Tag Archive | remodel

Insiders’ Secrets: Ways to Save on Your Remodel

Busting the budget is everyone’s biggest fear when it comes to renovation. And with good reason. Even if you follow the essential advice we’ve been doling out for years—build in a 20 percent cushion to cover the nasty surprises, get contractor references and check them, banish the words “while you’re at it” from your vocabulary—it’s […]

10 Ways to Remodel Greener

Push past the hype and learn what really makes a renovation kind to the earth and easy on your wallet. Let’s get to the nitty-gritty of what it means to remodel green. Being green starts long before you think about where you want to put the tub, and the effects last into the future long […]

Flooring Ideas for Bathrooms

Considering a bathroom remodel? Browse these photos for inspiration! You can be as creative or traditional as you want when choosing your bathroom flooring. From ceramic tiles to cement flooring and pebbles, the possibilities are endless. Concrete Flooring An alternative to traditional bathroom flooring is concrete. These over-sized concrete tiles create a consistent feel throughout […]

Remodeling The Kitchen? Crunch The Numbers First

Zillow Digs allows users to select the type of room they want to redo, the styles they want and how much they want to spend. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) For many homeowners, remodeling a kitchen or bathroom can lead to many sleepless nights. Not only do worries abound about picking the right tiles or cabinets, but […]

Want to remodel your home? These eight strategies will help you yield substantial savings.

Do your remodeling in the off season Like accountants and farmers, home-improvement pros have a slow season when they may slash prices to grab business. Redoing your bathroom in January, replacing a furnace in July, or installing a patio in November could yield 5% to 15% savings. Buy online Everything — including the kitchen sink — […]