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By homefinderadmin » Wednesday, April 19, 2017

I frequently talk about proportion and prime spaces. These seem to be the most important issues when remodeling to assure the finished project works with the existing house and the “feel” is... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Houses evolve as families grow or new homeowners take over and customize the home for themselves. Often people feel that they need more space, and the simplest solution is to add a big room on the... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Thursday, March 2, 2017

If seeing the first robin is the traditional harbinger of spring, then the Home Show at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center is the annual inspirational signal for homeowners and do-it-yourselfers... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Wednesday, February 22, 2017

I’m not a fan of the laundry/family entry combo, largely because it is not always pleasant to see laundry every time you leave and come back into your house. Laundry can be messy. This is not to... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Wednesday, February 15, 2017

If the kitchen is the center of your family activities — and it is way too small — that should be your remodeling priority. Take a good look at your rooms and make sure the sizes fit the... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Often, a house seems to have plenty of space, yet it doesn’t “flow” or “feel right.” Traffic needs to accommodate the functions of the family. We are affected by volume of spaces. Big... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Thursday, January 19, 2017

There’s nothing wrong with a small house — the “tiny house” movement proves that. What is important is that every square foot is used effectively. Traffic is also important for access and... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Remodeling projects are usually initiated by a change in the family unit. The maturing population is creating new options to age in place. A great option is to bring families together and modify the... Read More

By homefinderadmin » Thursday, January 5, 2017

A vacation home, by definition, is an occasionally used home, not set up for full time living. They usually have some type of exterior draw such as a lake or mountain view. Vacation homes are used... Read More

By Emeri Krawczyk » Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A traditional floor plan doesn’t really work anymore. Formal spaces are by in large, unused. They tend to be static, with nothing to draw the family to live in those spaces. Today we like a good... Read More

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