McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

Transform Your Outdoor Space with these Backyard Remodeling Trends

5 Spring Renovation Ideas to Freshen Up Your Home

Universal Design: How to Make Your Home Age-Friendly

Post-Winter Checklist: Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Spring

5 Kitchen Renovation Design Ideas to Try in 2019

6 Tips for a Successful Finished Basement Remodel

Tips for a Successful Master Bath Remodel

Improve Your Kitchen With These 5 Updates

Upgrade Your Home This Fall with These Remodeling Ideas

Transform Your Outdoor Living Space with These 4 Design Ideas

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Beginning a Bathroom Remodel

Home Renovations You Can Complete Over the Summer

8 Design Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of a Small Bathroom

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist: Is Your Home Ready?

Use These 4 Walk-In Shower Ideas to Transform Your Master Bath

5 Home Remodeling Ideas to Make Winter More Bearable

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Beginning a Home Addition

Home Design Ideas: These Are Predicted to Be the Biggest Trends in 2018

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Beginning a Kitchen Remodel

Design Ideas: 5 Ways to Light Up Your Home as the Days Get Shorter

4 Kitchen Remodel Ideas that Will Take You from Cramped to Efficient

Keep Out the Chill: 5 Ways to Winterize Your Home

Make the Most of Your Home: 3 Ways to Create More Space Without Adding Square Footage

It’s Not Too Late for a Remodel: 3 Benefits of Home Remodeling in the Winter

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: Complete These To-Dos Before Cold Weather Hits

Make the Most of Your Finished Basement with These 4 Design Ideas

Feeling Cluttered? Maximize the Space in Your Home with These Storage Solutions

Bring Your Kitchen Into the Modern Age With These 5 Updates

Take Your Home’s Curb Appeal to the Next Level with These Exterior Renovations

Spruce Up Your Pool Area with These Design Ideas

Why You Should Consider Doing These Three Renovation Projects in the Summer

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist: Is Your Home Ready for the Season?

Let the Sunshine In: 5 Ways to Let More Natural Light Into Your Home

4 Patio Design Ideas To Get Your Outdoor Space Ready For Entertaining

Consider These 2017 Remodeling Trends to Take Your Bathroom from Functional to Spa Worthy

Spring is Right Around the Corner: Is Your Deck Ready?

7 New Design Trends for 2017 You Should Be Considering For Your Home

The Top 5 Home Remodeling Articles for 2016

4 Mudroom Design Ideas for Active Families

Project of the Month: Master Bathroom Update

7 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Home Addition

4 Design Ideas for Walk-in Showers Without Doors

Kitchen Design Ideas for Basements and Lower Level Living Areas

Project of the Month: A Bathroom Remodel with Universal Design Features

9 Stylish Design Ideas for Bathroom Vanity Sinks

Kitchen Islands that Work

7 Design Ideas for Lower Level Game and Entertainment Rooms

Your 2016 Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Project of the Month: A Stylish and Practical Kitchen Addition

10 Practical Universal Design Features for Master Bathrooms

7 Inspiring Front Door and Entryway Design Ideas

9 Design Ideas for Fireplace Walls, Mantels, Surrounds and Hearths

Project of the Month: A Poolside Outdoor Living Space

Design Solutions for Irregular Spaces in Bathrooms and Kitchens

Which Type of Shower Door is Right for Your Bathroom?

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Cabinets for Your Remodel

Project of the Month: A Master Bathroom Renovation

Inspired Ideas for Unifying Kitchen and Dining Room Spaces

The Newest Essential: A Second Kitchen Sink

Project of the Month: Rustic Kitchen Redesign and Remodel

5 Exterior Design Ideas Using Natural and Manufactured Stone Veneer

Design Ideas for Interior Stone Walls and Fireplaces

7 Inspiring Design Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces

10 Awesome Ideas for Outdoor Lighting

Project of the Month: Skaneateles Lakefront Deck and Dock

The Top 5 Reasons to Build a Home Addition

8 Practical Solutions for Improving Kitchen Storage

Facts to Know About Manufactured and Custom Tile Shower Bases

Project of the Month: How a Fireplace Update Transformed a Living Room

How to Get Your Deck Ready for Summer Fun

8 Design Ideas for Safe and Accessible Bathrooms

6 Areas of Your Home to Check for Winter Damage

Project of the Month: An Art Inspired Master Bathroom Retreat

7 Tips For Planning A Deck Addition

The Top Five Reasons to Remodel a Bathroom

Project of the Month: Master Bath with a Doorless Walk-in Shower

Top Five Reasons to Remodel a Kitchen

Slip-Resistant Bathroom Flooring and Shower Base Options

The Latest Trends in Counter Surface Products

Our Picks for the Best Kitchen Design Trends for 2016

Project of the Month: Manlius Master Bathroom Remodel

Our Picks for the Best Bathroom Design Trends for 2016

The Hottest Interior Room Colors for 2016

4 Tips for Your First Meeting with a Design-Build Remodeling Contractor

Project of the Month: A Universal Design Lakefront Home

The Top 5 Home Remodeling Articles for 2015

Universal Design Features for Every Remodeling Project [Free Guide]

4 Facts to Know About Bathroom Grab Bars

Project of the Month: A 1930s Syracuse Kitchen Remodel

6 Design Ideas for Kitchen Cabinets and Cabinet Hardware

Design Ideas: 8 Types of Kitchen Light Fixtures

Project of the Month: Syracuse Galley Kitchen Remodel

The Latest on Lighting: CFL, LED and Halogen Light Bulbs

6 Awesome Kitchen Storage Design Ideas

9 Important Safety Features for Walk-in Showers

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Project of the Month: Elevated Deck Addition

Facts and Tips About Floor Care and Maintenance

How to Select the Best Sink for Your Bathroom 

New Trends in Kitchen Backsplash Tile

Project of the Month: New Kitchen Design Adds More Storage Space

Remodeling? What to Salvage, Repurpose and Donate

8 Exciting Kitchen Update Design Ideas

What You Need to Know About Manufactured Stone Veneer

Project of the Month: Lakefront Porch Addition and Outdoor Kitchen

The Latest Trends in Laminate Countertop Products and Edge Options

5 New Trends in Flooring Products

The Exciting New Look of Shower Wall Panels

Project of the Month: Kitchen With Two Islands

7 Great Deck Design Ideas

5 Ways to Maximize Space in a Small Home

Home Addition Planning Tips and Design Ideas [Free Guide]

Project of the Month: Weedsport Kitchen Remodel

Is the Kitchen Work Triangle Still a Practical Design?

4 Awesome Lower Level Design Ideas

5 Front Entrance Design Ideas That Add Curb Appeal

Project of the Month: Lakeside Cottage Deck Addition

Is Your Deck Ready for Summer? [Free Deck Safety Inspection Checklist]

6 Space Saving Fixtures for Half Baths

5 Tips for Planning a Sunroom Addition

Project of the Month: Kitchen and Dining Room Remodel

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

7 Tips for Planning a Kitchen Addition

Six Facts to Know About Walk-in Showers Without Doors

Project of the Month: Syracuse Galley-Style Kitchen Remodel

4 Things to Know About Kitchen Tile Design and Installation

6 Tips for Planning a Master Bedroom and Bath Addition

Our Picks for the Best Kitchen Design Trends for 2015

Project of the Month: Lower Level Living Space Remodel in Fayetteville

Our Picks for the Best Bathroom Design Trends for 2015

The Hottest Interior Room Colors for 2015

What to Expect When Meeting With a Remodeling Project Consultant

Project of the Month: A Special Kitchen Makeover in Auburn, NY

The Top 5 Home Remodeling Articles for 2014

What Exactly is a Kitchen Update?

4 Tips for Selecting Quartz Surfaces and Countertops

7 Reasons Why Winter is the Perfect Time for Home Remodeling Projects

Project of the Month: LaFayette Basement Remodel

How to Prepare Your Home for a Central New York Winter

3 Options for Walk-in Shower Bases

Design Ideas for Kitchens With an Open Floor Plan

Project of the Month: Dining Room and Kitchen Remodel

9 Design Ideas for Updating or Adding a Fireplace to Your Home

6 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Bath Designer

Universal Design: 12 Tips for Designing Safe Bathrooms and Bedrooms

Project of the Month: A Kitchen Makeover in Baldwinsville

Design Ideas for Built-in Entertainment Centers

The Three Most Popular Kitchen Design Styles

Planning Tips for a Bathroom Remodeling Project

How to Plan for a Home Addition

Project of the Month: Skaneateles First Floor Addition

Kitchen Countertops 102: Time-tested Countertop Products

Kitchen Countertops 101: New Countertop Products on the Market

6 Design Ideas for Bathroom Wall and Floor Tile

Project of the Month: North Syracuse Master Bathroom Remodel

Universal Design: How a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist Can Help

6 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Kitchen Designer

The Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Accessories

6 Design Ideas for Bathroom Vanities

Project of the Month: Camillus Kitchen Remodel

Design Ideas for Glass Shower Doors and Enclosures

6 Design Ideas for Functional and Decorative Kitchen Lighting

Tips for Selecting Knobs and Pulls for Cabinet Doors and Drawers

Project of the Month: Walk-in Shower Master Bathroom Remodel

The Latest Trends in Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinet Finishes

What is “Design-Build” Remodeling?

2014 Remodeling Cost vs. Value for Syracuse

Project of the Month: Award-Winning Elevated Composite Deck

6 Great Design Ideas for Kitchen Sinks

9 Tips for Designing the Perfect Deck

How to Select Room Colors [Free Guide]

What to Do When You Have a Homeowner’s Insurance Claim [Bookmark This]

Project of the Month: Open Concept Floor Plan for a Ranch Home

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

5 Great Design Ideas for Outdoor Living

Kitchen Design for Every Stage of Life

Project of the Month: Master Bath with Walk-in Shower and Walk-in Closet

5 Creative Design Ideas for Built-In Storage

7 Creative Ideas for Kitchen Islands and Peninsulas

Our Picks for the Best Kitchen Design Trends for 2014

Project of the Month: Onondaga Hill Kitchen Makeover

Our Picks for the Best Bathroom Design Trends for 2014

The Hottest Interior Room Colors for 2014

Walk-In Shower Design Ideas and Remodeling Tips [Free Guide]

Project of the Month: Master Bath with Walk-In Shower and Soaking Tub

The Top 5 Home Remodeling Articles for 2013

3 Design Options for Today’s Walk-in Showers

5 Remodeling Solutions for Problem Kitchens

Project of the Month: Custom Walk-In Shower

Design Ideas for Creating Inviting Entryways

Design Ideas for Living Room and Family Room Additions

5 Tips for Selecting Granite

Project of the Month: New Farmhouse Style Home

Remodeling Your Kitchen: An A-to-Z Wish List Guide

8 Awesome Design Ideas for Half Baths

Kitchen Backsplash Tile: 5 Layout and Design Options

Project of the Month: A Minor Kitchen Remodel Transforms a Home

Interior Room Colors Inspired By Fall

10 Awesome Basement Storage Ideas

Space Saving Storage Solutions for Clothes, Linens and Kitchens

Project of the Month: East Syracuse Kitchen Remodel

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?

5 Important Steps to Planning Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

13 Awesome Custom Closet Design Ideas

7 Facts to Know About Today’s Toilets

8 Space Saving Ideas Using Built-in Cabinets and Shelves

7 Interior Trim Design Ideas That Add Style to a Home

5 Tips for Planning a Porch Addition

5 Creative Design Ideas for Small Bathrooms

8 Design Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces

The Hottest Exterior Paint Colors for 2013

Universal Design: Homes for a Lifetime

The 2013 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report

The Latest Trends in Deck Design and Decking Materials

May is Deck Safety Month: How to Inspect Your Deck [Free Checklist]

3 Classic Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles

Design Ideas for Interior and Exterior Staircases

Tips for Choosing Marble or Marble-Look Countertops

How to Select the Best Sink for Your Kitchen

Master Bath Design Ideas for Comfort and Enjoyment

5 Design Tips for Kitchen Islands

The Most Common Problems in Remodeling Older Homes

10 Great Upgrades for Half Baths and Powder Rooms

6 Great Kitchen Floor Plan Design Ideas

The Hottest Interior Paint Colors for 2013

6 Tips for Selecting Wall Colors

Our Picks for the Best Bathroom Design Trends for 2013

8 Hot Trends in Kitchen Design for 2013

Practical Design Ideas for Today’s Home Office

5 Advantages to Starting Your Remodeling Project During Winter Months

How to Establish Priorities and a Budget for a Kitchen Remodel

Our Favorite Websites for Kitchen and Bath Design Ideas

Kitchens Designed for Holiday Entertaining

A Special Thanksgiving for the Johnson Family: Reasons to Give Thanks [Photos]

Introducing Elmwood Fine Custom Cabinetry to Central New York

How to Organize Your Home’s “Drop Zones” for Winter Storage

10 Value-Driven Kitchen Remodeling Design Ideas

How to Choose the Right Replacement Windows for Your Home

5 Signs That It’s Time to Remodel Your Kitchen

Remodeling Design Ideas from the CNY Parade of Homes

How to Finance a Home Remodeling Project [Now May Be the Best Time Ever!]

6 Hot Ideas for Kitchen Pantry Storage

How McClurg Recycles Construction Waste Materials

6 Garage Storage Ideas for Packing Away Summer

Pros and Cons of Bathtub to Shower Conversions

New Concepts in Bathroom Ventilation and Fan Lighting

A Bathroom Remodel from Start to Finish [Photos]

6 Great Reasons to Consider Composite Decking

2012 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report

What You Need to Know About Renovating Historic Homes in CNY

Redecorating Ideas for Wallpapered and Masonry Walls

How to Hire a Reputable Home Repair Contractor and Avoid Scams

5 Common Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes … and How to Avoid Them

4 Great Tips for Selecting and Installing Bathroom Tile

Which is Better? Granite or Quartz Countertops

What Every Homeowner Should Know About Dry Rot

6 Great Storage Ideas for Decks, Patios and Pools

5 Design Ideas for Multigenerational Homes

A Whole House Renovation: Johnson Family [Photos]

How to Keep Your Home in Top Shape [Free Checklist]

A Sneak Peek at the Johnson Family Home Project

5 Universal Design Features for Any Home

11 Ways to Create More Space Without Changing Your Home's Square Footage

Surprising Facts About the ROI for Door and Window Replacement

How to Design a Kitchen for the Home Cook

Downsizing? 10 Tips to Make the Most of Less Space

See Us at the Home & Garden Show March 15-18

5 Design Ideas for Walk-in Showers

How Long Does a Home Remodeling Project Take? See Our Timeline

5 Exciting Basement Design Trends for 2012

3 Simple Tips for Creating a Stunning Kitchen Backsplash Design

The Hottest Interior Room Colors for 2012

Our Picks for the Best Bathroom Design Trends for 2012

Coffered Ceilings, Beams and More: Architectural Trends for 2012

5 Hot Trends in Kitchen Design for 2012

Mary’s Kitchen Remodel: A New Kitchen for a New Year [Photos]

Our Top 5 Remodeling Blog Articles in 2011. Tell Us What You Want in 2012.

Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year from the McClurg Team

Two Simple Holiday Home Design Ideas

Mary’s Kitchen Remodel: Cabinets, Countertops, Tiles and More

Storage Design Ideas and Solutions for Every Room

Mary’s Kitchen Remodel: Preparing for and Coping with Construction

Mary’s Kitchen Remodel: Planning and Designing a New Kitchen

Tips for Selecting the Right Kitchen Cabinets

Mary’s Kitchen Remodel: Selecting a Contractor

Facts You Need to Know About Hardwood Flooring Care and Maintenance

How an Entryway Update Can Transform Your Home

6 Things To Do Before Adding An Outdoor Storage Shed

9 Really Useful Attic Storage Ideas

How Sun Tunnels Bring Natural Light to a Room

5 Facts You Should Know Before Shopping for Ceramic Tile

12 Great Garage Storage Solutions

Why You Need to Check Your Chimney Now

East Syracuse Kitchen Remodel From Start to Finish [Photos]

How Spray Foam Insulation Can Reduce Your Energy Costs

4 Entryway Storage Ideas for Families On-the-Go

The Hottest Home Remodeling Design Trends for 2011

How to Identify Electrical System Problems: A Home Safety Checklist

How to Clean and Care for Skylights

How Skylights Can Reduce Your Energy Costs

Why You Should Consider Vinyl Decking and Railings

Four Tips to Help You Select Appliances for Your Kitchen

The Latest on Lighting: Compact Fluorescent and LED Lights

Why It’s Important to Properly Dispose of Construction Waste

What You Need to Know If It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

What You Should Know About Fabulous Laminate Products

Remodeling a Bathroom? Conserve Water with Low-Flow Devices

2011 Remodeling Cost Vs. Value Report

Decking Materials and Deck Product Ideas for Your Home

Painting Your Home’s Exterior: Choosing the Right Paint

Creative Home Remodeling Design Ideas for Pet Spaces

It’s Spring! Inspect Your Roof and Repair Winter Damage

Go Green: Energy Saving and "Green" Products for Your Home

SPRING IS HERE! Visit us at the CNY Home and Garden Show

Kitchen Islands: The Centerpiece of a Functional Kitchen

Could Your Home Use a Facelift? Start with New Flooring

A Winter Warning for CNY Homeowners: How to Prevent a Roof Collapse

Painting Your Home's Interior: 4 Tips for Choosing the Right Paint

How to Thaw and Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

How to Prevent Ice Dams on Roofs

Our Picks for the Best Bathroom Design Trends for 2011

10 Hot Trends in Kitchen Design for 2011

How to Set a Budget and Priorities for Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

How to Start Planning a Kitchen Remodeling Project

Does Your Home’s Exterior Need Replacement? Vinyl Siding May Be The Solution

5 Family Room Storage Ideas

10 Tips for Taming Laundry Room Clutter

Weathering CNY: 6 Storage Ideas for a Welcoming Entryway

Losing Sleep Over Clutter? Ideas for Bedroom Storage and Closet Organization

9 Ideas to Help You Create More Bathroom Storage Space

Remodeling Your Kitchen? 15 Tips for Organizing Storage

Fiber Cement Board Siding: Preserving Your CNY Home Today and Tomorrow

Bathroom Remodel: Shopping for the Essentials

10 Hot Trends in Bathroom Design

Awesome Resources to Help Plan Your Dream Kitchen

A Kitchen Remodel Survival Guide

13 Steps to Prepare for a Kitchen Remodel

7 Tips for Determining a Kitchen Remodeling Project Budget

Free Guide: 10 Things You Must Know BEFORE Hiring a Remodeling Contractor

The Aguirre Project: Building a Wheelchair Accessible Deck

The “Ins and Outs” of Universal Design: Tips for Home Entryways and Exits

Universal Design: 12 Kitchen Design Ideas for Today and Tomorrow

Universal Design: 12 Tips for Creating a Safe, Comfortable Home for a Lifetime

6 Patio Products to Create a Unique Outdoor Living Space: The Choice is Yours

7 Tips to Ensure Your Porch is a Haven, Not a Headache

Judy’s Crew: All Hands On Deck!

Answers to 6 Common Homeowner Questions About EPA’s New Lead Paint Safety Rule

New Home Siding Products

The Kitchen Triangle: Still Practical in 2010?

How to Re-grout Ceramic Bathroom Tile

How to Caulk Like a Pro

How to Prepare a Room for Painting

How to Repair Ceiling Cracks

How to Repair Drywall

10 Trouble Spots: A Spring Check Up for Your Home

Soaking Up the Sun: Solar Water Heating Systems

Payback: Remodeling Projects That Add Value to Your Home

Let There Be Light! The Facts about Skylights and Sun Tunnels

See Us at the Home & Garden Show - March 18-21

Five Hot Kitchen Design Trends That Add Function and Value

Ideas for Transforming Your Basement into Prime Living Space

Starting Your Project: Tips for Hiring a Contractor

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