It’s no big secret why people love the Sunshine State—especially this time of year. Let’s face it: we all take a little bit of pleasure reading the weather reports from up North—from the comfort of our decks in the winter. But just because we don’t face the harsh winter weather doesn’t mean our homes are free from the need for regular maintenance. Here are nine things you should do each year to protect and preserve your Naples-area home.
Most homes have one: That room where unwanted things go to die—or at least to be hidden from sight for a while. Maybe it was a kid’s room at one time. And maybe it’s not really a “junk” room, but it’s certainly not living up to its potential. How can you get the most out of that extra room? Sometimes homeowners look at remodeling as a way to expand their living space. But sometimes the real issue is extending the usability of the space that's already there.
Even people who love to entertain can be overwhelmed by the task of hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for family and friends. Let’s face it: Many of us have the image of Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgiving painting seared in our memories. How can anyone live up to that? Even if you have the most magnificent kitchen in all of Naples, it’s still a daunting task. Relax! Here are some tips on how to host Thanksgiving at your Naples home that will make things a lot less stressful.
Sometimes you’re ready for a major remodeling project such as a kitchen remodel, a master bathroom remodel or even a whole house remodel. But there also may be times when you really don’t need extensive remodeling services for your Naples-area house or condominium. What you really need is a handyman service to take care of minor issues such as cracked tile, poorly painted walls, installation of new light fixtures, replacing of baseboard and crown molding, or other minor projects that don’t require a full-blown remodeling project. So how do you go about evaluating handyman services in Naples, Florida?
Moving is a big deal. For some homeowners, it causes a fair amount of stress. But it doesn't have to be that way. A little bit of preparation can eliminate a lot of stress and worry. Here are seven questions that you’ll want to answer before the moving van shows up to haul your possessions to your new home.
Nobody remodels a kitchen just for the fun of it. While there are numerous benefits for remodeling—and your reasons for remodeling may be different than those of your friends and neighbors—you expect something. You want results.
We all love stories about hidden treasures. Well, the Naples area has one of its own in Marco Island, Florida!Marco Island is regularly rated as one of the best places tolive in the country. So what makes Marco Island so Special?
Open concept living has been one of the major home design and remodeling trends over the last few years. But does that mean it’s the right direction for you when you decide to remodel your Naples-area home? What if you prefer a more traditional style? Can open concept and traditional designs coexist? And is open concept living here to stay—or will it fade away?
You can do a lot to ensure the success of your Naples-area home remodeling long before you start drawing up the plans. Whether you’re considering a kitchen remodel, thinking about completely remodeling your bathroom, exploring the possibility of adding an addition, or even doing a whole home remodel—the more you prepare yourself for the whole process, the more likely you are to be pleased with the outcome.
If you live ina West Bay Club home (or are considering purchasing an existing residence there), you obviously have set some pretty high standards. This gorgeous community is nestled on almost 900 acres amid natural wetlands and nature preserve just to the west of US 41. If offers plenty of amenities including nature parks, boating (with Gulf access), world-class golf and tennis, and a variety of fine dining venues.