9 Types of Floor Tile Patterns To Consider

Choosing the right floor tile pattern is as important as the type of tile you use. Here are some common examples of the different ways tile can be installed to add interest to a floor. Diagonal Floor Tile Tiles are laid at a 45-degree angle to one another Adds interest and movement to the floor Makes
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Bathroom Faucet Guide

Bathroom Faucet Buying Guide for Your Next Remodel

  Our friends over at Ferguson Bath and Lighting in Tallahassee have written a great post about choosing a bathroom faucet. We’ve summarized the post here, you can read the complete post on their website: Ferguson Bath and Lighting Tallahassee   How to Choose Your Bathroom Faucet Choosing a bathroom faucet is mostly about finding
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Remodeling Project Management

Project Management For Remodeling in Tallahassee

  Project management for remodeling is all about making the remodeling process easier for homeowners. Without a good system in place projects can quickly get off budget and off schedule. Luckily today there are lots of good options for tracking and managing a remodeling project. For us a project management system needed to have 4
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Cabinet Refacing vs New Cabinets - Which is Better?

Cabinet Refacing vs New Cabinets – Here’s How to Decide

At McManus Kitchen and Bath our goal is provide a wide range of products and services to fit most peoples kitchen and bathroom remodeling needs and budget. One of those services is called Cabinet Refacing. Cabinet refacing can be a great way to update the look and function of your kitchen quickly and more economically than
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How to Live With Your New Roommate, A Tallahassee Remodeler

Warning: Your new roommate is going to wake up early, be a bit loud and, if you’re not careful,could make quite a dust storm. For anywhere from 3 weeks to 6 months or more.  . Are you ready for your home to become a construction zone during your remodeling project? If not, here are some points to
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Livable Remodeling – Controlling Job Site Dust in Tallahassee

The BuildClean 2 Stage HEPA Filter Livable remodeling is the concept that remodeling need not be painful for the client. It means utilizing best practices to ensure your home remains organized and dust free during the project. Your livability is our top concern during a remodeling project. As a clean contractor we take pride in limiting
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The Ultimate Bathroom Tile Buying Guide

Finding the right bathroom tile is a mix of finding the tile size, shape and color/pattern you like as well as finding a tile that has the right performance characteristics for your application. Tile manufacturers do not make it easy to choose. Tile ratings and descriptions are confusing and vague and few people, including many tile professionals
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4 Steps Before You Remodel: Advice from a Tallahassee Contractor

Working with a Contractor I’ve been a kitchen and bath remodeling contractor for more than 10 years. I love my work and working with homeowners. I have great respect for my clients but over the years there have been frustrations that could have been avoided had the homeowner taken some time to prepare properly. I want to
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Hiring a Contractor

A Quick and Easy Checklist for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor

      This checklist in intended to be used when the contractor visits your home on the initial estimate. It’s part of a series of posts on hiring reliable contractors. You can view our first post, on choosing a remodeling contractor here. Remodeling Contractor Checklist These are some basic things to notice or bring
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Building a Custom Loft Bed For a Family in Tallahassee

Project: Build Two Loft Beds Location: Lake Jackson, Tallahassee Cost: $900 Customer Review: “Paul is knowledgeable, works effectively and efficiently, keeps you up to date on how things are going along the way, and most importantly, is incredibly affordable! I will hire him again for the next home project!”  Dana Urritia, Lake Jackson Details: A
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Replacing Floor Tile in a Tallahassee Master and Hall Bath

    Project: Two Bathrooms – Replace Bathroom Floor Tile, install new toilets Location: Huntington Woods, Tallahassee Cost: $1600 for two bathrooms Customer Review: “Couldn’t have asked for a better experience with my recent bathroom work. Paul was extremely professional and conscientious. Would recommend one hundred times over. A+”… Jeremy Nelems, Huntington Woods Details: A 3
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Vintage Bath Remodel

Jack and Jill Bathroom Remodel – $12,500

    Project: Bathroom Remodel Location: Ox bottom, Tallahassee Cost: $12,500   Details: An upstairs Jack and Jill bath that opens onto two bedrooms. The goal for the homeowner was to update the look of the bath, replace the cracked floor tiles and open up the shower. We removed everything from the bath but kept
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Stunning Vintage Kitchen Designs Ideas For Your Kitchen Remodel

Apartment Therapy recently posted a series of vintage kitchen designs that had a great deal of awesomeness in them. I’m not advocating bringing back wood paneling or vegetable print tiles but a couple of things really stood out: Check out those pullout tables in the kitchen peninsula! Be perfect for kids.   I’m definitely building
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Remodeling Estimate

Infographic – Remodeling Estimate Types in Tallahassee

Ask for a remodeling estimate from three different contractors and you will often get 3 very different prices. There are some valid reasons for this, for example remodeling contractors have very different overhead costs depending on their size, level of service and method of operation. Different Remodeling Estimate Methods But often  the price variation is due
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