Home Remodeling Blog

How to Maintain a Stone Countertop

Posted on: February 15, 2017
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Maintaining Stone Countertops



How to Build a Custom Fireplace Mantel

Posted on: January 15, 2017
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Installing fireplace mantle



How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

Posted on: December 15, 2015
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Installing Cabinets



How to Install a Glass Tile Backsplash

Posted on: October 15, 2015
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Installing Glass Tile



Insulation

Posted on: August 15, 2015
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How to Choose and Use Insulation



How to Weatherstrip a Wood Door

Posted on: June 15, 2015
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How to Weatherstrip a Wood Door



How to Keep Your Basement From Flooding

Posted on: April 15, 2015
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How to Keep Your Basement Dry



Mark for Electrical Boxes

Posted on: February 15, 2015
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How to Mark for Electrical Boxes When Hanging Drywall



Basement Finishing with Drywall

Posted on: November 15, 2014
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What Drywall Size is Right for Your Finished Basement

Drywall boards come in a few common thicknesses. There is 1/4 inch drywall, 1/2 inch drywall, 5/8ths of an inch drywall and 3/4 inch...
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Basement Finishing Ideas and Options

Posted on: July 15, 2014
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There are quite a few steps required to finish a basement...

There are quite a few steps required to finish a basement, but with these tips in mind, you're sure to create increase your living space, beautifully....
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Basement Finishing Costs

Posted on: June 15, 2014
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How much does it cost to finish a basement?

Use this guide to find out, then decide which route is best...
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Finishing Basement Walls

Posted on: May 15, 2014
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Add the finishing touches to your basement with these basement wall ideas.

Basement walls might seem like bread is to a sandwich...
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Insulation and Air Quality: ERV

Posted on: April 15, 2014
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Information about energy recovery ventilators.

One of the main advantages of a well-insulated and well-sealed building envelope is that it takes less energy to heat and cool the home. An efficient building envelope
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Creating Outdoor Kitchen Bars

Posted on: March 15, 2014
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Things to know when considering an outdoor kitchen bar.

What are the most important factors to consider when designing an outdoor kitchen bar? Like the indoor kitchen island's much-used breakfast bar, the outdoor kitchen bar provides
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An Rx for VOC Problems

Posted on: February 15, 2014
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Learn how to lessen the effects of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in your home.

In recent years, the media has helped the public become aware of "sick buildings", usually office buildings that seem to cause illness in an unusually high number of people
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Creating a Kitchen for Entertaining

Posted on: January 15, 2014
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Add specialty features and choose a layout that allows you to interact with guests.

The party is at your house and specifically, in your kitchen. Ever notice how no matter the size of your kitchen, thats where everyone gathers? A home can have an ample dining room and living area, but a crowd will choose to congregate in a narrow kitchen.
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Basement Layout and Design

Posted on: December 15, 2013
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Designing a basement can be an intimidating task, but it can also be a fun adventure.

Embarking on a basement design project is like any major home renovation. There are a lot of details to consider. From the layout to the final touches, the options are endless for how a basement can be arranged.
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Home Theater Seating Ideas

Posted on: November 15, 2013
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Get all the inspiration you will need for home theater seating ideas, and prepare to create a comfortable and stylish entertainment space in your home.

If you are planning a new home theater installation, one or your first tasks will be to explore home theater seating ideas. Comfortable, stylish seating options abound for home theaters, which have become much more prevalent in modern homes.
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Framing a Basement

Posted on: October 15, 2013
Posted by: Sebring Home Improvement

Just like your favorite picture, a finished basement requires a solid frame in order to keep the walls preserved.

When finishing a basement, framing the walls is one of the first steps you will take to define the space. We recommend hiring a professional like Sebring Home Improvement for this task because of its complexity.
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Building Up Vs. Building Out

Posted on: September 15, 2013
Posted by: Sebring Home Improvement

Consider the pros and cons of the direction in which you construct your home addition.

There are two main ways to add onto a house: horizontally or vertically. This is often dictated by the purpose of the addition. Kitchen additions invariably go out, for example, but it's not always that cut and dry. There's sometimes more than one way to design a project, so consider the advantages and disadvantages of which direction you build.
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Bathroom Remodeling Costs

Posted on: August 15, 2013
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Find out what expenses to expect in your bath renovation and learn how to manage your budget.

You set aside an ample budget for your bathroom remodel, but you are probably wondering how much of that goes toward labor and what percentage should be dedicated toward features like lighting, flooring and appliances? The one mistake you want to avoid is blowing the budget on intricate tile work and compromising on the shower or sink.
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Kitchen Remodeling and Renovation Costs

Posted on: July 15, 2013
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Expect nearly a third of your budget to go for cabinets and hardware; 14 percent for appliances.

The key to not blowing your kitchen remodeling budget is careful planning. This reading will help you develop a clear plan on where you should spend your money, depending on your priorities and reasons for remodeling. As you work on a budget with a builder, ask the firm to supply a breakdown.
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We are proud to service Michigan residents in the following Townships, Villages and Cities. In Oakland County, we service Addison, Auburn Hills, Berkley, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield, Brandon, Clarkston, Clawson, Commerce, Farmington Hills, Farmington, Fenton, Ferndale, Franklin, Groveland, Hazel Park, Holly, Huntington Woods, Independence, Keego Harbor, Lake Angelus, Lake Orion, Lathrup Village, Leonard, Lyon, Madison Heights, Northville, Novi, Oak Park, Oakland, Orchard Lake, Orion, Ortonville, Oxford, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, Rochester Hills, Rochester, Rose, Royal Oak, South Lyon, Southfield, Springfield, Sylvan Lake, Troy, Walled Lake, Waterford, West Bloomfield, White Lake, Wixom and Wolverine Lake. In Macomb County, we service Armada, Armada Village, Bruce, Centerline, Chesterfield, Clinton, Eastpointe, Fraser, Harrison, Lenox, Macomb, Memphis, Mt. Clemens, New Baltimore, New Haven, Ray, Richmond, Romeo, Roseville, Shelby, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, Utica, Warren and Washington. In Lapeer County, we service Almont, Arcadia, Attica, Burlington, Burnside, Clifford, Columbiaville, Deerfield, Dryden, Elba, Goodland, Hadley, Imlay City, Lapeer, Marathon, Mayfield, Metamora, North Branch, Oregon, Otter Lake and Rich. In St. Clair County, we service Algonac, Berlin, Brockway, Burtchville, Casco, China, Clay, Clyde, Columbus, Cottrellville, Emmett, Fort Gratiot, Greenwood, Ira, Kenockee, Kimball, Lynn, Marine City, Marysville, Mussey, Capac, Port Huron, Riley and St. Clair. In Wayne County, we service Harper Woods, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Farms and Grosse Pointe Park.

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