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5 Steps to Finding a Home Contractor

As you plan to undertake your home improvement project, one person will have a profound impact on how your job is handled from start to finish. And that person is your general contractor, the man or woman you’ll be hiring to oversee construction, pull together sub-contracators, order materials, pay workers and handle a myriad of other details.

Flooring

Factors to Consider with Quick-Step Flooring

When investing in home improvement, there are numerous details to take care of, and it’s often hard to figure out the best areas in which to save, and where to splurge. A good place to start is with the floor, as this will often influence the entire feel of the room and its décor.

Home Lighting

Bring in Natural Light With Skylights

While many homeowners may be comfortable with doing the work themselves, not many people may feel that way about installing skylights, another project that the federal government deems worthy of a tax credit.

Doors and Windows

Smart Doors for Attractive Homes

Replacing a door may not seem to be a significant home improvement project, but a new door can prove more energy efficient and in many cases add value to your home.

Doors and Windows

How to Choose Energy Efficient Windows

If you’re in the market to replace your home’s windows, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that new windows are affordable and they can also be highly energy efficient.

Contractors

Working with a Home Remodeling Contractor

Home remodeling contractors do more than pour concrete or replace plumbing. They provide homeowners with the satisfaction that the remodeling project will be completed on time, on budget, and to the owner’s specifications.

Heating and Cooling

Tips on How to Keep Your Heating Bill Low

With the cooler weather setting in, most of us are beginning to turn on our heating systems. There are many ways to make sure that warm air stays in our house and ways to make sure that the cold air stays out.

Closet Systems

Installing Your Own Closet or Storage System

As homeowners, we are always trying to improve the quality of our home. Either through updates, renovations, or a complete overhaul, we are just trying to make our living space that much better.

General Home Decor

How to Choose the Right Wall Fountain for Your Home

When trying to change the look and feel of your home, one of the best things you can do is look at wall mounted fountains. 

Garden Furniture

Teak Patio Furniture

If you’re the type of home owner that likes to entertain outside you should purchase top quality patio furniture that not only looks good, but is practical.

Green Home

6 Money-Saving Ways To Green Your Home

As we greet 2011 with a renewed zeal to shed pounds and adopt healthier, more energy-efficient lifestyles, we also bid a sad farewell to the generous home improvement tax credits that quietly expired on New Years Eve, 2010.

Home Structure

Simple, Yet Tricky Home Repairs

Once you have been in a home for over five years, you really do start to see some wear and tear. Especially if you bought a new construction home, those first few honeymoon years, your house was looking great and spotless.

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Autodesk Design Suite Premium

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Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring

Spring is upon us. Now is the time to get your outside ready for planting and design for a beautiful summer garden. Jump over to our “Garden Design” center for landscaping and gardening ideas and information:

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Find Home Improvement Services

If you need some contracting work or other home improvement service, look no further. We have assembled a complete directory of home improvement contractor services: Step1: download this “contractor form”