Range Hoods and Make-Up Air: The Case for Clean Air
In the kitchen and bathroom, it is widely known that proper ventilation is needed for the safety and health of your family and your home. In the bathroom, vent fans, and in the kitchen, range hoods, are included in nearly all present-day remodels. When bathrooms don’t have ventilation, steam builds up and not only does it make for annoying foggy mirrors, it can also lead to mold which can be both harmful and unsightly. When kitchens don’t have proper ventilation, specifical
5 Reasons Why Winter is the Perfect Time for Home Remodeling Projects
Michigan is lucky enough to encounter all four seasons. But, Michigan winters can be long and harsh. Winter is actually a really good time focus on your home projects. You may be thinking the complete opposite. Some homeowners have found they actually prefer doing home make over projects in the winter. Here are five reasons why winter may be the best time to do your remodeling project.
1. Convenient Project Scheduling/Contractor Availability
It is usually easier for contr
Top Benefits of Energy Efficient Windows
Since most high quality windows are built to last for ten or more years, replacing your windows is a project you should only expect to face a few times in your life. If your windows are allowing air or moisture to leak in or out of your home, or if they have become difficult to operate, it is probably time buy new windows before the overall energy efficiency of your home suffers any further.
Replacement of all of the windows in your home is no small expense, with each replacement window costi
History of Curtains: How They Came into Existence
Curtains are still the main form of window covering for the majority of households. They are versatile, warm and perform a wide variety of functions. Yet, despite their importance they are often hung as an afterthought! In fact, a well hung curtain can make a huge difference to the décor and feel of any room. When you choose your curtains you must think about their purpose, the style of your room and even the form of the curtains. Understanding their history will help you to choose the right on
Garbage Disposals: Do You Need One?
If you live in Grosse Pointe Woods, you do.
We just failed a city inspection in GPW because the homeowners did not want a garbage disposal in their newly remodeled kitchen. Since 99% of people DO want a garbage disposal, we had never run into this issue before today.
My first thought was “who doesn’t want a garbage disposal?” But after some researching online, I found out that there are many reasons to go sans-disposal.
Sending your food scraps back into the waste water is cos