Home Renovation Don’ts

Home Renovation Don’ts

Take it for what you will…here is Money Magazine’s list of 4 home renovation don’ts, which they claim may actually decrease the value of your home. A swimming pool. Unless you live in a hot climate, a swimming pool can be a liability, not an asset....
Home Renovation Don’ts

5 Dumbest Renovation Fads

I love this article and think you will, too. Money magazine has written a humorous yet sensible piece called “5 Dumbest Renovation Fads.” Here they are: 1. The great room craze2. The kitchen stadium3. The garage that ate your home4. Porches in the wrong...
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Plan Your Layout

I dread each time my wife says, “I think we need to rearrange this room.” I have experience in this area and know all too well we’ll spend lots of time moving furniture into place only to move the same pieces back when we find they don’t fit. I...
Home Renovation Don’ts

Remodeling for Real

I know a fair amount about the building business, after all I live with an architect. So, you’d think nothing would surprise me. Wrong! I was baffled to find myself in the fray as I put a small remodeling project out to bid. “This won’t be...