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New Years Resolutions for Your Home in the Poconos

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 2, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Are you among the 8 percent of the U.S. population (according to Forbes.com) that actually succeed with your New Years resolutions? Maybe the problem is that your resolutions just aren’t ones you’re really excited about. But what if your New Years resolutions were focused on making your Poconos home more comfortable, inviting, and enjoyable?

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Topics: Poconos custom homebuilders, new projects for New Years, Poconos Remodeling, 2017

Can Every Home Remodeling Investment Be Measured in Dollars?

Posted by John Holahan on May 27, 2016 7:00:00 AM

If you’re considering remodeling parts (or all) of your Poconos-area home, you’ve probably already started doing some preliminary research. If so, you’ve probably come across multiple articles about which remodeling projects will give you the best return on investment (ROI). The general idea in those articles is that you want to invest in the kinds of improvements that will bring you the most financial benefit if/when you eventually sell your home.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Poconos remodeling firms, smart remodeling projects, what creates true value in remodeling

5 Reasons to Remodel That Room You Can’t Stand

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 22, 2015 6:12:00 PM

Do you have one of those rooms in your Poconos home? You know the one I’m talking about: It’s the room you can’t stand. You never let guests go in there, or if you do, you’re embarrassed and afraid of what they’ll say. You don’t even like to go in there yourself. Even your own family members avoid it.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Poconos Home Remodelers, Home Remodeling

5 Ways You Can Use a Newly Remodeled Basement in Your Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 13, 2015 5:12:00 PM

If you have an unfinished basement in your Poconos home there’s a good chances that space is under-utilized. Maybe you use it for extra storage. Or perhaps you’ve got the washer and dryer down there. But it could be so much more—particularly if the rest of the house is feeling a little crowded. Here are five ways you could turn that unused space into something special.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Basement Remodeling in the Poconos, Poconos Home Remodelers, Home Remodeling, Basement

6 Things to Think About Before Remodeling Your Poconos Basement

Posted by John Holahan on Jan 11, 2015 9:31:00 AM

The basement of your Poconos home can be an untapped source of great living space. But turning that basement space into a place that’s comfortable and inviting involves a bit more than simple rolling out an area rug, plugging in a few floor lamps, and hooking up a spare television.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Basement Remodeling in the Poconos, Poconos Home Remodelers, Home Remodeling, Basement

5 Tips to Cut Your Pennsylvania Home's Energy Costs this Winter

Posted by John Holahan on Dec 5, 2014 12:05:42 PM

There’s a lot of things to like about winter in the Poconos—but higher energy costs isn’t one of them. And as sure as the temperature heads down this time of year, the cost of your utility bill will go up.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Air conditioning, Building an Energy Efficient Home, Climate Control, Winter Energy Savings

How Long Will It Take to Remodel My Poconos Home?

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 13, 2014 10:31:00 AM

Probably the most common question Poconos homeowners ask about remodeling (after, “What is this going to cost?”) is, “How long will it take to remodel my home? That’s understandable because home remodeling is often motivated by holidays or special events such as weddings, anniversaries, or birthdays. Of course how long a renovation or remodeling project actually takes depends upon what kind of project you have in mind.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Remodeling, Remodeling Timeline, How Long Does a Poconos Remodeling Project Take?, Remodeling Ideas

3 Bathroom Remodeling Ideas for Your Poconos Home

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 8, 2014 7:36:00 AM

Bathrooms remain one of the most popular rooms to remodel in Poconos homes—both because of their impact and because of their high return on investment. One place we see that is in your guest or powder room, and the other is in the master bath. Here are three ideas for giving your Poconos home a fresh new update in these most private of rooms.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Poconos Bathroom Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Ideas

Build or Remodel? What’s the Right Choice for Your Poconos Home?

Posted by John Holahan on Nov 6, 2014 8:34:00 AM

If you have an existing home in the Poconos that simply doesn’t meet the needs of your changing lifestyle, you may be facing the choice of remodeling your existing home or building a brand new home. Or if you’re considering buying in the Poconos for the first time, you may face a similar situation: Should you buy a home that needs to be updated, or should you start from scratch?

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Poconos Custom Homes, Remodel Projects, Poconos Custom Home Builder, Homebuilding vs. Remodeling in the Poconos

Poconos Home Addition Project: Before and After

Posted by John Holahan on Jul 9, 2013 10:00:00 AM

This family needed more room sleeping and living. They liked their location in Arrowhead Lakes but wanted more room. The photos show how Team Liberty made their home more spacious by giving the home an entire facelift. The home not only meets the needs of the homeowner now but also is more energy efficient and Liberty made the home more maintenance free with new siding and increased insulation.

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Topics: Poconos Remodeling, Poconos Home Additions

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