How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost in the Pittsburgh Area?

March 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Are you planning a kitchen remodel in Mt. Lebanon, Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, or another Pittsburgh area but aren’t sure how much to budget for your renovation? National remodeling estimates provide a rough idea of the price you’ll pay to remodel your kitchen, but they don’t take into account local factors that influence your total cost.

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How Much Does a Basement Remodel Cost in the Pittsburgh Area?

March 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM

They’re usually the least loved areas of the house, but basements don’t have to be dark, depressing spaces. Your basement provides valuable living space and offers the square footage you need to create the ultimate game room, home theater or guest suite. Estimating your costs is an essential part of any interior home remodeling project. Take a look at how much you can expect to spend on your basement renovation.

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How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in the Pittsburgh Area?

February 25, 2017 at 12:00 AM

If you’re considering starting a Pittsburgh bathroom remodeling project, you’re probably wondering how much you’ll need to spend to get everything on your wish list. A realistic cost estimate will help you ensure you get all of the features you want.

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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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3 Ways HGTV Sets Unrealistic Budget Expectations for Design Build Remodeling

December 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM

It’s no surprise that most reality shows, home improvement and remodeling shows included, are scripted to some degree. If it’s not apparent by the bad acting, the unrealistically low budget gives away the fact that these shows are out of touch with the experiences of real homeowners. Take a look at three ways HGTV shows lead viewers astray.

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5 Remodeling Projects That Will Significantly Increase Your Home’s Value

July 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM

The best remodeling projects not only make you happy,theyalso increase the value of your home.

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Kitchen Upgrades with Great ROI and Tons of Benefits

June 30, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Whether you enjoy cooking huge gourmet meals from scratch or your idea of cooking is heating up restaurant leftovers, your kitchen is probably one of the most used rooms in your home. If it’s unattractive or dated, you probably don’t want to spend much time there. Unfortunately, the things you don’t like about your kitchen may also turn off prospective buyers when it’s time to sell your home.

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Do You Live in Lawrenceville? Now is the Best Time to Remodel!

May 31, 2016 at 9:00 AM


Remodeling your home can significantly increase its value over time. However, keep in mind that ROI (return on investment) varies around the country.

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Can Remodeling Increase the Value of Your Mt. Lebanon Home?

May 11, 2016 at 12:54 PM

ROI (return on investment) is not always easy to measure in remodeling. However, if you're remodeling your Mt. Lebanon home and wondering if the effort and expense are worth it, the answer is a resounding “yes.” A home that needs work is harder to sell and harder to enjoy. In addition, some issues will just continue to worsen (and become more expensive to fix) the longer you ignore them.

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Benefits of Remodeling Your Pittsburgh Home

May 6, 2016 at 12:51 PM

Pittsburgh is well known for its older housing stock and its unique, architecturally significant homes. Older homes are often more affordable, but frequently they need work to update them to today's standards and lifestyles. For example, older homes may need both indoor and outdoor changes, including siding, window and door replacement, roofing and structural alterations to change floor plans and make the most of the rooms in the property.

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