How To Design Your Home: Multigenerational Homes

How To Design Your Home: Multigenerational Homes Have you had your adult children return home? Do you want to invite your parents to live with you? It is becoming more common, with almost 20 percent of the U.S. population, over 65 million, living in a home with multiple generations. Financial factors play a primary role in these decisions. However, there are many benefits, like babysitting, socialization,...

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How Long Will my Renovation Take?

There are two main concerns most people have when remodeling their homes. The first question is almost always, “how much will this cost?” The second concern is usually, “how long is my project going to take?” This article is designed to help you look at the various factors that answer and address the second concern.   If this is your first upgrade, you may not have realistic expectations. That...

5 Benefits of Building a Custom Deck

Building a deck in your backyard can add value to your property. Most homeowners get over 80% of the cost of building a deck when they sell their homes. Are you interested in creating a new deck but unsure of the benefits of having a deck? Below are some of the most significant benefits of building a custom deck for your backyard. All The Space You WantProbably the best reason to build a custom deck is...

How Much Will My Home Remodeling Cost?

So, How much will your home remodeling project cost? It depends. Every home is different. Every project is different, and with that cost. At Rudd Builders, we work hard to understand all types of homes and homeowners before beginning a project. A good way to figure out what drives the cost to remodel your home. SIZE The size of the project affects the job cost. How large is the job going to be? Are you...

Creating a Mudroom 101

Even though you may have a small space, it is always possible to create a mudroom area in your home. A mudroom can be the perfect solution for those tired of having coats, boots, shoes, and hats thrown around the house. You can create a mudroom that will fit all your outdoor gear and help you keep your home clean and organized. Here are ways you, too, could achieve that. What is a Mudroom? A mudroom is a...

Should I Replace My Windows?

Most people think that their windows last forever, but windows need to be repaired and replaced regularly, or you could end up risking a ton of problems for your household. In order to know when the best time is to replace your windows you might want to consider the following:  CONVENIENCE Old windows are, for the most part, hard to operate and maintain. If you are having a hard time sliding or keeping...

When Should You Replace Your Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood flooring is durable, though it is not indestructible. No matter how well you take care of your hardwood floors, they will need to be replaced at some point.  Sometimes, hardwood floors can be restored by simply sanding down and refinishing the surface when they show signs of wear and tear. So, how do you know when it's time to get a whole new floor instead of refinishing?  Water Damage Hardwood...

Which Flooring Material Lasts the Longest?

When remodeling your home or just a room, deciding which flooring you will have is essential to complete the remodeling. Choosing the right tile style to fit your interior design is excellent. However, it would be best if you considered investing in a flooring material that will accommodate your home's routine and upkeep for years to come. So, then which material lasts the longest in a home? That would be...

Choosing the Best Material for your Kitchen Counter Top

In my house, and I am sure most homes, the kitchen is one of the most popular gathering areas. We spend family time there, prepare our meals, put together holiday feasts, socialize, and of course wash dishes. Kitchen countertops are a vital part of the appeal, appearance, and functionality of a kitchen. With so many options on the market, how do you choose the right kitchen countertop for you? First,...

5 Reasons You Should Remodel Your Bathroom

Remodeling your bathroom is a popular trend that many homeowners neglect. It is unwise for them to ignore their extremely outdated bathrooms and upgrade them into a cohesive, comfortable, and practical room. It does not matter if you're replacing faucets or the entire layout of the room. Transform your ugly bathroom into a soothing room that rivals the most luxurious spas. We have even compiled a list of...

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