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Pro Tips for Kitchen Design

Pro Tips for Kitchen Design

It’s long been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where you prepare family dinners and teach your children the proper baking techniques. With so much emphasis placed on the kitchen, you need to put your wants and needs first when renovating. To help get you started, here are some pro kitchen design tips.

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7 Popular Home Renovations

7 Popular Home Renovations

Home remodeling projects can completely transform your space, making you feel more at home and cozier than ever before. To help you get some ideas, we’ve outlined seven of the most popular home renovations below.

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5 Pro Tips for Managing a Remodeling Project

5 Pro Tips for Managing a Remodeling Project

Whether you’re renovating your master bathroom or completely gutting and redoing your kitchen, there’s a lot that goes into a home remodeling project. If you’re taking charge of your next home improvement endeavor, here are a few tips for managing a remodeling project like a pro.

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7 Steps to Take After a Remodel

7 Steps to Take After a Remodel

The remodel is over, but you’re not done quite yet. There are still a few things that need to be taken care of. As the excitement of your new floors or kitchen cabinets wears off, keep these tips in mind. They’ll help you protect your investment and keep your home looking beautiful.

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7 Home Renovations and What They Cost

7 Home Renovations and What They Cost

Thanks to Pinterest, magazines and TV shows, updating your home seems more possible than ever before. They show you the amazing before-and-after photos and tell you exactly how it’s done. Above all, they inspire you to finally start those home renovations that you’ve always dreamt about. But realistically, how much are new cabinets or windows going to cost you?

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Where to Invest When Remodeling a Kitchen

Where to Invest When Remodeling a Kitchen

There are a lot of elements that go into a kitchen. So, when it comes time to remodel, it can be hard to pick and choose which parts are worth investing your time and money into. Especially since it’s often the main focal point of the house. If you plan to resell in the future, think about how your new kitchen will look to prospective buyers. Will they be awed by the cabinetry? In love with the countertops? If you’re considering remodeling a kitchen, here are some of the top areas to invest in.

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5 Types of Deck Railings You Will Love

5 Types of Deck Railings You Will Love

If you’re thinking about redoing your deck, be careful not to overlook the railings. The rails add the perfect finishing touch and can tie the whole space together. While the deck railings’ main purpose is safety, they can also become a beautiful statement piece. Check out these five different types of deck railings for inspiration.

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How to Use the Pantone Color of the Year in Your Home

How to Use the Pantone Color of the Year in Your Home

Every year, the Pantone Color Institute chooses a color that sets the current standard for trend and design. The Pantone Color of the Year for 2018 is Ultra Violet – a blue-based purple that’s both dramatic and thought-provoking. Learn more about this rich color, and how you can use it to spruce up your interior design.

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Maryland Kitchen Remodeling Project

Maryland Kitchen Remodeling Project

One of our recent projects was a kitchen remodeling project for the Castille family. The homeowner’s goal was to have an updated open-concept kitchen with more storage capacity. The original kitchen was rather dark due to the oak cabinets and black granite countertops. And, the homeowners were looking for a brighter, airy kitchen to cook and entertain. 

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Home Insulation Basics

Home Insulation Basics

Being a homeowner is amazing, but we can’t all afford our own maintenance crews. That is why it is important to know the basics of home maintenance and things like home insulation. Here is a basic guide on home insulation and what you need to know.

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100 Olde Point Village Suite 102
Chester, MD 21619
Phone: 410-827-8811 • Toll Free: 800-739-2676
Fax: 443-249-3007

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Monday – Friday 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Saturday 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Other hours are available by appointment.