Planning a Budget with Value Engineering

It’s National Home Improvement Month: Stop Dreaming and Start Doing! During the past 12 months (or more), we’ve all spent a lot of our time indoors and, because of that, we’ve been made acutely aware of the things in our homes that could use some updating. It’s finally time to stop dreaming and start doing …

Having A Stylish Home That’s Within Reach

Have you decided that you would like to stay in your own home for as long as possible, like so many other homeowners? The cost and complexity of moving are probably more than you want to endure, especially if you love your current location and its proximity to services you use. When you plan any …

Are You Ready for a Change? Think “Transitional”

We’ve all been looking forward to the New Year and all the changes it brings. This is the time of year we always think about transitions and starting fresh. For 2021, most of us really crave beginning the transition back to living life the way we did before 2020 hit with all of its challenges. …

Is an Open Floor Plan Right for You?

Many home styles today feature an “open concept” layout. The open floor plan that seems to be everywhere is an often-requested update for homeowners thinking about remodeling. It almost always refers to a kitchen that opens to a dining area and a great room, usually eliminating the separate dining and living rooms of traditional home …

Transitioning to Universal Design

If you are a homeowner in Monmouth, Middlesex, Mercer or Ocean County New Jersey, you probably would like to stay in your current home for as long as possible, either because you love your location or because of the cost and disruption of moving to a new home. So, thinking ahead to future needs is …

6 Ways to Wake Up Your Master Bedroom

Having a tired master bedroom is not a good thing! It should be a place where you can get away from it all, your sanctuary. If you don’t feel relaxed and refreshed there, you’ve probably put off remodeling your master suite for too long. Maybe it’s time for a change! Here are a few updates …

Color Trends for Your Home Remodeling Project

When you’re ready to do a remodeling project, there are a lot of decisions to be made. You’ll certainly have preferences for the layout and use of the newly remodeled space, and you can do research to compare appliances and fixtures, but what do you do when it comes to choosing colors? There are several …