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Maintenance and Remodeling of These 3 Areas can Build Great Equity

Home remodeling and maintenance doesn’t just improve the overall living conditions and upkeep of your house, it’s also a great way to build equity on what’s probably the most expensive thing you own. The fact of the matter is we’re becoming a more and more transient society, allowing people to more easily move — even…

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Ask These 5 Questions or Risk Hiring a Shady General Contractor

If you look around your home, there are probably plenty of things you see that could be improved or upgraded. Many of those projects can add significant value to your home. Attic bedroom remodels average a return on investment of 79.3% (adding dormers can make this possible even if your attic space is quite cramped);…

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How To Measure The Return On Investment Of A Home Remodeling Project…

During the Great Recession, Long Island contractors say that too many Americans put off needed home improvement projects and long-desired home remodeling efforts. Of course, all that changed after Hurricane Sandy, when emergency repairs and water damage remediation became a top priority for homeowners overnight. Now, in 2015, homeowners are finally investing in the home…

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Epic Video Game “Skyrim” Inspires Fan’s Basement Renovation

Home remodeling ranges from practical makeovers and improvements, such as energy efficient windows and roof repair, to the extravagant. Tyler Kirkham, 32, a self-described Elder Scrolls “super fan” from Utah, knows it all-too-well. Kirkham completely transformed his basement from a run-of-the-mill lower level space to an astounding spot that appears to fit right into the…

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Are You Remodeling? Prepare For The Inevitable

What is the best advice you can get from a remodeling additions contractor? Expect the unexpected. Just about all homeowners go into the renovation or remodeling process with a plan, and many expect things to unfold neatly, all according to this plan. Here’s the truth. It’s pretty unlikely that that’s going to happen. Here are…

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Viral Video Shows Likelihood Of DIY Home Remodeling Mistakes

A viral YouTube video, uploaded on Feb. 25 and with more than 1.5 million views and counting, demonstrates just how difficult home remodeling can be. A couple tackled electrical wiring in their bathroom, without any help from an electrician or general contractors. And the results reflect that, too. In the video, two different light switches…

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