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June 18, 2021

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Best Remodeling Ideas for Raising Home Value What Pays Off

Best Remodeling Ideas for Raising Home Value: What Pays Off?

Homeownership has its benefits. One of those benefits is that you have the real opportunity to make it your own space. Yank out those old kitchen cabinets and replace them with a whole new look. But which are the best remodeling ideas for raising your home value? Will knocking out that center wall really “improve the […]

As Aging Homeowners Stay Put, Remodeling Opportunities Rise

Remodeling Opportunities Rise as Aging Homeowners Stay Put

Aging at Home Puts Strain on Housing Market for Buyers, Silver Lining for Remodelers Home sales in 2020 reached their highest levels since 2006. Of course, that represented the peak of a rather large housing bubble. Now, it seems, homebuilders can’t make enough homes to satisfy demand. At least part of the blame for this […]

Best Drywall Anchors for Mounting TVs and Other Heavy Items

Best Drywall Anchors for Mounting TVs and Other Heavy Items

We don’t know too many people who haven’t had the “privilege” of installing drywall anchors for some reason or another. That, of course, brings up the question of what are the best drywall anchors for mounting TVs and other heavy items on your wall? The Pros in our office got together to discuss our favorites […]

Cultured Stone Announces Drystack Ledgestone Panels

Cultured Stone Announces Drystack Ledgestone Panels

Drystack Ledgestone Now Comes In Panels Cultured Stone, a company that manufactures stone veneers and other hardscape solutions, has announced the launch of a panelized version of their Drystack Ledgestone Series. The panels address a need for faster and easier installation at a time when labor shortages in the building industry are at an all-time […]

LIRA Remodeling Spending to Slow in 2019

Remodeling Spending to Slow in 2019

According to the LIRA (Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity), remodeling spending is slowing even further this year. A press release from the JCHS (Joint Center for Housing Studies) bases the continued slide on a combination of factors. Among these, the slow growth in home equity and rising interest rates seem to play a chief role. […]

Renovate or Move - What's the Best Option?

Renovate or Move – What’s the Best Option?

Consider hidden costs and gains when deciding whether to renovate or move. For one reason or another (or many), your home no longer meets your needs. Should you renovate or move? The short answer is that there are a lot of factors in play and there are times when both are appropriate. Should I Renovate […]

Renovate or Move - What's the Best Option?

Home Remodeling: Bathroom Remodel Preparation

So you’re ready to add value to your living space by finally tackling some of the home remodeling projects you’ve been dreaming of. You are making a commitment to doing more than just painting the walls and bringing in new carpet (again). To keep things manageable, you decided to start with a small bathroom remodel. And […]