With ever-rising energy costs and trends toward sustainability, many homeowners are looking for better, more cost-effective home heating options. In many instances, this improvement may be part of an overall renovation, making it a great time to accomplish all the upgrades at once with the least amount of intrusion.Continue reading
If you live in the northern areas of the country and are considering renovations to your home’s interior, winter and spring are the best times to do this. After all, during warmer months, most high-quality remodeling and construction contractors are fully committed to exterior projects. So they are more likely to be available and perhaps less expensive during the winter months. Materials can also be less expensive during slower periods.Continue reading
People are now working from their homes more than ever before. In fact, many newly built homes today are incorporating home office spaces to accommodate work-at-home situations.
In an existing home, the challenge is finding a place that is efficient, minimizes interruptions, and provides most or all the amenities of a traditional office. After all, working from the kitchen table can be very distracting and even become annoying to others in the home.Continue reading
You likely already have an outdoor living area where you and your family may congregate, entertain, relax, and dine. Creating a natural flow between the inside and outside living areas can create a sense of unity. This allows more natural light to enter the home, while also improving passage from one location to the other.Continue reading
Remodeling does not need to stop at the kitchen, bathroom, or backdoor. A private, outdoor living space can offer countless hours of refreshing, comfortable, and fun living. Here are ideas to remodel your backyard.
Eliminating that cement slab formerly known as a patio and replacing it with new, more attractive, and inviting conveniences surrounded by lush, easy-to-maintain landscaping can enhance your quality of life. You can immeasurably add to the enjoyment of your home. Improvements like these can also add significantly to the property’s overall value.Continue reading
At some point in many of our lives, we confront the challenge of adapting our home to accommodate aging parents. Or perhaps even adult children or others. How far we go with those alterations might depend on the current home configuration, age, and physical condition of the new residents. Other considerations may also include the expected stay duration and the reasons for combining households.
Respecting the privacy of the new residents and the existing ones is a crucial consideration. To achieve that goal, the modification usually requires an entirely independent in-law suite addition. A design build expert can help you to create a plan that offers both privacy and independence while keeping the new residents on site.Continue reading
If you are planning to sell, curb appeal can dramatically impact the value of your home. Even if you are not selling, an exterior remodeling upgrade can enhance pride of ownership immeasurably.
Most realtors advise that homeowners update the interior for added resale value. But that investment could become almost worthless if the exterior also needs help. An updated exterior can also help expand entertainment and living space.Continue reading
It all starts with a plan. Maybe the plan includes designs that include features you have seen in magazines or while visiting other homes. Perhaps you just became an empty nester and now have room to expand your bedroom. After all, the bedroom of your dreams is much more than just a space for a bed and dresser.
Or maybe you have purchased a home that is perfect in so many ways, but the master bedroom is not appealing. Luckily, the remodelers in Hatfield are here to help!Continue reading
Environmental friendliness is not simply a fad in the building and remodeling industry. Eco-friendly remodeling is a dominant trend. Architects and homeowners are requesting more sustainable materials, methods, and energy-saving appliances for most projects. While some choices involve recycled and reusable materials, other installations reduce long-term energy consumption significantly. Eco-friendly remodeling is So how can you ensure you add eco-friendly details during your remodel?Continue reading
In colder climates, like Eastern Pennsylvania, winters are not getting milder. When we are exposed to several consecutive below-freezing days and nights that extend into weeks, the low temperatures can affect many of the exterior components of our homes. This includes shallow foundations that do not reach below the frost line. This is why you need to consider a frost protection foundation for your home.Continue reading