5 Trends for 2015

No one wants their house to look dated. One of the ways that you can avoid this is by making small changes that follow the most forward looking design trends of the year. Following the trends (those things that designers are seeing consistently for years) rather than the fads (those things that hold limited popularity) is the key. 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

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

The Range Hood and your Kitchen Remodel

In the past several years range hoods have gone from being purely practical to a being an interesting way to add to the overall design of your kitchen.  If you are looking at remodeling your kitchen, it’s important to find the correct balance of functional and interesting design in your new range hood.  Read more

Andy’s Top 10 Home Enhancements #3 Faucets

There’s nothing like having a nice, new kitchen faucet to make it easier to spend time cleaning up after a delicious meal.  Installing new faucets in either your kitchen or your bathroom can not only decrease your water usage but also it upgrades the style and functionality of the room. Read more

Andy’s Top 10 Enhancements #4 Mudroom Cabinets

Do you have a coat and bag problem at your home?  Here’s an useful solution!  Invest in some mudroom cabinets or planned storage spaces to collect everything before it gets any further into your home. Read more

Andy’s Top 10 Home Enhancements #7 Fireplace

There’s nothing like curling up next to a warm fireplace on a cold, rainy or snowy day.  Not only can they add extra heat to a cold room, but they also add extra “warmth” to your home.

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Andy’s Top 10 Home Enhancements #9 Keyless Lockset

Project Number 9- Keyless lockset

Do you have key problems?  This may be a great solution for you!  A keyless door entry system can be an easy solution to allow people entrance into your home and yet not be passing out keys that can be easily lost.  The best part is they are not all terribly expensive and they are relatively easy to install. Read more

Understanding your Lightbulb options

In the last several years lightbulb choices have changed dramatically. It can be hard to figure out what type of lightbulb is best for your lighting fixture and needs. Here is a brief explanation about of several of the most popular light bulbs and some of the pros and cons of each. It is important to note that when you are purchasing any lightbulb, please make sure to read the box for specific usage information about that particular bulb. Read more

Easy towel solution!

Do you have problems keeping your towels in the right place?  Moen has come up with a great new device –Moen RTR2000 Retractable Towel Ring – to help with this pesky problem.  Read more