Category: Home Improvements

See Your Project Come To Life With Home Design Software

Blog Image
30 Aug

Wouldn't it be nice to see your extension, alteration or second floor come to life?  Check out this major renovation done by Doug Cornwell that was an enlargement of an existing small three bedroom house.   The prior house was a red clay tile roofed, Spanish style home.   Since this is situated on a large inlet with tremendous views…

Read More

Best spring home improvement projects

Blog Image
20 Mar

With warm weather just around the corner, it's time to start considering home improvement projects for the spring.As a New York resident, you're no stranger to the harsh and sometimes severe weather the winter can bring - and the range of damage it can inflict on your home. And while we still have a bit of cold and snow to…

Read More

Open floor plans: Not just for the kitchen

Blog Image
21 Dec

When you eliminate the barriers of walls within certain areas of your home, you can instantly make a space feel bigger - which is one of the reasons why open floor plans have become such a popular design trend. Open floor plans are often used in the kitchen, with homeowners opting to forgo the wall between the kitchen and living or…

Read More

Home design trends: Adding a pop of color

Blog Image
09 Nov

When making decisions about a home design or improvement project, it's always helpful to pay attention to the latest and emerging trends. And, right now, it seems to be all about strategically using color to make a statement. Adding a pop of color to a room is appealing for a number of reasons. It allows you to add some excitement to…

Read More

Home renovations to protect against severe weather

Blog Image
25 Jul

Some of the most valuable home renovation projects a person can invest in are those that enforce the safety and security of the house. Many of the risks that threaten both the exterior and interior of a residence come from natural elements - such as harsh snow and rain storms and aggressive winds.Fortunately, there are a handful of ways home residents…

Read More

Best exterior home renovation projects to tackle this summer

Blog Image
13 Jul

With the warmer weather of summer officially in session, you might be finding yourself spending more time outside - perhaps noticing some parts of your home's exterior that could use a little rejuvenation. Whether it is something you have been meaning to get around to for a while now or have only just started to consider, there are many advantages to…

Read More

Knowing when (and how) to start a kitchen remodel

Blog Image
29 Jun

If you're planning to renovate your kitchen, or any other area of your home, it is important to understand how essential the timeline is. Like most homeowners, you probably want to get started - and finished - with the remodel as soon as possible. But be careful to not let your eagerness drive you too quickly past the planning phase.…

Read More

Planning a more efficient kitchen

Blog Image
08 Jun

If you find yourself constantly struggling to prepare a meal or navigate your kitchen without bumping into things, it may be time to remodel. A kitchen remodel can give you the opportunity to improve the efficiency of your area and give you the design you've always wanted. Here are some tips on how to design a more efficient kitchen. "The…

Read More

Seasonal home repairs to take you from winter into spring

Blog Image
06 Apr

  As winter fades away and warmer spring weather is ushered in, there are a lot of chores that homeowners must prepare for. While airing out the house and prepping the garden are always high on springtime to-do lists, too many homeowners forget how important it is to check the structure of their homes for any weaknesses harsh winter weather…

Read More

Remodeling homes for better mobility

Blog Image
04 Apr

The layout of a home should be made with the convenience and comfort of its residents in mind. Sometimes, however, life events can change what is convenient or accessible in the home. Families that have members who use mobility devices, or families that take in older relatives as they age, may need to consider making some changes across the house…

Read More