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.Read More >
A favorite service we like to incorporate into home remodeling projects is improving a home's energy efficiency. This is part of our Sustainability offering that helps to define The Master Remodelers Difference.
While we’ve received lots of testimonials from our Pittsburgh remodeling clients over the years, here are two favorites from satisfied customers touting the differences they’re seeing and feeling in their homes.Read More >
While it was great to start 2013 and launch our 25th anniversary with two new, whole house renovations, we got something extra special in the mail this week. It’s an unsolicited testimonial letter for a job we just finished—an entire basement remodel including for energy efficiency and comfort.
Here’s a preview:
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“In considering all of the money we have spent on home improvements, it was definitely the best money we ever spent.”
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...Read More >
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.Read More >
We believe Master Remodelers stands out from the small group of top home remodeling contractors in the Pittsburgh region. Our customers do too; you can read some of their testimonials.
In part, it’s about the quality of our work, which has won 26 awards. In addition, we offer our customers some unique synergies and services that may not be so obvious at first glance on our website.Read More >
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.Read More >
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.Read More >
A favorite service we like to incorporate into home remodeling projects is making homes more energy efficient. This is part of our Sustainability offering that helps to define The Master Remodelers Difference.
While we’ve received lots of testimonials from our Pittsburgh remodeling clients over the years, here are two recent ones from satisfied Home Performance customers, touting the differences they’re seeing and feeling in their homes.Read More >
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...Read More >