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Budget Remodeling

Home Remodeling vs. The Budget

by Vali Hooker on November 21, 2008

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Tweet Remodeling has been the word of my life over the past five months — you eat, sleep and breathe tile colors & sizes, internet product reviews, drywall dust, paint. Home Depot becomes a daily stop on your route and the phases ‘lead-time’ and ‘back-order’ become household words. In the end the greatest obstacle becomes the […]


Get more from your Summer: Add a Deck.

by Vali Hooker on May 12, 2008

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Tweet Summer is right around the corner and home improvement projects are on the mind. Enjoying the outdoor space at home is one of my greatest pleasures. The garden is my relaxation and the patio is merely an extension of the kitchen during the summer months — entertaining friends and family is always outside. Improving […]


Do-it-Yourself Home Remodeling – Grrrr!

by Vali Hooker on May 1, 2008

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Tweet Frequently when showing homes to potential buyers the biggest “Whoa! What happened here?” is usually provoked when we stumble upon a homeowner’s do-it-yourself home remodeling. Unfortunately this list runs long and touches about every aspect of home improvement projects — I’ve shown homes with mis-cut granite counters to nifty hand-dug basements. Home improvement? I […]


Google SketchUp: Remodeling simplified.

by Vali Hooker on April 19, 2007

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Tweet So you are remodeling your basement but the contractor can’t make out your drafted plans from a 2-year old’s first attempt with markers or a piece of contemporary art? Ok, so you are no Picasso but you still want your basement design to match your mental picture of how You want Your basement to […]