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remodeling to acommodate an elderly loved one

When I invited my mother to come and live with my family, we had to make some changes to accommodate her. The changes that needed to be made were all within reason and were all required so that she could get around with her walker and eventually a wheelchair if need be. I hired a remodeling contractor to assist us with making the changes. I learned a lot while discussing what needed to be done and what it would take to get it complete. I created this blog with the hopes of helping other families that are considering making the same changes in their homes.

Repairing Your Deck? Ten Fun Ideas You Can Try In The Process

If you've hired a remodeling contractor to repair your deck, why not take advantage of it? A deck is a great place to socialize, for some people year-round, but a few tweaks can take your outdoor living from ho hum to heavenly. Ask your contractor if while they're on the job, they could possibly incorporate one of these ten fun ideas. Entertaining If you use your deck for family dinners or entertaining, you know how much work it can be to get everything from the kitchen to the table. Read More 

4 Gutter Critters That Cause You Problems

What's living in your gutters? Gutters can be an attractive home to all kinds of animals and pests, especially if they are not kept free of leaves, sticks and trash. Here are some animals you might find living in your gutters and the problems they can cause.  Angry Mama Birds​ Nesting birds love gutters because of the availability of twigs, sticks and leaves as well as the protection it offers from predators. Read More