May 2016

Home Renovation Budget: How to Avoid Surprise Costs

May 6th, 2016|Residential Architecture|

Cost overruns on construction projects are typical and even expected on projects today but can they be avoided? Absolutely! Follow these home renovation budget tips to avoid surprise costs during your home renovation: Have a detailed plan prepared of exactly what your renovation will look like prior to beginning the bid process. Renovate in keeping [...]

Renovation Planning: The Best Time to Plan for a Home Renovation

May 6th, 2016|Residential Architecture|

As the last leaf falls and the year is winding down, the holidays are fast approaching.  This time of year we instinctively playback the events and milestones of years past.  During the fast paced, hustle bustle of the holidays there is barely a thought to what the future holds. Once the New Year arrives it [...]

Energy Efficient Remodeling Tips

May 6th, 2016|Residential Architecture|

A few years ago I had my annual maintenance done on my furnace. The technician recommended we install a computerized regulator that could save us 15-30% by controlling when and how intensely the furnace fired to heat our home.  I was skeptical at first, but we went ahead with his advice.  Years later, that little [...]