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Bathroom Trends of 2016

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Last month we talked about overall home trends of 2016. This month we want to look at trends and ideas both old and new about bathrooms. A bathroom is not the focal part of a house, but a well designed bathroom can make all the difference in the world. The use of space, lighting, and […]

2016 Home Remodeling Trends

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Trends can be merely a fad (For A Day) that is here today and forgotten next month, but this is not always so. Some trends not only have a long lasting aesthetic value, but they also consider what are our current needs now and ideas folks come up with to solve these problems. This month […]

Screen Out the Bugs, Screen In the Relaxation

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Nothing beats summer mornings sitting on your porch drinking a cup of coffee and reading the news on your tablet or an old fashioned newspaper. Or what about evenings outside while visiting with good friends, playing a game, or simply enjoying the tranquility of the nighttime with a glass of wine. This is the place […]

Let’s Tackle Your Basement!

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We’ve talked before about why you should finish your basement. The benefits of this project are numerous, to say the least. More living space, more home value, more options. No need to sell you on the idea and you are ready to get started! Before you start daydreaming of your man cave/sewing room/exercise space, there […]

Taking Those New Year’s Resolutions Home

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We’re now a few weeks into the new year of 2016 – how are those resolutions going for you? Maybe your resolutions aren’t the typical goals like weight loss or to stop smoking but are something to improve yourself within your family life, intellectually, physically, or spiritually. Is this the year you plan to sit […]

Shakin’ the Winter Blues Away, Home Improvement Style

With the New Year comes the end of the excitement or the bother of the holidays, depending on whether you are Buddy the Elf or a grouchy Scrooge. With normalcy returning, now is a great time to consider some home interior projects you’ve been pondering for a while.. If you like to entertain a lot, […]

Prepping for Old Man Winter

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Old Man Winter is certainly not here yet, but his expected (and for some people, unwelcome) arrival is just around the corner. The busyness of summer vacation and play is over and the kids are now settled in their school and sports routines. Now that we have a moment of rest and can breathe before […]

Tap Into Your Basement’s Full Potential

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Basements can be a mysterious place. Either we were that child or we know a child who was afraid to go alone to the basement. It was ominously scented of a musky dust and water combination, dark and impossible to find the light pull, and the concrete walls and floor made it a forbidding space unless an adult […]

When DIY Might Be The Wrong Choice

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There are so many reasons for remodeling your home. Whether it’s saving money on energy cost and utility bills, a new addition to your family requiring some extra space, repairing the damage from the storm over this past winter, or finally installing the dream feature to your living space; each project is unique and can […]

Avoiding Basement Flooding in Central PA

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Warmer outdoor temperatures go hand in hand with rainy weather in Central Pennsylvania. One of the common issues we address this time of year in Mechanicsburg, PA is basement flooding. We’ve put together a list of basement flooding prevention tips to help you keep your home foundation water-free this season. Basement Flooding Prevention Take a […]