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Smart Tips to Help You Plan Your Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Sep 18, 2017 8:21:00 AM

The kitchen is arguably the most important room in the home. It can be a place of joy and comfort and gets a lot of foot traffic. If you’ve been looking into remodeling options, you’ve probably found how pricey it can be to update this space.

Even if you choose less expensive materials and plan ahead, it’s still a large investment. This means you need to be smart about how you go about your kitchen remodel so you can stay true to your budget and maximize your return on investment. Figuring as much out as possible before you begin actually remodeling will save you both time and money. Here are some tips to help you start off on the right foot to make the entire process go more smoothly.

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Topics: Ames Remodeling, kitchen remodeling

Brighten Up Your Home with Beautiful New Windows!

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Sep 7, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Do you wish your home had more natural light? Maybe your home has plenty of windows already, but they’re old and drafty. If it’s time to update your windows or install new ones to improve the overall look and feel of your home, you have many options. Learn about several different types of beautiful windows that will let in the sunshine and make your home warm and cheery.

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Topics: energy-efficient windows, Window Replacement, ames window replacement, energy efficient windows ames ia

Enhance Any Room in Your Home with Custom Cabinetry

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Aug 15, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Custom built-ins and entertainment centers are the perfect way to get the most out of your home theatre system, gaming system, or home office (without the compromising style). With a wide selection of Dura Supreme entertainment storage accessories at your fingertips, your speakers, movies, books, and more can be kept organized and easily accessible without making your room look cluttered.

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Topics: custom cabinetry, cabinetry

Should I Add an Extra Bedroom to My Home?

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Jul 26, 2017 12:31:00 PM

Have you been considering adding an extra bedroom lately? Whether you’re hoping to sell soon or you need to make space for a new family member, a new bedroom could add value to your home and quality of life. You have several options when it comes to deciding where to add an extra bedroom. Depending on your budget and the layout of your home, you could either build an addition or convert an existing space.

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Topics: home remodeling, Ames Remodeling, cyclone home remodeling, home remodel

Why Should I Finish My Basement?

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Jul 11, 2017 1:31:00 PM

The difference between an unfinished and finished basement can be the difference between a dungeon where no one dares tread and a palace! We know it’s not always this black and white, and not every unfinished basement is unbearable, but by remodeling your basement, you can create a designer space you've always dreamed of having and never want to leave! Here are several excellent reasons to finish your basement.

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Topics: basement finishing, Finished Basement, Basement Tips, basement remodel, remodel your basement

Explore the Great Outdoors—Indoors!

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Jun 21, 2017 12:31:00 PM

A great advantage of living in the Midwest is getting to experience all the seasons—summer, fall, winter, and spring. Native Iowans know that the length of each seaon varies from year to year, and each is completely out of our control. Every seaons brings its unique set of benefits and challenges. The wind, rain, heat, and snow can drop like a vengeance, sometimes out of nowhere. If you live here, you've likely heard the saying, if you don’t like the weather, just wait 5 minutes. It’s bound to change!

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Topics: home remodeling, Ames Remodeling, home addition, ames home additions, home remodel

Bring Nature into Your Next Home Remodel

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Jun 7, 2017 2:54:00 PM

Spring is in bloom! The grass and trees are turning green again, and nature is coming back to life. Many homeowners want to bring some of this color and excitement into their homes by incorporating earthy tones and textures. Here are some trendy ways to bring nature indoors during your next home remodel.

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Topics: home remodeling, Ames Remodeling, cyclone home remodeling, home remodel

Indoor Air Quality Best Practices for Home Remodeling

Posted by Jordin Pitt on May 31, 2017 12:21:00 PM

As you tackle your next home improvement project, be sure to follow good practices to keep your living environment as safe and healthy as possible. Here are several ways to minimize harmful odors and chemical exposure as you remodel your home to help you sustain good indoor air quality.

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Topics: home remodeling, Ames Remodeling, Ames Heating and Cooling, cyclone home remodeling, home remodel

Want to Buy a Historic Home? Consider These 6 Things FIRST.

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Apr 26, 2017 1:31:00 PM

Are you in love with a historic home or a house located in a historic district? Before signing the contract, make sure you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Older homes often have structural or hidden problems that newer homes don’t. Today, we're going to take a look at what a historic home is and help you weigh the pros and the cons of owning one.

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Topics: home remodeling, cyclone home remodeling

How to Keep Your Marriage Together While Remodeling Your Home

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Apr 5, 2017 4:08:00 PM

When first glancing at the title of this article, you may think this is a joke. According to a Houzz survey, however, 12% of couples consider a separation or divorce mid-remodel, which is certainly not something to joke about. Home remodeling can be emotionally stressful and place extra strain on relationships. Here are a couple comments made by anonymous survey takers about their partners:

  • “First time in 10 years I did not like my spouse.”
  • “A lot of her decorating tastes are very childish, and I am sometimes embarrassed with some of it.”

Ouch!

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Topics: home remodeling, Ames Remodeling, cyclone home remodeling, home remodel