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Why Subcontracting Can Be Beneficial to Your Project

Many homeowners don’t know if they should work with companies that use subcontractors. That is a reasonable concern, in certain circumstances. But when it comes to building or remodeling a home, subcontracting can often be a value-adding benefit. That’s why many General Contractors use subcontractors when they build or remodel their own homes for their own families. Once you understand …

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What to Expect When Remodeling Your Home: The Permitting Process

One of the most important steps in a home remodel is the acquisition of appropriate building permits. Contractors call this procedure “pulling the permits.” It is important for homeowners to understand why those permits are necessary, and how the whole permitting process works. Home Remodel Permits & Your Safety The reason that permits for a remodel are required by jurisdictions …

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Architects vs General Contractor – Who Should You Hire First?

Should You Consult a Contractor Before Hiring Your Florida Architect? For extensive building or remodeling projects, most reputable contractors agree that it’s a good idea to hire an architect. Just avoid using them for hashing out ideas in a way that you can do for free with your contractors, because consulting with architects can be very expensive. The more money …

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What Remodeling Projects Have the Highest Impact on Your Home’s Value?

When you’re thinking of undertaking your next home remodeling project, you probably envision a chef’s kitchen with sparkling new counter tops or a shiny new double soaking tub. Now before you get too excited picking out tiles and back-splashes, take a minute to really evaluate your home’s condition and how you want your home’s value impacted. Investing in General Maintenance …

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Sarasota Remodeling Contractor

Finally – the birds are chirping, the sun is beaming outside, and the days are longer. Spring cleaning is in effect and we’re all very excited about the new season. But wait a minute: is that a crack in your kitchen tile? Can you feel the spring breeze coming through your front door even when it’s closed? That spring Sarasota …

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Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool During the Summer

Temperatures are heating up, especially in southern states like Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. As summer settles in and the sun really gets hot during the day, we’re sure you’ll feel the heat even indoors. Unfortunately, that means a soaring electric bill and we tend to crank the A.C. to keep our homes feeling cool. So here are a few key …

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How to Balance Traditional Elements in a New Modern Home

Creating the right balance in your new home is essential for a harmonious look and feel. Houses built now and in the coming years will have to effortlessly blend traditional aspects with changing technology and tastes. Although it sounds tricky, it is possible so long as you keep the following tips in mind. Furthermore, you can build your custom home …

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How to Incorporate Your Love of Wine into Your Home

Wine has amazing attributes. Whether you prefer red or white, wine can reduce your risk of having a heart attack or heart disease. It also preserves brain function as you age. In addition, it makes an excellent gift and ice breaker. For whatever reason you love wine, incorporating it into your home’s design can really add to your home. Below …

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Top Smart Home Benefits

Incredible advances in technology have changed the way we think about everything, including our home. There are tons of choices for savvy home owners who want to add gadgets to their home. While it may seem daunting to integrate smart devices to your new or existing home, they can be extremely beneficial. Below we’ve listed some of the best reasons …

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Top Smart Home Gadgets for Your Custom Home

There are so many ways to build a custom house that will make it your dream home. Most people think of luxurious finishes like a chef kitchen, crown molding, high ceilings, and massive walk-in closets. However, there’s a ton of innovative gadgets that will transform your home into a present-day masterpiece. In addition, they’ll help your home be more appealing …