A Boomer’s Approach to Exterior Home Remodeling

Homeowners have decided they’ve had enough of making do without. They’re pulling out their checkbooks and applying a generous amount of financial support to upgrades and remodeling. In fact, they’ve more than doubled the amount they spent from the previous year. The biggest contributor to this is that homeowners are feeling more comfortable because they see higher…

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Who’s Responsible? Insurance Coverage and Liability Basics to Know Before You Start a Home Exterior Remodeling Project

It’s logical to think about contacting your insurance company after you’ve made an improvement such as exterior upgrades. You’ve increased the value of your home, and that value has to be reflected in your policy. The right time to get in touch with your insurance agent is before the work gets underway. Here’s why. PREP WORK Insurance is all…

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What’s On Deck For Decks This Year

There’s only so much room inside—unless you renovate to increase your interior square footage. It’s why an increasing number of homeowners are looking around and discovering that they actually have plenty of living space…right outside the door. Decks are growing in popularity, especially because they also add to your property value. Nobody wants a boring…

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That’s Not What You Said it Was going to Cost! How to Work With Your Builder to Set, and Keep, an Exterior Remodeling Construction Budget

“Scope Creep.” In the world of project management it’s what happens when things keep getting bigger and more complicated than planned. And it always happens after the project begins. If you’re not careful, you can get a taste of this as a homeowner undertaking a remodeling construction project. You tell your contractor you want X,…

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