Categories for Home Remodeling

How Long Do Houses Last? The Average Lifespan of a Home

August 31, 2021

There are so many factors that go into determining a home’s lifespan that it’s hard to deliver a straight answer to this question. So, let’s take a look at some studies and some of the factors likely to influence how long you can expect your house to last. What does the research say? One study analyzed a couple hundred buildings that were condemned and demolished in North America. Of these, a majority were less than 50 years old. But when broken down by age group, 12 percent of the buildings were less than 25 years old, and many more were... View Article

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Remodeling Company

August 6, 2021

There’s a lot that goes into remodeling your home, including designing, budgeting, purchasing materials, the physical process of construction and more. One of the most important parts of the home remodeling process is hiring the right remodeling company to complete the project. You’ll want to work with someone you can trust to do a good job without overcharging you. If you live in a larger area, there are probably plenty of options. This can make deciding on the right remodeling company stressful. That’s why it’s important to know what home remodeling questions to ask a contractor before making a decision.... View Article

How to Create the Ideal Functional Home Office

July 21, 2021

Working remotely skyrocketed in popularity (and necessity) over the last year, with many companies making the shift permanent. Anybody who works from home knows the importance of creating a dedicated space for work, so read on for ideas on how to create a home office addition that meets your needs. Why you need a home office Even though working remotely means you can theoretically work from anywhere, your working environment and conditions do make a difference. If you only need a temporary workspace, it’s understandable if you try to make do working from your couch or dining table. After all,... View Article

Six Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value This Year

July 14, 2021

Your house is your most valuable asset. Even if you’re not considering selling it any time soon, it’s always a good idea to think about how to add equity to your home. The good news is that there are a ton of different ways to go about boosting your home’s value. The downside is that some are better than others. Keep reading to learn a few of the top ways to improve the value of your home. Add usable square footage One of the best ways to increase your home’s resale value is to expand your square footage. Generally, the... View Article

Should I Move or Remodel? Here Are Four Things to Consider

June 30, 2021

Homeowners have two choices when they outgrow their current living space: They can either move to a larger house or stay and remodel their current one. Unless you’re able to find your dream home at the right price, making the decision to stay or move isn’t always easy. As experts in both new construction and home remodeling, our team at Coyote Hollow Construction is here to help. Continue reading to learn a few things to think about when considering, “Should I move or remodel?” Total cost You’ll want to start by considering your financial situation when you’re deciding between moving... View Article

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