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Read This Before You Finish Your Basement

Finishing a basement often is the most cost-effective way to increase a home’s living space—one of several reasons that the appeal of a finished basement has been on the rise in recent years. Expenses tend to be around 30% to 50% lower than the cost of putting a similarly sized addition on the home. And you can expect to recoup Continue Reading...

Preparing Your Home for Winter

Give your home a once-over and tend to winter preparation tasks and repairs before the year’s first frost. “Getting the exterior of the home ready for the cold winds, snow and ice is critical for keeping Old Man Winter out and keeping it warm and toasty inside,” says Reggie Marston, president of Residential Equity Management Home Inspections in Springfield, VA. Continue Reading...

15 Best Wats to Increase the Value of Your Home

The value that you have in your home is the single most important reason why you own instead of rent a home. In the this recent economy of falling house values and unstable housing market statistics, every home owner should know how to put more value back into their homes. Although making home improvements is not a sure-fire way to Continue Reading...

There Are Many Reasons for Remodeling Your Kitchen

For many households the kitchen is the center of the home and the hub of activity. Remodeling the kitchen can be a major undertaking. It is not just the expense, but also the inconvenience to the household that gives many homeowners pause when considering such an undertaking. In spite of this, homeowners continue to find good reasons to proceed with Continue Reading...

10 Reasons To Remodel

1  Sales potential The external appearance of your home is important for raising the value and sales potential. Fresh paint, clean shutters, a new roof and neat landscaping are simple ways you can enhance curb appeal if you’re looking to sell. 2  Preparing for retirement If you’re planning on staying in your home through your senior years, it’s important to Continue Reading...

How Much Does it Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?

Remodel a Kitchen Costs AVERAGE REPORTED COSTS $19,675 based on 3,212 cost profiles MOST HOMEOWNERS SPENT BETWEEN $11,016 – $28,398 LOW COST $5,000 HIGH COST $45,000 Cost data is based on actual project costs as reported by HomeAdvisor members.How do we get this data? NEXT STEP Find out how much your project will cost Get Estimates for Your Project Provide Continue Reading...

Bathroom Remodeling: Do’s and Dont’s

An expertly remodeled master bathroom will provide years of pleasure and comfort. But do an amateur job and you’ll be reminded of the fact every day. It’s a tricky space, unfortunately, with lots of moving parts crammed into a tight footprint, not to mention the volumes of water ready to exploit any and all leaks. Setting a budget and planning Continue Reading...