How Much Does a Master Suite Addition Cost in Atlanta? [Updated for 2020]

Posted by Jim Walker on Feb 7, 2020 1:28:01 PM

The Master Suite in your home is a unique place. In many respects, it’s a world of its own where you can retreat, relax, and be refreshed. Of course, you’ll need to invest a lot of time into researching your needs, with a designer/builder that provides exceptional craftsmanship.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Home Additions, Historic Home Remodeling, Finance & Taxes, Design

8 Big Remodeling Ideas for Small Spaces

Posted by Jim Walker on Oct 22, 2019 7:50:00 AM
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Topics: Home Remodeling, Design

Does Your Atlanta Home Need an ADU?

Posted by Jim Walker on Jun 24, 2019 4:31:33 PM

In 1960, there were 6.9 million single-person households in the States. In 2017, that number rose to 35.25 million. Yet it may be questioned whether there’s been a significant enough shift in how we design and build houses to accommodate this rising number of single-person households. So what do these statistics mean for the average homeowner?

Today, we’ll look at some of the benefits of incorporating an ADU (additional dwelling unit) into your upcoming home remodel in Atlanta, GA.

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Topics: Home Additions, Design, Accessory Dwelling Unit

4 Fantastic Finished Basement Designs

Posted by Jim Walker on May 20, 2019 9:57:00 AM

When you think about the unfinished basement in your Atlanta-area home, it can be hard to envision what it can be. Your basement, however, can be one of the great untapped sources of highly usable space in your home. It’s one way you can add space to your home without actually adding to your house’s footprint. What are some of the options? Here’s a look at four fantastic finished basement designs that can offer inspiration.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Basement Remodeling Atlanta, Design

Mid-Century Modern Design in Atlanta

Posted by Jim Walker on May 6, 2019 8:42:00 AM

There are styles and trends that come and go. Some styles, however, have enduring appeal and enjoy repeated revivals. Mid-century modern design is one of those styles. But what exactly is mid-century modern design and is it right for your Atlanta home?

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling, Design

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

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 to give you tips on what’s in--and what’s out--in 2019.

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Topics: Design

7 Remodeling Ideas for the Holiday Entertainer

Posted by Jim Walker on Oct 17, 2018 12:06:00 PM

A Warm Way to Welcome

Most everyone associates the holidays with a type of homecoming. If you want your Atlanta, GA house to feel like home to everyone staying with you this holiday season, start by giving them an honoring welcome (like this one)--make sure the walkways to your front door are well maintained, your porch is freshly painted and any weather damage restored, and your front door is framed with lights.

Once inside, guests will also appreciate a spacious entryway equipped with a bench and a closet, wardrobe, or built-in where they can store coats, hats, and shoes.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Home Additions, Historic Home Remodeling, Exterior Remodeling, Design