Home Improvement Deductions/Tax Credits

Home Improvement Deductions The ground-hog did not see his shadow this year, which by folklore means an early spring is upon us–a time for chirping birds, blooming flowers, and yes, paying taxes!  The good news is the law which Congress passed on January 1st, revived the tax credits for both 2012 and 2013.  If, by chance, you made […]

Is a Home Theater / Entertainment Room in your Remodeling Budget ?

Is entertainment a big part of your household ?  Maybe you’ve always dreamed of having that Home Theater where you can spend an evening relaxing either watching your favorite shows or listening to your favorite music. There are many things to consider if this is something you decide to do. Well first of all, if […]

Never Underestimate the Value of a Finished Basement

For many people remodeling the basement is secondary to getting the rest of the house in tip-top shape.  While this may true, a finished or at least partially finished basement can make or break a real estate deal, regardless if you are on the selling or buying end of the sale. I speak from personal experience, […]

Driveways & Sidewalk Cost Guide

Replacing a crumbling driveway and cracked sidewalks on your property will do a lot for the appearance and the value of your home, as well as protect you from liability should someone fall because of unsafe conditions. You’ve got several attractive options for your new driveway and sidewalk too. Even concrete offers exciting options rather […]