Jim Walker

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15 Features to Preserve in a Historic Home

Posted by Jim Walker on Aug 24, 2020 4:04:35 PM

Historic home remodels are like treasure hunts for adults: you never know what you'll find. Sometimes, you unearth family portraits from the early 1900s and a bunch of old newspapers used as insulation.

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Topics: Historic Home Remodeling

Working with a Kitchen Designer in Atlanta [6 Tips for Communication]

Posted by Jim Walker on Aug 24, 2020 3:35:33 PM

Some of us dream of a simple and elegant transitional style kitchen, while others dream of a utilitarian yet chic industrial design. Whatever your dream, you’ll want someone to help you find, define, and design it. This is where kitchen designers in Atlanta come in. Let’s talk about how to find the right designer, how to communicate your unique style, and how to form a successful partnership on the road to your dream kitchen. 

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Design

Everything You Need to Know About Excavating a Basement in Atlanta

Posted by Jim Walker on Aug 24, 2020 8:49:00 AM

We will often speak with homeowners who love their home but wish it had more space and utility. Basements can often fit the bill. Many homeowners think that a basement cannot be built if a current space doesn't exist. But the truth is that if you have a crawlspace- you can have a basement. Here's what it takes to excavate a basement in Atlanta.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Exterior Remodeling, Basement Remodeling

From Crawlspace to Basement: A New Basement Gym and Sauna in Atlanta

Posted by Jim Walker on Aug 13, 2020 12:41:42 PM

This project, one of our toughest to date, is also one of our proudest accomplishments as a team. When this Atlanta homeowner asked us to create a 1250 square foot basement with 9’ ceilings in a crawlspace, we knew we needed to deliver.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling, Design

Ceiling Design Ideas: 6 Ideas for Your Ceiling

Posted by Jim Walker on Aug 12, 2020 5:23:51 PM

Aside from height, there aren’t many ceiling attributes most people discuss, simply because most ceilings generally fade into the background against other, more noticeable home features. Nevertheless, there are many beautiful ceiling design options available for your Atlanta home remodel, and we’d like to take you through a tour of six of our favorites.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling

2018 OBIE Awards: 6 Awards, Including Remodeler of the Year

Posted by Jim Walker on Aug 7, 2020 4:09:42 PM

Copper Sky Renovations is thrilled to announce we've won Remodeler of the Year at the 2018 OBIE Awards. The OBIE awards are the premier awards given by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council in the home construction industry. In addition to being named Remodeler of the Year, we took home five additional awards for our projects in 2018.

For more information on the Remodeler of the Year award, click here

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Topics: Historic Home Remodeling, Remodeling Award

Carriage House: Inside an Atlanta Carriage Home Addition

Posted by Jim Walker on Aug 7, 2020 10:05:35 AM

Our newest project claims two titles, one of our toughest projects to date, and one of our most proudest projects to date. A newly built carriage home with a two-car garage is tied into a brand new basement via an underground tunnel, creating a unique experience for this Atlanta homeowner.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling, Design

10 Must-See Kitchens in Atlanta [Updated June 2020]

Posted by Jim Walker on Jun 25, 2020 9:49:32 AM

How are Atlanta’s top designers remodeling their kitchens? It’s helpful to track trends as you prepare for your own remodel, but it’s equally rewarding to scout innovative designs that are likely to blossom into trends. Today, let’s take a tour of the top 10 cutting-edge kitchen designs in Atlanta, GA.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Design

How to Start a Home Remodeling Project in Atlanta

Posted by Jim Walker on Jun 22, 2020 9:33:00 AM

Whether your project is big or small, we want you to be well-equipped to tackle your goals. Take a look at this introductory guide to help you prepare for your home remodel in Atlanta.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling

2017 OBIE Awards: 5 Awards, Including Whole Home Remodel Under $250k

Posted by Jim Walker on Jun 5, 2020 12:23:27 PM

The OBIE Awards program began in 1980 as a way to recognize and feature outstanding achievements in home remodeling, new home building, marketing, and personal achievements. The program is presented by the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association, Inc.’s Sales and Marketing Council.

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Topics: OBIE