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6 Ways in Which A Covered or Screened-In Porch Makes An Ideal Investment for Home

There are many benefits to having a covered or screened-in porch. You may know of some already such as adding a beautiful appearance to a home, but there actually many other ways that you can benefit from opting to have a covered or screened-in porch. Let's look at 6 different reasons why these porch options are valuable. 
Adding Value to Your HomeWhen shopping for a home, many individuals and families are looking for something that makes the house special; something that makes it a home. Covered and screened-in porches do just that. They add a warm feel that not all houses offer. This makes the house more appealing and more valuable. 

A Safe HavenEveryone needs an area of their home where they can sit and relax or even entertain. Covered and Screened-in porches provide that area. Whether needed for an early morning coffee and paper-reading session, winding down in the evening after a hard day's work, or having friends over for a celebration, these porches meet that need for pea…

Bring Spring Into Your Home With Bold, Fun, Welcoming Decor!

It’s nearly springtime! We've all been longing to see some color and waiting for the first spring bulbs to pop through the thawing soil. Inside, we’re clearing the cobwebs, opening windows and changing out heavy winter decor for bright, bold colors and lighter fabrics. Here are 7 ways to welcome the feeling of spring into your home ...
1. Add a Bird (or Two)No, not a real one -- an art print or sculpture will do rather nicely, and the brighter the décor item the better! After all, what says spring like the return of so many of the birds that we haven't had the pleasure of seeing since late last summer?
2. Add a Splash of Sunshine With Bright YellowChange out dark, wintry throw pillows for some bright yellow ones, or reupholster your dining room chairs in the cheery hue. Just as bright yellow daffodils brighten up a winter-to-spring landscape, a few touches of yellow will brighten up your home for the season faster than almost any other color -- even on those days when April show…

Looking to Increase The Value and Comfort of Your Home? Here are 7 Ways a Sunroom Addition Can Bring Appeal Home

Looking for ways to add value to your home this year? 2018 adds a new beginning, but also adds a year of age to our homes. Whether updating, redecorating, or listing for sale, a sunroom can add value in spades. Here are 7 ways sunrooms increase the value of your home.

1- Increased Property Value with Smaller Investment - You can increase the size of your home more cost effectively by adding a sunroom than by adding a regular addition. The price per square foot to build a sunroom is lower, yet you still reap the benefits of the additional square footage on your property valuation. With design options from sleek aluminum, to efficient vinyl, to warm and inviting natural wood, there is a sunroom to meet every preference.

2- Increased Energy Efficiency- Energy-efficient windows in a sunroom can save you hundreds in bills, not to mention, the return on investment they produce. According to HGTV, you can recoup up to 90% of your costs when you invest in energy-efficient windows. Windows made …