Advantages of Adding a Tiny Bathroom to Your Home

Is there some wasted space in your home you wish that you could give some purpose? Perhaps it’s a walk-in closet you use for stuff that you rarely access. It could be a little alcove in your basement or a book at the end of a hallway that serves pretty much no function. Have you ever considered using that space instead for a tiny bathroom?

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Heated Bathroom Floors: Not Just for High-End Budgets

Heated bathroom floors aren’t just for high end budgets. In fact, bathroom floors using radiant heat only add a few hundred dollars to the cost of a bathroom remodel. While some people consider them a luxury, many homeowners are adding them as a creature comfort that may be well worth the extra investment. Read more

Outdoor Kitchens for DC Metro and Virginia Homeowners

Decks, porches, and other outdoor spaces have long been a major focus for home improvement projects. One major trend that more DC Metro and Virginia homeowners are chasing is having an outdoor cooking space. It’s true that outdoor kitchens are perfect for entertaining family and friends, since they give you the advantage of not having to be inside to cook.

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What is a Realistic Bathroom Remodeling Budget?

When planning for your bathroom remodel, you may be wondering what a realistic number might be to set as your maximum budget. Unlike kitchens, which can be worth spending up to 25 percent of your home’s value, bathrooms typically should be budgeted between 5 to 10 percent of your home’s value. This makes remodeling a bathroom about half as expensive as your kitchen, mostly because there is considerably less cabinetry involved. Read more

Why You Should Hire a Licensed and Insured Contractor

You have probably heard a few horror stories about homeowners that worked with terrible contractors. You shouldn’t let them deter you from hiring an experienced and honest professional the next time you need to remodel your home. You’ll rarely encounter serious problems if you verify they are properly licensed and insured. Read more