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 useable 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 4 fantastic finished basement designs that can offer inspiration.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Basement Remodeling Atlanta, Design

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. And naturally, a good plan has to have a realistic budget. You might even want to pursue a home remodeling loan. So, how much does a Master Suite addition cost in Atlanta?

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

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, GA” may seem like a straightforward question. Getting a helpful answer to your specific question about kitchen remodeling is a little more complicated. Here’s what you need to understand before remodeling your Atlanta kitchen.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Kitchen Remodeling

Do Home Remodeling Shows Create Realistic 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. At the same time, everyone wants a mudroom that’s also visually clean enough to usher casual guests through and also affords enough storage spaces for clothing and household items. Here are six of our favorite practical mudroom ideas for your home renovation in Atlanta, GA.

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Topics: Home Remodeling

Adding a Wine Cellar to Your Atlanta Home May Be Easier Than You Think

Posted by Jim Walker on Oct 25, 2018 12:59:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Home Additions, Exterior Remodeling

7 Remodeling Ideas for the Holiday Entertainer

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

1. 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, Exterior Remodeling

Remodeling in 2019? Get Started Now With These 7 Planning Tips

Posted by Jim Walker on Oct 11, 2018 12:33:00 PM

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.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Home Additions, Exterior Remodeling