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Top Dos and Don’ts of a Home Renovation

There are so many things to consider when taking on the huge project of a home renovation. The process can be overwhelming and downright frightening. Keep worries at bay by enlisting the help of a licensed contractor like the folks at Handyman Professionals. Dos and Don’ts Start by creating a design book, basically a binder… Read more

Let’s Heat Up Winter with Outdoor Living Spaces

Outdoor living spaces are some of the best value-added assets to homes today, in addition to being highly-used areas. Take it over the top by making the space functional for wintertime as well! For the perfect winter setting, add a heating source like an outdoor fireplace or a fire pit…or both as each could potentially… Read more

3 Flooring Options for Your Home Remodel

One way to make a dramatic statement when remodeling a home is by choosing new flooring. There are so many options and finding the one that works best within a budget and an interior decorating plan is sometimes tricky. Carpeting Carpeting has greatly evolved since the days of shag and indoor/outdoor as far as choices…. Read more

How an Exterior Makeover will Transform your Home

Sometimes an exterior home makeover is just what a home needs. It’s easier than moving and can transform a home in dramatic fashion. While it sounds doable, however, it’s not for the unskilled homeowner thanks to tight building codes and inspectors. This is a job for Handyman Professionals. If you are leaning towards a Craftsman-style… Read more

How to Create a Bathroom that’s a Living Space

Bathroom trendsetters across the globe are offering hints of new remodeling ideas revolving around the bathroom as a living space. Interesting, right? The creation of such a space often begins with a design plan that includes sleek, modern furniture – yes, furniture – rather than bulky vanities with enclosed cabinets and the like. But, turning… Read more

Innovative and Tech-Savvy Bathroom Remodels

When deciding to renovate a bathroom, consider how innovative and tech-savvy remodeling trends are today. There are some fun ways to incorporate a little extra excitement in the bathroom. Read on to find some interesting ideas to your creative juices flowing. Keep in mind, as always, the best way to pull off a major remodel… Read more

Hot Seasonal Building Projects

It only stands to reason that some home projects are more popular in the later parts of the year – summer and fall. Weather is a big reason, but also, many homeowners realize the need for certain additions to their property when it’s warm and they’re spending more time outdoors. Below are some of the… Read more

3 Reasons to NOT do it Yourself

Summertime seems to come with a long list of home projects that need to be done, and many folks feel like they should be able to do them on their own in this age of DIY. It’s important to remember a few things when deciding to spend the money on specialists … things that might… Read more

How to Prepare for a Home Remodel

There’s updating your home and then there’s remodeling your home. The pros will tell you these are two very different things. Updating your home can be as simple as putting a new coat of paint on the walls. Remodeling, on the other hand, can mean completely ripping out your bathroom fixtures, adding beams where load-bearing… Read more

Creating a Timeless Kitchen

Kitchen remodels can be costly, but oh-so-worth-it. Ditching a dated kitchen can be a cleansing experience. A timeless kitchen means there will be less remodels later and potentially only minor updates. Whenever you’re ready to go out with the old and in with the new, keep in mind these details to creating a timeless kitchen…. Read more

3 Trends in Master Bathroom Remodels

Trends change faster than people can keep up these days, and that’s a prime reason to consult a remodeling specialist like Handyman Professionals when considering a master bathroom remodel. The team in place here can be a strong guide to make sure you don’t end up with a bathroom that will decrease the selling price… Read more

Sunroom 101: What You Should Know (And Why You Need to Build One)

Traditionally folks have added sunrooms to their homes to increase entertainment space, add a comfy relaxation room or bring in more natural light. Sunrooms are typically cost-effective and add overall value to your home. Future buyers look at sunroom additions as a positive because of the usable square footage they create no matter how they… Read more

Why You Should Build the Ultimate Rec Room for Teens

Building a space your tween or teen can call their own may add serious bonus points to your “cool parent” status. While being the coolest parent on the block may be appealing, there are more reasons than that for building an addition suitable for the mini-adults in the family. Read on to learn some of… Read more

3 Signs it’s Time to Renovate Your Kitchen

Wondering how to know when to take your kitchen from drab to fab? With so much to consider, including timing and budgets, we’re reminded a kitchen renovation is no small project. Knowing your kitchen will be unavailable for use for several weeks or even months depending on the size of your project, may help you… Read more

Four Kitchen Design Styles Trending in Today’s Homes

Long gone are the days of tucked-away kitchens. Today, kitchens are a focal point of a home – a gathering place, a homework spot, a place for special occasions and more. Kitchens play many roles in today’s homes. Typically, the style of a kitchen carries through the remainder of the house. When determining your kitchen… Read more

Bathroom Remodel 101

Kitchen and bathroom remodels are two of the best investments you can make in your home. When buyers are shopping around, these rooms are at the top of the list for “splurge” areas. Even if you aren’t preparing to put your home on the market, a nicely remodeled bathroom can add years of enjoyment. It… Read more

7 Must-Have Ideas for Your Master Suite Remodel

“Your home is a living space, not a storage place.” We couldn’t agree more with these words by Miss Minimalist, Francine Jay. Your home is for family dinners, first-date introductions, movie nights and memory making. Whether you keep your clutter to a minimum, like Miss Minimalist would recommend, or you need creative solutions to pack… Read more

Top Three Spring Home Remodel Projects

The birds are chirping. The bees are buzzing. The grass is turning green and the flowers are blooming. Spring is in the air, and so is the desire to freshen up old spaces. Whether it’s spring cleaning, a new coat of paint or a complete room remodel, many homeowners choose the spring season for their… Read more

Ditch the Winter Blues and Plan Your Backyard Oasis

Does an extra-cold winter have your sights set on spring? There’s one advantage to being cooped up inside all winter: You have plenty of time to plan and prep your next backyard or home improvement project. (There’s always a silver lining to the snow cloud that’s been hanging around all winter!) Now’s the perfect time… Read more

When You Know It’s Time to Build an Addition

Building an addition on your home isn’t for the faint of heart. There are questions to ask yourself and considerations to be made before taking the leap and picking up a hammer. We’ve listed four of these questions to get your wheels turning. 1.) What’s the purpose of your addition? Has your family simply outgrown… Read more

Big Changes to Small (Bathroom) Spaces

Is your bathroom square-footage-challenged? With proper planning, small spaces can be great places. The pros at Handyman Professionals have compiled these tips to turn your small bathroom into a spacious retreat. Vanity vs. Pedestal Sink. If you’re looking for more floor space and an open feeling, then a pedestal sink is the way to go…. Read more

Your Kitchen Remodel Checklist

When it comes to kitchen remodels, there’s a laundry list of things to think about, including plumbing, flooring, paint and even door knobs and drawer pulls. If the idea of a remodel has you shaking in your steel-toed work boots, we’ve got a simple checklist to take the worry out of the work. But before… Read more

Three Reasons to Attend Tuscaloosa’s Best Home Reno Show

Tuscaloosa’s only home show takes center stage Feb. 3 and 4. Held at the University of Alabama’s Bryant Conference Center, the Renovation Revolution Home Show is the go-to place to talk with more than 60 experts in the home improvement industry, including Handyman Professionals. Whether you’re thinking about tackling a small DIY project or a… Read more

Four Home Reno Resolutions for 2018

You’ve committed to taking off that extra 10 pounds, drinking more water or exercising more in 2018, but how are the renovation resolutions for your home looking for the coming year? What goals have you set for your home? We’ve got four home improvement resolutions for you to consider for the new year. Some are… Read more

Light Up Your Kitchen with These Hot Ideas

When it comes to lighting, the team at Handyman Professionals has a few bright ideas for you – specifically, kitchen lighting ideas. Yes, even your kitchen could benefit from ambient lighting. You don’t have to sacrifice style for a utilitarian space! Today’s trends lean toward natural products. Light fixtures that are a mixture of wood… Read more

Five Trending Tile Treatments

Tile can add the finishing touch to your kitchen remodel or be what ties a whole bathroom together. Whether you’re selecting your backsplash options or making your flooring selections, consider these four trending options for your next renovation. Textured Tile Textured or three-dimensional tiles add interest and depth to kitchen backsplashes and shower walls. These tiles… Read more

The Perfect Countertop: Six Options for Your Design Style and Budget

So many choices, only one kitchen. How do you decide what type of countertop to use in your kitchen? While budget is usually the ultimate deciding factor, durability and design are also important factors to consider. Marble. Marbles offer stunning veining and are popular in today’s kitchen designs, offering a high-end look and timeless appeal…. Read more

Four Honey-Do List Projects to Hand Off to the Pros

If your honey-do list is longer than Santa’s famous list, maybe it’s time to call in the pros to tackle the biggest and baddest players on the list. Why tie up your holiday weekends with painting trim or building that long-anticipated pergola when you could be cheering on your team from your backyard oasis? The… Read more

A Kitchen Remodel on a Budget

Are tired cabinets weighing you down? Do you still have avocado green kitchen appliances? Yes, those still exist. No, they aren’t in a museum. Circa 1970s suburban homes across the country still have the remnants of the TV dinner era. Despite what you may think, you can have a steak-dinner kitchen for the cost of… Read more

Six Do’s and Don’ts of a Bathroom Remodel

You’ve likely heard it a hundred times. When preparing your home for the real estate market, kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. Whether you’re selling your home or not, the fact remains that these are two rooms you’re going to spend a lot of time in. With that in mind, a good bathroom remodel can increase… Read more