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How to Choose the Right Remodeling Contractor to Renovate Your Home

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A remodeling contractor can take the stress off of you!!


So, you’re ready for a kitchen remodel, bathroom remodel, or complete renovation, but you lack the skills to do the work yourself.  Hiring a remodeling contractor is the best and easiest solution. However, choosing a contractor can be a headache and quite overwhelming, especially if you don’t know where to start.

We’ve created a list of steps to follow that ensure you select the right contractor for your home upgrade. These steps can be the difference between complete confidence in your contractor and frustrating sleepless nights. Hiring a contractor for your home renovation is like hiring a new employee for your business.  Narrow down the best candidates before making your final decision. (more…)

Home Addition: To Build Up or Build Out? That is the Question

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A home addition will add value and square footage to your home!

Have you grown tired of the floorplan of your current home or do you just want more space? If you’re a homeowner who is considering building a home addition, the question is: should you build up or build out? In other words, should you add a second story or build a ground-floor addition? (more…)

The Benefits of Adding a Second Story to Your Home

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Are you living in a one-story home and want to expand your square footage? Do you want to keep your outdoor space? When your home feels cramped, and you have the option of building up, adding a second story to your existing home is a great option. It’s one of the most popular trends in home remodeling, and a brilliant way to use your current home structure to create more livable space.

Here are the top 5 benefits of adding a second story to your home: (more…)

What are the Do’s and Don’ts for a Successful Room Addition?

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How do you accomplish a successful room addition?


Do you feel cramped in your home? Is your family expanding, and you’re in need of additional space? Adding extra living space to your current home just may be the solution you’re looking for. The best part is that it’s more cost-effective than having to move to a new home to get the space you need.

Not only will a room addition increase your living space, it will actually add to the value of your home. However, depending on the type of space you need, some renovations are ineffective. When you’re deciding if a room addition is right for you, there are a few do’s and don’ts that you should consider:


2018 Room Addition Checklist

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Do you need more space in your home? Building a room addition is one of the most effective ways to give you more space, while increasing the value of your home. Room addition projects can be complex, requiring research, planning, and creativity. According to, “Sometimes a small addition can yield big results, particularly in kitchens. Adding just 3 or 4 feet to a cramped kitchen can open up a world of possibilities for and additional cabinetry.”

If you’re not sure where to start your research, you can get inspirational ideas from magazines, TV, websites, social media, and even friends and family. Having a room addition checklist will help solidify what you need to do, who’s going to do it, when you can schedule it, how long it will take to complete, and how much money will be involved in the project. With the right design/build contractor such as All Star Construction Inc., you can create the perfect room addition! (more…)

How New Windows Can Save You Money on a Room Addition

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When thinking of your electricity bill, it’s common to wonder “how much can I save on my bill if I replace my windows?” The benefits of replacing your windows will outweigh its costs, especially with a room addition. However, there are a few factors to consider when choosing energy efficient windows, including types of windows, architectural considerations, the type of home insulation. (more…)

5 Steps to A Successful Room Addition

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Do you need more space in your home? Why not add a room addition for that extra needed comfort? Building a room addition can be exciting, and can increase your home’s value. Room additions are complex projects, which require research and planning. Below are a few tips for adding space, designing a room addition, and hiring contractors.