9 Older Features to Preserve in a Historic Home

Posted by Jim Walker on Jul 9, 2019 5:45:46 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 1900’s and a bunch of old newspapers used as insulation. And other times, you uncover exquisite raw materials that would cost a small fortune to replicate.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling

How Much Does a Master Suite Addition Cost in Atlanta?

Posted by Jim Walker on May 13, 2019 9:40:00 AM

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, it takes some careful planning on your part and exceptional craftsmanship on the part of your designer/builder to ensure that the private space you create is everything you want it to be.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Neighborhood Spotlight: Virginia-Highland

Posted by Jim Walker on Nov 6, 2018 4:26:45 PM

At Copper Sky Renovations, our mission was developed as a two-way street: we have a passion for restoring old homes because we love Atlanta, and we love Atlanta because we have a passion for restoring old homes. While the Atlanta area in general is famous for its historic houses, this is especially true of neighborhoods like Virginia-Highland.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Historic Home Remodeling

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