Category: Remodeling

Selecting the Right Kind of Replacement Windows for Your Climate

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29 Aug

One thing that Long Island and the tristate area homeowners are often surprised to learn is that not all replacement windows are created equal. These days, most people understand that they should look for home remodeling products that are energy efficient, and the Department of Energy's ENERGY STAR program has become widely recognized as the industry standard. However, the problem…

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How to Design an Eco-Friendly Kitchen for Your Home

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22 Aug

One of the most popular trends in kitchen remodeling is designing kitchens that are intended to be eco-friendly. This has far reaching implications because a so-called "green" kitchen can limit household waste, help conserve natural resources, reduce the burden on landfills, and is a responsible investment into the home. So, what exactly goes into designing an environmentally friendly kitchen? In…

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Staying Abreast of Bathroom Remodeling Trends that are Driving the Industry

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08 Aug

Being informed about the latest design trends in the bathroom remodeling industry can be extremely helpful when you're looking to upgrade the look and feel of your bathroom.  Of course, this information should be taken with a grain of salt, because, ultimately, you want to invest in a bathroom remodel that pleases you, regardless of what is trendy or popular.…

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What Resources Are Available When Considering A Kitchen Remodel

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15 Oct

A significant advantage to keep in mind when considering Alure Home Improvements for your kitchen renovation is the resources that we have available to help make the process both stress free and enjoyable.  Some homeowners come to us with a very clear vision of how they want their new kitchen to look, while others just know they are ready to…

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Handyman: The Modern Day Troubleshooter

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09 Jun

If you weren't already aware the Alure Home Improvements team of Handyman Home Services technicians has successfully been at work making the short list of home handy projects even shorter. It does not have to be a full remodel to have Alure come to your home in New York for a free consultation and or to review your to do…

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Helping Long Island and The Tristate Area After Superstorm Sandy

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08 Nov

Servicing the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, our management team was looking for ways to assist the community and we came up with the concept for this informational seminar. On Sunday, November 4th, we conducted a free seminar at our East Meadow Showroom to assist homeowners in the affected areas. In order to help out those who may not have found…

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A Jewel of the Isle: A New Future for New York Home Improvement

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14 Jul

Who knew that when Patricia McDonnell made the decision to make some home improvements to her Long Island home that she would receive an award from the Huntington Beautification Council.  The whole project started when she selected a new option in home building, Modular Construction. In short; the modular home or sometimes referred to as a System Build product, it…

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Thinking About A Remodeling Project?

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08 Jun

At Alure Home Improvements, after 68 years of experience one of the things that usually find its way into a conversation about remodeling is how to estimate the return on investment (ROI).  Will this add value to my home? Ownership of a home is likely to be one of the largest investments most families will make.   The value of a…

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Sunrooms, Porches & More: What’s New in Home Exterior Remodeling?

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07 Jun

The Alure Home Improvements Long Island showroom is a resource for information with full size displays that can help Long Island homeowners envision their dreams of home improvements.  We will often encounter the inquiring homeowner who will ask, -  What's new in remodeling? One popular trend in light of the upcoming season of warmer weather is a rekindling of interest that…

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