14 09, 2023

How Long Does it Take to Finish a Basement on Average?

By |2023-09-14T15:29:12-04:00September 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The short answer is 3-4 months. However, there are many different factors and many steps to finishing your basement. If you do a DIY basement finish or remodel, it would probably take about 6 months. If your basement is unfinished, but has already been waterproofed, it could be finished in less than 3 months, depending on the details. There are so many different things to consider for your finished

31 08, 2023

What Flooring is Best for a Finished Basement?

By |2023-08-31T16:35:28-04:00August 31st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The flooring for your basement should be waterproof. While you can get away with moisture resistant flooring, such as laminate, you absolutely must have a basement waterproofing system beforehand. Without one of these systems in place, the next time there is a torrential downpour, everything in your newly finished basement could get flooded and ruined. The good news is that there are plenty of waterproof, and moisture resistant

18 08, 2023

Why Do I Need a Permit to Finish My Basement?

By |2023-08-18T15:47:52-04:00August 18th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’ve got the finances, you’ve got your budget, and your designs. You’re a handy homeowner who wants to finish their own basement, but why do you need permits? Most local governments require permits for any major changes to a home. Building an addition, remodeling a kitchen, and of course, finishing a basement. But why? We are going to explore all of the reasons that local governments require permits for

4 08, 2023

How to Finish a Basement Cheap | Where to Save Money

By |2023-08-04T16:26:22-04:00August 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You might need a safe place for the kids to play, a home gym, a home office, or all of the above, and you need to finish your basement on the cheap. We’re compiling every money saving method we can find so you can use that unfinished space without breaking the bank. We will guide you on what you can skimp on without paying for it later, and what

21 07, 2023

Should I Let a Big Box Store Contractor Install My Purchase?

By |2023-07-21T16:19:11-04:00July 21st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our answer is no, but we still want you to decide for yourself. So we are going to weigh the pros and cons of having a big home store take care of installation for you. When you purchase materials or appliances at a big box store, you can also get them to have someone install it for you. Usually at a fair price. It’s a one stop shop. Super

7 07, 2023

Do You Need a Designer or Architect for a Home Remodel?

By |2023-07-07T17:04:52-04:00July 7th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interior designers are skilled professionals who understand the art and science of redesigning a home. If it is time to build an addition, finish your basement, remodel your bathroom, remodel your kitchen, or replace your flooring, the thought of hiring one has crossed your mind. Although you don’t absolutely need an interior designer to renovate your home, we would never discourage anyone from hiring one. Their services come with

22 06, 2023

Can You Add Renovation Costs to a Mortgage?

By |2023-07-07T17:06:30-04:00June 22nd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whether you are looking to purchase a fixer-upper, or want to roll the cost of renovation into your current mortgage, many homeowners ask: Can You Add Renovation Costs to a Mortgage? As always, the answer is yes, but it’s a lot more complicated than that, and depends on your individual situation. What Does an Average Renovation Cost in 2023? Renovation costs vary wildly, depending on the details. If

9 06, 2023

Fireplace Remodeling Ideas | 11 Style Ideas for Any Home

By |2023-06-22T16:09:32-04:00June 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Years and years of built up soot, chipped and cracked bricks and missing mortar, peeling paint, a beat up and stained hearth. Old fireplaces are eyesores, but they don’t have to be. Your fireplace is much more entertaining than your television or phone. Plus it provides a magical, gorgeous warmth in winter that just can’t be duplicated by modern means. Many homeowners look to remodel their fireplace during

26 05, 2023

Remodeling and Renovation Ideas for Small Homes

By |2023-05-26T18:26:00-04:00May 26th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In recent years, tiny homes have exploded, and millions have moved from the suburbs back into shotgun homes in the city. Why pay for a home bigger than you absolutely need. It's more cleaning, and more money. But living in a small home creates a different set of problems. How do you maximize your space and storage after you’ve minimized your square footage? Lucky for you, we’re going to

28 04, 2023

7 Questions to Ask before Hiring a Flooring Contractor

By |2023-04-28T16:37:07-04:00April 28th, 2023|Flooring|0 Comments

Hiring a flooring contractor can be a daunting task, especially if you need to become familiar with all of the ins and outs of the flooring world. Flooring plays a crucial role in the overall aesthetic, function, and value of your home. It’s essential to make the right decision when choosing a contractor. To help you find the best fit, here are seven essential questions to ask before