renovating bathrooms while increasing home value

3 Things To Remember When Designing Roads For Your Neighborhood

If you are a part of the planning stages of a neighborhood in your area, you might be working on designing the roads that will lead into, around and out of the community. This can be a tough job, since you probably want to ensure that the roads are put in properly the first time rather than having to make expensive and disruptive changes later on. Luckily, keeping a few things in mind can help you design the roads in your neighborhood in the right way. Read More 

Putting a Sump Pump in Your Crawlspace: What It Will Achieve

When crawlspaces are wet and messy and essentially become quite useless for storage, you may want to get them waterproofed and dried out. It is not just the crawlspace that gets water damage; the water damage can also leak into your home if you let it go unchecked. One option, installing a sump pump in the crawlspace, may seem like it would not do well or achieve much. Actually, as the following will show, a sump pump in a crawlspace can achieve a lot. Read More 

Four Benefits Of Converting Your Porch Into A Sunroom

If you have a large porch you don't get a lot of use out of, you may want to consider converting it into a sunroom. Adding a sunroom to your home can give you many great benefits, and it can make your home feel a bit more cozy and inviting. Use this guide to help determine whether a porch-to-sunroom conversion is right for your home. Additional Square Footage By enclosing your porch and turning it into a sunroom, you can expand your home's available square footage. Read More 

5 Reasons To Not Re-Shingle Over Old Roofing

If you currently have a single layer of asphalt shingles on your roof, one of your main decisions when it is time to install a new roof will be whether you should remove the old shingles before installing your new roof or whether you should have the new shingles installed directly over the old ones. When calculating the labor involved in installing a new roof, removing and disposing of old shingles can raise the cost of the project around $100–$150 per 100 square feet of roof, which can significantly increase the overall cost of your project. Read More 

Getting Your Home’s AC Ready For Storm Season

With hurricanes, tropical storms, and other natural disasters affecting the nation, many people are turning their attention to storm preparation. In order to ensure that your home remains secure in the event of a storm, you should take the time to properly prepare your AC system. Here are three tips that you can use to ensure your AC system is prepared to withstand the worst Mother Nature can throw at it. Read More