Residential

Waiting is half the fun!

Waiting is half the fun! Well, okay, maybe not in the case of home remodeling but delays have become common for home remodelers. According to the latest national data and surveys from Houzz, homeowners wanting to begin a remodeling project may be delayed a month or longer before the project can begin. “Homeowners can anticipate […]

The terminology of tile

Tile may be among the most understated – but effective – home remodeling features we have and yet the terminology of tile can often elude us. Unless we really understand tile and its uses as a homeowner we can make – or ask our home remodeling contractor to make – what might turn out to […]

Take it easy this summer!

Take it easy this summer! Most of us Southwest Floridians know – and appreciate – the relative slow pace of summers in our region. We have far fewer visitors and tourists. Our school and work schedules are lessen, some by a little, some by a lot. The weather is always wonderful (if no storms threaten). […]

Builder confidence is high despite slight weakening

Builder confidence is high despite slight weakening in a morale index maintained monthly by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, or HMI, dipped just a bit after revision in May from a numerical rating of 69 to a rating of 67. But the NAHB insists the revised […]

Avoid a summer home mess

Ah, yes, it’s summer and the kids are all over the house but – good news! – there are plenty of ways to avoid a summer home mess. Just because the kids are all over the place and running wild with fun summer activities – and you’re dashing them all over town, even more than […]