What Is “Aging In Place Remodeling”, Anyway?

Name one thing you’ve been doing since you were born. I’ve got one: getting older! In response to the huge wave of Baby Boomers starting to retire, all sorts of products and services are popping up catering to the 50-and-over crowd. However, none of them hits as close to home as the nationally acclaimed “CAPS […]

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Why Should Remodelers Care?

Aging in Place Design, Universal Design, Green Remodeling – my head hurts! Old-school contractors like me have had a lot coming at them the last 10 years. These new “design approaches” challenge us to re-think the way we have always done things and how advise our clients. No one really likes change so we tend […]

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The Many Shades Of Green Remodeling

Dan Bawden CGR GMB CGP CAPS There is a lot of chatter, these days, about "going green" in homebuilding and remodeling, but what does "green" really mean? House hunters and homeowners wanting to make a positive environmental impact are finding that green can mean virtually anything a marketer says it does. As with every other […]

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Fascinating Facts About The World Of Toilets

Did you know that there is a Japanese proverb that states that ”if a pregnant woman keeps her toilet clean she will give birth to a beautiful baby”? This means that if you live in Japan and have the misfortune of giving birth to a homely baby, your friends will jump to the conclusion that […]

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Starting Your Project The Story Of 2 Projects

Mrs. Jones was dying to remodel her kitchen. She was worried that the project would take too long and stress her out, so she worked with her contractor and the contractor’s designer to pick out all of her selections before any of the work started. The designer took her to showrooms, like plumbing and tile […]

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