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14 Feb 2012

Creating the Perfect Outdoor Entertainment Space

Creating the Perfect Outdoor Entertainment Space
An outdoor entertainment area should naturally flow from one space of your home to the next. Outdoor entertainment areas are the new trend in remodeling projects, according to Mark Franko of Franko-LaFratta Construction in Richmond, Virginia. According to him, he has completed three outdoor projects in the past year. He attributes the climb in remodeling projects to the recession, saying that people like to remodel during thes... Read More
Amy Wright
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13 Feb 2012

Wine Cellar Redux

Wine Cellar Redux
In most rooms, a wine cellar is an extravagant expense, and not just for what's stocked on the shelves. Rack room design is usually comprised of multiple wooden shelving units with chilled interiors for certain types of wine. However, the popularity for wine cellars is increasing. Full cellars with humidity and temperature color are a pricey remodel, starting at $75,000. You can end up paying a lot for a decorative place to st... Read More
Amy Wright
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10 Feb 2012

Glass Railing Installation for Decks

Glass Railing Installation for Decks
Deck design often can seem the most demanding. You have to use so much wood to create an outdoor space, and you have to know exactly how to build the deck to maintain safety. However, there are new deck designs that are foregoing at least part of the wooden design. If you've ever built a deck with a wooden railing and gate, then placed furniture only to find that your gate is too high or that you can't really see through the w... Read More
Amy Wright
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09 Feb 2012

Steps for Going Green at the Start

Steps for Going Green at the Start
Remodeling projects can offer you a chance to start living more environmentally conscious and even add in some energy conservative methods to your home while you're renovating. You can choose sustainable remodeling practices to ensure that your home is green from beginning to end. The right way to go green is by starting with a thorough evaluation, inspecting existing insulation, air sealing, and mechanical systems, such as HV... Read More
Amy Wright
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08 Feb 2012

How to Mix and Match Side and Exterior Trim

How to Mix and Match Side and Exterior Trim
There is an abundance of focus on remodeling because of the housing market. Many homeowners have begun fixing their homes to stay put and create more value for a hopefully better sale in the future. Others simply want to create a forever home and want to spend less money rebuilding than getting into a new mortgage. One of the ways that homeowners are changing their homes is through the siding and trim. Good design doesn't just... Read More
Amy Wright
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