Where to Retire in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

January 30, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Your retirement location can have a profound effect on your happiness in your later years. No matter how much you love your home, your retirement won’t be enjoyable without convenient access to transportation, entertainment and essential services. Location does matter when you retire. If you’re thinking about making a move, consider Pittsburgh There are many vibrant communities that offer all the things retirees need for a happy and productive retirement.

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Awards 25 & 26 come during our 25th anniversary!

December 9, 2013 at 8:28 AM

In past years Master Remodelers brought home 11 awards in this annual competition among regional contractors. On Friday evening December 6th we added another two: for a Sewickley master bath renovation and for a riverside cottage on the Allegheny River.

What a great way to start the Christmas holiday—getting an early gift that was on our 2013 wish list!—and a great ending to a good year for the company.

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Master bath suite connects to nature in Sewickley Heights.

July 26, 2013 at 11:02 AM

For this Sewickley Heights couple, our master bath design combined the space from 2 small bathrooms and 2 closets into one master bath with beautiful views into the countryside. Now approximately 250 sq. ft., the suite includes a double vanity, shower & bath area, a private water closet, and a his and hers walk-in closet. Plus, Universal Design features.

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2012 in review: samples of our design-build remodeling

December 31, 2012 at 9:08 AM

Completing the full design-build renovation of our own home after a 2011 fire—and winning an award for it in December—is perhaps our most rewarding achievement of 2012. There were several other design-build remodeling projects we are proud of, including an aging-in-place renovation (with a new addition) for two seniors, and an outdoor living space with a scenic countryside view. Here are a few project snapshots...

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An aging in place remodeling project to meet seniors needs

August 8, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Master Remodelers recently completed a remodeling project using Aging In Place principles for two seniors in Washington County. With Boomers aging and their parents having access issues, this is an important topic for discussion for families in Western Pennsylvania. Done right, this enables seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own home and neighborhood longer than would be otherwise possible.

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New technology in the home for today's remodeling

May 21, 2012 at 9:18 AM

You’ve noticed the amazing technology revolution going on with cars, computers and the Internet. The same thing is going on in today’s smart home, from kitchen to bath, from roof to basement. Going forward we want to spotlight a wide variety of new technology in the home that can greatly enhance your life. They’ll range from energy efficiency to health and safety, from new appliances to exciting new materials for remodeling.

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Examples of remodeling design for seniors and people with disabilities

February 19, 2012 at 7:58 AM

For many people, their beloved homes now present dangers or challenges because of the owner’s mobility or sensory limitations. Many of these problems can be solved with careful planning and attention to Universal Design principles. We’re committed to making that happen, particularly for seniors.

Maybe you know someone facing these kinds of challenges.

Find out more about how these can be addressed by thoughtful remodeling design for seniors and others with accessibility issues.

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Kitchen remodeling and design: 4 solutions

October 20, 2011 at 9:20 AM

The kitchen is such a vital space in most homes. Its the hub of so much family activity. And you know everyone gathers there for parties! We enjoy the challenge of making it both functional and beautiful.

Each kitchen remodel is unique because each home, each dream, each homeowner and each budget is different. Here are four award-winning Master Remodelers custom kitchen remodeling projects in Pittsburgh.

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Award-winning church renovation for senior citizen

October 19, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Our rural church renovation wins 2 awards

This total renovation of a century-old church for 80+ year old Mrs. Hulley has made her senior years more comfortable… and brought mother and daughter together again on adjacent properties. It is a major transformation of the structure to a cozy, affordable home for an adventuresome senior citizen. Read the story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "A blessed retirement: Former church on daughter's property becomes home for mom."

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