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Top 5 Home Design Trends for 2018

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Jan 9, 2018 7:03:00 PM

It's a fresh, new year—full of exciting opportunities. Are you making a resolution to remodel your kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, basement, or other living space in 2018? Here are the hottest forecasted design trends for your home for the coming year.

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

6 Features Your Modern Home Bar Remodel Needs to Include

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Dec 28, 2017 7:03:00 PM

Are you finally ready to build the wet bar you’ve been dreaming of having in your home for years? We’re here to help! Make sure you consider the following aspects before designing your new space. Thinking through everything ahead of time will make the remodeling process smoother and give you the result you truly want.

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Topics: home remodeling, Ames Remodeling, home remodel

What Type of Fireplace Is Best for My Home?

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Dec 12, 2017 7:10:00 PM

If you’re considering either replacing your current fireplace or remodeling a space in your home to incorporate this warm, inviting feature, you have several options. Which one is best for your home and lifestyle? Today, we’re going to help you figure that out.

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Topics: Ames Remodeling

Avoid Asbestos Exposure During Your Home Improvement Project

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Nov 27, 2017 3:01:00 PM

Asbestos is carcinogenic and the primary cause of mesothelioma cancer. Most asbestos-related illnesses are linked to long-term exposure at work. Some of the top at-risk occupations include firefighting, construction work, and industrial work. It's also possible, however, to expose yourself to asbestos in the comfort of your own home if you're not careful.

If your home was built prior to 1980, it could contain asbestos, so it’s very important to treat certain areas with care to avoid exposure. Remodeling areas of your home with asbestos-containing materials could release dangerous fibers into the air that threaten the lives of you and your family.

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Topics: home remodeling, cyclone home remodeling, home remodel

Is Custom Cabinetry the Right Choice for My Kitchen?

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Nov 16, 2017 7:01:00 PM

It’s time to replace your cabinets. You’re tired of looking at the dents, scratches, and lackluster finish of the current cabinetry in your kitchen, so you’re starting to research your options. Should you go with the less expensive stock cabinets, fully custom cabinetry, or something in between? It depends on several factors, which we’ll walk through today. By the end, you should have a better idea of which type of cabinets are right for you and your space.

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Topics: kitchen remodeling, custom cabinetry, cabinetry

Custom Built Fireplace Mantels in Ames

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Nov 9, 2017 12:00:00 PM

A crackling fire naturally draws people in and makes a home feel warm and cozy. Original hearths not only warmed the room but also served as a hub for food preparation and family interaction. With modern building practices, along with improved heating and cooking technology, the fireplace has evolved into a prominent architectural element with a social function.

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

Why Cambria is Our Preferred Brand for Countertops

Posted by Jordin Pitt on Oct 11, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Based in Minnesota, Cambria is the only family-owned, American-made producer of natural quartz surfaces. In a world that is constantly outsourcing services, they stand out by offering an unmatched level of quality and customer service. Their quartz is the truest white in the market. Designing countertops from pure quartz allows for more consistent color when dying the material. Pure quartz also helps ensure a clearer visual quality that lasts.

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Topics: Ames Remodeling

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