October 13th, 2017
The addition of wood stain can effectively add life to your deck.
When homeowners choose to apply wood stain to their deck, it’s usually a move to improve the visually appeal of the material and deck itself. What people may not realize is it can also be beneficial in other areas as well. The addition of wood stain can effectively add life to your deck. It aids in preservation, and your maintenance hassle will be reduced as well. There’s plenty of common sense that says this is a strong move, and here are a few more reasons why you should consider staining. Read the rest of this entry »
October 11th, 2017
It’s important to think about why you’re having the fence installed, what the central purpose will be, and the style you’d prefer.
Residential fencing is something every homeowner should consider. Not only does it add to your overall curb appeal, but it adds value to your home. One of the primary factors you need to figure out is how tall or small you want your fence to be. It’s important to think about why you’re having the fence installed, what the central purpose will be, and the style you’d prefer. The height of your fence can be telling. If it’s much taller than the average fence, perhaps you want it for security purposes. If you desire a much shorter fence, that could be a stylistic option to entertain. Read the rest of this entry »
October 6th, 2017
Custom decking not only brings you a better aesthetic, but it also increases the value of your home.
When you customize something, you really make it your own. And that’s what a lot of design is about: adding your personal preferences to make it something you’d be proud to show off. A great way to enhance your home is through custom decking. Custom decking not only brings you a better aesthetic, but it also increases the value of your home. It’s a short term addition that can help you in the long run. Albaugh & Sons values custom decking, and we can provide the best design tips when it comes to style, material, length, and width, and so on. Custom decks give you more benefits than you probably realize. Read the rest of this entry »
October 4th, 2017
An open floor plan gives you more options, all while still having the feel of a classic home.
If you’re assessing the layout of your home, you want it to look and feel comfortable. The best way to establish these two things simultaneously is by converting to an open floor plan. An open layout in the home is becoming increasingly popular, and it’s only a matter of time before it becomes the norm. The reason for this expanding popularity is due to the advantages it provides. An open floor plan gives you more options, all while still having the feel of a classic home. It’s the idea of taking away unnecessary clutter and allowing for a setting that easily flows. Read the rest of this entry »
September 29th, 2017
A great way to make your home stand out is by investing in custom trim work.
When you take a step back and assess the interior design of your home, what do you see? If your gut reaction says some improvements should be made, then it’s probably right. Whether you want to admit it or not, having a house that can stand out makes you feel slightly better. It’s something you should take some pride in, because it can also bring you a level of comfort (even if you don’t recognize it). A great way to make your home stand out is by investing in custom trim work. While it’s slightly more expensive than other variations, it gives you a variety of benefits. Read the rest of this entry »
September 27th, 2017
Installing an island is the perfect centerpiece for your kitchen.
The kitchen can have many different designs, but all that matters is that it’s conducive to how you use it. A concept that’s bursting with popularity is the kitchen island. Almost commonplace in homes today, the island is a feature that truly completes the room. It takes what was traditionally an open space, and then complements it by providing a centerpiece for the entire layout. The kitchen island can give you a variety of benefits, and they’re all going to make your life easier. Read the rest of this entry »
September 22nd, 2017
Here are a few ways to make your deck a featured option in your living space.
While we’re typically accustomed to the temperatures dropping around this point, the sun is still shining like it’s summer. So, why not take advantage of this air, right? The fall will be coming soon, but even so you can still make improvements to your space, specifically the deck. Outdoor furniture is a great way to make your deck feel more comfortable. Rather than just leaving it to be bare, you’re adding personality to the area. Here are a few ways to make your deck a featured option in your living space. Read the rest of this entry »
September 20th, 2017
Whether it’s pure comfort, entertainment, or working out, you can design a remodeled basement to fit your family’s needs.
The basement is a room that can really make the entire house. People remember if you have a great basement, and that would mean you also have a comfortable spot for yourself. If you don’t leave that impression or you don’t feel this level of comfort, then you should consider investing a remodel. The basement remodel can go in a variety of directions. Now more than ever, you have plenty of options to dissect and choose from, which is never a bad thing. Whether it’s pure comfort, entertainment, or working out, you can design a remodeled basement to fit your family’s needs. Read the rest of this entry »
September 15th, 2017
Especially with the cold weather and snow in a few months, you want to make sure your deck is prepared.
You’ve been using your deck all throughout the summer. It’s a great perk for many homes, as it gives you another area to relax or entertain. As we enter the fall season, and eventually winter, your deck use will be practically nonexistent (unless you have it screened in). This is the time where maintenance comes into play, and that’s crucial. However, what if that maintenance actually turns out to be a lost cause? Sometimes, you can apply all the maintenance in the world, but it won’t matter if your deck has deeper issues. Especially with the cold weather and snow in a few months, you want to make sure your deck is prepared. Here are some of the signs that say you need a new deck. Read the rest of this entry »
September 13th, 2017
Remodeling your bathtub gives you more comfort, style, and added safety.
The bathroom is an important room in the house. We use it everyday, sometimes just going through the motions. Have you ever stopped to think about how it could improve? If you think about the bathroom, you have tons of ways to improve it, but you may not want to embark on a full-scale renovation. And that’s okay, because there are still subtle ways to make changes. A perfect change starts with the bathtub. Remodeling your bathtub gives you more comfort, style, and added safety. Read the rest of this entry »