We focus on building above code. Building codes, local and national, define the construction standard requirements for safety and durability in new building projects and remodels. Since early times, governing bodies have instituted these guidelines. They explain how components of any structure should be built and reinforced to protect people from bad workmanship and materials. These rules and regulations are very serious and must be followed.Continue reading
While adding space to a home is always possible, remodeling an existing area can be a great alternative. Not only is a remodel more cost-effective but it can also be a simpler process. As such, unfinished basements can offer a range of remodeling possibilities. Once transformed, your basement can provide space for entertaining, relaxing, working, or sleeping.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
What are the advantages of working with a design build team? As homeowners ponder the possibility of making major renovations or adding to their residence, they typically have two courses of action. These are:
Option 1: Select a professional designer or architect to help bring focus to their dream by creating the design and blueprints. Once plans are firm, the homeowner must then find and contact a qualified builder to implement the plan.
Option 2: Choose an expert design build company that will work closely with you to create your initial design, then perform the entire construction. This ends at the completed project’s final walk-through.Continue reading
As life goes on, your wants and needs change. Whether your home has an outdated interior layout or the existing floor plan no longer fits your needs, you don’t have to move. A redesign of your floor plan can incorporate all your current requirements without exceeding your budget.Continue reading
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, working from home has become more commonplace. As companies and employees adapt, working from home may become a more permanent condition as productivity increases and costs go down. Workers, in many cases, are more efficient by eliminating their commute to and from the office.Continue reading
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?Continue reading
As the warmer months approach, our desire to move outside to relax or socialize emerges. In Pennsylvania, where winters can be difficult, the return of sunlight and warmth is always a welcome event. These ideas will help you create a functional indoor-outdoor flow.Continue reading
Sooner or later, many families encounter the dilemma of needing more space or, perhaps, a rearrangement of the existing rooms to be more functional. The desire for a new family room, bathroom, storage, or even an extra bedroom often triggers a need to sell and purchase another, more expensive home.Continue reading