Four hot, new-home trends that can work for your remodel

May 14, 2013 by · Comments Off on Four hot, new-home trends that can work for your remodel
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Energy Efficiency, Home Decorating Ideas, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Kitchen 

Bathroom Renoavation Tips(BPT) – Builders are back in business, and new-home construction is up in areas across the country. So is remodeling, as plenty of Americans choose to stay put and upgrade their current homes rather than tackle the challenge of buying and moving into something new.

Read more

Today’s boomers downsize homes, but upsize the amenities

January 3, 2012 by · Comments Off on Today’s boomers downsize homes, but upsize the amenities
Filed under: Bathroom Remodeling, Bedroom, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling 

Home Amenities(ARA) – Say goodbye to the McMansion. According to a leading real estate website,, 2010 was officially the year that homes over 3,200 square feet ended their dominance and appeal. But don’t think that downsizing means downgrading. In fact, homeowners are looking to upsize their amenities to help them enjoy every inch of their homes.

Read more

Save time and money with do-it-yourself home improvements

(ARA) – As warm weather rolls in, the for sale signs start going up. Homeowners are increasingly looking for ways to update their living spaces and maintain the value of their homes without completing extensive or expensive renovations.

Read more

Home ‘eco’-nomics

Consumers re-evaluate what ‘green’ really means in the economic downturn (ARA) – Of the 13 recessions since the Great Depression, none has presented a combination of length, breadth and depth more significant than that of the current economic downturn. However, there is a bit of a bright spot among all of the doom and gloom. But perhaps it should be called a “green” spot.

Read more

Nine tips for the perfect kitchen remodel

September 9, 2010 by · Comments Off on Nine tips for the perfect kitchen remodel
Filed under: Green Living, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling 

11393_b32_rgb(ARA) – For many Americans, remodeling their kitchens tops the list of home improvement projects – and for several good reasons. Not only is the kitchen the heart of many homes – the center of family activity and home entertaining – but remodeling your kitchen is typically one of the smartest investments, often generating a payback of 80 to 90 percent on the cost of remodel at the time of resale.

Read more

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas – A Practical Approach

kitchen4Today kitchens are more than just a place to prepare the food; in fact, kitchens have become a gathering place where family members spend quality time with one another while sharing a delicious meal and catching up on the events of each day. Thus, remodeling the central gathering room where the family members spend much of their time is of great importance. No wonder that kitchen remodeling is known to be one of the most important factors in increasing home value.

Read more

Do-it-yourself Kitchen Projects Add Equity

February 21, 2009 by · Comments Off on Do-it-yourself Kitchen Projects Add Equity
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Kitchen, Kitchen Remodeling 

(ARA) – A kitchen is one of the most used and important areas in a home. Even as home prices across the country decline, a kitchen remodel can still add value to your home.

Read more