Tips for a keeping your home safe and dry this winter

November 27, 2013 by · Comments Off on Tips for a keeping your home safe and dry this winter
Filed under: Air Quality, Attic, Home Maintenance, Weatherproofing, Windows, Winterization 

home winterization(BPT) – Freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall are in store for much of the country this winter, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, and that means homeowners need to start taking immediate steps to ensure that their loved ones and property stay safe and warm through the long, cold months ahead.
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Plumbing pro tells how to install an extra bath with less cost, noise and mess

April 11, 2012 by · Comments Off on Plumbing pro tells how to install an extra bath with less cost, noise and mess
Filed under: Basement, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Bedroom, Plumbing 

plumbing(ARA) – So, you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and add that much-needed extra bathroom. Smart idea! According to the 2011-2012 Remodeling Magazine Cost vs. Value Report, an added bath will return more than 50 percent of your investment at resale. So what should you do to make sure your money is well spent?

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How to Save Money and Complete Your Basement Renovation Fast

April 26, 2009 by · Comments Off on How to Save Money and Complete Your Basement Renovation Fast
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Basement, common renovations, finished basement, Home Renovation, Increase home value, Moisture Control, Permission 

(ARA) – With all the uncertainty surrounding today’s economy, more people are saving money by enjoying quality time at home. Some are using this time to invest in room or whole-house makeovers to enhance the value of their homes.

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Importance of a Finished Basement

October 17, 2008 by · Comments Off on Importance of a Finished Basement
Filed under: Additions & Extensions, Basement, finished basement, Smart Renovations 

In the past basements were only used as storage space and a placed to keep the water tank and the boiler.  However, today finished basement are very desirable and most homebuyers prefer a finished basement.  In fact, many real estate salespeople even include the basement area when calculating the total square footage of a home.

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Finish Basement or Build New Addition

basement renovationWhen most home owners think of increasing living space, they forget that there is already space right below their house. If the space is already there, and almost every home has it, then why not use the space and take advantage of what you currently have rather than paying to create one from new.
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