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Big, Smart Ideas For Renovating Smaller Homes

Posted on: November 13, 2017 by in Home Improvement
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Great Article from Atlantic Building Inspections While newly constructed homes are bigger than ever, most Americans still live in modestly sized or even small houses — and many of these owners are choosing to remodel rather than move into a bigger home. More than half of all American houses were built before 1980, according to the National Association of Home Builders. At that time, the average new home size was slightly more than 1,700 square feet, U.S. Census Bureau data shows. Continue Reading ...

10 DIY Home Improvement Projects For Beginners

Posted on: October 30, 2017 by in Home Improvement
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 Brought to you by Atlantic Building Inspections You don't have to be a pro to tackle many home improvement projects. With a little elbow grease and a few smart tools, DIY novices can easily complete all kinds of household tasks efficiently and correctly. Here are 10 common DIY projects for beginners that any homeowner (or apartment dweller) can learn to do. Not only will your house look great, but you'll feel a great sense of pride too. 1. Install A Kitchen Backsplash: You don’t Continue Reading ...

Simple Steps To Create The Perfect Outdoor Oasis

Posted on: October 9, 2017 by in Home Improvement
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Helpful Information from Atlantic Building Inspections Summer is home to many of the year’s most beautiful days, so who can blame you for wanting to spend them all outside? Your yard becomes your living room and your patio the kitchen. It’s your home away from home, which begs the question — do you like your current digs? If your home's outdoor space lacks the comfort and appeals you are longing for, don’t worry. Now is the perfect time to transform your backyard into the perfect Continue Reading ...

5 Ways To Create Big Luxury In A Small Bathroom

Posted on: September 25, 2017 by in Home Improvement
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Helpful Information From Atlantic Building Inspections If you’re thinking about remodeling your small bathroom, you may know that studies show updating a bathroom of any size can increase the value of a home. However, there’s a statistic from a Houzz survey you might not know: 75 percent of people who renovate a master bathroom doesn't make it bigger. Enlarging a small master bathroom is often impractical; you may need to take space from another room or extend an exterior wall to Continue Reading ...

5 Tips To Make The Most Of Your Outdoor Space

Posted on: September 18, 2017 by in Home Improvement
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Brought to you by Atlantic Building Inspections A beautiful, sunny day is one of the best parts of the season, and when you have one, you simply have to be outside. When you step outdoors, where do you go? To the park? The lake? A friend's home? How often do you stay home and enjoy a beautiful day in your outdoor space? If your answer is not often or never, it’s time to create your home field advantage. With just a few simple improvements you can make even the smallest outdoor space feel Continue Reading ...

Tricks To Customize A Kitchen On A Budget

Posted on: September 11, 2017 by in Home Improvement, home inspections miami
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Helpful information from Atlantic Building Inspections Who wouldn’t want a kitchen customized to meet their particular tastes and needs? A complete kitchen renovation can cost tens of thousands of dollars, but you don’t have to spend a bundle to achieve a custom effect. A few modest investments can help make your kitchen work well and look great. Ways To  Affordably Customize Your Kitchen: 1.Get creative with cabinets Completely replacing cabinets can be costly, but it’s possible Continue Reading ...

DIY Projects To Prepare a Home for Sale

Posted on: August 28, 2017 by in Home Improvement
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Helpful Information from your friends at Atlantic Building Inspections If you're looking to sell your home quickly and for more money, it's essential to make popular areas of the house look appealing to potential buyers. Fortunately, with a little DIY effort, you don't have to invest in expensive home repairs or real estate-staging services. Easy DIY Projects for a Market-Ready Home: Paint the front door – First impressions count when it comes to a home sale. You want your entryway Continue Reading ...

Live-Edge Wood In Home Design

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  Helpful Information from your friends at  Atlantic Building Inspections Live-edge hardwood, in which the sides of the slab are left unmilled to retain the natural profile of the tree trunk, is an increasingly popular decorative trend in today’s residential interiors. The technique is not only used for pieces of stand-alone furniture such as tables and benches but also for built-in elements like shelving, mantles, countertops, bars and kitchen islands.   “Most mills cut off Continue Reading ...

Latest Deck Trend: ‘Monster’ Size, Mega-Luxury

Posted on: July 12, 2017 by in Home Improvement, home inspections miami
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Brought to you by your friends at  Atlantic Building Inspections Move over mini — the new trend in decking is anything but small. When it comes to the size of their decks, the majority of Americans feel bigger is better — as multiple surveys indicate decks are getting larger and more luxurious, RealtorMag reports. Today’s decks dwarf the outdoor spaces of decades ago, and blur the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces with features like full kitchens, dining and entertainment Continue Reading ...

Big-Impact Ideas for Small Patio Spaces

Posted on: June 1, 2017 by in Home Improvement
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(BPT) - Do you have a small patio? Do you think you can't do much with the space due to its size? There's probably a lot more potential than you think. From the influx of urban dwellers, empty-nesters in transition and even the tiny-home movement, the trend of downsizing continues across the United States. Contrary to popular belief, you can have an impressive patio even if you have a smaller abode. Here are a few design ideas to help bring your limited patio area to life while maximizing Continue Reading ...