Cold Weather on the Horizon?
November 23, 2015
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
October 1, 2015
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
Not So Big House Principles Apply to Remodeling Projects of all Sizes
September 24, 2015
The concept or movement of “Not So Big House” has entered the mainstream, but what is it and who started it? Well, what it is not about is tiny houses for everyone, or a creed of bad design in favor of tiny energy bills. The No So Big House philosophy, in fact, embraces architectural styleRead More
Think to the Future When Remodeling
September 7, 2015
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?
July 31, 2015
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!
July 22, 2015
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
July 7, 2015
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
Holiday Fireworks Safety
July 1, 2015
Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It is often associated with parades, picnics, family reunions and fireworks. Here are some fireworks safety tips from the American Pyrotechnics Association. Store fireworks in a cool, dry place. Always read andRead More
Thinking of Remodeling?
June 15, 2015
Inside or outside…it seems like there’s always something to do around the house. Want to carve out a “man cave” in the basement? Build a new deck where you can entertain friends and family? Or rip out walls to get that open floor plan everyone’s talking about. Before you pick up your hardhat and sledgehammer,Read More
Choose the Right Advanced Power Strip for You
June 5, 2015
Remember the days when your home had only one TV and a computer was something you only needed at work? These days, most homes have multiple TVs and computers that are all connected to various devices such as DVD players, game consoles, external monitors, and printers. While these cool electronics are packed with features thatRead More