Site-finished hardwood is the traditional method of installing hardwood floors. Prior to the advent of pre-finished, or engineered hardwood, site-finished is how every home received its hardwood. It’s classic, timeless, and what you would expect to see in Victorian or high-end custom homes. Pre-finished hardwood has come a long way in the recent decade, and may be the smartest choice when it comes to a renovation, but there is no substitute when site-finished hardwood is installed correctly.
One of the most common features our homeowners request when embarking on a remodel or renovation is a fireplace. It’s understandable, nothing caps off a crisp fall evening like warming your toes next to a fire. Colorado has the perfect climate year ‘round and few things bring families closer together than a fireplace. In this article we’ll highlight the most common types of fireplaces and explain a few of their differences to help you choose the best for your home.
When homeowners turn to us for basement finishing in Colorado Springs, they’re generally considering three main things: maximizing affordable square footage, increasing property value, and adding features that their current home lacks. We’re fortunate that in Colorado most homes come standard with full basements and finishing them into a livable space is a relatively easy process.
Blueprints are helpful for us, the contractor, but are limited in their ability to convey aesthetic ideas. Also, we don’t expect our customers to be architects or engineers, and chances are that your daily life doesn’t involve pouring over plans. Looking at a blueprint for the first time can seem like deciphering a forgotten language. Busting out rulers and graph paper to sketch out your own design usually looks like something that should be hung on the fridge, rather than an official document on where to place the fridge.
Everyone has their thing. A lot of attention has been given to man caves. We’ve all seen elaborate home theaters. Garages with epoxy floors, Gladiator storage, and every tool imaginable displayed above a workbench like an episode of Top Gear. But let’s face it, way more of our life is spent in the bathroom–and we’re about to change your idea of what this space could be.