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
Remodeling for energy efficiency. While homeowners consider various home upgrades and remodels to add space and functionality, they also may want to consider improving energy efficiency in their home. For most homeowners, the idea of sustainability and eco-friendliness is very appealing. Additionally, these upgrades can help reduce energy bills and increase the home’s value. This thereby leads to a practical, and economical outcome.Continue reading
In-floor radiant heating is by no means a new concept. While many have this type of supplemental heating in their home, the idea has been prevalent since before ancient Roman times.
The idea of getting out of bed or the shower and stepping onto a warm surface can be very appealing. Especially during those colder months.
Are you considering in-floor radiant heating as part of your new construction? Or perhaps including it in a renovation of some parts of your home? Either way, you should work with an expert home designer. They can help you understand the installation’s costs and benefits.Continue reading
Time passes and life changes. What was suitable and desirable a decade ago may not be ideal today. May be time to think about adding an in-law suite addition.Continue reading