Outdoor patios are the perfect addition to any backyard. They quickly transform a previously unused area into the perfect gathering place for family and friends. You can entertain outside almost year round with the right patio, whether you want to have backyard grilling sessions in the summertime, or snuggle under a blanket in the brisk fall. Before patio installation begins though, it’s important to consider several things. Here is a quick guide to help you make informed decisions when it comes to your new patio space.
Many homeowners would want a bathroom remodel, but they feel they are hampered by limited space. Does this sound familiar? They—and you—don’t have to be, though. There are many small bathroom designs that a professional contractor can use to give you a sense of light and air in even the tiniest urban W.C. Read on for the most common questions about small bathroom renovation and how a creative contractor, like us at Warsaw Home Improvement, can help you get the bathroom of your dreams, no matter how much—or how little—space you have.
When it comes to building and designing your own home, it’s likely you’re planning for a spring or summer build. However, have you ever considered a winter build? Many do not know about the pros of a winter build and contrary to popular belief, there are in fact quite a few pros to winter home construction.
There is nothing quite like the sensation of stepping out of a luxurious, steamy hot bath or shower and onto an icy cold floor – it is just like getting out of a comfy warm bed first thing in the morning and walking in the bathroom barefooted, quickly becoming fully awake at the shock of the electrifying chill felt under your feet. Heated flooring helps make the bathroom the relaxing place it should be and those who are into the at-home spa experience might find this feature especially attractive.
If snow hasn’t fallen in your area yet, it soon will and with that in mind it’s time to start thinking about how you can best protect your outdoor living spaces so they resist any damage from the winter elements. If you have a patio here’s what you can do to protect your masonry from the snow and ice this winter:
Thinking about remodeling your basement? The good news is that if you have an unfinished basement, remodeling it is one of the best investments you can make in your home. However, before you start thinking of design fixtures, let’s talk about the basics. One of the most important steps that must be completed in a basement remodel is waterproofing the area.
If you have the chance to design and build a new home, you’ll find it’s quite an exciting project, but can also a stressful one. Once you decide on a new construction it’s time to hit the planning boards. Careful though and planning will ensure that the end result is just what you envisioned. The main areas to consider before work begins including the budget, the design and hiring the right building professionals to get the job done.
Master bathrooms are starting to appear at the forefront of home renovations and for good reason. More and more homeowners are transforming their master baths into a luxurious oasis equipped with steam showers and deep tubs. One overarching theme is that master bathrooms are growing in size. However if there’s no space to expand, homeowners are getting creative and finding ways to make a small bathroom feel larger by playing with natural light and implementing special design techniques. At Warsaw Home Improvement we’ve complied a list of the top trends that are popping up in bathroom renovations this year.
Home additions are certainly a big investment, but they can really pay off in the end. whether you plan on living in your house for a lifetime or if your goal is to increase the resale value of your home, additions are a fantastic way to add both functional living space and value to your property.
One of the best ways to save money in the long run and help the environment is to make your home energy efficient. Energy inefficiencies in your home drive up your monthly bills and can use up valuable resources that are becoming increasingly hard to come by. While there are steps that homeowners can take to retrofit their home to make it more energy efficient, it’s crucial that those building new homes understand the importance of home energy efficiency.