McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

The Most Common Problems in Remodeling Older Homes

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Feb 26, 2013

We frequently work on older homes (i.e., those built prior to 1980). Once a home reaches the 30-year mark, things begin to wear out or become outdated. Remodeling becomes a necessity.

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Topics: Lead Paint Safety, Home Remodeling, Home Renovation

Painting Your Home’s Exterior: Choosing the Right Paint

Posted by Paul Jones on Tue, Apr 19, 2011

Today's guest blogger is Paul Jones, Project Consultant for HomeRepair by McClurg. Paul has worked in the residential construction business for 12 years. Prior to that he worked for 20 years in commercial construction. He has been with the McClurg team for over five years and specializes in small- to medium-sized home repair projects.

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Topics: Lead Paint Safety, How-To Tips, Painting

Bathroom Remodel: Shopping for the Essentials

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Sep 28, 2010

Over the years, we’ve worked with homeowners on many bathroom remodeling projects helping create attractive, functional living spaces by listening to their ideas and defining a work plan. 

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Topics: Certifications, Lead Paint Safety, Community Service, Energy Efficiency, National Kitchen and Bath Association, Lighting, Bathrooms, Designs

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

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, May 5, 2010

As you may have heard or read about in the news, starting April 22, 2010 all contractors performing renovation, repair or painting on pre-1978 homes must be certified and follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. If you live in a house built before 1978, there's a good chance it contains lead paint.

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Topics: Certifications, Lead Paint Safety, Repair and Maintenance, Renovating, Home Renovation, Hiring a Contractor, Painting, HomeRepair by McClurg