Atlanta Home Remodeling Blog

Q&A With Atlanta Remodeling Consultant Scott Foerst

Foerst is a remodeling consultant with MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] in Atlanta, Georgia. What are the top three home architectural styles you’ll find in metro Atlanta and/or the Southeast? Mostly Craftsman, Ranch and Colonial Style. Is there a reason(s) for their popularity? At first it was more the saturation of the marketplace that aidedRead More


Backyard Oasis for Active Atlanta Family

MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers] recently created this outdoor living retreat for a family of four in Atlanta. Objectives For this very active family, the location is terrific; the house is just fine; but the backyard … not so much. An old deck perched off the main floor and steps down to a limited grassyRead More


Remodeling? Add “While You’re Here” Projects

Home renovations can be disruptive and chaotic. But while you’re coping with the confusion and counting the days until the work is done, you can put a positive spin on the situation by using this opportunity to check off a few other long-postponed items on your to-do list or taking a fresh look around toRead More


Cold Weather on the Horizon?

A colder than average winter may be on the horizon for portions of the Southwest, Southern Plains, Southeast and East Coast, according to a December 2015-February 2016 temperature outlook released by The Weather Channel. What steps can you take to ensure your home stays warm? Caulk all openings around doors and windows Install switch plateRead More


Constructing a new Deck? Hire a Pro

Here are some reasons why you’ll want to hire a professional to construct a new deck. The building codes for decks have become much more complicated due to the abundance of deck collapses during the last few years. Attachment techniques need to be carefully followed and scrutinized to be sure the deck structure is safe.Read More



Think to the Future When Remodeling

Where can you find inspiration for your remodeling project? Many homeowners research books, magazines or the Internet to get inspired. If you put in the time to research and build a list of what you like—with pictures— you will have a better sense of which professional can help you achieve your goals. Five Reasons to Remodel:Read More


Choosing a Railing?

If you’re considering undertaking a remodeling project, you already know how many different products are in the marketplace. To help make your decisions a little easier, MOSAIC Group will occasionally provide video links to products we use for some of our design/build projects. This video from Deckorators Railing encourages you to go beyond ordinary, withRead More


Cheers to Home Bars!

The idea of adding a personal bar in the home appeals to many people. The bar can be a focal point for entertaining or a place for family and friends to relax, visit or watch television. Often, home bars are incorporated into a kitchen or set up near a wine storage area. A bar canRead More


How to Survive a Kitchen Renovation

To survive a kitchen renovation, you need to do your homework prior to the start of construction. Try to make all your selections and purchases as soon as you can so you don’t have to worry about them after construction begins. Things will always come up, but if you have already made a majority ofRead More