Posts filed under "Remodeling"

5 Ways To Make Your New Home Green(er)

Posted by hoi May 22, 2015 Comments are off 71 views

You’ve settled on a new home! Whether you’re building or buying, it’s a time of great excitement and hopes for the future. Acquiring a new home goes hand in hand with the desire to live a better lifestyle than before. For many new homeowners, this includes living more sustainably. Here are some top picks for [...]


Garage Remodeling: Hiring A Professional Or Doing It Yourself

Posted by hoi February 6, 2015 Comments are off 575 views

When it comes to your garage, taking on a renovation project is more than a great way to update your home’s exterior — it’s a great way to add to its value. According to Remodeling Magazine, adding on a garage provides an average 69.3% return on investment for homeowners, and replacing the garage door can [...]


A Very Close Look at Metal Roofing – Types, Pros, Cons and Costs

Posted by hoi July 3, 2014 Comments are off 4746 views

Reroofing your house is a major investment. The choices you make will affect your family’s comfort and the value of your home as well as your bank balance. When researching roofing materials, take a long-term view. Consider not only the initial costs but also the life span, energy efficiency and environmental impact of your final [...]


Top HVAC System Efficiency Comparisons for Homeowners

Posted by hoi June 24, 2014 0 Comment 4295 views

In the list of must-have features in modern homes, a long-lasting and efficient HVAC system ranks up there alongside sturdy foundation and dependable roof. The home’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning system determines the home’s livability regardless of the time of year. Aside from altering indoor climate to cool it down or heat it up, [...]


5 Ways to Modernize Your Pool Area

Posted by hoi June 2, 2014 0 Comment 4817 views

Are you ready to stop dreaming about creating a personal oasis in your outdoor space and make it happen? These 5 spectacular add-ons and build-ins are virtually guaranteed to turn even the drabbest backyard into a resort-quality retreat: 1. Swim-Up Bar with a Sunken Patio With this design option, there’s no reason for anyone to [...]


The Average Cost of a Summer Lawn Care Service

Posted by hoi May 22, 2014 0 Comment 5184 views

With the arrival of warmer weather, homeowners begin to consider how they would like to care for their lawns during the summer. When they realize that they cannot take care of their lawns on their own and need someone to help them with trimming, watering, landscaping, and weeding their yards, people often think ask themselves [...]


The Average Cost of a Having a New Wood Fence Installed

Posted by hoi April 30, 2014 Comments are off 5730 views

Most homeowners add a fence to their property for security reasons. However, the landscaping feature can also enhance a home’s exterior appearance. If you are a pet owner or a parent, then a fence will help you keep your loved ones safe and restricted to an area where they’ll be easy to find. About New [...]


The Average Cost of Adding a New Sunroom to Your Home

Posted by hoi April 22, 2014 Comments are off 6337 views

A sunroom can enhance your enjoyment of your home and give you additional space for entertaining or just relaxing. However, the term “sunroom” can mean different things to different people. To some, a sunroom involves little more than adding walls and a roof to an existing patio to create an area that will be used [...]


Four Big-Ticket Home Remodeling Upgrades with Resale Value

Posted by hoi March 18, 2014 Comments are off 6670 views

Few homeowners are completely satisfied with the layout, décor or overall appearance of their homes. This often leads to big home renovation projects, many of which cost thousands of dollars to complete. As these homeowners spend their savings or take out additional mortgages to finance these improvements, they often begin to wonder whether the renovations [...]


The Average Cost of Composite Decking

Posted by hoi March 11, 2014 Comments are off 6552 views

Adding a new deck to your home increases the value of the property, boosts its aesthetic appeal and expands your family’s living spaces. Composite decking is a durable and environmentally friendly option that provides a good return on your home improvement investment. Cost of Composite Decking Decking costs vary by region, material type and the [...]