Designing a Low Maintenance Home in Atlanta

Posted by Jim Walker on Apr 22, 2019 8:54:00 AM

 Most newly remodeled homes look great when they’re completed. But keeping your home looking fantastic for years down the road takes some planning—and occasionally a bit of elbow grease.  A lot of the planning takes the form of choosing the right materials to use in your remodeling project. Let’s take a look at designing your home for easy cleaning and upkeep.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Exterior Remodeling, Design

Practical Remodeling Ideas for Your Atlanta Home

Posted by Jim Walker on Apr 15, 2019 8:46:00 AM

Remodeling your Atlanta home is about much more than simply improving its appearance. Aesthetics are important, but they’re not the only things to consider when you’re renovating. You want your home to be comfortable and convenient. That may mean making some changes to the physical layout so that your home reflects your lifestyle. Let’s look at a few practical remodeling ideas for your Atlanta home.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Historic Home Remodeling, Design

Can Kitchen Renovations Lead to a Healthier Lifestyle?

Posted by Jim Walker on Apr 1, 2019 8:46:00 AM

The impact renovating your Atlanta kitchen can have on your home cannot be underestimated. But can kitchen renovations actually lead to a healthier lifestyle?

Perhaps that concept leads to images of a kitchen with a built-in NordicTrack®, but that’s really not what we’re talking about here. Can changing the way your kitchen looks and functions actually result in a healthier lifestyle?

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Topics: Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Design Atlanta, Design

How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in the Atlanta Area? [Updated February 2019]

Posted by Jim Walker on Feb 20, 2019 6:04:30 PM

Sometimes there is just no substitute for extra space. If you’ve become frustrated with trying to make do with the existing space in your Atlanta-area home (endlessly rearranging and reorganizing furniture and rooms to try to accommodate your lifestyle) the real solution may be to consider an addition to your home. But how much does a home addition cost in the Atlanta area?  Naturally, every project will be different—depending on the size and complexity of the remodel, but here are some averages for popular addition projects in the Atlanta area.

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Topics: Remodeling Investment, Home Additions

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Atlanta? [Updated February 2019]

Posted by Jim Walker on Feb 19, 2019 1:30:58 PM

If you’ve decided that the bathroom in your Atlanta-area is ready for remodeling, chances are you have a big question you need to answer before you dive in: “How much is this going to set you back?

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Home Additions, Historic Home Remodeling

How Much Does a Basement Remodel Cost in Atlanta? [Updated February 2019]

Posted by Jim Walker on Feb 19, 2019 1:30:12 PM

If you're looking for a great way to take advantage of under-utilized living space in your Atlanta-area home, remodeling your basement can be the perfect project. It allows you to increase useable space without increasing the existing footprint of your home.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Basement Remodeling Atlanta

How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost in Atlanta, GA? [Updated: February 2019]

Posted by Jim Walker on Feb 19, 2019 1:29:44 PM

Knowing what something should cost before you commit to a purchase is just plain smart. Getting the right information, however, is a little more involved than simply asking the cost. “How much does a kitchen remodel cost in Atlanta” may seem like a straightforward question- but getting a helpful answer to your specific question about kitchen remodeling is a little more complicated.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Kitchen Remodeling

The Top 2019 Design Trend for Your Atlanta Home

Posted by Jim Walker on Feb 14, 2019 3:41:00 PM

Compared to previous years, design trends that are predicted to thrive in 2019 are less reactionary and more balanced. Upcoming trends take a step back from severe minimalism without overindulging in loud colors, materials, and styles. Today we’ve assembled tips from Decor Aid, Elle Decor, and Realtor.com to give you tips on what’s in--and what’s out--in 2019.

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Topics: Design

Home Improvement Deductions in 2018: What You Need to Know Before Filing Your Taxes

Posted by Jim Walker on Feb 8, 2019 4:03:00 PM

You may have heard that you can claim federal tax deductions on home improvements. Some deductions may be claimed at the time of your home purchase, others during the years you own your home, and still others when you sell. However, there are rules that govern each category.

Today, we’ll walk you through which of your Atlanta, GA, home improvements count toward taxes and the ways in which you can claim and qualify them.

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Topics: Finance & Taxes

Copper Sky's OBIE Award: Best Specialty Room (Second Place)

Posted by Jim Walker on Jan 15, 2019 3:55:16 PM

Just like in the Oscars, where each winning performance is awarded for its own unique brilliance, our sixth and final OBIE award for 2018 goes to a room whose style is unexpectedly modern and industrial for Coppery Sky’s reputation as a historic home remodeler specializing in Craftsman and Victorian-era home remodels.

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Topics: Remodeling Award, Accessory Dwelling Unit