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Let's hope it doesn't come to that, but if this cold snap continues, you never know.
Pre-finished and engineered wood flooring will become more popular than the once gold-standard of site-finished flooring.
Remodeling giant Neil Kelly Company put together a list of its top 10 home design and remodeling trends for 2013. Top trends include the move toward clean, contemporary kitchen cabinets and the rise of quartz composite countertops.
2012 paint forecast: blue is big
Benjamin Moore color experts are forecasting that blue will be the trend in 2012.
Case Design/Remodeling awards home makeover to community volunteer
This summer, the home of U.S. Army veteran Gary Gaal will be transformed with a low maintenance, energy efficient, beautiful exterior by Case Design/Remodeling Inc.
Permanent Siding and Windows fined for not providing information on lead paint rules to homeowners
By converting models to three-dimensional PDF files, planning service provider and building information modeling (BIM) consultants CG Visions have enabled their clients to collaborate on designs, mark up digital drawings and make notations on design specifications. These professionals can sign off on final designs and even track approvals from their colleagues.
Superior customer service is the number one way remodelers can (and should) differentiate themselves from inferior competition. In the ongoing battle for customers' trust and — ultimately — referrals, remodelers must distinguish themselves in everything from quality of materials and workmanship to the professionalism of sales personnel and work crews.