Posts Categorized: Home Remodeling

6 Common Bathroom Safety Hazards

The bathroom, often considered a sanctuary for relaxation and personal care, can also be a hotspot for accidents and injuries if safety precautions are overlooked. From slippery surfaces to scalding water, there are numerous hazards that can pose risks to household members of all ages. The good news is that by addressing these common safety… Read more »

8 Home Improvement Projects to Tackle This Season

As winter wraps its chilly arms around us, it’s the perfect time to embark on home improvement projects that add warmth and charm to our living spaces. The season invites us to cocoon indoors, making it an ideal opportunity to take on projects that are both practical and enjoyable. In this blog, we’ll explore a… Read more »

Tips to Make Your Home More Aging-Friendly

Many seniors appreciate the easy-going lifestyle of assisted living communities, but most people actually prefer to want to “age in place” in their own homes for as long as possible. Reasons for choosing to age in place are many, including wanting to stay in familiar surroundings, not wanting to leave friends, neighbors, and family, and… Read more »

Is a Water Closet Right for Your Home?

Here’s a history lesson for you… Prior to the 19th century, a bathroom was a room in a home used strictly for bathing (or washing up). The majority of the population relieved themselves in outhouses or in the great outdoors. It wasn’t until 1870 that the concept of “water closets” became popular in luxury hotels… Read more »

Benefits of a Tub-to-Shower Conversion

You haven’t used it in forever. It serves no purpose other to collect soap scum, mildew, and dirt. You hate cleaning it and wish you could get rid of it. What are we talking about? Your bathtub! If this resonates with you, it’s time to consider a tub to shower conversion. After all, what good… Read more »

Can You Over Improve a House?

It can be tempting to replicate some of the high-end renovations you see on home improvement shows and on social media. But if you’re not careful, you could be throwing money down your luxury, gold-trimmed toilet. The rule of thumb is to renovate according to your neighborhood and area comparables, especially if you’re planning to… Read more »

How to Make Your Home User-Friendly for All

Are you familiar with the term “universal home design?” It’s a design concept that focuses on making a home safe and convenient for all it’s inhabitants, regardless of age or physical ability. You may picture grab bars in the bathrooms, comfort-height toilets, and ramps in leu of stairs. But while such modifications may be included,… Read more »

Comparing Kitchen Layouts

Kitchens, like the folks who gather, cook, and eat there, come in all shapes and sizes. However, regardless how unique or beautiful a kitchen might be, its layout can make or break its functionality and efficiency. So, if a kitchen remodel is in your future and you want more than just something pretty to look… Read more »

How to Save Money on Bathroom Remodeling

Bathroom renovations can be costly – more costly than most rooms in your home. But it also can be a highly rewarding experience once you turn a dated, ordinary, poorly-functioning room into a beautiful spa-like retreat. The challenge often comes down to balancing a homeowner’s wants and needs on one side, and cost on the… Read more »

How to Maintain Deck Safety

People in New England, for the most part, get to enjoy their decks for a solid three seasons. The more adventurous even grill out back on even the coldest of winter days. And yet, the North American Deck and Railing Association estimates that more than half of outdoor decks are past their prime. Is yours?… Read more »