Current Home Remodeling Trends

Current Home Remodeling Trends

Over the last two years, people have spent a lot of time in their homes. That’s given you plenty of time to form a list of changes you’d like to make. Your home has become your workspace, the education center, and even a bakery! It might be time to add more space, or maybe it’s time to get that home office. 

But where should you begin? We’ve created this list of current home remodeling trends for 2022 that will give you some helpful ideas to make your home a more enjoyable space. Let’s get started creating the new home of your dreams!  Continue reading “Current Home Remodeling Trends”

Unexpected Costs When You Remodel

Unexpected Costs When You Remodel

Unexpected Costs When You Remodel

Remodeling can be a fun and exciting process! Designing, choosing furnishes, and seeing it all come together is truly rewarding. 

In addition, remodeling old buildings instead of rebuilding benefits society. However, remodels rarely come without some stress and unexpected costs. With that in mind, here are four unexpected expenses you may face when you remodel a home.

1. Permitting

If your remodel involves anything beyond surface changes, chances are that you’ll need a permit. Cosmetic changes such as painting and carpeting can usually be done without one, but if you are constructing, repairing, converting, or otherwise altering a structure within a city’s limits, you’ll likely need a permit.  Continue reading “Unexpected Costs When You Remodel”

Building an Add On for Home Office Space

Building an Add On for Home Office Space

Are you one of the thousands of Americans working from home? If so, you have probably realized that working remotely has some disadvantages. Many of these can be solved by having your own home office space. 

Building an Add On for Home Office Space

The Challenges of Working From Home

Working from home sounds great in the beginning, but you probably figured out pretty quickly that you just aren’t as productive. If you have children, pets, a partner, or any combination of these, your day is probably rife with distractions and interruptions. 

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Your Graduated Teen: Build a Unique Space for Them

Build a Unique Space for Your Graduated Teen

The pandemic has disrupted plans for billions of people across the globe, but 2020 high school graduates are definitely one of the more devastated and widespread groups. Your teenager likely got cheated out of their graduation ceremony, or it was far from what they anticipated. College plans are on hold as we wait it out to see if universities will be able to open for the next term. And teens are finding themselves in a position in which they are supposed to be starting their life, but the world is standing still.

Build a Unique Space

Since your teen probably won’t be going off to college anytime soon and you’ll need to all live together, it could be a great time to do some remodeling of your home. Giving your graduated teen the freedom and a unique space they deserve as an adult will improve your pandemic experience until they can get back to living their lives. Here are some things to consider adding to your teen’s unique space.

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Turning Your Garage into a Finished Room

Turning Your Garage into a Finished Room

It is very convenient to have a garage. But when you find yourself in need of more space, one of the easiest ways to get it is to turn your garage into a finished room or series of rooms. You have a lot of options for using the space when you finish out your garage, but there are some important things to keep in mind.

Turning Your Garage into a Finished Room

One of the most common reasons to turn it into a finished room is to make more space for older children, siblings, or parents to come stay with you indefinitely. A two-car garage can easily be converted into a decent-sized, one-bedroom apartment with its own entrance. A smaller one can be turned into one or two open rooms that can be used for other purposes such as an exercise room, a bedroom, a family room, or an office.

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Remodel Your Business Space: Four Signs It’s Time

Remodel Your Business Space

Whether you own or rent your business space, you are responsible for the upkeep and making it conform to your business needs. If your landlord allows it or if you own your space, it might be time to think about remodeling. As your business grows, your needs change. Here are four signs that it’s time to remodel your business space.

Remodel Your Business

You Have More Employees

If your business has grown, your staff probably has, too. Although you might not be to the point of needing a larger facility, it is important that you give your employees the space they need to work in a healthy environment. If your operations started out much smaller than they are now, you might need to rework the space you have to make room for certain departments. You may also need to consider adding another break room or restrooms.

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Three Ways to Remodel After Teens Leave for College

Remodel After Teens Leave for College: Three Ways

Three Ways to Remodel After Teens Leave for College

It’s that time of year again, and for many parents it is time to say goodbye to their teenagers as they head off to college. For the last 18 years or so, you have taken care of your child and provided a safe place for them to grow up. Now that they are leaving, it will change your household significantly. You will have more time for hobbies and other things that you want to do. And to that end, you might want to remodel your child’s room into something that you can use for yourself. Here are three ways to remodel your child’s room after they leave home.

Exercise Room

You can easily create a home gym on a budget with a little bit of remodeling, repurposing, and bargain shopping. Closets can be taken out and the space converted to accommodate various exercise equipment. You can often find exercise equipment used in different online marketplaces for a very reasonable price. You could also have one wall of the room converted into shelving so that you can store weights, exercise bands, and other small equipment.

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During Your Home Remodel: Top Things to Consider

Remodeling your home can be a very exciting time. It can be a lot of fun to look at paint chips and tile samples while you make the decisions of what your home will become. yet there are some considerations you need to make before you ever begin this fun stage of the process. Here are some of the top things you need to consider during your home remodel.

Your End Goal

It is important to keep your end goal in mind as you start your home remodel. Are you remodeling to get more space or updating your current space for new uses? Are you adjusting to a lifestyle change, such as a child moving out or going to college? What are your ultimate plans for your home and remodel? Are you remodeling to add resale value or for comfort? Answering these questions and keeping your goals in mind are key to a successful remodel that meets your needs.

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