Five Common Renovation Regrets — And How to Avoid Them

Renovation projects can boost a home’s value. However, they’re a time-consuming and complex process. For homeowners who are planning on doing some remodeling, it’s essential to avoid these potentially costly home improvement mistakes.

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Kitchen Remodeling For The New Year

Some kitchen styles will never go out of fashion, like broad, white surfaces, hardwood floors, and the like. Still, every new year brings exciting décor trends that impress guests, keep your home looking fresh, and offer exciting changes. In 2020, we look forward to several exciting kitchen remodeling and home improvement ideas that are sure to knock your socks off.

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Wintertime Energy Efficiency in the Southwest

Even in the wintertime, energy efficiency should be a prime consideration for homeowners in the Southwest. Low desert temperatures at night can cause heat to escape from your doors and windows, increasing your heating bill and making your home less energy efficient. 

Here are some tips for helping lower energy costs and stay warm when the weather turns cold.

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Renovation & Remodeling Myths

Few processes are as riddled with myths and misunderstandings as home renovations. Inaccurate beliefs heard from the infamous ‘friend of a friend,’ or self-professed “experts” on an internet video can cost would-be DIYers a lot of time, money, and energy. Here are four of the most enduring remodeling myths that professionals find themselves cleaning up after:

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New Countertops 101

This kitchen is one of the most commonly-renovated rooms of a home, owing in no small part to its outsized impact on home value. In short, an attractive kitchen typically translates to a beautiful bottom line during a closing, which means that the aesthetics used to create it should be carefully planned out.

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