Natural Versus Engineered Stone: The Pros and Cons

August 31, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Have you narrowed your countertop choices to natural or engineered stone but aren’t sure how you’ll ever make a final decision? Both materials will enhance your kitchen remodel in Sewickley or Mt. Lebanon, but there are a few important differences between the materials. Take a look at our comparison before you make your decision.

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Kitchen Flooring Pros and Cons

August 27, 2016 at 4:30 AM

Flooring is often one of the last things homeowners think about when remodeling their kitchens. They’ve already spent considerable time evaluating cabinet, countertop and fixture choices, and they often feel a little overwhelmed at the prospect of yet another decision. Unfortunately, making a hasty choice can affect the look and comfort of your kitchen for years to come. Our list of kitchen flooring pros and cons provides all of the information you need to make your decision. 

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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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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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