Decorating The Redneck Way

One of the biggest home renovation challenges can be creating space in a small, main bath where no space actually exists.

I am replacing 9 windows. 6 are 24×60 and 3 are 36 x 60. I was given a quote for Simonton 5100 from home depot for $4350 complete and Energex Advantage by Affinity for $4300. Do you know have a preferece between the two. I am seeing a 3rd company that sells Dove windows next so I don’t have any information yet. All windows will be low e and argon gas. They will also be double hung vinyl with grids.Thanks for any insight you might have.

Expanding foam insulation has about an R-7 value per square inch. The biggest gains arise from eliminated air flow. The R-value is calculated on the insulation only and does not consider air flow. You can apply foam insulation in any thickness. In some …

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Bathroom Remodel

You don’t have to wait a minute longer to get the bath of your dreams. Luxury Bath has a unique system for ‘magically’ transforming your bathroom – faster, easier and more affordable than you ever thought possible.

The bathroom was long and cramped, about 5′ wide by 11′ long, with the window facing out over the back of the house. The entrance was at the other end of the narrow room. The tub sat lengthwise in the center of one wall, a floor-to-ceiling sidewall at each end of it, and the attic access opposite. The toilet and sink sat almost facing each other in the window end of the room.

Much of what you decide to take on during your bathroom renovation work should depend on your future plans. If you plan on moving out of your home in the next five to seven years, a modest project that updates …

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The 80’s Wants Their Bathroom Back Is Finished! (2)

Today I’m sharing with you a bathroom remodel!! This guest bathroom is actually at my Parents’ house… they did all of the work themselves.

The new faucet was off the rack. It wasn’t top quality, and therefore lower priced. I also found it on sale at Home Depot The pull out mirror was about $5 at Ikea , and the medicine cabinet hinges were off-the-rack hardware store purchases, that just happened to match the originals! I found the light fixture on clearance at Restoration Hardware , and was able to get it for a very reasonable price. It pays to keep an eye on sales, and not be too picky!

This was an instructional video for a DIY wainscoting project. This was another option we considered. We decided we preferred a different look for our project, but some may find this to their liking. We weren’t sure about our ability …

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Basement Remodeling Projects

Elevation Basements is Denver’s premier basement finishing company. We are a fully integrated Design Build Firm that sees each project through from its conceptual design to its high quality finish. We have elevated” the art of basement remodeling ensuring that our customers have a positive experience from initial meeting to final punch list. We are fully insured and licensed.

Why continue to pay a monthly membership to a gym when you can work out at home? For most people, the biggest issue is where to put the exercise equipment. The garage doesn’t have enough space (or you might not have a garage) and you don’t want a treadmill sitting in your living room on a permanent basis. With a basement remodeling, you have your workout site just a few steps away! You can mount a television on the wall for entertainment, and install a water cooler to stay hydrated. And …

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$20,000 For A Home Remodel, What Would You Spend It On?

We bought an old farmhouse. It was not in good shape. The house needed remodeling. We had to tear out the old bathroom because the placement of it was in the way of building better staircases. The staircases going to the basement and the second floor. The stairs in this house were like ladders, not stairs.

We spend much of our time in our bathroom and it should be a place free of obstacles and clutter as it can be the most dangerous room in the house. Keeping it clutter free and organized will help you start your day with the right mindset and focused on the tasks ahead at work. Just because your bathroom is small doesn’t mean it can’t look custom designed. Pull everything out of your bathroom and start from scratch, getting rid of some of the things that are not used and only leaving necessary items. …

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Bathroom Remodel Cost Estimator

The above figures place the bathroom update at $250 per square foot. This pricing structure assumes that carpenters charge an average of $70 per hour, electricians between $65 to $85 per hour, painters between $20 and $35 per hour and plumbers between $45 and $65 per hour.

Speaking of reusing – even though we couldn’t reuse the tile, I was lucky enough to find a pedestal sink and medicine cabinet that exactly match the existing sink and cabinet we currently have, for $238. I got so lucky! Just think if I couldn’t find a matching sink and medicine cabinet to complete the look we are going for?! We’d be spending at least $400 for four new pieces.

So after water damage that occured in early September, after dealing with the insurance company, and after many months of hard work, our master bath was ready for us to use in late …

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Creating A Pretty Cottage Bathroom

We installed carrera marble subway tile four feet up on the walls and carrera marble hex tile for the floor. We then put the original wood planks that we discovered under the drywall back on the walls.

We received a price of $30,000 to completely redo our medium sized bathroom!!! We’re redoing our whole house and every room was $30,000. This is a well-built 2000+ sq. ft. 40 year old ranch, not a tear down. My husband remodeled our 1/2 bath and it cost us under $2000 using high end materials. We are redoing the laundry room, the mud room and the sun room. Altogether the contractor said it would cost between $175,000 & $200,000 for the rest of the home. Outrageous. We’re looking for a more reasonable contractor in Michigan. This website was very helpful.

The new built in Welsh Dresser replaced old bookshelf’s above an existing built-in cupboard. …

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The Great Bathroom Remodel

When you are planning a remodeling project for your home there is a number of things you need to look for from your potential contractor. This article will deal with estimates and why details are so important.

habee your hub, Small Bathroom Remodel – Small Bathroom Ideas is great. The wife and I have a small bathroom we want to remodel and your insights will help us make good choices. Thanks for the useful information. Receive a letter introducing you to the key points of contact you’ll be dealing with and further describing the bathroom remodeling process. At this point, your main contact will shift from the estimator to the remodel production manager.

Ruby-Like Genna’s comment previously, I can relate. I didn’t really consider decorating as a passion, and you couldn’t tell by most of my rental house, but it is truly a heartfelt activity for me. Thanks for your …

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5 Steps To A Successful Kitchen Or Bath Remodel

I thought I’d share a new remodel project that I’m working on. The house that my girlfriend just moved into is really great but the Master Bath has some issues. Since they were going to remodel the Basement anyway they decided to tackle the bath at the same time. Here is the Bath as it was when the house was for sale.

I am a decorating mistake. I always have clutter. I admire people who can put only a few things on a shelf. I always have them crammed full. But I hate white walls. Who came up with that idea? And sickly greens. I love color and if I actually owned a house it would be painted with cheerful colors. My RV has lots of blue in it and it is very peaceful.

The best location for this type of mirror is above the bathroom vanity. It consists of …

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Siding Replacement

The above figures place the basement remodel at $90.48 per square foot. This pricing structure assumes that carpenters charge an average of $70 per hour, electricians between $65 to $85 per hour,painters between $20 and $35 per hour and plumbers between $45 and $65 per hour.

As with our exterior services, additions and kitchen and bathroom remodeling services, every Fiderio & Sons basement remodeling project comes with our guarantee of workmanship quality. We want you to start enjoying the additional space and function of your new basement as soon as possible, and to get many years of service. Call us today to find out more about the amazing things we can do for your home’s basement.

The dream of any busy household is to purchase a state-of-the-art washer and dryer. This is a decision best made as you are considering the design of the room. You may want to save …

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