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Chris Reed

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4 Signs You're Ready to Remodel

Posted by Chris Reed on Dec 11, 2018 10:42:59 AM

There are plenty of reasons you may want to remodel your Naples-area home. Things do wear out or get dated with time. Maybe your family dynamics have changed or the way you entertain has shifted. Perhaps you’re looking ahead to changing personal needs and want to make your home safe and comfortable for the future. All of those are good reasons to remodel—but are you prepared for that kind of undertaking?  Here are 4 signs that you’re ready to remodel.

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The Best Winter Getaways near Naples, Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Dec 7, 2018 10:41:00 AM

If you live in the Naples area there’s a good chance you were more than willing to give up building snowmen in the winter in favor of building a sandman on the beach. But as the population of the area grows in the winter (as it does every year), you may be looking for some small escapes now and then. Here’s a look at some Naples winter getaways that you can take advantage of during “high season” in the region.

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Topics: Winter, Winter Getaways, Naples Vacations, Winter in Naples

Small Projects to Prepare Your Home for the Holidays

Posted by Chris Reed on Dec 3, 2018 10:39:00 AM

We all want to put our best foot forward when entertaining over the holidays. Part of doing that means having your Naples home look its best when guests arrive. While there’s not enough time to complete a major remodeling project between now and the end of the year, here are some small projects to prepare your home for the holidays.

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4 Spaces to Inspire Your Outdoor Living Dream

Posted by Chris Reed on Nov 19, 2018 8:22:00 AM

Let's face it— the great weather is one of the many reasons Naples is a great place to live. It only makes sense to take advantage of being out in that great weather whenever you can. There are a number of ways you can do that at home—and still enjoy all the comfort and amenities you appreciate. Here’s a look at 4 spaces to inspire your outdoor living dream.

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Topics: outdoor living

Where to Go Christmas Shopping in Naples, Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Nov 8, 2018 8:10:00 AM

Just because you live in sunny and warm Naples (while friends and relatives are freezing in the North) doesn’t mean that you get out of holiday shopping. The good news is that there are a lot of places that make holiday shopping a little more fun around here. Here’s a look at where to go Christmas shopping in Naples, Florida. And here’s an additional bit of good news: You won’t have to scrape the windows on your car when you come out of the store!

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Topics: Naples Lifestyle, Christmas in Naples, Holiday Shopping

Best Winter / Christmas 2018 Events in Naples, Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Nov 5, 2018 8:11:00 AM

There’s no question that we do winter and Christmas a little differently in Naples. Nobody thinks twice about seeing Christmas lights on a palm tree around here! We firmly believe that you don’t have to be cold to get into the spirit of winter or Christmas. So what kinds of events do residents around here engage in while their friends and families up north are shoveling snow? Here’s a quick overview of some of the best 2018 winter/Christmas events in Naples, Florida.

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Topics: Christmas in Naples, Christmas, Naples Events, Holiday Events, 2018

Remodeling for Your Health

Posted by Chris Reed on Nov 1, 2018 5:57:59 PM

There are a lot of good reasons to remodel your Naples-area home. Often, Naples-area homeowners find that remodeling makes a lot more sense than moving when they want their home to better meet their wants and needs. Sometimes those needs have to do with the long-term health of the homeowners. Two of the major concerns are improving air quality and ensuring safety for those who plan to stay in their own homes as they age (aging-in-place). Let’s look at those 2 things to consider when you’re remodeling for your health.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Naples Home Remodel, Naples Home Remodeling, Healthy Remodel

To Pool or Not to Pool—Should You Put One In?

Posted by Chris Reed on Oct 19, 2018 11:15:00 AM

“To pool or not to pool—that is the question.” It may not be one of Shakespeare’s greatest lines, but it’s a good question for homeowners in the Naples area. After all, pools and Florida homes just seem to go together. And while there is no state law requiring Floridians to install pools in their homes, a lot of residents do. In fact, it’s been reported that 40 percent of all single-family homes sold in Sarasota County in 2015 had private swimming pools. 

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How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost in the Naples Area?

Posted by Chris Reed on Oct 16, 2018 7:03:00 AM

Anybody considering remodeling their Naples-area kitchen is going to want to have a pretty good handle on what that remodeling is going to cost them. Of course, there are a lot of factors that will affect your cost.

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Topics: Naples Design-Build remodeling, cost for remodeling Naples kitchen, kitchen remodel cost factors, Naples Remodeling Cost

Secrets to Being a Successful Snowbird

Posted by Chris Reed on Oct 12, 2018 10:09:00 AM

Sometimes those of us who live in the Naples area year-round poke fun at residents who only spend the winter months with us. We lovingly call them "snowbirds" because when the snow starts to fly in the north, they head for the warm comfort of Naples. The truth is, they're probably onto something. Why not enjoy the best of both worlds? If you're going to do that, you might as well do it right so that you really do enjoy your time in both places. Here's a look at a few secrets to being a successful snowbird.

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Topics: Naples Home Remodeler, Travel, Organizing your Home, Snowbirds, Energy Efficient Homes