How to gain more space in your home

With the holidays approaching, most of us are looking at our homes and wondering how all our guests will fit or we’re trying to figure out how to make the most of the space we have. Is your family feeling the pinch of a home that doesn’t quite meet your needs? This month we’re looking at three different ways to gain more space in your home.

In general you have three different options when trying to add functionality to your home. You can reconfigure your existing space, add a small bump out in a strategic location or build a full addition to your home. Each option comes with its own benefits and drawbacks.

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How to Avoid 6 of the Biggest Mistakes in Remodeling

We all know that remodeling usually involves a lot of time and energy.  No one wants to spend more time or money than they need to, but they do want a room they can be comfortable using.  Our goal is to help you avoid making costly mistakes and still get the room you’ve been dreaming of.  Read more

Five Key Steps to a Fantastic Family Room

With the demanding schedules of today’s households, it can sometimes be difficult to get everyone together in one place. A comfortable family room where family and friends can easily be together for board games, movie nights, parties, and viewing of sporting events encourages us to spend more quality time with those we love. Here are five key steps to make your family room shine: Read more

When is it a good time to remodel?

Sometimes, your frustration with the functionality or design of an area in your home is just more than you can handle.  If that’s the case, remodeling is a great way to make necessary changes to your home to make it more live able for you and your family.  Read more

Why use a Design/Build Remodeler?

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is, “What is a design/build remodeler?” The answer is actually pretty simple. Generally there are two parts to every remodeling project: the design phase and the build phase.  As a design/build remodeler we can help you with both of these parts.  We feel that this is the best way to help our customers get the end product that they are looking for. Read more

Remodel or Move?

I recently ran across the Tour de Lafayette-West Lafayette website.  As I started watching the videos of local homeowners talking lovingly about the unique architectural features of their homes, I was struck by how many of them clearly loved not just their homes but also their neighborhoods.  Sometimes though, staying in your current home becomes uncomfortable because your home is no longer capable of meeting your needs.  What do you do then – remodel or move? Read more

How to Pick the Perfect Paint

Paint samplesA simple coat of paint can make a huge impact on any room. That’s pretty simple isn’t it! Or wait, is it really? Most people I know at one point or another have picked the WRONG color of paint. And while it’s a pain to have to repaint, it doesn’t take as long or cost as much as say replacing the countertop because it’s wrong… But I’ve got some simple things that you can do to help you choose the best color for your room the first time around. Read more

Getting your Home Ready for Winter

Anyone who has lived in the Northern part of the United States for any length of time knows that now is the time to get all those pesky winter preparation tasks completed before the cold and damp of winter sets in.  We’ve created a list of the top 10 things you can do to prepare your home for winter. Read more

Andy’s Top 10 Home Enhancements #1 Deck

Nothing improves your ability to spend enjoyable time outside like a deck.  If planned appropriately, it can be like adding an extra room to your home!  Read more

Andy’s Top 10 Enhancements #2 Garage Storage

Are your yard tools and other garage items getting out of hand in your garage?  Garage storage, like this unit made from Wellborn cabinets, may be exactly what you’re looking for.  Read more