Understanding Kitchen Sink Types

A kitchen remodel requires homeowners to make a ton of decisions – cabinets, counters, appliances, and flooring. Another decision that is no less important is the type of kitchen sink to install. Long past are the days of shallow stainless steel sinks with a black pull-out hose. Today’s sinks come in a variety of materials,…

Shiplap Craze

The Shiplap Craze

If you are a fan of home renovating and remodeling shows on TV, then you have surely heard the term shiplap. Today, shiplap is revered as a designer accent on interior walls. In the past, however, and beyond today’s decorative use inside the home, shiplap was originally used for a very practical purpose outside. Shiplap…

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What Is a Tile Backsplash?

Not long ago, a backsplash served the very utilitarian purpose of protecting a wall above a sink from splashes of water or above a stove from splashes of food that is cooking on the stove. Today’s backsplashes go way beyond simply protecting a defined space of wall above a stove or sink. Backsplashes are now…

Popular Roof Types | DC Complete

Popular Roof Types

Roofs come in a variety of styles and types. The primary purpose of a roof is to shelter and protect buildings and their occupants from the elements. Standard asphalt shingles or slate or clay tiles used to be about the only choices of roofing material. Today, advances in technology and attention to style and detail…

Understanding Window Energy Efficiency | DC Complete

Understanding Window Energy Efficiency

Windows are an important consideration when building a new home or addition. And when it comes time to replace windows in an existing home, homeowners would do well to understand the types of replacement windows available to them. Aside from the style of window and how they will look aesthetically, an equally important consideration is…

Bathroom Lighting Tips | DC Complete

Bathroom Lighting Tips

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, from apartment-sized single bathrooms to expansive spaces where the masters of the home can retreat for a luxurious bath in a spa-like environment. Regardless of the size of the bathroom, one common element – the lighting – matters in terms of functionality and design. Have you ever experienced…

Remodeling Costs | DC Complete

Understanding Remodeling Costs

Is it time to update your bathroom or kitchen? Are you ready to finally finish the basement or add a three-season room? When it comes to remodeling or renovating a room in their home, most homeowners know exactly what they want. What they don’t know is how much the project is going to cost them.…

Living Room Renovation | DC Complete

Make Your Living Space Seem Larger

Do you feel condensed and separated from the rest of your home, and the others in it? If you’re living in a smaller home, or just generally looking to open your living area so that it feels larger and creates a sense of togetherness, then look no further. We are offering some tips below on…

Home Security Systems | DC Complete

Home Security System – Yes or No?

Ads promoting home security systems are everywhere. Who hasn’t seen the TV commercials with suspicious-looking types lurking around the front porch of a home, primed to steal recently delivered packages just as the homeowner chimes in (remotely), tells the burglars to take a hike, and then hits the alarm? With their promise of protecting home…