When you’re planning to remodel your Naples home you may want to check out the latest design trends for ideas and inspiration. You may want to see examples of what local remodelers have done in order to set expectations (and to choose a contractor whose work you like). But sooner or later you’ll want to deal with the question of cost. The thing is there are a lot of factors to consider when evaluating the cost of your Naples home remodel. We’ve pulled a lot of the important issues and information together in the Essential Guide to Naples Remodeling Costs. We hope you’ll find this helpful!
A lot of people choose to live in the Naples area—at least in part—because of the great beaches. And while we have an abundance of great local beaches at our disposal, it’s simply not practical to spend all of our time at the beach. But that doesn’t mean you can’t bring a little bit of the beach home with you—and incorporate it into your home. Here’s a look at 6 absolutely gorgeous beach-inspired home renovations to provide ideas and inspiration for your home remodel.
Everybody knows that Florida is “The Sunshine State.” All of that glorious sunshine is just one of many reasons Naples is such a great place to live. The abundance of sun offers more than just opportunities to get out and enjoy the outdoors. It also provides a clean source of electrical energy—if you can capture it. Is it a viable and reliable source that you can tap into? Are they worth the investment? What's the deal with solar panels for Naples homes?
By this time of year, many of us have witnessed the annual migration of the snowbirds as they head back north. Even year-round Naples residents like to get away every now and then. There are plenty of great places to get away to not far from here, but before you pull the suitcases out of storage and pack up, you’ll want to think about preparing your house for vacation as well. Let’s look at 5 essential things to do before going on vacation.
Just because it’s the summer season that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy being outside with family and friends. Sure, you’ve got to be smart about beating the summer heat, but if you know how to do that (and here are some great tips) you can still enjoy time outside your home. Here are some amazing ideas for outdoor entertaining this summer.
There are people who avoid Florida in the summer months because they’re concerned about the heat. That’s actually a bit of good news for those of us who stick around all year long. It means fewer crowds to deal with while we explore our very own state! And besides, long-term residents aren’t all that bothered by a few extra degrees. We know how to keep cool in the summer months (Here’s a little reminder, just in case). Now that the crowds are gone, let’s take a look at a few summer getaways near Naples, Florida.
Most of the time when we talk about remodeling trends we tend to focus on interior design or style trends we observe in the industry. There is, however, another housing trend that has been growing for a number of years—and it has very little to do with how your home looks. Increasing numbers of mature Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as they age—rather than moving to some kind of retirement community. Florida (including the Naples area) certainly has its share of retirees who’ve chosen to live here. And while there are lots of great reasons to stay in the Naples area, there are 7 “must-have” features for retirees who want to continue living safely and comfortably in their own homes.
Sometimes Naples homeowners are under the impression that in order to make a significant change in their homes they have to undertake a huge remodeling or renovation project. Of course, that can involve spending a significant amount of money. But that's not always the case. Let's take a look at some cost-conscious upgrades for Naples homes that will leave you with some extra cash in your bank account—while improving the comfort (and value) of your Naples home.
It’s really no big secret that one of the favorite pastimes for residents in the Naples area is golf. It’s also no surprise that golf.com ranks Florida as the #1 golf state in the United States. And as comic, Jerry Seinfeld once quipped. "My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that's the law!"
For those of us who live along the coastal regions of Florida, hurricane season is a reality. Sure, a lot of Floridians shrug it off and claim that it comes with the territory. It does, in fact, come with the territory, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t impact us or that we should ignore it. Of course, one of the best things you can do to protect your home is to take precautions ahead of time. So here are a few tips on how to protect your home during hurricane season. A lot of this may be very familiar to you, but it’s good to be reminded—and to be prepared ahead of time for what we hope will never happen.