Archive for January, 2018

Planning Your Basement Remodel Step By Step

Basement remodeling

According to a recent survey, almost two thirds of homeowners are planning on renovating. One of the most common home renovations projects will be a full basement remodel. Many homes have basements that are not usable. They are dark, cold, and musty. With the right basement remodeling, however, these basements can be turned into functional living spaces.

Plan out your basement remodel
Before you hire a general contractor and begin your home remodeling renovations, make sure you plan out your basement remodel. Create a blueprint of the current basement space and then draw in any intended changes. When you interview potential basement contractors, you w

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Updating the Windows in Your Home Add Value to Your Property

Commercial window companies

Many of the decisions that property owners have to make can be costly, but fortunately many of these changes can also save money. From window replacements to vinyl siding installations, home improvement projects are an unavoidable part of home ownership.
Both residential and commercial window replacement require a reliable contractors who will pay close attention to detail. In fact, when business and home owners make the decision to upgrade to the latest high quality windows they can improve the efficiency of the amount of energy that they use, as well as decre

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Home Addition Designs Require Careful Planning and Attention to Detail

Attached garage design

This is the kind of day when you are especially thankful for your home’s attached garage design. It may have seemed a little unnecessary at first, but these cold days in January remind you what a benefit it is to have a home with an attached garage design. There are not many days when the temperature drops below freezing in Louisiana, but when it does it is very nice to not have to walk outside when you get ready to leave for an errand or to go to work.
Home remodeling contractors offer home owners many suggestions when it comes time to makings additions or changes to a home. Residential contractors often specialize in certain kinds of home renovations. From deck c

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Roofing Essentials When to Renovate

Roof cleaning roanoke va

When looking into home improvement or additions, roofing is a valuable component of your home, and its care is essential. After all, your roof keeps you dry in the rain and warm in the winter. Roofing keeps out the elements and keeps you safe and dry. Leaky or damaged roofing can lead to a number of problems with the infrastructure of your home, and replacing or repairing a damaged roof before it causes problems is often more cost effective than waiting for those problems to happen.

Home remodeling is certainly a hefty task to take on, so when you look into buying a home in need of repairs, it’s best to consult a professional to assess the home. Many homes can be restored to their former glory with just a little remodeling. While

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Pros and Cons of Different Kinds of Lighting

Led high bay light fixtures

If you?re installing lighting for your building, which type is the best for you? You might be on the fence about what type of lighting is right for your needs, so here are the pros and cons that will help you decide among LED high bay light fixtures, halogen bulb replacement, an induction lamp, or whatever you need:

Induction

It was Nikolas Tesla who first demonstrated this type of lighting more than 100 years ago. Induction lighting doesn?t use electrodes or filaments. This means they don?t burn out like other types and can last up to 100,00 hours. They are also highly efficient, offering 60 or 70+ lumens per watt.

The only real cons to induction lighting are the greater cost for installation and the fact that they can generate radio interference if they have t

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