home improvement

March 9, 2020

6 Tips On Getting The Most Money For Your House

6 common-sense tips on getting the most money when you sell your home. By Mark Klein You Have More Control Than You May Realize Do you have an hour a day? That’s 365 hours a year. That’s two full months […]
November 14, 2019
infographic about best home reno projects

Valuable Home Improvement Projects

My daughter is in the middle of gutting a kitchen.  Calls home included questions about the resale value of spending lots of money on upgrades. The 2019 Remodeling Impact Report from the National Association of Realtors ® reviews whether the interior […]
January 23, 2017
Remodeling Magazine cover

Best Remodeling Projects for 2017 in Cincinnati

Lots of different projects reported in latest edition of Remodeling Magazine’s Cost  vs. Value Report. A quick look at the 2017 report for greater Cincinnati highlights what’s the most cost effective and what’s not in midrange price homes:  Manufactured Stone Veneer  Job […]
May 14, 2016
Home improvement projects

5 Home Improvements That Keep Buyers and Sellers Happy

Usually the first question you  ask yourself when beginning a home renovation project prior to selling your house is: “Am I going to get my money back or what’s the return on investment (ROI) going to be?” Thinking about getting your […]
April 13, 2015
Real Estate Home Imporvements

Set It Forget It: Home Improvements With Long-Term Benefits

When you bought your first home, you were so excited about the milestone of owning a home that you barely stopped to consider the massive responsibility you were taking on. No more calling building maintenance or your landlord when something […]
October 20, 2014
Cincinnati Window Treatments

Window Treatments That Are Stylish and Functional

Covering your windows may not seem like the most exciting decision in your home decor, but when you consider their impact on the room temperature during the four seasons enjoyed here in Cincinnati and how they pull a room together, […]
September 29, 2014
Greater Cincinnati Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Show

Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath and Remodeling Show

It’s time to pull out remodeling plans and head over to the 27th annual Greater Cincinnati Kitchen, Bath & Remodeling Show The show runs from October 3-5 at Duke Energy Convention Center and as usual, features tons (130) exhibitors as […]
August 20, 2014
Avoiding DIY Disasters

Avoiding DIY Home Improvement Disasters

We all hear the horror stories. A simple weekend home improvement project turns your house into a six-month disaster zone. In an article from U.S. News Money, David Pekel, president of Pekel Construction, warns, “The road to the hardware store […]
October 10, 2013

4 Things to Consider Before You Commit to a Garage Addition

Whether you want extra space for home storage or your personal fleet of cars, a bump-out garage addition can be a compelling renovation for homes of all sizes. The average garage addition comes with a price tag of $48,806, however, […]