Home Remodeling | Home Remodeling Dos and Don’ts

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Home Remdeling | When it comes to home remodeling, what you do and don’t do can impact the outcome of the project. Anyone that has been through a home renovating nightmare will know that it is not easy to fix the mistakes, and that it usually doubles the cost of a home remodeling project.

If you want to ensure that the home remodeling project goes smoothly and within budget, you must follow these dos and don’ts relating to home renovation.

Do Obtain ...

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Home Remodeling | Beware of these Mistakes during Home Remodeling

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Home Remodeling | Are you planning to remodel your home? The trend and industry of home remodeling is growing steadily every single passing day. However, despite people having access to a lot of information related to the process, they still tend to make several costly mistakes.
Wondering what these mistakes are and want to know if you are making them too? Read on to find out.

Delays
The most basic mistake people make when it comes to refurbishing their house is ...

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Home Remodeling | 3 Fixes for Unsightly Cords

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Home Remodeling | After you’ve spent years getting your living spaces in line, it can be almost maddening to walk into a room that has everything in its place only to have your eyes linger on unsightly wires that run rampant from your electrical devices. While you may think that there’s no cure for this tangly trouble, don’t be discouraged. Instead, try one of these three inexpensive DIY projects to disguise those cords hanging from your TV, computer, lamps, and ...

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Home Remodeling | Decor Ideas for an Open Floor Plan

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Home Remodeling | When designing an open floor plan, it’s challenging to tie the space together as one cohesive space while still creating zones. Unlike in a home layout with distinct separate rooms, your eye takes in the entire space at once without walls to block your vision. That’s why your selection of materials, colors, and design styles is much more challenging.

First, choose a singular style to use throughout. Just as you would not mix design styles within a singular ...

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Picking Your Home Remodeling Contractor

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Picking Your Home Remodeling Contractor

Tips from industry leaders & regulators

After more than 2-1/2 decades in the home remodeling business, we have seen and heard about many home remodeling disasters. You probably know someone who had a bad experience.  We’ve even rescued a few projects from shoddy or incomplete work by other home remodeling contractors.

So, to save you some time and maybe anguish, we offer you some tips on how to get the best results from a home remodeling contractor.

First, avoid ...

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Home Remodeling : Homeowner Tips

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So you finished a home remodeling project, congrats! Now the fun begins! Check out these helpful tips every homeowner should know.

Installing a New Thermostat

A programmable thermostat is a big step toward energy efficiency, and it’s easy to install. Turn off the breaker to your furnace and air conditioner, then remove the old thermostat, leaving the wires in place. The number of wires (two or four) will help determine which type of thermostat you should buy. Either way, you’re ...

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Avoid Asbestos During Your Home Remodeling

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According to the American Lung Association, the average adult takes 15 to 20 breaths per minute — over 20,000 breaths per day. If you’re doing a home remodeling project this year, do your lungs a favor by protecting them from asbestos exposure.

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that occurs in rock and soil. Because of its fiber strength and heat resistance, asbestos has been used in a variety of building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant.

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Avoiding Allergies During Home Remodeling

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The National Association of the Remodeling Industry is providing tips to homeowners on how to prevent a home remodeling project from becoming an allergenic nightmare, since it is estimated that 36 million Americans have allergies.

Dust and mites are stirred up in the air, and are the two main causes of allergic reactions during a remodeling project. Aside from allergens, there are also some extremely dangerous materials such as asbestos and lead paint that can be harmful to anyone who ...

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6 Tips to Protect You and Your Family During the Home Remodeling Process

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For anyone looking to take on a large project like home remodeling, kitchen or bathroom redesign, or adding a porch or in-law suite, for example – here are six things for the top of your home improvement to-do list.

Be realistic about the project timeline. Though we all have good intentions and we like to hear the best-case scenarios, life isn’t always that simple, and unfortunately neither is a remodeling project. It is important to ask every contractor, from whom you ...

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How to choose your Contractor

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How to choose your Contractor

Choosing a contractor for your remodeling project is one of the most important decisions you will make when planning your remodel. Whether your project is large or small in scale choosing the right contractor will affect everything related to your remodeling project.

Of course, as with any other home improvement job, you want a contractor with a good reputation, one that you can trust and rely on. You also want someone with extremely high standards ...

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