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
Kitchens are the most frequently renovated room in a home, according to a recent Forbes article. As the hub of activity and an area that is almost constantly in use, a beautiful, modern, and ergonomically-friendly space is nearly everyone’s highest priority. Remodel your kitchen into an eco-friendly dream kitchen.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
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
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.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