Tile vs Hardwood: A Complete Guide

Ray Hughey has been working with flooring and tile for a decade, and he knows a thing or two about how hardwood flooring compares to tile. Tile is much harder and more durable than hardwood, but only if it has enough mortar coverage (90 percent is enough) and was laid down properly. Both tile and [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|features|0 Comments

6 Inspiring Garage Remodeling Ideas

You can use garage remodeling to give yourself some extra usable space. With the addition of adequate heat, lighting and/or water, you can use your garage as a studio, gym, or a place to entertain guests. Using epoxy on the concrete floor can help preserve it, as can the use of rubber parking mats. Painting [...]

By |March 25th, 2019|features|0 Comments

12 New Construction Home Features To Consider Adding To Your “Wish List”

If you're in the process of building a new home, or just adding an addition to the one you already have, familiarizing yourself with some convenient features that contractors often overlook is a great idea. One majorly overlooked feature is where to place outlets. Ask about installing outlets near your mantel so that you have [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|features|0 Comments

Tips to maximize space with a garage addition

A homeowner might think they are lacking enough storage spaces, but that's only if they're not thinking of all possible options. A garage addition is perfect for those needing space in residential areas. However, an inspection head of time is required in order to make sure one is added properly. In addition to adding a [...]

By |March 18th, 2019|features|0 Comments

Garage Door Opener 101: What You Need to Know

When looking at new garages in your new place, it's common to overlook features such as the garage door opener while putting the overall space into top priority. The garage door opener that comes with your new garage, however, is an imperative feature that should be examined thoroughly before you move in. This also goes [...]

By |March 8th, 2019|features|0 Comments

7 Benefits Of A Home Addition

Adding a home addition to your home can be extremely advantageous for you and your family on several levels. Your home's value will naturally rise after an addition is made to your home, giving you a higher selling point if you ever choose to put it on the market. Additions can also help you house [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|features|0 Comments

A Garage Converted Modern Playroom

Architect Carey Bernstein helped to transform the detached garage of a three level 1908 home in San Francisco from a dilapidated, forgotten outbuilding into a playroom for the kids. The garage-turned-playroom is separated from the kitchen by a small courtyard that Bernstein refurbished with sandstone pavers. Both the kitchen and the playroom incorporate some similar [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|features|0 Comments

5 Tips to Visit Your New Home’s Construction Site

Safety is critical when visiting the construction site of a dream home. While a homeowner may have waited a long time for the home and may be excited, common sense and forethought must still happen. Obeying rules set forth by the foreman and scheduling appointments ahead of time will go along way in visiting the [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|features|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons Buyers Prefer New Homes

While it isn’t always possible, if you had your choice of an older home and a newer home, what would you end up with? This article outlines the top 10 reasons, according to New Home Source on why buyers prefer that new home smell. If you prefer to customize, get great warranties, incorporate energy saving [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|features|0 Comments

What to Expect at Your New Homes Final Inspection

No matter the situation, all I normally want is an explanation that includes answers to my 5 W questions. This article focuses on what you can expect to find and do at your potential new home final inspection. From bringing painter’s tape with you to mark problem areas to speaking up when you’ve finally been [...]

By |February 14th, 2019|features|0 Comments