If you are like most homeowners, you weigh every decision you make by considering the return on investment it could provide for your home. Some investments are better than others, but when it comes to additions, few provide the value that a bathroom addition can. Buyers who invest in a bathroom remodel, in fact, are reported to rate their satisfaction as a 10. If you are trying to decide whether it is right for you, however, these are a few of the factors to keep in mind. [Read more…]
If your home is your oasis, why should your basement be any different? If you’ve been toying with the idea of finally getting around to remodeling the basement, you may want to take advantage of the benefits a basement remodel could offer you as a homeowner. With an updated and remodeled basement, you may be adding equity to your home’s overall value if you ever decide to sell. [Read more…]
Owning a home is an investment and for many, maintaining that investment is important, especially if you’re looking to resell your home someday. When it comes to projects, you want to choose ones that provide the most return for your investment. But, what are the best home improvements to make?
Bathrooms are small right? What can go wrong with remodeling in such a relatively small space? The answer is, plenty. There are many functions packed into the powder room so a bathroom remodel means you will be interacting with plumbing and electrical up close and personal. In addition, you may find surprises behind your wall or floor. [Read more…]
Everything ages. Everything eventually succumbs to the forces of nature. This holds especially true for your roof, which is constantly exposed to rain, sun, and various other types of weather. To preserve the health of your roof, you should schedule a roof inspection. Failure to obtain an inspection leads to severe roof deterioration.
Finally the snow has melted and you can enjoy the warmer weather. However, have you taken a look at your roof? Snow and ice can seriously damage the shingles on your roof. If you notice raised edges on the shingles, you may need to decide between an asphalt shingle repair or shingle replacement.
Vinyl siding has long been the most popular choice in siding thanks to its durability and affordability. Over the years, it has also evolved so that there are countless styles to suit any homeowner’s taste. A more recent addition to the vinyl line up is insulated vinyl siding, which is traditional vinyl siding with a special insulation on the backside. The insulation backing helps makes the siding more energy efficient.
From metal and fiberglass to cement and slate there are a handful of roofing materials to choose from. However, one of the most popular among them is asphalt shingles for their affordability and traditional appearance. Whether you currently have an asphalt shingle roof that needs repairs and maintenance or you’re shopping around for the best roofing material for your home, it’s important to have a comprehensive understanding about this roofing material.
At DD&C Construction, we’ve put together some helpful information on the pros and cons of asphalt shingle roofs as well as vital maintenance tips.
Today, kitchen range hoods are more than a practical and necessary ventilation feature in modern kitchens, they’ve become a design focal point in many homes. Just as backsplashes and countertops are huge design features, kitchen range hoods are also entering the design conversation.
From fixtures and accessories to cabinets and countertops there are plenty of design choices to be made when it comes to remodeling a kitchen. While all of these design features are important, the most important design element is the countertop. Once the countertop material is selected you can base the rest of your design choices off your selection. Here are some popular kitchen countertop materials to consider for your kitchen remodel: