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How to Save Money, Remodel your Home, and be Proud About it!

How to Save Money, Remodel your Home, and be Proud About it!

It’s easy to dream about the home you wish to live in but what are you practically doing to get there? Maybe it’s time to learn how to remodel on a budget. 

Believe it or not, there are more deals out there than you thought possible. Finding them is the trick. 

Are Home Improvement Projects Tax Deductible?

Are Home Improvement Projects Tax Deductible?

We are almost at the years end and everyone begins thinking about their taxes. Like a fox it has slowly creeped up on all of us, don’t be found scrambling, rather educate yourself in advance. 

So is their a tax incentive to home improvement projects? Yes, but not in the way you are thinking. Home Improvement projects do affect the way you file your taxes and can help you save money. You just need to know how. Today we will highlight some of these and try to explain how it works. 

Latest and Greatest Flooring Trends: 2016

Latest and Greatest Flooring Trends: 2016

2016 is the year of new and improved home design trends. Modern, Industrial, and Contemporary homes are popping up left and right. Here's what you need to know about the latest flooring trends, maybe you'll find it's time for a remodel?

7 Things Homeowners Ignore... But Really Shouldn't

7 Things Homeowners Ignore... But Really Shouldn't

To make your homeownership experience pleasant without constant worries & problems you cannot be ignorant of the following 7 things. Most homeowners do not know enough about at least two of these things. Find out if you're one of them. 

Start now... it's the best time to begin a home improvement project!

Start now... it's the best time to begin a home improvement project!

The four home improvement projects you must finish before winter. When is it a good time to begin remodeling your home or simply working on some home improvement projects? Technically anytime of the year is a great time, but to save the most money on labor and material September through December is an ideal time. Since it is much colder in the winter and in many state (like Oregon) it doesn’t stop raining until very late spring you can’t do much outside. Which is why we have put together a list of four indoor home improvement projects you can complete on a budget before the holidays roll around. 

How to hire a contractor, the correct way!

How to hire a contractor, the correct way!

So how do you hire a contractor in 2016? You can do a simple google search and find dozens of potential contractors in a matter of seconds. Picking someone at random though is not the best option. There are countless factors that must be addressed in order to ensure that the project you are working on gets done right, with no issues the first time around. No matter the size of your project, large or small it is crucial that you find the best contractor for the job. 

6 Things that are Ruining your Floors

6 Things that are Ruining your Floors

We invest so much into our homes to make them beautiful but often forget to maintain them. Some of the things we put our floors through on a day to day basis may seem harmless but gradually result in devastating damage. This week we would like to go over the top six things that you may be doing that are ruining your floors and how to prevent them from happening. 

Top 5 Home Improvement Projects for this Summer

Top 5 Home Improvement Projects for this Summer

Spring is in full swing, and summer is right around the corner. For all the homeowners out there, right now is a great time to begin thinking about some home improvement projects you can complete this season. Home improvements done today are memorable moments tomorrow.