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Aging in Place Home Remodeling

Aging in Place Home Remodeling

Read any article about baby boomers and you’ll learn one of the biggest challenges seniors face is being able to live in their homes comfortably and safely as they age. Whether for a family member or perhaps you’re planning ahead for your golden years, these aging in...

Let Smart Home Technology Enhance Your Life

Let Smart Home Technology Enhance Your Life

Remember when the latest smart home technology was remote control drapes and lights that plugged into a timer? Welcome to the 21st century, where if you can dream of a smart home convenience, it has probably already been developed.  Lighting There has been...

Personalize Your Powder Room

Personalize Your Powder Room

Powder rooms are notoriously small but they can hold a lot of decorating pizzazz. No matter the latest colors, designs or fads, your powder room can easily be personalized to reflect your true style. From wild to mild, the only rule when it comes to powder room décor...

Reduction in Lumber Tariffs Benefit Upstate Home Builders

Reduction in Lumber Tariffs Benefit Upstate Home Builders

Finally a bit of good news in the midst of all the 2020 chaos! The United States and Canada have, after much deliberation, reached an agreement to normalize the price of softwood lumber shipments by reducing tariffs coming from Canada. This positive development has...

2021 Interior Design Trends

2021 Interior Design Trends

The pandemic has many of us spending more time in our homes than even before. And we’re all probably getting a little tired of the same furniture, wall colors, flooring and overall décor. If redecorating or even rejuvenating is on your mind, here are a few of the...

Remodel, Renovate, Rejuvenate: What is the Difference?

Remodel, Renovate, Rejuvenate: What is the Difference?

When browsing design magazines or checking out home decorating websites you’ll often see the words remodel-renovate-rejuvenate used to describe the same action. But do they all really mean the same thing?  Let’s begin by listing the official Merriman Webster...