Read more…]
Finishing your basement can bring several benefits. Apart from increasing the usable space in your home, it can also boost your home’s value and appeal. There’s just so much potential for your basement when you finish it. You can turn the space into an area for entertaining or bonding with your family, an extra room for guests, or a reliable storage space for valuable or seasonal items in your home.[Read more…]
Finishing a basement is not much different from kitchen and bathroom remodeling. Yes, there are aspects of basement renovations that will have a different set of requirements, but the same principles of proper planning are also equally important. In addition to this, the benefits of finishing your basement in terms of functionality, additional space, and increased property value are hard to ignore.
From basement remodeling to new home office additions, almost all types of home improvement projects face some issue one way or another. Bathrooms are no exception. Remodeling a bathroom can involve stripping it down to bare pipes and this often uncovers a lot of problems hidden behind its tiles. It’s important to anticipate and address these challenges early on to ensure the success of your remodeling project.
Now that winter season is drawing to a close, it’s a good time to inspect your home’s exterior, including your siding. In this post, the siding replacement and bathroom remodeling pros of JLR Home Renovation list the four kinds of siding damage you need to look out for as winter comes to an end. [Read more…]
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…]
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.
Before you turn your basement into an extra living space, you need to understand building codes. These rules are either set by your homeowners’ association or the state, and they determine what kind of building materials, insulation, changes and structural changes are allowed. [Read more…]