Smart Kitchen Remodeling Pays Off

These days everyone is concerned about resale value when they think about home renovations. Kitchens are the hub of everyday life and they go out of style faster than other parts of the house, so they are one of the most common places to put your remodeling dollars. Even in today’s uncertain economy, a good kitchen renovation can add significant value to your home. However, I warn my clients is that it’s more important to have a smart kitchen remodeling project than one that is luxurious or has the latest cutting edge features.

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Remodeling for the Family Pet

Every once in a while I get a request to remodel a home so that it’s pet-friendly. That shouldn’t be surprising; after all, it’s estimated that 73 million dogs and 90 million cats live in U.S. households. Doing renovations for your pet may sound like some pet owners are being overly indulgent, but remember that taking your pets’ needs into account can also makes life easier for you. If you can put the litter box in an out-of-the-way location or find a convenient way to bathe the dog, your house will be better suited to your lifestyle.

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