When jumping into the housing market one of the first things you must ask yourself is whether you are looking to purchase an older home or a new construction home. There are great advantages to both types of homes and also some downfalls that have to be kept in mind. Below are some general characteristics […]

When you purchase a home, you may find you need more space or decide certain aspects of your home need an update. Renovations and additions can be done by the homeowner or by a licensed contractor. Regardless of who tackles the project, be sure to get the appropriate permits and keep your home safe! Why […]

Everyone would love to have a beautifully landscaped yard but not all of us have the budget to have it professionally done. Designing and creating your own landscaping from scratch is a great DIY project. With a little time to prepare, plan and plant, any homeowner can create a wonderful landscaping masterpiece! Budget Before anything […]

When deciding to have a home custom built, one of the first and most important things to do is to pick a builder. Depending on your budget, style and location there will be a number of builders to choose from. Here are some helpful tips on how to find the perfect builder to construct your […]

Today builders and homeowners have a variety of materials available in stone. From limestone to granite, here are the most common stone options in housing today and some good information on each! Consider this a helpful resource for any future home remodeling! LIMESTONE Characteristics Limestone is a sedimentary rock that weathers very well as it […]

When designing your home, one feature that is often overlooked, is lighting. This feature can significantly affect the visual comfort and functionality of your rooms. With a little research and planning you can design a great lighting layout for your home! Here’s a hint: Mapping out each room and its furniture is a good way […]

Maximizing space is a common wish for many homeowners. One area that is often overlooked for additional storage is the area under staircases. Here are 8 creative ways to make the most out of your staircase!   1. Coat Closet/Mudroom Storage Staircases are often found near the entryway of homes, making it a perfect location […]