Archive for January, 2011

Allison Millar
Jan
14
The kitchen countertop takes the brunt of knife marks and red wine spills. If you're thinking about replacing your countertop, here's a look at the various kitchen countertop materials. Consider your family style, the housing price and the neighborhood "must haves" before deciding. An Overview of Kitchen Countertop Materials Granite countertops are all the rage and are ideal for those who entertain and want an elegant look. It's also highly durable--you can ...
Allison Millar
Jan
11
If you're living in a cold climate, you might be noticing a few drafts coming from your windows. Do you need a quick fix, like weather stripping, or are replacement windows in order? Why Replacement Windows Replacement windows can provide a great boost to your energy efficiency and improve the look and feel of your home. They are an investment, however, so make sure your existing windows are really at the end ...
Allison Millar
Jan
07
How much does it cost to maintain a house? That's a tricky question because there are no set rules on home repairs. Do you repaint the exterior this year or wait a few years? While there are some home maintenance projects that just can't wait--like roofing repair--there are some that depend on the condition of the home. In many cases, the answer depends on your budget and tolerance. Home Repair by the ...
Allison Millar
Jan
04
If you're planning an extensive remodeling projects--a room addition or kitchen remodeling, for example--you probably know to hire a contractor. But, what about hiring an architect? Do you need one and is it worth the cost? First, it helps to understand what architects do. They can provide a wide range of services, centered around conceptualizing and drawing the remodeling project. They can also provide insights into construction methods, energy usage and ...
Repair Home survey