Remodeling Project? Eat My Dust … Please!

Second only to project cost overruns, the largest complaint homeowners have about remodeling projects is the amount of dust generated during the work.   Photo courtesy of Melissa at Bless This Mess Please Many homeowners breathe a sigh of relief … Continue reading

Need a Remodel? There’s an Apple Watch App for That.

HomeAdvisor’s new Apple Watch app will save homeowners who need repairs and improvements a lot of headaches. HomeAdvisor, a virtual residential repair and renovation services marketplace, has announced the development of an app for Apple Watch that easily connects home … Continue reading

Cultivate a “Client-for-Life” Culture for Your Remodeling Business

One of the more difficult aspects of being in the construction business is that the product is very long-lived (if it’s built well) which seems to seriously reduce the likelihood of repeat customers. This doesn’t have to be the case, … Continue reading

Montgomery Council Office Building Renovation Will Begin Soon

HBW subscribers interested in institutional construction job leads in Alabama will be keen to know that the Montgomery County Council has finally approved a $32 million renovation project for the Council Office Building in the Rockville. The measure was introduced … Continue reading

Top 4 Signs That a Remodel is In Order

Sometimes it’s easy to know who needs a remodel. If there is shag carpet on the walls, chessboard linoleum in the bathroom, and a harvest gold refrigerator that hums like a riding lawnmower, then it’s certainly time for some updates … Continue reading

Waco’s White-Hot Housing Market

Mike Copeland of Waco Tribune online reports that the Waco housing market is white-hot. January and February of 2015 saw a 20% jump in home sales over 2014’s numbers, and many homes sold were on the market for less than … Continue reading

Remodel Your Bathroom for ROI

Realtors know that bathrooms and kitchens sell houses. But rather than doing a remodel for their family’s enjoyment, too many homeowners wait until they’re ready to sell and then do a quick superficial facelift. According to renovation expert Ken Perrin, … Continue reading

HUD Allocates $54 Million to Alabama for Renovation, Repair

On February 12, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded $54,561,426 to Alabama public housing authorities. State agencies will now be able to make major, large-scale improvements to those properties. The funding came through HUD’s Capital Fund Program, … Continue reading

Spring Home & Garden Show at The Woodlands!

After a hard winter, we’re ready to see the latest home and garden trends, just in time for the Spring building season! The Woodlands, TX is holding their biannual Home & Garden Show on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m.-7 … Continue reading

2015 Home Remodeling Trends

Though the economy continues its upward climb, credit lending standards are still pretty tight, which means a lot of folks will be remodeling instead of buying new homes in 2015. With the growing number of folks looking to remodel, it’s … Continue reading