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Steps to Take Before Hiring a Remodeler

Choosing a remodeler can be an overwhelming process, especially the first time. The more research you do, the better the chance your project will run smoothly. Call or visit the Maryland Home Improvement Commission (MHIC) website to determine if the contractor is licensed. Ask if the company has had any [...]

DIY or Hire

DO IT YOURSELF OR HIRE A PROFESSIONAL? This is a question many homeowners ask themselves. Hopefully, this list will help you come to the decision that's best for you. Do you have a specific idea of what you want the project to look like? Do you have the time? How [...]

Living with Construction

Remodeling is very different from new construction because your home becomes the jobsite. For better or for worse, you get to live through it from start to finish. The novelty of having workers in your home can wear off quickly. With that in mind, here are a few things to [...]

Making Your Kitchen Remodel A Success

What's the secret to a successful kitchen remodel? Consumer Reports asked contractors and homeowners.

Choosing A Bathroom Sink That Works For You

Here are a few sink options that may help you decide which one is best for you. Top-mount sink - Probably the most commonly used sink, a top-mount, or drop in, sink is designed to sit on top of the counter, as the name suggests. Most of the sink is under the counter, [...]

Color of the Year 2017

Every year Benjamin Moore paint unveils its new color palate with an emphasis on the "Color of the Year". To find out the winner and view their color trends of 2017, play the video above.

Eight Rooms With Staying Power

There may be no such thing as truly ‘timeless’ design, but some rooms look fresh longer than others. Here’s why...