Finding a Contractor You Can Trust to Get the Job Done

August 23, 2016 at 10:00 AM

You’ve probably heard plenty of stories from your friends and relatives about shady or inept contractors. You may even have personal experience with contractors who lied to you, used shoddy materials or just stopped showing up. Although most home renovation contractors are professional and reliable, those who aren’t make homeowners understandably leery of beginning a home remodeling project and trusting their contractors. Before you sign a contract, make sure you’ve thoroughly researched your contractor by completing these steps.

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4 Critical Factors for Remodeling Success

August 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM

It’s disappointing to spend large amounts of time and money on a home remodel only to be unhappy with the results. Sadly, this happens a lot to good folks like you. Fortunately, many of the obstacles that can derail projects can be identified before construction begins if you take the time to design, plan, and accurately budget for your remodel. If you’re contemplating a basement remodel in Mt. Lebanon or a kitchen remodel in Peters Township, PA, keep these factors in mind during the planning process.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Renovate Your Kitchen

August 14, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Do you feel like you’ve done a time warp every time you enter your kitchen? Kitchens and bathrooms tend to show their age more than any other rooms in your home.

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How to Interview Remodelers

August 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Interviewing home remodeling companies is probably the most important aspect of the renovation process. You’ll count on the renovation professionals you hire to perform quality work at a fair price. If you make the wrong choice, you’ll have to live with the results of your decision for years to come. Before you sign on the dotted line, ask contractors in Pittsburgh these questions to avoid a renovation disaster.

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Small Appliances Every Kitchen Should Have

August 6, 2016 at 5:00 AM

Small appliances are the unsung heroes of the kitchen. They don’t get the attention that your oven, dishwasher or refrigerator receives, yet you would probably be lost without them. If you’re about to begin a home remodeling project, you’ll want to make sure your kitchen includes storage for these key appliances.

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10 Things to Do Before You Renovate

August 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Are you considering a kitchen or bath remodel? Before you pick paint colors or choose your new kitchen appliances, make sure you’re ready for your home makeover by checking off these 10 items.

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Sewickley Heights and Cranberry Remodeling Projects That Inspire

July 28, 2016 at 12:58 PM

Have you spent countless hours paging through home design magazines or websites looking for inspiration for your home remodeling project? Viewing similar projects is a good way to decide which features you can’t live without when you start your own renovations. Although taking a look at the latest trends from California or New York can be very helpful, there’s no substitute for a little local inspiration to get your creative juices flowing. You’ll find plenty to like in these three remodeling projects we completed for homeowners in Sewickley Heights and Cranberry.

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Preparing Yourself and Your Home for Remodeling

July 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM

You’ve signed the contract and are ready to start your home renovation in Shadyside or Mt. Lebanon, but are you truly prepared for the remodeling process? Take a look at this list of what may happen when you renovate your home.

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4 Reasons Cut-Rate Renovations Are Probably Too Good to Be True

July 20, 2016 at 10:00 AM

No one likes to spend more than necessary for a home remodeling project. Although it’s important to avoid companies that inflate prices, the old cliché “you get what you pay for” is important to keep in mind when you compare estimates. Consider these reasons to avoid cut-rate renovations before you automatically choose the lowest bidder.

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Kitchen Remodeling with Entertaining in Mind

July 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Does everyone crowd in your kitchen when you entertain friends or relatives? Unfortunately, many older kitchens weren’t built to handle large groups. They may be too small or tucked away at the back of the house away, far from the action. Luckily, it’s easy to create the perfect kitchen for entertaining during your Pittsburgh remodeling project. Take a look at these ways to create the ultimate kitchen entertainment space.

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