The Best Fall and Winter Projects Using a Contractor

If the change of seasons has you itching for some changes in your home, you may want to start planning a remodeling project as we move into Fall and Winter.  Why is that?  A majority of homeowners usually tackle remodeling projects in the warmer months, however, contractor availability and costs tend to be much lower as cooler temperatures approach.  There is a distinct advantage in pursuing remodeling projects at the close of each calendar year.       Continue Reading

Was your utility bill a bit higher over the summer?

As most Americans spent the majority of their time working, schooling, and living from home during the last few months, this increased the demand on their utility needs. The increased demand, along with raising rates and warmer temperatures means more is coming out of your wallet.

If you are like most people who like to pay less on their bills, you may want to consider ways to improve your home’s overall energy efficiency. Right now is a good time to think about some changes, especially with winter around the corner.
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Fall – A Time for Winterizing and Remodeling

In a short time, the familiar smells of Fall will be in the air along with cooler temperatures.  If you have not taken advantage of the extra time at home this summer to keep up your home and living spaces, now is the time to be thinking of how you can get your home ready for the change of seasons. In this month’s blog, we share some “do it yourself” ideas on preparing your home for the Fall season.  We also cover a few considerations for upgrading and improving your home with the help from qualified professionals, like those with Prominent Builders and Design.
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Preparing for the Big Renovation

There is nothing more exciting than a finished renovation project in your home.  Whether it is an updated bathroom, or a full kitchen remodel, stepping into the newly renovated space is a great feeling!  But keep in mind, the journey to the final product is not always as easy as the finished masterpiece.

In this month’s blog, we cover how you can prepare for an upcoming home renovation project.  Not only are there important considerations for physically preparing for the renovation project, but you may also want to think about your emotional and mental preparation.  We will explain that later.

First, let’s talk about the things that you need to do to physically prepare for the remodel.
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Outdoor Living Spaces Part 2: Patios

In last month’s blog, we focused on outdoor living spaces and examined options for creating your ideal deck.  This month’s blog continues the outdoor living spaces series and looks at building the ultimate patio.  We provide a review of the materials you can use for creating your outdoor patio space. Continue Reading

Outdoor Living Spaces Part 1: Decks

In a previous blog post, we identified all the ways you can create an oasis in your backyard. There are so many options available to homeowners from decks to patios. Each one has its own benefits lending itself to creating the outdoor living space of your dreams.

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Is It Time for Some Changes You’ve Put Off?

If you are among the millions of Americans staying at home right now, you are probably developing a new perspective for the meaning of “home.”  For many, home sweet home has now become a remote work office, a gym, a school, and the centralized haven for individuals or families hunkered down for the long haul during these unprecedented times.

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What’s Trending in New Home Design?

Over the past several years, the advance of technology and the desire to create more functional living spaces has resulted in several distinct trends in new home design. Whether you are raising a family, downsizing, or any point in between, you may be looking to build or renovate a home. We have put together some of the latest trends in home design to assist you in selecting the features most important to you.

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Bring in More Light with These Ways to Brighten Your Home

Do you feel like your home is dark and dreary? Bringing in some light is an excellent way to brighten up your home’s interior so you feel more energized. Many home buyers are looking for homes that have lots of natural lighting as one of the key features. That’s because natural lighting not only lifts your spirits, it can help you save on energy while also improving your health. You may be surprised by all the ways you can increase the amount of natural light in your home. That’s what we will talk about in this article.

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Prominent Builders and Design Help You Avoid These Home Building Horrors

If you’ve heard a home-building horror story, you aren’t alone. Often times these horror stories will make you want to cringe… especially when it comes time to build your own home. This article will talk about some of the common problems people experience when building or renovating your home. It will also address how the professionals at Prominent Builders and Design can assist with avoiding those pitfalls.

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