Category Archives: Remodel

Eco-friendly remodeling

Key Eco-Friendly Details to Add When Remodeling

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?

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A home extension with a frost protection foundation.

Why Consider a Frost Protection Foundation for your Home

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.

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Remodeled for energy efficiency: Bright kitchen with stainless steel energy efficient appliances.

High-Performance Remodeling for Energy Efficiency

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.

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In-Floor radiant heating in a upscale bathroom.

In-Floor Radiant Heating For Your Home

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.

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Sink and counter top of remodeled bathroom.

Remodeling Ideas to Make Your Home Accessible

Remodeling for accessibility in homes has become a notable change in recent years. Here are remodeling ideas to make your home more accessible. Whether the remodel is designed to accommodate disabled residents or less mobile elderly, a few adjustments can allow homeowners to stay in their much-loved homes. Or in some cases, a few accessibility modifications may be needed for a new home being purchased.

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Master Suite Remodel Ideas for Maximum Relaxation

Whether in the early morning or evening, your master suite can be your sanctuary; a place to escape from the rest of the world. In truth, your master suite should represent a home-within-a-home, a comfortable personal retreat. Here you prepare your mind and body for the challenges of the day and quietly wind down and relax before retiring in the evening. So are you thinking about a master suite remodel?

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