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make the most of renovation projects

Is your kitchen dark and gloomy? Do you find it difficult to locate the things that you need to cook, bake or serve meals? If you are unhappy with the look or layout of your kitchen, a kitchen renovation is in order. One of the best decisions I have ever made was hiring a remodeling contractor to assist me with the renovation of my kitchen. This contractor had some great ideas for storage, organization and layout that I never would have thought of. If you are considering renovation work in your home, this blog can help you find ways that a remodeling contractor can help you make the most of the project.

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make the most of renovation projects

  • How To Remove Carpet To Prepare For Tile Installation

    2 September 2015

    Having tile installed is one of the most immediate and affordable ways to improve your custom home. New tile will reinvigorate and refresh any room and make the entire home feel much newer. The overall cost of tile installation will depend on a number of factors. One major expense is the labor cost for removing and disposing of the old floor. Many people place tile on floors that previously had carpet.

  • Considerations When Choosing Between Aluminum And Vinyl Windows

    2 September 2015

    Choosing replacement windows involves comparing several characteristics between different styles and glass types. One of the first choices is the type of frame material you want for your windows. If cost is a factor, two of the most popular choices are aluminum frames and vinyl frames. Each type of frame has its own advantages and disadvantages. Here are a few considerations when choosing between aluminum and vinyl windows. Strength

  • Four Gutter and Roof Maintenance Tips to Help Avoid Damage and Costly Repairs fo Your Home

    26 August 2015

    Gutter can be a great addition to your home to prevent problems, such as static water pressure at foundation walls. They can also help prevent direct runoff at the eaves of your home. They are not a maintenance-free solution though. You will still need to clean them and do other maintenance to ensure your home is not damaged by things like leaks. Here are some maintenance tips to help you get the most out of your gutter:

  • How To Install Porcelain Tile

    25 August 2015

    Porcelain tile is a beautiful flooring option that works great anywhere in your home. If you want to install this type of tile, you first need to remove your carpeting or other hard flooring. Here are some tips for removing your flooring and installing porcelain tiles. Remove the Current Flooring Materials Before you do anything, you need to remove your current flooring materials if you have not done so already. To lay porcelain tiles, you should not only remove any current tiles, hardwood flooring, and carpeting, but the trim and subflooring materials as well.

  • Three Things to Avoid When Refinishing Your Clawfoot Bathtub

    25 August 2015

    Cast iron, antique, clawfoot bathtubs have a glaze on the surface, which protects them from corrosion. Over time, the glaze can get chipped, scratched, and worn. If you are ready to refinish your old clawfoot tub to make it look new again, don't make these three mistakes. Skip the Prep Step Refinishing your clawfoot bathtub without first preparing the surface will cause unevenness in the glaze or problems with adhesion. Follow these steps for successful prepping: