How can I tell if my roof is safe?

How can I tell if my roof is safe? A visual inspection is the first step. Go up in the attic and check the rafters. Look for any sagging. Are they on 24 inch centers or 16 inch centers? Are they 2×6, 2×8, etc? How long of a span do they have. Is it a … Continue reading

Best ways to improve the look of your home and be green:

Newest trend in Green Eco Friendly Design

The best ways to improve the design and style of your home is by adding great accent pieces like furniture or decorative wall hangings. Many unique pieces that you can add to a home give it character and style. The part of the home that most people forget is lighting. You can completely change the … Continue reading

Updating the home keeping SAFETY in mind…

outside lighting for safety

Home Security Tips Lights and Locks – The most important aspect of protecting your home. Outside lights should illuminate all entry points on your house. It is best that they are controlled by a photo cell. That way they come on and off whether you are home or not. Good quality deadbolt locks are a … Continue reading

Trends in Remodeling for 2013 step 6! SOURCE

The last step in the latest trends is a powerful source and should always be looked at closely when making updates or changes to the home. Energy: Energy is the last but most definitely not the least of the trends. The main trend for 2013 is adding your own personality to the home. If you ignore the … Continue reading

Trends for design and remodeling step 5…

Remodeling the Basement

Comfort: The mistake most people make when redesigning their home for the trends is adding furniture pieces that are trendy without even sitting on it first to see if it is something they will even sit on. You know there is the nice piece of furniture in your home right now that you never sit … Continue reading

Trends for remodeling in 2013 step 4…

Relaxation is a key aspects to the latest trends in the remodeling and design worlds. People are on the latest kick with using upgrades to their home to help them feel more relaxed and comfortable. Relaxation: When upgrading your home make sure that you think about what allows you to finally relax. One client asked to update … Continue reading

Trends for design and remodeling in 2013 continued…

Use of the home and making it feel more like you is another trend on the list for remodeling in the new year. We admit that people fill different roles in the house, but does it mean that everyone that comes to visit should know what they are? If two people cook then it is not … Continue reading