Effective Dec. 22nd, 2008, federal law requires that individuals receive certain information before renovating six square feet or more of painted surfaces in a room for interior projects or more than twenty square feet of painted surfaces for exterior projects in housing […]
The goal of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is to help homeowners find the right professional partner to do their remodeling. Whether it is updating a kitchen to make it more efficient, turning an ordinary bathroom into a haven of rest and relaxation, or adding a room to meet the needs of a growing family, NARI wants each homeowner to get the maximum value or enjoyment for the dollars they invest in their remodeling.
Home Sweet Home – nothing beats being able to come home, cook up a quick meal or even a gourmet one, take a nice relaxing shower, and then just relaxing. Most of us plan on staying in our houses for as long as possible (if not forever); do you really plan on just moving into […]
Common sense unfortunately is missing from most discussions of building green. There are groups that state that petroleum based products, concrete, & other items should never be used. There are contractors that simply state that it is a fad, and a complete joke while others push it no matter what the […]
It seems like everywhere you turn – people are talking about building or remodeling green. Well what is it exactly? […]
Your house is often one of the largest financial investments you will make, and the decision to alter that investment by spending money on it, is not an easy one to make. So how can you end up with a great looking remodel or addition that updates your house, increases the value of your investment, and customizes the living space to meet […]
Should you attempt that next Home Improvement Project yourself, or would it be a better choice to hire a remodeling professional? This simple quiz originally was created by NARI and is not meant to scare you or push you into hiring a contractor, but to help you make an informed decision on your best option. It is only 17 simple yes or no questions […]