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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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Bathroom Remodeling | Commercial | Industry Knowledge

Commercial Bathroom Trends for 2020

By: Kevin Ahern
February 24th, 2020

Commercial bathrooms don’t change often. Most commercial property owners only remodel their bathrooms every few decades to keep up with the latest technologies and modern conveniences.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential Remodeling

Common Kitchen Remodeling Problems or Setbacks

By: Kevin Ahern
February 17th, 2020

For most homeowners, periodic kitchen remodels are a necessity. If you want to maintain energy efficiency while also ensuring that your kitchen is as functional and beautiful as possible, you will probably find yourself remodeling your kitchen every 15 or 20 years.

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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

Common Bathroom Vanity Problems

By: Kevin Ahern
February 10th, 2020

The vanity acts as the centerpiece of the bathroom. An out of date bathroom vanity can lead to problems with clutter, storage and overall functionality. If your vanity lacks proper storage space, it becomes difficult to find the things you need when you need them. If the vanity is the wrong height, using the sink can be challenging.

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General Contractors | Industry Knowledge

The Top Qualities To Look For In Construction Companies

By: Kevin Ahern
February 3rd, 2020

As a home or commercial property owner, you have probably gone through your fair share of construction or remodeling projects. Whether they are commercial or residential projects, you probably have a good sense of the characteristics and qualities you want out of the company you are hiring for the job.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential

Top Home Kitchen Trends for 2020

By: Kevin Ahern
January 27th, 2020

2020 is here. Will you be remodeling your kitchen? If so, this is the perfect time to research which kitchen trends you can expect to encounter when the time comes. In recent years, materials people install in their kitchen have changed. Where once was granite, now is quartz. Where once was stainless steel, now is oil rubbed bronze.  Changes like these are often for the better, and keeping up to date can help you decide what to include in your kitchen remodel. Here are the 2020 kitchen remodel trends you need to keep an eye out for.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential

4 Unique Kitchen Bump Out ideas

By: Kevin Ahern
January 20th, 2020

Kitchen bump outs are small additions that give you just a little more room to create the kitchen you've always wanted. Typical bump-outs are used to increase kitchen storage space, make a breakfast nook possible, or add an extra food prep area. These convenient and affordable additions are the go-to remodel if your kitchen is just barely too small to meet your remodel goals.

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Casework vs Millwork: What is the Difference and Which Do You Need?

By: Kevin Ahern
January 13th, 2020

Many home remodels involve millwork or casework in some form or another. Although these terms are sometimes used interchangeably by homeowners, they do not mean the same thing. It's helpful to know the difference before signing a contract with a home builder or remodeler. Knowing the definitions and the circumstances under which you would want one over the other can help you plan your remodel with your contractor. 

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Bathroom Remodeling | Commercial | Residential

4 Before and After Bathroom Remodel Ideas To Inspire Your Next Remodel

By: Kevin Ahern
January 6th, 2020

Imagine you're a homeowner with an out-of-date bathroom or a business owner with a bathroom that hasn't been remodeled in many years. Your countertops are made of stained, scratched cultured marble. Your toilets are inefficient, and you don't have the appropriate storage space or counter space for your needs. Your bathroom floors have stained grout. The caulk around fixtures needs to be replaced. If you're a homeowner, you may even have a bathroom with pink wall tiles. Your bathroom looks its age, and it's difficult to clean. It's the wrong color for the current decade, and it might even be devaluing your property. Were you to sell sometime soon, buyers might see your bathroom and cringe.

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