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A Spring Cleanup Checklist for Your Home

May 2, 2020 9:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Spring cleaning is an annual tradition that gives homeowners the opportunity to cut down on clutter and get ready for the summer months. However, it can be challenging to decide where to start with spring cleaning. The good news is that it’s easy to tackle this project when you have the right spring cleanup checklist for the home in Pennsylvania. Keep reading for some helpful tips to ensure you get the most out of your cleaning this spring. It doesn’t have to take a lot of time or money to get your home looking its best. A few simple steps...

Ideas to Make Your Backyard More Appealing

April 24, 2020 8:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Now that the weather is finally starting to warm up, it’s a great time to think about how to improve the functionality, aesthetic appeal and livability of your outdoor spaces. There are lots of projects that can make a big difference in the appeal of your backyard while also making it more functional for you and your family. Keep reading for some ideas to make your backyard more appealing in Pennsylvania: Clean and organize your space: You don’t necessarily have to spend any money to get your backyard looking great. Some simple cleaning and organizing may be all it will...

Four Options for Stair Lifts

April 16, 2020 4:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Moving your base of living operations to the first floor, when you need to, may not always be possible. You may enjoy your current home design as it is, or have a floorplan that simply does not accommodate creating a suite that is handicap accessible on the first floor. In these instances, your best option is installing chair lifts, which are also called stair lifts. Stairs are very dangerous for the mobility impaired, but you cannot always remove them. Here are four good options for installing chair lifts that may work in your Pennsylvania home: Straight chair lifts: If your...

Five Features in Specially Adapted Houses

April 2, 2020 4:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Specially adapted housing builders in Pennsylvania create accessible homes. Whether you suffered an injury in the line of duty or live with a permanent condition that compromises your mobility, we can add retrofits that make your home more accessible. This will help you thrive and live a more independent life. Here are five features we provide in our adapted homes: Wide doorways: Some doorways are not designed to accommodate people using mobility devices. Whether you use a wheelchair or walker, doorway width and the lip at the bottom of a doorway often prove to be a hindrance. We can widen...

One Story or Two? What to Consider

March 6, 2020 10:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re in the early phases of designing a brand-new home, one of the first questions you’ll need to answer is whether you will build a one-story or a two-story home. A lot of this comes down to personal preference, but there are also some practical considerations to take into account. If you’re wondering, “Should I build a single-story or two-story home?” here’s a quick overview of some of the pros and cons of one-story and two-story homes in Pennsylvania. Two-story Two-story homes generally cost less per square foot to build, because you don’t have to do as much excavating...

What You Should Know About Financing a New Home

February 21, 2020 10:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’ve made the decision to build a new home, you’re probably more focused on the exciting process of choosing all your design elements, rather than on the practical matters of how you’ll be paying for the home. However, you do need to spend some time considering the process of financing a new home in Pennsylvania. In general, it’s always advisable to pay as much money as you’re reasonably able to up front, so you can significantly cut down the amount of extra money you’ll have to pay in interest over time. As for the kind of financing you use,...


The Best Kitchen Upgrades for Resale

December 8, 2017 4:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The kitchen is always the heart of the home. If you are bringing your abode back to market, you should consider upgrading and enhancing the kitchen before your first viewing. By remodeling and updating your kitchen, you can substantially elevate your home’s resale value, and ensure that you are receiving the best possible return on your investment. Even making a few small changes to the way that your cabinetry, countertops and appliances are arranged can increase the amount of interest in your home and help it remain competitive on the resale market. Kitchen remodeling in Pennsylvania may represent a large...

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Areas to Prioritize When Making Your Home Handicap Accessible

December 7, 2017 7:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you or a family member requires a wheelchair for assistance with mobility, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting around your own house! Whether you are making aging-in-place preparations or are just beginning long-deferred home renovations, there are a number of steps that you can take to make your home more accessible for yourself or your handicapped loved ones. Making the proper changes to your home can drastically improve quality of life, and make daily tasks substantially easier to surmount! When you are preparing to implement handicap accessibility measures at your home, you should think primarily about how you...