The Latest in Home Technology 2017

January 25, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Are you planning a home remodeling project in 2017? There’s no better time to add a few high-tech touches that will make your life easier and more comfortable than during the remodeling process. You’ll want to include one or more of these home technology products in your renovation plans.

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Your Home Isn’t Cold Because of Your Doors and Windows – And Here’s the Test That Proves It

December 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Poorly fitting doors and windows can definitely cause drafts in your home, but they’re not usually the main culprits if your house is too cold.  If it doesn’t seem much warmer indoors than outdoors, you’ll want to schedule an energy audit that includes a blower door test. The test is particularly important if you’re contemplating home improvements in Pittsburgh or surrounding areas. Once problem areas are identified, your home renovation contractor can incorporate leak sealing into your remodeling plans.

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Old World Charm and Modern Luxury Come Together in This Wexford Home Theater Remodel

November 14, 2016 at 12:08 PM

When a family in Wexford decided that they wanted a home theater that was anything but ordinary, they turned to us to make their vision a reality. Since our customer is a successful commercial contractor himself, he knew that getting the little details just right was going to be the key to the success of this home remodeling project. Thanks to our extensive design-build experience, we had the tools, knowledge and expertise to create a home theater that combined old world elegance with modern technology.

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The Best Audio and Home Control Systems to Install During Your Remodel

November 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM
There’s no better time to install a state-of-the-art audio and home control systems than during a home remodel. Adding dimmer switches, automatic shades, speakers, sensors, cameras and other items is much easier when your home is already under construction. If you’re not sure which features to choose for your Fox Chapel or Squirrel Hill, PA, renovation, take a look at a few innovative systems and components our clients prefer. Read More >

An early Christmas present—our 22nd renovation award December 7th!

December 8, 2012 at 10:01 AM

At the Fairmont Hotel we were honored by the Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, bringing our total awards to 22. Located in Mt. Lebanon, our 2012 winning entry was voted by our peers “Best Multi-room Renovation—$300,000-750,000.”

Congratulations again to our designers and craftsmen for another year of award-winning remodeling work.

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New kitchen technology: sleek, smart appliances

July 8, 2012 at 9:50 AM

There's an amazing technological revolution going on with cars, mobile devices, phones and the Internet. The same is happening in the home, especially with new kitchen technology. Soon we’ll explore homes with whole-house controls, referred to as “smart homes.”

Here we're spotlighting the revolution in new kitchen technology in the room that is often the hub of family activity.

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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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Tour our home renovation after a fire: "A new Star is born"

March 5, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Last July 16th, my family tragically lost our home, possessions and two beloved dogs to a house fire. It was a painful experience for all of us, but our neighbors and friends showed us their amazing compassion in so many ways. We have removed the charred remains and created a visionary plan. Come see our mid-point progress on our renovation after a fire. It incorporates state-of-the-art products, technology and Energy Star features.

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Green remodeling means savings for you all year

April 8, 2010 at 1:01 PM

Green remodeling = comfort + savings

Improving home energy efficiency means most in winter by dramatically reducing heating bills. Yet there are advantages year round to being “green," meaning your home is as energy efficient, healthy and comfortable as possible.

We suggest you think green as part of your home remodeling. Even “lite green” is good, with very simple improvements. In the best of all worlds this starts with a diagnostic home energy audit. Check out some Master Remodelers success stories here in Pittsburgh...

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