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Remodeling Tips & Tricks

Giving Your Bathroom a Facelift

Montgomeryville Master Bathroom Remodel

Nothing dates a house more quickly than a bathroom that time has forgotten. Yet drab or outdated bathrooms can be dramatically revitalized. Bath products abound that can give you as lavish a bathroom as you could possibly want. Many homeowners want their bathrooms to be totally utilitarian, but others want rooms in which to pamper themselves. How about you?

Your answer, and your budget, will determine the best way to remodel. Do you want to work within the existing space of your current bathroom? Do you want to expand by taking room from somewhere else? Would you rather build an addition to accommodate your new bath? These are just a few options which vary greatly in cost. Continue reading

Basements with Flair

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Looking for space to put an exercise room, entertainment center, or playroom? Go underground! If your home has an unfinished basement, remodeling might be a great way to transform this commonly under-used space.

When considering a basement remodel, start by making a floor plan. Be sure to mark the location of your furnace, washer and dryer, and any other large appliances. Take notes on:

  • Access to the basement from upstairs and outside
  • Location of existing plumbing if you want an additional bathroom
  • Location of vertical support columns
  • Location of windows and doors
  • Floor/ceiling/wall materials. Continue reading

Thinking of selling your home?

Selling your Home

With the real estate market flooded with houses for sale and record low home prices, it’s a buyers-market. If you are planning to sell your home soon, it pays to know which renovations and additions will increase the value of your property. Knowing if the money that you spend to fix-up your current home will pay off when it comes time to put it on the real estate market can put you way ahead in the real-estate game.

When you are completing renovations on your home with the intention of selling it, make sure they are done properly and are clearly of good quality. Using a professional to do the work will not only give you the quality final product you want, but will also ensure that a building permit (if one is required) will be obtained and a warranty on the workmanship and materials will be in place. Real estate professionals agree that if you want to get the best resale value for your home, get renovations done by an expert. Continue reading

The Forgotten Room

 

Free-bathroom-3D-design-with-showerWhile many of us tend to make an effort to keep certain rooms in our homes looking attractive, like bedrooms, living room and kitchen, the bathroom can often be taken for granted. It is often the last room to be given some much-needed attention and get decorated. This is a shame as the bathroom is a great place to relax and unwind after a hectic day by taking a long soak, or to wake up with a refreshing shower. So it helps to have a bathroom that’s attractive and welcoming to spend time in.

Whatever the shape and size of your bathroom, you will find there are countless options to choose from to decorate a bathroom. Here are a few ideas to start with: Continue reading