Category Archives: Kitchen Remodeling

Remodeling Features: getting the Hot Water to where you want it, when you want it

I recently did some research on some different hot water circulating systems for a home remodel that I have been working on. Here’s a comparison of what seem to be the most common features, approximate costs for each, as well … Continue reading

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Remodeling Features: Glass Blocks

Here are a few of the ways I’ve used glass block features in projects. Several are from my own home’s remodel. I’ve used 18 of these features in and around our home. Stay tuned for more Remodeling Features!

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Remodeling Features: A Home Wet-Bar Takes Shape

Here are some photos of the conversion of a home office space into a new wet bar. The owner had a job tending bar when he was in college and wanted to have a ‘feel’ of his ‘old days’ in … Continue reading

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Remodeling Features: Cabinets

Here are some photos of a few of the Cabinets I’ve built and/or installed. Even most of the factory-built cabinets have needed modifications or repairs before installation could be completed. One time I had some kitchen cabinets come from an … Continue reading

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Eight Steps to Your Remodel

How we do it at my company – others go through similar Steps STEP 1 – Discovery Stage: the Most Fun for Now! Determine your real need for your remodel. Then, determine the anticipated scope of work of your remodel: … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 6 of 6)

(. . . continued from Part 5) Which contractor am I most comfortable with . . . If a new potential bidder shows up later to ask if they can bid on the project, remember all of the research and … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Remodel Contractor & Running Your Own Bid (Part 5 of 6)

(. . . continued from Part 4) Does something ‘lurk’ behind the shininess? 24. Does the contractor have a safety program in place? Again, a safety question here.  It’s also a regulatory requirement.  I have had a safety program in … Continue reading

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