Websites to Explore the Cost of Remodeling

February 9, 2017 at 10:39 AM

Very few people become successful by just guessing how much things cost. So why make cost assumptions for your home remodeling project based on how much your friend paid? Take a look a few websites that can help you develop a realistic estimate of the cost of your new family room or home theater addition.

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Small Appliances Every Kitchen Should Have

February 4, 2017 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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5 Reasons Your Remodel May Be Delayed

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 AM

TV remodeling shows make updating your home look easy. Projects wrap up in a week or two with just a few made-for-TV speed bumps that barely slow down the remodeling process. In reality, delays can substantially increase the timeline for your project. These five delays are among the most common reasons that Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania remodeling projects aren’t finished on time. Luckily, you can reduce some delays if you anticipate these problems and take steps to avoid them.

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Why Professional Project Photos Are Important When Selecting a Remodeler

September 26, 2016 at 6:00 AM

You wouldn’t buy a new car sight unseen, but some homeowners choose home remodeling companies without seeing their work first. Professional photographs provide important information that will help you decide if a particular company is a good choice for you. Keep these things in mind when you review contractor photo galleries.

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When is the Best Time to Remodel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania?

September 21, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Are you considering adding a master bedroom addition to your home in Mt. Lebanon or updating your kitchen in Fox Chapel, PA? Choosing the optimum time for home renovations is essential if you want to reduce disruptions and delays. These tips will help you select the ideal time for your  home remodeling project.

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3 Design Build Advantages Over Traditional Remodeling

September 16, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Are you researching home remodeling companies, but aren’t sure if a design build company is the right choice for your project? Design build offers several advantages over traditional remodeling and can save you considerable time. Consider these benefits before you choose a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania home improvement contractor.

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Where We Remodel: Sewickley Heights

September 12, 2016 at 6:00 AM

Large lots, impressive homes, and a relatively easy commute to downtown Pittsburgh make Sewickley Heights the ideal place to live. In this first of a series of blog posts dedicated to the communities we serve, we’ll explore the many benefits of living in the borough.

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Lawrenceville: Should You Remodel in This Up-and-Coming Neighborhood?

September 8, 2016 at 5:20 PM

For many years, Lawrenceville was one of the last places homeowners considered when shopping for a new home. The industrial area may have been one of the largest neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, but it didn’t appeal to upscale buyers.

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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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