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What to Do About Kitchen Soffits

We do a lot (and when we say a lot we mean a lot) of kitchen renovations, and one issue that many homeowners want to solve is what to do with unwanted soffits - that boxy, closed-in space stretching from the top of a kitchen cabinet to the ceiling. Sometimes there's stuff hidden behind them; sometimes there isn't. Either way, kitchen soffits of all kinds can look dated and clunky, or they simply might not work with your kitchen design. While it's not always possible to completely remove... read more

Top Reasons a Home Renovation is Exactly What You Need

Aside from the fact renovating your home will increase its value, it also gives you the opportunity to update your home and make each room more functional and more energy efficient. We're featuring a guest article this week from Home Improvement Leads, packed with some of our favorite remodeling ideas and why they’ll make your home more enjoyable than ever. Renovating for Extra Space For many homeowners, there never seems to be enough storage space. While the garage may serve as a... read more

Should You Stay or Should You Go? The Clash of Living Through a Home Renovation

One of the conversations we have frequently with our customers is whether or not they should live in their homes during construction. There are many factors that go into making this decision, and a lot of it is dependent on the kind of project you're taking on and what you're personally able to put up with. However, if you've never been on a construction site before, there may be some things you haven't thought of. Here are three questions to keep in mind when it comes to making your... read more

Three Ways a Greenhouse Can Boost Your Backyard Living Space

This Spring, we'll be posting some fresh ideas to revamp your home in a variety of  ways - from simple projects you can do yourself, to large-scale renovations that incorporate different architectural inspirations. For this week's article, we want to help you get the most out of under-utilized space that may be hiding in your backyard... and we're going to do it with a greenhouse. A big backyard is a suburban necessity, and great for raising kids. But as the tots turn into teens and... read more

Should You Install a Wood-Burning or Gas Fireplace for Next Winter?

Has the cold winter weather got you longing for a fireplace in your home? Before we installed a pot-belly stove in our sun room last year, we spent most of our snow days wishing we had a hearth to dry our wet socks on and a flame to warm our toes! Last winter was the final straw, and as the weather turned nicer we picked a cozy spot in our home to place the stove. It ended up being a great move toward making this winter more tolerable. Yes, now, while you can observe your cold-weather... read more