Posts by John Tabor

Helpful Tips for Expanding Your Home at an Affordable Price


If you’re a large family with kids, finding ample space in your home to keep everyone calm and happy can be downright impossible. Therefore, adding a spare bedroom, bathroom or other accompanying space can do wonders for keeping the civility of the household. Though home remodeling may seem like an expensive option, it doesn’t have…

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How Best to Proceed With a Second Story Addition


If you have a larger family and you want more living space or simply room to entertain, adding on additions can be a great way to enhance your home. However, building an entire second story addition is far different than merely tacking on a single room to your first story home. Before you make any…

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Where to Start on Home Addition and Renovation Projects

Home renovation

Whether you’re installing a new bar in the kitchen or doubling the entire size of your home, there’s always a few steps you’ll want to take before launching into a home renovation project. Making home additions and renovations can be a daunting task to begin, so it’s important to be prepared and have a plan…

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Why the Design-Build Method is Perfect for Renovating your Home

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While homes, apartments and commercial buildings have been traditionally built through contracts with separate architects and general contractors, newer methods have developed in which only one contractor completes both the design and construction process. Known as the design-build method, this helps owners consolidate their choices to contracting a single design-build firm.   One of the…

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How To Find A Contractor For Your Home Renovations

Choosing a Home Improvement Contractor in MD, VA or DC Share   Choosing a remodeling contractor in Maryland, Virginia or DC is the most important decision you’ll make when planning your project. Here are some guidelines on how to find a contractor for your home renovations. 1. Review the contractor’s license status.  In Maryland, a home…

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Before you Pack Up and Move, Consider an Addition Instead!

Reasons for Moving: When homeowners are surveyed regarding their reasons for moving, here are some of the most common reasons given: Home is too small: First time home-buyers often outgrow their starter home – particularly when they begin to have children. Dissatisfied with layout or desire upgrade: Homeowners report that they could not predict problems…

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Deck Maintenance Tips

If your deck is showing some wear and tear after being exposed to the weather for a few years, make it look new again by applying a little first aid. Here is the To-Do list:

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