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Category: Home Remodeling

Why Is Remodeling Better Than New Construction?

Many homeowners opt to have their homes renovated instead of building new. Are you wondering why? There are lots of compelling reasons to consider renovating instead of investing in a new build. You have the cash you need in the bank. When you have ample savings in the bank to cover your renovations without taking out a loan, it makes sense to want to enjoy home improvements without worrying about[...]

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Tips to Open Up a Floor Plan Even More

Open floor plans are gaining favor among homeowners who love the feeling of wide open spaces and a seamless flow in the home. In an existing home, this often means the merging of smaller rooms into a bigger living space, one that also allows for better interaction among the home’s occupants. One of the barriers in allowing for a more open concept in the home is load-bearing walls. Since load-bearing[...]

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Designing a Shared Bedroom for Kids: 3 Tips to Keep in Mind

Housing two personalities in one room isn’t always easy but it’s completely doable, especially with some help from the right remodeler. To help you get started, here are a few shared bedroom design ideas to keep in mind. Give Each Child Their Own Space While kids may not value privacy in the same way that adults do, they too benefit from having a space of their own. The simplest way[...]

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Flooring That Will Make Your Pets Happy

When you’re a pet owner, one of the most often considered home remodels is looking for and installing pet-friendly flooring. But how do you know what to look for?  Pet owners would easily answer: resistance to scratches and damage, pet traction and pet comfort. All These are the most important qualities to keep in mind as you shop around for different flooring options. One of the biggest concerns pet owners need to[...]

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DreamMaker Celebrates 20 Years of Enhancing Lives and Improving Homes Nationwide

On June 15, 1999, we changed our name from Worldwide Refinishing Systems, Inc. to DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen. Along with the new name came the expansion to full-service bath, kitchen, and interior remodels, which are still our primary services today. Now, 20 years later, we have developed time-tested processes and systems that both enhance lives and improve homes. Our name reflects our mission to transform kitchens and bathrooms into personal[...]

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Wallpaper Dos and Don’ts

Are you considering updating your walls with wallpaper? We can’t blame you. Wallpaper offers a quick and cost-efficient way to personalize walls. However, it can also work against you if you’re not careful during the application. The Dos 1. Do start small. If it’s your first time experimenting with wallpaper, try hanging it on a small space such as behind a bookshelf, recess or alcove. The wallpaper will add more depth[...]

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Modern Farmhouse: A Blend of Old and New

The modern farmhouse style is gaining increasing popularity, thanks to its unique blend of traditional and modern style. Here are a few reasons why: Homey What people love most about the modern farmhouse style is that it’s very down-to-earth and practical. None of the frills and frou-frou that can sometimes make a home feel a bit stiff and unwelcoming. With comfort and practicality being the primary considerations of this home[...]

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Remodeling Projects to Tackle During National Home Remodeling Month

May is designated National Home Remodeling Month because many homeowners finally get started on their home improvement plans at this time of the year. If you are one of the homeowners who is ready to invest in increasing your home’s beauty, functionality, comfort and value, here are some of the projects you might want to prioritize. Kitchen Remodeling Whether you go for a minor kitchen update or an extensive kitchen[...]

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Are Home Improvement Loans Tax-Deductible?

It’s no secret that few people enjoy doing their taxes. But if you’re a homeowner who has recently taken out a home improvement or interior remodeling loan, you might want to read this article. This post tackles the topic of taxes and home improvement, and whether your home improvement loan is tax-deductible. Do I Qualify for a Tax Deduction? Unfortunately, you can’t deduct the actual amount you’ve spent on your home[...]

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Renovation Tips: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

With all your plans and budgets in place and the required permits secured, it may just be a matter of days before home remodeling work begins. Major renovations typically call for a home’s occupants to move out for the duration of a project, but other options may be available to you. Deciding on which course of action to take will depend on how much of a disruption you can deal with. Kitchen[...]

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