McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

Spring Updates for Your Home

Posted by Amy Ross on Thu, Apr 8, 2021

Spring has sprung, and with the new season comes spring cleaning, fresh décor, and a desire to tackle some of those home remodeling projects. Here are some ways to freshen up your home for the spring season!

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Topics: Kitchens, Home Remodeling, Porches

How COVID-19 is Influencing Home Remodeling Trends: Multifunctional Spaces

Posted by Amy Ross on Tue, Feb 16, 2021

2020 was a year like no other, and perhaps one of the biggest changes in our lives has been the extra time spent at home. So, how did the last year change the way we approach designing our homes? In this blog series, we’ll explore different ways that the pandemic has affected home design and remodeling, starting off with the enhanced need for multifunctional spaces.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas, Home Renovation

5 Spring Renovation Ideas to Freshen Up Your Home

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Apr 29, 2019

 

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, exterior renovations

Tips for a Successful Master Bath Remodel

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Many rooms can be relatively easy to change with a new coat of paint, updated furniture, and a little redecorating. However, areas like the bathroom and kitchen are often defined by their layout and the appliances and fixtures they contain, so if you’re looking to update either of these spaces, a complete remodel may be the best route to take.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Home Remodeling

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

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Apr 18, 2018

 

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Topics: Bathrooms, Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas

5 Home Remodeling Ideas to Make Winter More Bearable

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Jan 26, 2018

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It’s been a long, cold winter here in Central New York. The bad news is we’re not even halfway through the season yet. The good news? Luckily, you can think of your home as an oasis to get away from it all. There are plenty of remodeling ideas that will make your home both comfortable and cozy.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Walk-In Showers, Windows and Doors, Skylights

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Beginning a Home Addition

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Jan 16, 2018

 

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Home Renovation, Additions

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

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Jan 5, 2018

With a new year comes new design trends. If one of your resolutions in the new year is to give your home an upgrade, this is the perfect time to keep an eye out for design inspiration. While the weather is snowy and cold, you can start compiling ideas you’d like to show your trusted design-build contractor, who can help you find the designs that will be best suited to your home. Whether you’re thinking about doing a home addition or a home remodel, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular predicted design trends for 2018. Below you’ll find ideas for every room of your home, from the bathroom to the kitchen, and everywhere in between.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Kitchen Design, Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas

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

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

When it comes to your home, space is a valuable commodity. Maybe you’d like to add a guest bedroom or need a home office. Or you’ve recently retired and now that you have more time, you want a designated area to entertain friends. The needs for space vary, but no matter your situation, you have options to make it happen. A home addition is a great solution to create more space, but it can be a large undertaking. If you’re looking for an alternative way to create more space, without adding square footage to your home, check out our three ideas below. You’d be surprised at the unutilized space that exists within your walls already.

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Topics: Basement Conversions, Storage, Home Remodeling, attic remodel

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

Posted by Brian Ciota on Thu, Sep 28, 2017

 

While you may associate the mild weather of spring and summer with home remodeling, there are benefits to setting your sights on a timeframe that revolves around the cooler months. If you have dreams of a newly remodeled kitchen or bathroom, don’t let them be derailed by cold weather! If you act now, by spring you could have your home remodeling project complete—while everyone else is just starting to line up. If you’re still not sure whether a winter remodel is for you, below we’ve listed 5 benefits to help you determine which timeframe is best.

 

  1. Contractor Availability
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Topics: Home Remodeling, Home Renovation