Posts Categorized: Remodeling

The Benefits of Marvin Bi-Fold Doors

The Marvin brand offers many different types of doors, but by far, Marvin bi-fold doors are among the most stunning options. One reason is because this style of door has unique advantages for connecting the indoors and outdoors. Read on to learn more about the benefits of Marvin bi-fold doors and where they might work…

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Understanding Transitional Style Homes and How to Create One

 When discussing home styles, well-defined types of architecture usually come to mind, such as Colonial, Craftsman, or Victorian. However, you don’t have to limit yourself to just one of these styles, especially if you’re looking to give your home an update.   Here’s an overview of transitional home style for both exteriors and interiors to help…

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The Advantages of Using Multiple Product Lines in the Same Project

When many trade professionals take on a new building project, they stick to a single product line for the sake of consistency and simplicity. However, there is a lot to be gained by using more than one line of products when you’re faced with new construction or a home renovation. Here’s what architects, builders, designers,…

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Benefits of Steel Windows and Considerations for Your Renovation Project

Any homeowner or contractor who has ever shopped for windows understands that the types and number of window options available today are large and overwhelming. However, one of the best options that you can choose for your southeastern home or business is a steel window because of the many benefits it offers in the short-term…

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A Contemporary Do-Over for a Rotting Window Replacement Job

In the latest series of videos on Build with Matt Risinger, Austin-based builder Matt Risinger works on a stucco and stone house with a major rot problem. Un-clad wood windows were installed facing West towards storms and an unruly sprinkler system, meaning lots of moisture exposure. When paired with poor installation, constant moisture exposure led…

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6 Must-Do Outdoor Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Spring is upon us and now is the perfect time to implement these 6 outdoor spring home maintenance projects. 1. Clean gutters Consider this a bi-annual outdoor maintenance task. Look in gutter bottoms for loose granules that signal your asphalt roof may need replacing. 2. Inspect your roof Look for curled and missing shingles, rusted…

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Ten Questions to Ask When Hiring a Contractor

Learn about the questions you should be asking before you hire your next contractor.

The Best Place for Double Hung Windows in your Home

When you’re thinking about getting new windows, the way in which they open, or operate, can be an important consideration. Here’s an example of the best place to use double hung windows throughout your house. The main advantage of the way double hung windows operate is that you can choose to have them open at…

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New Home Windows That Can Transform Any Room

Adding a window to any room can create drama, change the lighting, give it a more open feel, or connect it with the outdoors. Here are new home windows that can have a transformational effect. Round top or arch top windows have a rounded top which breaks away from the rectangular or square norm for…

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Window Styles to Improve the Look of Your Dining Room

As homeowners spend more and more time at home, it’s critical that they consider the best ways to make each room in their home as welcoming and enjoyable as possible. Maybe not the most often used room in the household, the dining room is still one of the most important places to forge many of…

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