remodeling: AGING PARENTS - HOW CAN YOU HELP? - 05/08/12 04:18 AM
 
10 Home Improvements That May Help Your Parents Age In Place
 
The home is often a symbol of comfort and freedom for older adults, but as people age, hazards around the house can lead to accidental injury and even death.
 
 
 - Widen doorways to 32-36 inches and hallways to 36-42 inches to improve accessibility for parents using mobility aids such as walkers or wheelchairs.
 - Decorate with contrasting colors and finishes to help improve depth perception for seniors with poor vision.
 - Replace a standard toilet with a taller model that's 16-18 inches in height.
- Reinforce … (2 comments)

remodeling: IS THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME IMPORTANT? - 04/13/12 05:12 AM
 
A home’s exterior is the first impression that can beckon buyers to the front door. Attractiveness aside, the siding materials used also can serve as an important detail in judging upkeep and extra costs down the road. Here are some of the most common home exteriors and the pros and cons associated with each.
 
Stucco Siding
 
Stucco siding can be spotted on Spanish- and Mediterranean-style homes. You can identify it by its flat, smooth, concrete look. It’s composed of cement, water, and materials such as sand and lime. Many homes built after the 1950s use a lighter synthetic … (4 comments)

remodeling: REMODELING? PERMIT REQUIRED? - 03/21/12 06:50 AM
Sometimes when homeowners are busy remodeling and choosing the perfect tile, the fact that they need a permit is swept to the way side.   Commonly forgotten permits can certainly rare their ugly heads when it come to selling the home.   Why risk losing a sale due to local requirements not being addressed until you have a sale?  There is a possibility of safety or legal problems that may derail an otherwise smooth sale. 
Typically when a homeowner uses a licensed-contract they will not be involved in the involvement of getting any necessary permits as the contractor will do that for … (0 comments)

remodeling: REMODELING? DO YOU NEED A PERMIT? - 08/26/11 11:56 AM
 
Sometimes when homeowners are busy remodeling and choosing the perfect tile, the fact that they need a permit is swept to the way side.   Commonly forgotten permits can certainly rare their ugly heads when it come to selling the home.   Why risk losing a sale due to local requirements not being addressed until you have a sale?  There is a possibility of safety or legal problems that may derail an otherwise smooth sale. 
 
Typically when a homeowner uses a licensed-contract they will not be involved in the involvement of getting any necessary permits as the contractor will do … (5 comments)

remodeling: REMODELING – IS IT WORTH YOUR TIME & MONEY? - 05/17/11 08:57 AM
When you consider remodeling, think about what really matters.  First Impressions Matter!  Do your research before purchasing anything new.  Can it just be restored or does it have to be replaced?  Sometime a fresh coat of paint is all that is necessary. REMODELING - IS IT WORTH YOUR TIME & MONEY?  Here is a list of some of the expenses that may have the greatest cost recovery.
Front entry door -Look at the door from a Buyers perspective.  When you consider replacing the front door, be sure that is flows with the style of the home.  You cannot just replace it … (0 comments)

remodeling: REMODELING – IS IT WORTH YOUR TIME & MONEY? - 04/18/11 09:59 AM
When you consider remodeling, think about what really matters.  First Impressions Matter!  Do your research before purchasing anything new.  Can it just be restored or does it have to be replaced?  Sometime a fresh coat of paint is all that is necessary. REMODELING - IS IT WORTH YOUR TIME & MONEY?  Here is a list of some of the expenses that may have the greatest cost recovery.
Front entry door -Look at the door from a Buyers perspective.  When you consider replacing the front door, be sure that is flows with the style of the home.  You cannot just replace it … (2 comments)

 
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