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1602, 2022

Wood vs. Composite Decking: 3 Factors to Guide Your Decision

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Materials for Your Deck Construction Little by little, we inch closer to warmer temperatures, and it can be hard not to think about spring and summer projects. If you are looking forward to enjoying the outdoors this season, then there is no better way than to add a deck to your home. Not only does it add value, but it also creates a great transition from indoors and outdoors living space. When it comes to [...]

302, 2022

Is It Time to Replace Your Deck?

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Your deck like most is where you entertain and relax so it is important to keep it maintained. Over time, wear and tear will happen no matter how well you try to keep its damage away. Decks do have a relatively long lifespan but eventually, they will need to be replaced. They do add value to your home for less than other home renovation projects, so it is a good investment for the future of [...]

2001, 2022

Deck Construction Trends in 2022 | Syracuse NY Deck Builder

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A deck adds to your home by giving you usable space. Over the last two years, a lot of us have been spending a lot more time at home and have come to learn the value of having indoor/outdoor living space. Quality deck construction gives you gathering spaces for years to come. If your home has richly designed hardwood flooring? Bring them outside with your deck design. Today there are so many colors and textures [...]

701, 2022

Best Flooring For Basement Finishing Projects

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Looking to Remodel your Syracuse Basement into a comfortable living space? Well then, the first step is to start with the flooring. There are things you need to consider when you before you select any flooring options when you are remodeling your home in Central New York. How do you plan on using this space? It is going to be a home office, or is it going to be a place to work on project [...]

1612, 2021

What Is the Best Basement Ceiling for Your Remodel?

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Remodeling your basement is a big project but it can do so much for your home. It gives you more living space and increases the value of your home. There are many decisions that go into a basement remodel but the one that a lot of people don’t give much thought to is the ceiling that would best fit into your new space. Most homeowners are surprised that there is more than one option. To [...]

2811, 2021

Syracuse’s Four Top Basement Remodeling Ideas

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Syracuse’s Top Four Basement Finishing Projects Every Syracuse homeowner knows that a basement remodel is a cost-effective way to add additional living space to your home while at the same time increasing the resale value of your property. And when people decide to finish their basement, you might be surprised by what Central New York homeowners are doing with their basements, putting their unique imprint on the finished remodeling project. As a Syracuse & Central New York [...]

211, 2021

Lighting Ideas for Your Basement Finishing Project

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Syracuse Basement Finishing - What About Lighting? When it comes to deciding what type of lighting you are going to install, it pays to think carefully. When you are doing a Syracuse basement remodeling or basement finishing project, aesthetics is important but also is comfort and safety. Basement finishing takes many forms, including adding a family room, a man cave, a home office, and more. Even if you are only finishing a small part of [...]

2610, 2021

What is the Best Siding to Put on My House

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If you are looking to replace the siding on your Syracuse area home as part of a home improvement project, there are a lot of considerations that go into picking the right type of siding for your home. You want something that looks good but holds up to harsh elements. It has to be easy to maintain and easy on the wallet as well. There is a lot to consider. It’s tough to know where [...]

2510, 2021

What Is The Best Lighting Design For A Basement Remodel

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Finished Basement Remodeling Lighting Design Tips When doing a basement remodel think about how you plan on using your finished basement. It could be an office area, a game room, even a home theater. Often the basement is the darkest part of your home. It can take on a cave-like feel but the good news is it doesn’t have to be like that. To give your basement the same full light as you're upstairs can [...]

1810, 2021

Basement Finishing: Home Remodeling Right Under Your Feet

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If you are like a lot of Syracuse area homeowners, your basement could be an uninviting, cold and dark part of your home where you only go to when absolutely necessary. That's where your furnace and water heater are. And you probably have your clothes washer and dryer down there, and you probably use it to store all kinds of items that don't fit anywhere else in your garage or bedrooms. And you certainly don't [...]

810, 2021

What Is Composite Decking?

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What is Composite Decking? When it comes to decks, composite decking is quickly becoming the go-to alternative. But what is composite decking and why is it so popular? Composite decking is a man-made product that is a mixture of wood fibers, plastics, and a small number of bonding agents. This mixture is then heated and formed into board-shaped lengths and then cooled. The end result is boards that require far less maintenance than traditional wood [...]

3009, 2021

What Are Crown Moldings?

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What Is a Crown Molding? Crown molding is a decorative element that is installed where the wall meets the ceiling. Molding typically comes in wood or plaster, but you can find it in other materials such as polyurethane as well. You've probably seen baseboard molding or molding around doors and windows, but crown molding adds something extra to a room. Crown molding creates a sophisticated addition to almost any space. No matter the style you [...]

2209, 2021

What is the Best Type of Replacement Windows for My Older Home?

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There are many advantages to replacing old windows. They can enhance the look of your home, eliminate drafts and make your home quieter by keeping out outside noises out. The double-hung windows available today make it much easier to maintain and clean than the windows you find in many older homes. Today installed replacement windows in Syracuse come in many different styles, colors, and framing materials. The latest innovations and technology produce windows that combine [...]

2708, 2021

Common Roof Leaks

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When it comes to Syracuse area home repairs, keeping your roof in top shape is crucial. Your roof keeps your family safe, warm, and dry. Any homeowner that has had a leaky roof will tell you how much of a headache it is. The water damage to ceilings and walls can be extensive, and expensive to repair. Sometimes finding the source of a leak is easy, but far too often it is a difficult process [...]

1208, 2021

What Goes into A High-Quality Deck?

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Deck Planning Proper planning is essential when it comes to high-quality deck construction. You have to look at the shape and size and the materials that will be used. The planning stage is the perfect time to let your contractor know about anything you want to add to the project. The project should be thoroughly planned out from the materials to the smallest details so the deck you envision is the deck you get. Talk [...]

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