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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What to Consider When Purchasing a Sliding Glass Door

So, you’ve got a beautiful backyard or deck, and you’re anxious to install a pair of sliding glass doors for the view and convenient access. Will picking them out be as easy as selecting a front door? Not necessarily: there are several additional factors you’ll need to keep in mind before your newest chapter of home renovation begins.

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Why a Kitchen Remodel Is the Perfect Spring or Summer Renovation Project

At home kitchen remodel

As temperatures increase during the late spring and summer months, now is a good time for homeowners to complete indoor home renovation projects. Renovating a kitchen is always a favorable remodeling project that’s sure to freshen up a home. It helps to create a more pleasant environment for gatherings and increase home value.

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Low-E Windows: Why They’re Worth the Investment

worker installing new low-e windows

There is a lot of buzz around “going green” and making homes or businesses energy-efficient. One aspect of the green initiative — especially for residential properties — is an effort to transition from traditional windows to energy-efficient windows. In particular, the best windows are touted as those with low emissivity, or low-e windows.

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