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How to Hire a Construction Project Manager

Hiring a Residential Construction Manager Hiring a construction manager takes a lot of the hassle out of building a home or completing a major remodel. Commercial projects use construction managers to oversee the day-to-day and logistical activities like coordinating material delivery, organizing laborers and more. Occasionally, they’re hired on to do projects for single-family homes….

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How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Increase Home Value?

A kitchen remodel is one of the most exciting projects to start as a homeowner. Considered the second most common renovation by the National Association of Realtors, a kitchen upgrade can transform the heart of a home. Revamping your kitchen almost always increases your house’s value, but that doesn’t always guarantee a solid return on…

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How to Find and Hire a Good Contractor

Hiring a reliable contractor is a great way to ensure that your home project goes well and turns out exactly how you want. There are several ways you can find a quality pro at an affordable price. From asking questions about insurance and experience, to paying with a credit card, here’s a look at how…

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Bathroom Shower Remodeling Tips

Remodeling your bathroom shower can completely change the face of your bathroom. If you want to make sure the whole process goes off without a hitch, then this guide will help you keep things going smoothly. Bathroom Shower Remodeling Ideas It can be difficult to come up with new ideas for your bathroom shower on…

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Expert Tips for Managing Five Common Home Additions

Thinking about a home addition? You’re not the only one.  In a typical year, some 750,000 U.S. homeowners tackle a home addition, according to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Adding on to your home, as opposed to remodeling an existing space, has several advantages, starting with the fact that you get to design…

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Who Pays for a Home Remodel: HOA or Homeowner?

When it comes to remodeling a home in an HOA, there are some popular misconceptions. People often assume that if the work is inside the home, the homeowner pays for it. If it’s on the exterior, the presumption is that the homeowner association (HOA) will cover the costs. But it isn’t that simple. Every HOA…

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Remodels That Add Value to Your Home: Should You DIY or Hire a Pro?

What Home Improvements Add the Most Value? Potential buyers are most interested in kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects. So, if you’re looking to improve the value of your home, focus on these areas after tackling necessary improvements such as replacing a broken window or resolving drainage problems. How Much Value Does A Bathroom Remodel Add?…

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Remodels & Home Improvement Projects Homeowners Regret

Between trying to save money and customizing a home to their exact lifestyle, homeowners can make some big mistakes. Whether they decrease resale value, go way over budget, or increase maintenance costs some renovations are just, well, awful. Here are seven projects that homeowners often regret. 1. Making A Bedroom Into A Closet Most of us dream of a big…

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