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. The trick is to know what to preserve and what can go, and if you haven’t remodeled a historic home before, you’ll want a guide by your side to help you assess the value of each discovery.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Historic Home Remodeling

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

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?

Defining mid-century modern is a bit of a challenge. If you ask four people, you’re likely to get five different responses. Part of that is because the style has been around so long that it’s evolved over time. But rather than worrying about creating the perfect definition of mid-century modern, let’s look at a few key elements.

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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

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

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!) The OBIE Awards were created in 1980 to recognize excellence in the Atlanta, GA new home construction industry. As a company that consciously celebrates excellence in all our projects, we’re thrilled to have been presented this award by the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council.

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