Pivot-Changing Course

I remind my clients that every renovation will have pivot points. You do your best to plan for contingencies, but despite your best efforts, an unexpected circumstance takes you in a different direction. An obstacle may be revealed in demolition or discovered when...

Move-In Reno – Time to Relax and Enjoy!

After weathering the ups & downs of the 1990’s Brick Ranch renovation process, the ah-ha moment arrives! This home has transformed into a sanctuary. The space now reflects the personality & lifestyle of it’s inhabitants. The glass block wall (see article #1...

Move In Reno – A Tale of 3 Bathrooms

In this second part of our “move in ready to move in reno” project, the focus is on budget-friendly fixes. The main living area & kitchen of this 1990’s home demanded the bulk of our budget resulting in scaled-down bathroom updates. This home has a powder room, a...

Pivot-Changing Course

I remind my clients that every renovation will have pivot points. You do your best to plan for contingencies, but despite your best efforts, an unexpected circumstance takes you in a different direction. An obstacle may be revealed in demolition or discovered when...

Move-In Reno – Time to Relax and Enjoy!

After weathering the ups & downs of the 1990’s Brick Ranch renovation process, the ah-ha moment arrives! This home has transformed into a sanctuary. The space now reflects the personality & lifestyle of it’s inhabitants. The glass block wall (see article #1...

Move In Reno – A Tale of 3 Bathrooms

In this second part of our “move in ready to move in reno” project, the focus is on budget-friendly fixes. The main living area & kitchen of this 1990’s home demanded the bulk of our budget resulting in scaled-down bathroom updates. This home has a powder room, a...

Trading Move In Ready for Move In Reno

Are you in the market for a home? Are you searching for the move in ready beauty or the charming fixer-upper? Review the pros & cons of both options; ready or reno.  Newly constructed or freshly remodeled homes will have an inflated price. A home renovated in that...

Staged-Unique to Family Ready

Log homes offer unique living. The wood beam post construction provides rustic appeal both inside and out.  This home stands out from the cookie cutter styles lining many suburban streets. Wood features add warmth to any space. However, an abundance of wood from floor...

Moving Tips

4 Tips to de-stress your move. Moving is daunting and filled with stressful moments. The logistics of scheduling, packing, loading, and unloading while holding your breath that nothing has been damaged in the process will have you on the edge of insanity. I have been...

Power of the front door

Remember the television show, “What Not to Wear”? Stacy London coined the phrase “Shut the front door!“, when she had a successful personal makeover.  When it comes to your house, you want to hear “Open the front door!“. Our first experience with any home is the view...