Tips for choosing your deck contractor.

Timbertech deck around pool with black railings

A well-designed and built deck can be a great addition to your home and really increases the functional space you have. In our article “What Questions Should I Ask A Contractor?” Our team lists specific questions to help you start interviewing contractors. Now we want to tackle tips for choosing your deck contractor and the questions we recommend asking a contractor when you are talking about your deck project.

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Tips for Financing a Renovation Project

Financing Planning Tips

Renovating is an exciting and emotional process. Matching your wants, needs and budget can be tough sometimes. So sharing some tips for financing a renovation project are important so you can decide on your “must haves” and what is negotiable.

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How To Winterize Your Generator

Winterizing your generator

We might not be ready to admit it, but Winter is just around the corner. It’s time to winterize your generator! With snowstorms on the horizon, it’s important to protect your home and start winterizing it. One of the most important things to add to your list of best practices for winter is to protect…

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How do I keep my drains from clogging?

Recently we had some septic work (oh, joy) done in our own home and while chatting with the technician, it got me thinking…how do I keep my drains from clogging? I very rarely pour cooking oil down the drain that there are lots of products (soap, hair conditioner, coconut oil) that we use daily that…

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Adding a Home Office

Working from home is more popular than ever, and for good reason. It allows you to save money on commuting costs, have more flexibility in your schedule, and be more productive.

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Who Does What During my Remodeling Project?

So, you’ve decided to choose Almar Building & Remodeling for your home renovation… what now? There are many moving pieces that come together to see your project through from design to completion. You may be wondering, who does what during my remodeling project? Our admin team will receive your contract and send out more resources…

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How to Prepare your Home for the Holidays

Winter renovations are great if your goals are for your home to be ready for Summer. Winter renovations can also be hard because remodeling is happening during the holidays. As we are quickly heading into the holidays, I wanted to share my best tips on how to prepare your home for the holidays. Remodeling during…

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How Perspective Can Change Your View

When remodeling we always mention the Remodeling Emotional Roller Coaster. This diagram explains the many different emotions that will come up when remodeling. We want you to know that we understand this rollercoaster. We are prepared to support you and are empathetic to the emotions that come with remodeling. Huge changes are always jarring, but…

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Window Safety Tips

By: Nicole Patri Windows are one of the top safety hazards we have in our homes. Unfortunately, based on reports by SafeKids Worldwide, window falls are more common than we might think. On the other hand, windows can be a part of your life escape plan and provide a safe way to escape an emergency.…

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