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

Copper Sky's OBIE Award: Best Basement Over $75,000 (First Place)

Posted by Jim Walker on Jan 15, 2019 3:37:15 PM

In 2018, we won several remodeling OBIE Awards, including Best Kitchen over $50,000, Best Bathroom over $25,000, best addition, and overall Remodeler of the Year from the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council--but the fun isn’t over.

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Topics: Remodeling Award

Copper Sky's OBIE Award: Best Addition (First Place)

Posted by Jim Walker on Jan 4, 2019 12:18:00 PM

Just as with our best bathroom over $25,000, this is our second year in a row taking OBIE’s first place award for best addition. We built this second-story addition onto a charming, historic bungalow home in Oakhurst for a growing family with two young children and a third on the way.

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Topics: Home Additions, Remodeling Award

Copper Sky's OBIE Award: Best Bathroom Over $25,000 (First Place)

Posted by Jim Walker on Jan 3, 2019 2:50:00 PM

At Copper Sky Renovations, this is our second year in a row winning OBIE’s first place award for 2018’s Best Bathroom over $25,000. (Be sure to view our 2017 gold winner, as well as our 2017 silver winner!)

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling, Remodeling Award

Copper Sky's OBIE Award: Best Kitchen over $50,000 (First Place)

Posted by Jim Walker on Jan 3, 2019 12:04:39 PM

Looking back on 2018, we’re proud to have been named the OBIE Awards Remodeler of the Year, but taking home this title wouldn’t have been possible without the devoted care our team gives to each project we take on.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Design Atlanta, Remodeling Award

Copper Sky Wins 2018 Remodeler of the Year

Posted by Jim Walker on Jan 2, 2019 12:03:10 PM

There’s perhaps no more jubilant month than December. It’s the month for celebrating the year past, for casting a vision for the year to come, and for giving and gratefully receiving gifts. As Atlanta's premier historic remodeling company, there’s no greater gift than being named the 2018 OBIE Awards Remodeler of the Year in recognition of the intricately crafted remodels we have given our clients this past year.

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HGTV and Unrealistic Expectations

Posted by Jim Walker on Dec 17, 2018 4:26:00 PM

When you view a creative movie adaptation of your favorite book, you’re able to enjoy each experience much more if you think of them as completely separate stories. The same is true of real-life remodels versus tv show remodels. While there are many variances between reality remodeling shows and real-life remodeling projects, most of these differences can be classified into two major categories: money and time.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling

6 Practical Mudroom Ideas for Your Atlanta Remodel

Posted by Jim Walker on Nov 25, 2018 4:29:00 PM

With more rainfall on average than elsewhere in the States, Atlanta is a city where hardworking mudrooms are a must. Mudrooms are the perfect way to keep your living area clutter-free of coats and shoes and your floors free of water and dirt.

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Topics: Home Remodeling

Copper Sky Brings Home Six Obie Awards in Atlanta

Posted by Jim Walker on Nov 20, 2018 4:31:33 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