Remodeling apartments – condos and co-ops

Here are some ideas to maximize storage space when remodeling apartments such as condos and co-ops. Kitchen: Open shelving in kitchens or glass cabinet fronts create an illusion of a larger space. Toe kick heaters to eliminate baseboard heat. Peninsula or movable island if there is no room for a permanent island Bathrooms: Shower/tub comb?…

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Post Hurricane Sandy Cleanup

After the flood, you may have vacuumed up all the water, but what about all the lingering effects? The building material in your home acts like a sponge, picks up the water and retains it. Commercial dehumidification is mandatory. There is a 5 step process to drying up your home after this flood 1.  The…

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Home Accessibility for the Aging and Physically Challenged

Many adults would like to remain in their homes as they grow older. Often there are physical barriers that make it difficult to address their daily needs without assistance. Modifications to the home can increase safety, accessibility, and independence for older and physically challenged adults. Here are some of the modifications that can be considered:…

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Looking for Extra Space?

Are you tired of picking up toys from the living room floor? Need a place for the game consoles and teenagers? Would you like a finished laundry room? Looking for clean storage space? The Space You Are Looking For Could Be Right Under Your Feet! All of these can be accomplished by finishing your basement.…

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Give Your Home a Facelift!

Making simple changes in your home can have the biggest impact without having the hassle of major reconstruction. You can change the entire look of your living space within a week without breaking the budget. How can you do it? •Create a new look and feel of a space with a simple budget friendly paint…

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Drafty Doors and Windows

Energy savings are not just for winter! Did your cooling bill jump dramatically? Air may be escaping through small openings in your windows and doors. Typical homes lose about 11 percent of their air through doors and 10 percent through windows. Unfortunately, a door’s weather seals, if it has any at all, can rip, compress,…

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Vacation in your own backyard!

Thanks to record-high fuel prices, many families are choosing to vacation at home this summer rather than spending hard-earned cash filling up the gas tank.  Many people are choosing instead to increase their backyard enjoyment by adding a deck or making enhancements to their current deck. Consider adding a wood arbor for more privacy or…

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Remodeling Ideas

Remodeling apartments – condos and co-ops

Here are some ideas to maximize storage space when remodeling apartments such as condos and co-ops. Kitchen: Open…

Post Hurricane Sandy Cleanup

After the flood, you may have vacuumed up all the water, but what about all the lingering effects?…

Home Accessibility for the Aging and Physically Challenged

Many adults would like to remain in their homes as they grow older. Often there are physical barriers…

Looking for Extra Space?

Are you tired of picking up toys from the living room floor? Need a place for the game…

Give Your Home a Facelift!

Making simple changes in your home can have the biggest impact without having the hassle of major reconstruction.…

Drafty Doors and Windows

Energy savings are not just for winter! Did your cooling bill jump dramatically? Air may be escaping through…

Vacation in your own backyard!

Thanks to record-high fuel prices, many families are choosing to vacation at home this summer rather than spending…