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We Bet You Never Knew You Could Do This With Tiles

Tiles are often an overlooked design option, which can add a lot of beauty, personality, color, and contrast to your room. Whether they are installed on the floor or on walls as a colorful backsplash, the sky is the limit when it comes to tile design. Tiles are usually found in the kitchen and bathroom.…

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Should I Use A “Phased Construction Project” For My Whole-House Makeover?

There are two over-riding factors in making this decision.  The first is your financial situation and financing preferences.  Do you have enough equity in your house to get a home-equity loan large enough to finance the entire project?   Maybe you qualify for a loan large enough to finance the project but you would prefer to…

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Whole Home Renovation vs. Building From Scratch

The one thing you can’t change about your home is its location, which is why many homeowners purchase a home on a plot of land that they like and then proceed to bulldoze the home and start from scratch. Building up a brand new home might be a good idea if the current home on…

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Multi Room Renovation, Plano TX, Modern Home Remodel

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Does Your HOA Love Your Remodel Idea As Much As You Do?

A homeowner’s association (HOA) plays an important role in keeping up the standards of a community to maintain a consistent look and ensure that no poorly managed home lowers the property value of its neighbors. At the same time, most of us have either had uncomfortable run-ins with our HOA or heard horror stories from…

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Are You Selling Your Dallas Home in 2016?

New Years is the perfect time to look ahead and make big plans for the rest of the year. Is this the year you finally pull up your roots and try a new place? Or perhaps that little plus sign on the pregnancy test means it’s time to find bigger digs. Conversely, if you are…

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Love the Location, Hate the House? It’s Time for a Whole House Remodel

The motto of real estate agents everywhere is, “Location, location, location!” That’s because you can change almost everything about your home…except its location. Dallas and Ft. Worth both offer many great places to live, but sometimes the homes on the market are 50 years old or more! They may come with old plumbing, faded walls,…

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Twelve Great Decorative Ideas For Your Unused Fireplace

Let’s be honest, here in Texas, even in the winter, there usually isn’t much need to actually use a fireplace the way it was intended (especially when you can just turn on the heater for a spell). If you have a dreary, empty fireplace and aren’t sure what to do with it, check out this…

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Priorities of Whole Home Renovation That Give The Best Return

If you’re selling your home, target those renovations returning the biggest bang for the buck. Which ones? First off, cost conscious buyers aren’t impressed with a granite countertop if the roof is leaking. House repairs and home maintenance should be high on your list. Replacement siding, for example, adds curb appeal and helps you recoup…

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