Has anyone besides me noticed the number of construction cranes singing above the skyline when driving around Madison and the suburbs? There’s a construction boom going on and it’s noticeable in many areas. Have you driven down East Washington Avenue lately? It’s crazy!
Two of a good thing is always better than one, right? Especially when it comes to your siding materials. The two dimensional look with your siding materials adds a dramatic style that is noticeable and the impact this creates is soft and pleasing to the eye.
Tear down those walls! I know this was a cheesy reference to an old speech but building trends in 2020 and beyond are doing exactly that. Tearing down walls. Or, not putting them up during the building process. I for one love the wide-open space of combing rooms and increasing the feel of a much
As all of us are getting older and the option of working from home more seems to be the norm and having a great home office makes work a little more enjoyable. We live in Wisconsin and many cold and snowy days drove me to the home office to work instead of getting in the
This is an age old question and is worthy of the conversation. Smart homes are techie and cool where people love to show off how they can control all the gadgets they have in their home right from their phone and those gadgets are appliances, HVAC (see more for repair), lighting, security cameras, etc., and
I love cedar shakes. And, although red cedar is my favorite, white cedar is no slouch for look and durability. In the research I performed, I located a cedar firm called Direct Cedar & Roofing Supplies in Abbotsford, BC, Canada. This was the find of a lifetime. I spoke with Paul Wilson who is one
Siding trends have changed over the past decade and for 2019 the trend for siding has become interesting and stylish. Let’s take a look at what these style trends. For curb appeal alone keeping up with the current design trends is important for many reasons. Subtle siding color palettes continue to be popular for homeowners
Let’s face it, we live in a cold weather climate. (For at least part of the year.) And when considering your new addition adding a gas fireplace is a must-have feature you will not regret. The struggle here is which brand is the best. Let’s take a look at some of my favorites:
I want to come right out and say that I’m a fan of in-floor heating systems because when you stand on a warm floor during the cold days in winter it makes you feel good. It literally puts a smile on your face! In-floor heating, also called radiant floor heating, is a luxurious home feature
If your home is in need of some outdoor space, adding a patio or deck can increase your square foot without being the bank. Each option offers an area to gather with friends and family, grill out, and relax under the sun (or stars); the option you choose will likely depend on your budget, space,