Upgrade Your Bathroom Now for Selling Later

It’s no secret that an upgraded bathroom can upgrade the resale value of your home. Buyers who are looking for a place to live often have specific requirements when it comes to the number of bathrooms that a home has to offer, as well as the specifics of the ones that already exist. No one really wants to buy a home with an ugly bathroom that needs a lot of work unless they plan on buying a fixer-upper for a very low priceRead More

When it’s Time to Replace Your Hot Water Heater

Summer is winding down and the coolness of fall will be soon approaching. The last thing you want to do is turn on your shower one chilly morning, only to be pelted with cold water. Before you panic, it could just be that the pilot light on your hot water tank has gone out, or that the circuit breaker has been tripped. But if the water has gone cold because your hot water heater has failed, you could be facing worse than justRead More

Kitchen Remodeling: Don’t Even Try to DIY

There are times when a do-it-yourself project can save you money and give you a feeling of accomplishment. You can bake ten-dozen cookies for your best friend’s upcoming wedding shower, knit a hat and glove set for your cousin who is always chilly, or even sponge-paint the walls of your bedroom if you are feeling particularly adventurous. These are good DIY projects that are relatively inexpensive and don’t require a huge time investment. The best thing about them is this; if you screwRead More

The C & C Renovation: Countertops and Cabinets

Here in MD, we are about to say goodbye to the heat of summer, outdoor barbecues, and dinner on the deck. Though we say hello to the chillier weather, it isn’t all that bad. Time for oven-roasted meals, baking for the multitude of holidays forthcoming, and entertaining visitors indoors. When it comes to your kitchen, you need something that is spacious enough to handle the cookies, and cozy enough to handle the guests. This Old Kitchen Maybe you moved into your home aRead More

Cabinets Go Beyond The Kitchen

The kitchen often gets the best of everything when it comes time for a remodel. People are often drawn to the design and storage space that the kitchen cabinets provide. There are many materials and styles that can improve the look of the kitchen, but what about other areas of the home? Why should the kitchen have all of the fun?   Cabinets In The Bathroom? Absolutely! A bathroom cabinet gives you much needed storage space where you can put towels, toiletries, andRead More

Ceramic Tiles Takes Center Stage

When we think of tile, we often think of flooring. In recent years, tile has moved up in the world; literally. Look at pictures of modern kitchens and you’ll see tiles used on the on the backsplash behind the kitchen sink, above the countertops, or on the wall behind the stove. Some people even use it on the kitchen island. In the bathroom, tile is used in the shower stall, accents on walls, and even in accessories like soap dishes. Tiles can beRead More

Keeping Seniors Safe In The Bathroom

Do your parents still live in the home that you grew up in? This is a comforting thought for most people, but as your parents age, one thing that should be considered is the safety of their bathroom. As we age, we start to slow down a bit. Maybe we can’t stand as long as we once could, or maybe we have a difficult time getting back up once we sit down. Help your parents stay in the old homestead a bit longerRead More