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.
Last week, we talked about seven ways to renovate your home for holiday hosting. One feature we didn’t discuss--which some happy souls consider second in importance only to the basics--is a home wine cellar. Little in life spreads cheer as well as a delicious libation shared among family and friends, and as any host or hostess knows, presentation is half the experience. Here’s how you can easily incorporate a wine cellar into your Atlanta, GA house renovation.
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.
As any parent who has recently sent their kids back to school knows, planning ahead is paramount. Just as you attend orientations, map out school routes, purchase pencils and miscellaneous supplies, and brainstorm on-the-go lunches, so too there’s a set list of planning tips you should start on today for your 2019 Atlanta, GA remodel, even before you contact your renovation contractor.
What is an ADU?
While most of us have heard the term “ADU,” it’s still fresh enough to merit a definition. ADU stands for “accessory dwelling unit,” which refers to any secondary living space that’s distinct from the home’s main living quarters. From entirely separate buildings to additions above garages to basements with separate entrances to primary home bump-outs, ADUs can take many shapes and can adapt to many purposes. Several homeowners in the Atlanta, GA area are incorporating them into their home improvement and remodel plans.
As daylight hours stretch further into the evening and plant life everywhere burgeons with new life, it’s the ideal time to plan your sunroom getaway. Whether you want to remodel an underutilized sunroom design or you’re planning a sunroom addition, here are some tips for creating the perfect in-home paradise.
Copper Sky specializes in restoring a range of historic houses in the wider Atlanta, GA, area. Last month, we highlighted our renovation of a gorgeous Arts and Crafts home in Morningside. Today, let’s take a look at our extensive work on a Tudor home remodel in Decatur, GA.
At Copper Sky Renovations, we are as much artists as we are remodeling contractors, which is why old homes hold such a special place in our hearts. We know the unique history of each era of architecture, we know the current design trends, and we love getting to know our clients’ needs.
Is anyone else ready for summer? It may seem a little early to begin to wish for longer days and warmer weather, but when it comes to readying your home for summer, the time to talk is now. Let’s look at four of the best home improvement investments you can make this spring.