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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

Cost of Pre-made Vs. Custom Built Bathroom Vanities [Comparison]

By: Kevin Ahern
May 20th, 2020

The vanity is like the centerpiece of the bathroom, playing a central role in important tasks like tooth brushing and hand washing. In most bathrooms, the vanity is also the biggest and most ornate piece of furniture. Positioned just beneath the mirror, the vanity is what most people see first when they enter the room.

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Residential | Residential Remodeling

How to Maximize Wasted Space in Your Home

By: Kevin Ahern
May 13th, 2020

You know that room in your house that you put things into just to get them out of the way? You’re not using that space to its maximum potential, and it makes you feel a little guilty. Every time you look in that room, you think to yourself: someday I’m going to do something with this room.

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Residential | Residential Remodeling

How to Renovate a Garage Into an Apartment or Living Space

By: Kevin Ahern
May 6th, 2020

Converted garages can make very comfortable, pleasant living spaces, and if the work is done properly, a garage conversion can also increase your property's value. Whether you're seeking an affordable apartment for a senior relative or a place for your older child to learn independent living, a garage conversion is an excellent home remodel. 

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Residential | Industry Knowledge

Everything You Need to Know About Home Foundation Repair

By: Restumping Melbourne
April 29th, 2020

Who knew that there was so much that you need to know about the foundation of your home? Isn’t it just a slab of concrete and a few different screws under your home or business? 

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Commercial | Residential | Industry Knowledge

Maintain a Clean Workspace During a Renovation or Remodel [Tips]

By: Kevin Ahern
April 22nd, 2020

Renovations can be disruptive to everyday routines, whether they're being done to a commercial building or a home. Maintaining a clean workspace while work is underway can reduce the renovation's impact so life can continue more normally.

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Residential Remodeling

4 Issues with In-Law Apartments

By: Kevin Ahern
April 15th, 2020

According to Pew Research Center, as many as 20% of the US population was living in multi-generational households in 2018. This number represents a major change that has taken place in households across the country over the last 50 years. More people than ever before are choosing to live with two or more adult generations under one roof.

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Commercial | Commercial Remodeling

The Warning Signs That Your Commercial Building Needs Remodeling

By: Chris Jackson
April 8th, 2020

Every business needs to be relevant and functional in order to keep operating. This may include remodeling your commercial space every now and then. 

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Bathroom Remodeling | Commercial | Commercial Remodeling

7 Commercial Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes

By: Kevin Ahern
April 1st, 2020

A well-executed commercial bathroom remodels can improve your property's value and benefit your business in many ways. When the remodel is finished, your bathroom(s) should be more attractive, efficient and functional. Staff and customers alike benefit when businesses remodel their bathrooms. All remodels have potential pitfalls.

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General Contractors | Industry Knowledge

What Is a Time and Materials Contract and Is It Right for Me?

By: Kevin Ahern
March 25th, 2020

Most construction contracts are known as fixed-price contracts, which means the contractor and the property owner have agreed on a fixed price for the work. The price only changes when change orders are signed by both parties. Although fixed-price contracts are the most common type of construction contracts, these agreements aren't appropriate for every type of construction job. The alternative is a time and materials contract. 

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Residential | Industry Knowledge

How to Increase Property Value Before Selling a Home

By: Liz Shemaria
March 18th, 2020

When you are getting your home ready to sell, there is a fine balance between making improvements to show it in its best light for potential buyers, and watching your budget to be sure you will get an optimal return on your investment. 

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