6 Ways to Remodel and Refresh Your Home’s Bathroom

6 Ways to Remodel and Refresh Your Home’s Bathroom

Aside from your kitchen, your home’s bathrooms are likely the most-used rooms in the entire home. Not only are they used every single day, but they’re one of the most common places your guests will ask to go. Rather than dreading showing people to your guest bath, or dreading using your master bathroom yourself, why not give your bathrooms some attention with a remodel? Remodeling your bathrooms can be as big, or as small, of a project as you want. While nothing can compare with the results from a complete bathroom remodel, even just one or two small updates can

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The Top 3 Benefits of Getting a Brand New Roof

The Top 3 Benefits of Getting a Brand New Roof

Considering whether or not it’s the right time to get a new roof on your home? While there are a lot of things to consider before making a final decision, the biggest thing to remember is just how beneficial a brand new roof really is! Instead of thinking only about the investment (which can feel big), remind yourself of just how much a new roof can do for your home. Not only does it look better (or a million times better), but it can save you a lot of stress and headaches down the road. When weighing the pros and

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When is the Right Time to Add an Addition to Your Home?

When is the Right Time to Add an Addition to Your Home?

A lot of homeowners have ideas about additions almost from the moment they move in. Even if you are head over heels about your home, there’s always that “one little” (or not so little) thing you can do that would make it perfect. And, in a lot of cases, it’s in the form of an addition. But, when is the right time to actually pursue adding an addition to your home? Is there ever a great time? Like any big home project, the excitement can turn to anxiety when you start to look at the reality of having your home

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How to Make the Best Investments When Remodeling Your Kitchen

How to Make the Best Investments When Remodeling Your Kitchen

Of all of the rooms in your home you can invest in, your kitchen is one of the best. One of the first places potential buyers look at when touring a house, your kitchen is likely one of the most used rooms in your home, too. Money you spend in your kitchen almost always comes back to you. Not only will you enjoy using your kitchen more, but a kitchen remodel can be one of the primary reasons your home sells – and for more than you were anticipating. When it comes time to remodel your kitchen, there are a

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3 Reasons Why You Need a New Deck This Summer

3 Reasons Why You Need a New Deck This Summer

With weather officially (or at least hopefully) warming up soon, it’s time to start looking at some of those home projects you’ve been putting off for some time. And, while it can seem like there’s always something new needing your attention around the house, there are a few projects that really should take top priority this year – one of them being that new deck you’ve been thinking about for years. To some homeowners, adding a deck to their home can feel like a luxury – something that should only be done when everything else has been finished first. But,

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3 Ways to Tell if Your Home’s Windows Need to be Replaced

3 Ways to Tell if Your Home’s Windows Need to be Replaced

Replacing your home’s windows can feel like a big investment. But, what many home owners don’t realize is that not replacing them can spend even more of their money. Aluminum and wood-framed windows are especially likely to be causing your home to be inefficient, which is the number one reason why replacing your windows is so important. Not only do new windows make your home look nicer and feel more comfortable, but they help you dramatically reduce how much money you spend on heating and cooling bills. Old and damaged windows can also pose a security issue for your home

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How To Give Your New Build Old House Charm

How To Give Your New Build Old House Charm

It’s true.  Everyone loves the charm an old house offers.  Beautiful woodwork, intricate details, and built-ins – there’s really nothing better.  Unfortunately, however, old houses also come with higher utility bills, the need for upgrades, and the possibility of unseen issues.  For that reason, many new buyers choose to buy or build new instead of investing in old house charm. But, if you are building just can’t stop that burning desire for old house charm, here are a few easy ways you can incorporate it into your new home! Invest in quality materials. One of the reasons old homes are

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Spring Cleaning 101: Siding

Spring Cleaning 101: Siding

Vinyl siding is one of the most popular siding options for homes in the United States. It makes a great addition to any home because it is both affordable and durable. Unfortunately, however, moisture and other outdoor elements can cause a dark that can stain and damage vinyl siding.  For that reason, it is important to maintain vinyl siding by cleaning it on a regular basis. This week, we’re going to dive into the basics of how to clean your siding so you can keep your home looking like new! SUPPLIES Before you dive into cleaning the siding on your

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Spring Cleaning 101: Windows

Spring Cleaning 101: Windows

Whether you have recently installed new windows or are looking to keep the ones you have for as long as possible, cleaning is essential.  Dirt, grime, mold, and mildew can all build up on windows as a result of the outdoor elements. Over time, all of that build up can cause REALLY big issues for your home.  This spring before you just get out the window cleaner and call it “good”, take note of these three tips to make your windows shine like new. SCRUB THE GLASS When it comes to a routine window cleaning, paper towels and a little

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Checklist for Building a New Deck

Checklist for Building a New Deck

It’s almost spring in central Maryland and that means it’s time to get outdoors and get to work on creating your best yard for summer entertainment.  If you’re lucky that means cleaning up a few gardens, sealing the deck, or power washing the patio. If you really want to go above and beyond this summer, however, and create a backyard you and your friends will love – it’s time to build a new deck! Building a new deck is not overly complicated, but it does require a bit of preparation, hard labor, and attention to detail.  Today, we’re going to

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