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 […]

Unclutter in 30 minutes or less

We’ve all faced it: our home feeling way too cluttered, suddenly, but we actually can unclutter in 30 minutes or less. Not possible, you say? Laura Gaskill, clutter expert (or, rather, the expert on getting rid of household clutter), gives us some fresh new ideas for simple steps to uncluttering a home in a recent […]

Saving water on our outdoor spaces

Saving water on our outdoor spaces is one of the most effective – and cost effective – measure we can do to ensure the resilience of our environment. While we have yet to experience in Southwest Florida the extreme drought experienced in some regions, we are so dependent on good water resources here that we […]

Remodeling industry is surging nationwide

The remodeling industry is surging nationwide, according to the latest figures. We certainly feel that trend, too, in Southwest Florida. “Four out of six industry sectors reported optimism for the first quarter of 2017 in line with one year ago,” writes Erin Carlyle of the Houzz editorial staff, reporting on the Houzz Renovation Barometer. “Notably, […]

How can I improve the outside of my home?

How can I improve the outside of my home? Sure, we’re in the home remodeling and renovation business (commercial construction, too) but the outside of one’s home has amazing potential for the creation of amenities and living space you may not have even considered. Especially here in Florida there is little reason to keep our […]

Remodeling: where do I start?

Remodeling: where do I start? It’s the question nearly every home owner asks well before, even, she or he has any idea what exactly the remodeling project will be. Relax, you’re not alone. Fortunately for us, Houzz contributor Eva Byrne asked the same questions and came up with a comfortable way of focusing one’s remodeling […]