5 Upgrades to Increase the Value of Your Existing Home

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tile and flooring, Tips, Uncategorized, Unsellable Houses

In today’s sellers market, it’s easy to find a buyer for your home. But if you decide to sell as-is, you could be leaving money on the table. Below are five upgrades you should consider before selling in order to increase the value of your home and get the best valuation possible. Touch Up High-Use Areas One of the quickest and easiest ways to increase the value of your home is by freshening up areas that show wear and tear. High-use areas like kitchens and bathrooms tend to show the most wear, so consider refreshing those areas first to get …

How to Make Your Bathroom Kid-Safe

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

If you’ve got young children in your house, then it’s no question that you’re worried about their safety. One of the rooms in your house that can be especially worrying is the bathroom. As you’ve no doubt learned by now, there are countless ways for your young ones to accidentally hurt themselves. So to help ease your concerns, we’ve put together five ways to make your bathroom kid-safe to help prevent accidental injuries. Secure Your Medicine Cabinet One way to make your bathroom more kid-friendly is to make sure that your children can’t get into the medicine cabinet. Young kids …

5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Design More Efficient

Mallory Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

If working in the kitchen is a hassle for you, there’s a good chance that it has an inefficient design. As a result, when designing your new remodel, your primary focus should be on how you can make this crucial part of your home more intuitive and natural. To help with that, here are five of our favorite ways to improve the efficiency of your kitchen. Make Space to Breathe If you’re planning out a kitchen remodel, keep in mind the location of the refrigerator, stove and sink. As the three most used parts of every kitchen, you should make …

A Beginner’s Guide to Tile Selection

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tile and flooring, Tips, Uncategorized

If you’re in the process of a home remodel, or even planning for one, then you’ll likely have to make a decision about tiling. Even though it may seem like an easy choice to understand and make, there are three things you should know before making your selection.  Tile Variations The first thing to understand is what kind of tiling best suits the area you are working in. There are lots of different types of tile to choose from, each with its strengths and weaknesses in different areas in the house. Ceramic, quarry, vitrified and terracotta tiles are all very …

Moving vs Remodeling: Which One Is Right for You?

Mallory Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips

Unsure about whether you should sell your current home or remodel it to fit your needs? This is one of the most common questions we receive, so by the end of this article, you will be better able to determine which is the right decision for you and your family! Pros and Cons of Moving First, let’s talk about moving and the advantages and disadvantages that are associated with it. One of the major advantages of moving is the fact that you get to pick the location of your new home. This is beneficial in more ways than one. Not …

How Bathroom & Kitchen Renovation Projects Can Affect the Value Of Your Home

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

As a homeowner trying to improve the value of your property, how do you know which upgrades will give your home that wow factor and make the most difference when buyers make their decisions? This is a question that many owners ask. But sadly, there is no magical way of knowing what buyers will prefer. Every buyer is different and their idea of what makes a perfect home will vary. Some want a yard where they can grow a vegetable garden, some want new hardwood flooring, and yet others may be more interested in a green home. Moreover, because the …

JL Cares: Debbie’s Story

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Those of us here at JL Remodeling are thrilled to release our very first episode of JL Cares! This nonprofit service project has been in the works since 2021, and our team has been bursting at the seams to get started. Every one of them put in extra hours throughout the week to make sure they had time to participate in giving back to Debbie and her family. Watch the webisode below! If you know anyone in your life who could use a helping hand, let us know! Fill out the form to nominate a friend or loved one for …

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Remodeling Company

JL Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Remodeling, when done right, can be a fun and creative experience. However, if you get stuck with a bad remodeling company it can be a nightmare of overdue deadlines, over-budget projects and low quality work. So, how do you avoid partnering with an unscrupulous company? By the end of this article you are going to know how to vet out your potential remodeler so that you partner with a company that will treat you fairly. 1. Do you have a license? The first question you should ask a potential partner is whether they are licensed. This will help weed out …

Should I Move or Remodel?

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Unsure of whether you should sell your current home or remodel it to fit your needs? This is a common question we hear and by the end of this article you will be better able to determine which is going to be right for you and your family!  Pros and Cons of Moving First, let’s talk about moving and the advantages and disadvantages that are associated with it. One of the major advantages of moving is the fact that you get to pick the location of your new home. This is beneficial in more ways than one. Not only can …

When to DIY vs. Hire Out your Home Remodeling Project

JL Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Once you have decided you want to begin a remodeling project on your home you then have to decide who will do it. There are 3 options, you can do it all yourself (ie DIY), you can contract out the work or you can hire a remodeling company. Each comes with its own unique pros and cons. By the end of this article, you will be able to discern which method will be best for you so your home remodeling project goes smoothly.  Doing It Yourself For many people, part of the joy in owning a home is that they …