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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.

Reasons You Should Consider Changing Your Roof’s Pitch

Few homeowners think about roof pitch when installing a new roof. Roof pitch is a measurement that determines how slanted your roof is. The importance of your roof's pitch to the safety and functionality of your roof cannot be understated. Here are some reasons you should consider changing your roof's pitch when installing a new roof. Resistance Against Strong Winds If you live in an area that experiences high winds, you are better off with a shallow-pitched roof. Read More 

Kitchen Remodeling Tips You Don’t Want To Miss

If you have finally decided that now is the time to have the kitchen remodeling project of your dreams, you will want to make sure that you are spending a good amount of time researching and planning. This way, you can make use of as many tips as you can find. When you are able to really create a wonderful kitchen, you will find that the value of the home can increase. Read More 

5 Features That Can Make An Outstanding Custom Outdoor Living Area

Outdoor living areas are becoming increasingly popular, as they provide a great space to entertain guests or relax in the open air. If you're thinking of adding a custom outdoor living area to your home, there are a few things you'll need to take into account to ensure it's everything you want it to be. Here are five features that can make an outstanding custom outdoor living area. 1. Comfortable seating Read More 

Where To Get Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Figuring out what you want to do is one of the toughest parts of the kitchen remodeling process. There is nothing wrong with sticking to tried and true renovation ideas like replacing the counter, cabinets, appliances, and flooring. However, you might want to do more than refresh and update the kitchen. Where do you get ideas, though? People who want to compile ideas for their remodels often use these four sources. Read More 

The Basics Of Basement Waterproofing: Why It’s Best Left To The Pros

If you've decided that it's time to waterproof your basement, you might be wondering if it's worth saving the cost and doing the job yourself. While you might be able to do the waterproofing yourself, it's actually in your best interest to leave it to the professionals. Here's a look at some of the things you should know about why it's best to leave basement waterproofing to professionals instead of trying to do it yourself. Read More