2014 = Outdoor Living Spaces = Added Value!

Outdoor Living Areas = Added Value!

Did you know that decks are so in demand that Remodeling Magazine states that for their 2014 cost vs. value study adding a wooden deck (average cost $9,539) will recoup 87.4% of the cost when it comes time to sell? Read more here.

Your backyard is an extension of your home, so why not incorporate this versatile area by designing beautiful outdoor living spaces that will provide a tranquil escape for you and your family and greatly increase the value of your home. The yard is often times the most beautiful area of the home and also the most overlooked. Simple outdoor decorating will help incorporate outside activities into your family’s daily life by creating a cool space away from the television. These living areas can also include lavish amenities such as outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and covered patios to protect you from the hot sun or rain shower. Inexpensive outdoor solar garden lights can even provide soft illumination to your outside living area for evening entertaining. If you want to bring beauty to your outdoor spaces, but are unsure how to design your new sanctuary, click here for ideas for living spaces outside that can transform any drab and desolate yard into a beautiful and functional entertaining backyard living area for any lifestyle.

Save Money–Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency!

Energiesparen in der Küche

Save Money—Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency!

Is your home cold, drafty or uncomfortable? Do you have high energy bills? Ice dams? Peeling paint? Excessive dust? Addressing these types of home problems can make your home more comfortable, and at the same time improve its energy efficiency — saving you money on utility bills and helping to protect the environment, too. Read more