3 Home Improvement Projects To Do in the Winter

3 Home Improvement Projects To Do in the Winter

It is likely that as a homeowner you have an abundance of projects for your home on your to-do list.  It is also likely that you wanted to tackle many of those projects while the weather was warmer and the days were longer.  But, we want to let you know that just because the seasons are changing doesn’t mean you should give up your home improvement hope.  There are still plenty of projects you can complete during the winter months! Here are a few to get you started. Replacing Interior Doors If you want to give your home a quick

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A Guide for Choosing Exterior Shutters

A Guide for Choosing Exterior Shutters

With Hurricane Florence recently ripping through the East Coast southern states, exterior building materials and specifically shutters have been on our mind. The original purpose of shutters was to protect the windows and the interior of the home in the situation a bad storm (like a hurricane) would arise. However, as the years have progressed shutters have evolved from a necessary component on a home to an exterior accessory for enhancing the home’s appearance. To add a little bit of exterior style to your home, shutters are a great choice. And, we have a guide to pick out the shutters

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3 Reasons You Need a Reliable Handyman

3 Reasons You Need a Reliable Handyman

Chances are, when you bought your home you had a list of every fixer-upper project you wanted to complete.  However, if you have been a homeowner for longer than a month you probably realize that making all of those big project dreams come true is a tough job! And, although repainting the living room can be fun and doesn’t take a lot of effort, there are some projects you will just never want to do; and for those projects, you will want a handyman! Installing Countertops One of the most common fixer-upper projects new homeowners want to tackle is the

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How To Add Value to Your Home by Remodeling Your Basement

How To Add Value to Your Home by Remodeling Your Basement

If you have an unfinished basement in your home, the reality is you have a gold mine.  That blank canvas of square footage holds the potential to be anything you want it to be. And furthermore, that empty space could mean the difference between selling your home for a price you love instead of just settling for a price you can live with.  So, if you are in the market for fixing up your basement in the near future take a look at these suggestions to get the most bang for your buck! Add a Bedroom When homebuyers are searching

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Handyman Repairs to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Handyman Repairs to Prepare Your Home for Fall

School is starting up soon and football is on TV, which can only mean one thing…fall is right around the corner.  With fall comes a flurry of cooler weather, more wind, and the possibility of snow at any instant. All of these changes are your signal for starting fall preparation projects around the house. If you aren’t sure where to start, here are a few ideas of places you can get started. Caulking the Windows and Doors Throughout the year your house shifts and settles, which means that your doors and windows shift as well. And, as your doors and

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3 Home Improvements That Don’t Require an Entire Remodel

3 Home Improvements That Don’t Require an Entire Remodel

As soon as something breaks it’s easy to go into handyman overdrive and dig into an entire room remodel. You know what we mean…it’s like when the refrigerator breaks down and all of the sudden you find yourself in the home improvement store picking out a new tile for your backsplash. And, although a remodel can be a lot of fun, many time is it an unnecessary expense. So, before you go digging deep into your pockets, check out these three home improvement fixes Beltway Builders can help you with that don’t require an entire remodel. Cracked Tile It’s not

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Three Kitchen Features You Never Knew You Needed

Three Kitchen Features You Never Knew You Needed

Every good home deserves a great kitchen.  And, every homeowner deserves a kitchen they can entertain in and enjoy.  When it comes to designing a dream kitchen, every homeowner thinks of the basics—tile, sink, countertops, cupboards, flooring. But, what they don’t think of is these three features that EVERY dream kitchen needs. A Breakfast Nook In a dream kitchen, there is nothing better than a cozy corner specifically designed for sipping hot coffee and reading the morning newspaper.  Depending on your style, the breakfast nook can be designed to blend quietly into the surroundings, or stand out and be a

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A Guide for Cleaning Your Home’s Gutters

A Guide for Cleaning Your Home’s Gutters

There comes a time in the life of every home when you need to replace your roof and gutters with a trusted home improvement company. When you do so it is an investment that you want to take care of. For that reason, it is important to regularly clean your gutters so your investment lasts even longer. When to Clean Your Gutters The spring and late fall months are the best time to clean your gutters.  Cleaning them in the spring gets rid of the debris that collects in the gutters over the winter months. And, cleaning them in the

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The Best Flooring for Your Basement

The Best Flooring for Your Basement

One of the biggest trends in home improvement and upgrades is a finished basement.  Full movie theatres, game rooms, and in-law suites are all popular options for the extra space. Unfortunately, in many areas though, finished basements are susceptible to damage caused by an excess of rain and water damage. Due to this challenge, it is important to understand what your options are when it comes to flooring in your finished basement. Laminate Flooring For your finished basement, laminate flooring is one of the easiest options to install.   Depending on the size of your basement, laminate flooring can most often

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How To Create the Ultimate Mudroom for Your Home

Everyone has it.  The place where all the “stuff” goes.  For some families, it’s a kitchen table when you walk in the door, for others it is the front closet. But, if you are one of the lucky ones it is a mudroom.  A mudroom is a room in your home (usually located between the garage and the rest of the home) where you can store your coats, shoes, bags, and everything in between. Recently, mudrooms have evolved to incorporate the style and design of the rest of the home. More than ever homeowners are thoughtfully considering each design element,

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