Top 5 renovation projects for 2022

Remodeling your kitchen is one of the top 5 DIY jobs homeowners can do in 2022.

In 2022, the new cottage industry is poised for a boom, not a bubble. In the mid-2000s, the country went through a real estate bubble, with money flooding the housing industry and significantly overbuilding speculative housing in hopes that buyers would be there. Business was brisk:Booming forecast for the housing market in 2022 More around … Read more

Taylorville Council recognizes youth and urban renewal – The Breeze-Courier

Lucas Domonosky Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE – The Taylorville City Council met Monday, April 4th. They began by recognizing every player on the 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams whose seasons ended, but not before a fantastic run at the state tournament. Mayor Barry called each player and coach by name and proclaimed the importance of … Read more

Modern – and traditional – in the dream renovation

Modern - and traditional - in the dream renovation

Homeowners beginning a renovation hope to create the room of their dreams. This primary bedroom and bathroom remodel went beyond that – it became an architect/remodeler’s dream project. “For us, it was the dream client who trusted your design and judgment,” said architect and contractor Michael Menn of Michael Menn Ltd. in Northbrook. It all … Read more

Tips to avoid tag fraud

Tips to avoid tag fraud

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) – In the past few months, multiple cases have been reported of people losing thousands of dollars after hiring a contractor for a home remodel that was never completed. [Affidavit: Hopkins Co. man arrested for stealing woman’s blank check, forging signature] Mark Schmidt has over 40 years of contracting and remodeling experience … Read more

Tips to avoid tag fraud

Tips to avoid tag fraud

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) – In the past few months, multiple cases have been reported of people losing thousands of dollars after hiring a contractor for a home remodel that was never completed. [Affidavit: Hopkins Co. man arrested for stealing woman’s blank check, forging signature] Mark Schmidt has over 40 years of contracting and remodeling experience … Read more

Father-daughter remodeling team takes over 165-year-old Excelsior home – WCCO

Father-daughter remodeling team takes over 165-year-old Excelsior home - WCCO

Originally published March 7th EXCELSIOR, Minn. (WCCO) – One good thing emerging from the pandemic is that many people are drawn to things they love to do – and they still do. CONTINUE READING: After the drought last year Sod farmers hope in Minnesota to get back on its feet despite new challenges For a … Read more

Modification? Don’t let the pandemic hold you back from your dream plans

Modification?  Don't let the pandemic hold you back from your dream plans

Photos by Jessica Overcash A 12-week waiting period for Windows. Closet deliveries are always delayed. Contractors who are fully booked and (maybe) won’t be able to start their project until June. Setbacks related to COVID-19 and supply chain issues have contributed to significant delays in most renovation projects as local designers, contractors and suppliers struggle … Read more

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington near funding goal for $1 million capital campaign

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and SW Washington near funding goal for $1 million capital campaign

The organization is just $55,000 away from its funding goal to remodel their Bend House, built by the community in 1997 to serve families in rural Oregon he Bend House serves a pressing need of rural families. It has been well used over the years and this transformation is badly needed.” — Lauren Olander, RMHC … Read more