Category Archives: remodeling

Finding Romance Rehabbing a House

Romance is in the air with Valentine’s Day coming up on the calendar. Makes me remember that there is romance in remodeling. Are the words “romance in remodeling” an oxymoron? Can those two words be in the same sentence? Isn’t … Continue reading

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Planning to remodel your kitchen? Here’s advice

Living through a kitchen remodel involves adjustments for everyone in the house but the result is a wonderful new space with things just where you want them. But I can’t say enough about the importance of planning and defining and … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Garage?

Today a garage means different things to different people. It can exist to protect a car or to create a man cave, but for most of us it’s somewhere in between. As young marrieds we didn’t have a garage with … Continue reading

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Should You Do It Yourself or NOT?

Here’s a look at which home improvement projects you should do yourself and which ones are best left to a pro. DO IT YOURSELF The best projects to do yourself fall into four categories: improvements that involve using inexpensive materials, … Continue reading

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Romance in Remodeling – Yes!

Romance is in the air with Valentine’s Day coming up on the calendar. Makes me remember that there is romance in remodeling. Are the words “romance in remodeling” an oxymoron? Can those two words be in the same sentence? Isn’t … Continue reading

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Make Home Improvements with a Plan

The best approach to remodeling while living in a fixer-upper is to create a twofold plan. Start with a long-range plan for completing the house to its ultimate condition, with a working estimate of the investment dollars you plan to … Continue reading

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Growth in Remodeling Projected for 2017

Are you noticing longer checkout lines at your local home improvement center? If you’re remodeling or thinking about it you’re part of a trend that’s increasing. Strong gains in home renovation and repair spending are expected to continue according to … Continue reading

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