The nesting instinct makes you feel ready to get every project in your house completed before your baby arrives. Here are four tips on making the most of nesting – safely – if you choose to tackle a remodel.
Do you keep noticing some of those little, irksome things around your house that drive you crazy? Keep your sanity with these quick fixes for that rattling door, squeaky floor or constantly closing door.
Hiring a handyman is a great way to get work done around your home, but many homeowners wonder: How much will it cost? See how handymen charge and get a better idea on whet you should expect to pay.
A highly rated Chicago handyman service shares four easy tricks to try to fix home repair problems yourself before spending money on a handyman or repair service.
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Home Improvement Stores
When you need equipment to complete a home-improvement project, should you buy the new tools, or just rent them for a few hours — or a few days?
Our highly rated experts offer some advice:
Remodeling is a $230 billion business, according to the National Association of Home Builders, and research shows homeowners hunger for more information on sustainable renovations.
Have your crawl space Inspected for water accumulation or excessive moisture. Check for water damage on the sub-floor and joists beneath the kitchen, bathroom and laundry areas.
Many consumers take the guessing out of shopping by purchasing gift cards. New rules are in place this year to cut down on the fees, but you still need to make sure the receiver really gets what you pay for.
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Feeling like your older home has become cluttered and lacks a clean visual flow? A highly rated Minneapolis-area interior design firms gives step-by-step instructions to break the cycle.
Do you want to hire help for a redecorating project? Two of seven tips for working with a designer include: Have a budget but be flexible. Also, be realistic about how much time the process will require.
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Home Automation Contractor
Contractors say homeowners with this trait are the most satisfied with home improvment projects.
When you contact a designer, have a few ideas for how you envision the room, including furniture, window coverings, special themes, flooring, etc.
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Check out these 10 reasons why finishing a basement can add utility and value to your home from a highly rated Fargo, N.D., basement remodeling contractor.
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Garage & Shed Construction
A highly rated Indianapolis remodeling firm builds a one-of-a-kind tree house to add whimsy and originality to a couple's back yard.
Top Phoenix contractors share the top three garage trends, advice for lighting a garage and how homeowners are making their garage personal.
Keep your extra space tasteful by choosing siding materials that blend your garage with your home.
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Modular Home Remodeling Contractor
Angie's List talks with contractors about repairs no homeowner should avoid.
Learn how you can incorporate energy efficiency into your next home remodeling project.
Learn about four remodeling projects to transform a boring bathroom.
Boston home remodeler impresses homeowner with impressive kitchen and bath renovation.
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Tired of carrying laundry up and down flights of stairs? It might be time to consider a laundry room on the same floor as your bedrooms. Here's what you can expect if you decide to make the switch.
As the economy slowly improves, most Chicago remodeling companies and builders are seeing a much-needed rise in business. But experts say increasing material prices continue to weigh down housing projects just as demand grows.
After conducting its latest quarterly economic survey, Angie's List checked in top-rated homebuilders to see how these contractors are faring as the housing market slowly emerges from the recession.
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If your tub has become a sight for sore eyes instead of a refuge for sore muscles, it’s probably time to either refinish that bathtub or cover it up with a tub liner. Both options have advantages and drawbacks.
Charlotte-area residents can forgo expensive bathroom remodels and update outdated bathrooms with tub and tile refinishing or new interior design pieces, including new paint, rugs and hardware.
Three highly rated service providers share the price of refinishing and how long the job typically takes.
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Tips on using molding to make your old space look and feel like new.
An Angie's List member isn't disappointed by the hard work of highly rated Royal Oak Railings in Oak Ridge, N.J.
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Whether your remodeling project is a small one like adding new cabinets, or a large one, a few simple principles will help you hire the best contractor for your needs. A highly rated Austin, Texas cabinet maker explains how.
Angie's List names the Best San Diego Contractors of 2012
Refacing or refinishing cabinets costs considerably less than replacing them, but don't forget these important factors.
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Marble And Granite
Thinking about installing granite countertops in your kitchen or bathroom? Follow these five tips to help make sure you get the most for your money.
Angie's List names the Worst Dallas-Fort Worth Contractors of 2012.
Angie's List names the Best Charlotte Contractors of 2012.
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If you're planning on remodeling, building an addition or constructing a new home, hiring an architect can help make the project a success. A highly rated Houston architect explains the benefits.
When Angie’s List member wanted a guest and media room added above her tiny home office, a highly rated steel fabricating company created an alternating staircase to provide a space-saving, innovative solution.
One of Angie's List's highly rated architects explains how to assemble the best professionals for your next home project.
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Thinking of having a tile shower installed? Make sure it's waterproof. Mistakes by builders, plumbers and tile setters can leave you with unseen standing water and moisture that leads to harmful mold.
If it's time to replace or upgrade your old tub, you have a wide variety of choices in bathtub types. Which one you choose depends on your needs, budget and time line. Learn about some of the most popular.
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Depending on the size of recycled glass bits and the rarity of color, material for recycled glass countertops can cost as much or more than other countertop options, say highly rated kitchen remodelers.
Recycled glass countertops can be a good alternative to granite if you want an attractive, durable and environmentally sustainable option, say Angie’s List members and highly rated kitchen remodelers.
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Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Angie responds to a member who is concerned about painting her kitchen cabinets. She explains that refacing and reglazing are two affordable options that can refresh the look of kitchen cabinets.
Cabinet refacing experts say the project offers the appearance of an updated kitchen without the cost of a full-scale remodel.
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Septic tank pumping turns a dirty job into a prosperous family business.
The cost of installing this HVAC system is considerably higher, but several tax incentives and savings over time help defray cost.
After a homeowner's basement floods, N B Enterprises excavates and replaces the broken pipes near the house and driveway.
Citing propblems like leaking sewage, the Indianapolis Department of Public Works launched the Septic Tank Elimination Program to convert Indianapolis homes with a septic tank to city sewer.
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Sun Room Contractor
Outdoor living contractors say Charlotte homeowners invest wisely in outdoor patios and porches.
Contractor describes options and considerations for your outdoor enclosure.
New Palestine, Ind., contractor Thomas Pearson recommends doing your homework prior to putting on a patio or sunroom addition.
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