Entries by Epic Webstaff

Home Office Design Ideas To Inspire Productivity

Whether we’re still working remotely, pursuing our own enterprises, or just doing a little household bookkeeping, the home office is a place we’re spending a lot of time these days. No matter what we’re trying to accomplish in our home office, it’s important that we create an environment conducive to accomplishing it.  Although the makeshift […]

Home Renovations vs. Remodels: What’s the Difference?

To the average person, the terms “home renovation” and “home remodel” are synonymous with one another. But among those of us in the industry, they mean distinctly different things. How do we distinguish renovations vs. remodels? In the simplest sense, a renovation is a refresh whereas remodeling implies reinvention. If you’re considering a home improvement […]

Achieving a Timeless Kitchen Design

Kitchen design trends come and go (do wallpaper, linoleum floors, and pastel-colored appliances make you feel any sort of way?), but there are a handful of principles we can abide by to ensure a truly timeless kitchen design. Having the benefit of centuries worth of hindsight, we can much more readily identify the biggest hits […]

How to Choose a Home Remodeling Contractor

As much as we’d like to believe in ourselves as a nation of DIYers, the fact of the matter is that most Americans are not handy — more than 80 percent enlist outside help for home improvement projects on an annual basis. Although many prioritize essential utilities like HVAC, electrical, and plumbing in their budgets […]

Set Your Interior Style with Moulding Profiles

Do your interior spaces seem flat and characterless? If so, interior trim — aka interior moulding or millwork — can inject some much-needed personality and depth. Trim helps outline and frame key visual and functional elements within a room, making them pop and stand out.  When shopping for interior trim, you’ll often be presented with […]

Kitchen Countertop Ideas You Can Count On

Homeowners these days are overflowing with kitchen countertop ideas, and that’s because the palette of options is broader than ever. The types of materials available to build kitchen countertops are constantly being added to and evolving, and the conscientious ways we are using them to define spaces are changing with the times too. The kitchen […]

How to Increase Home Value in 2021

People often fantasize about finding their “forever home,” but what they should be daydreaming about is ways to increase home value — particularly those with a high return on investment (ROI). A National Association of Realtors study showed that the median time span between a home purchase and a home sale was around 9 years […]

Interior Remodel or Home Addition? Ideas for Consideration

Home addition ideas are highly sought-after every calendar year, but 2020 has people seeking them out more than most. With offices closed, events canceled, venues shut down, and vacations postponed, we’ve had plenty of time to get brutally acquainted with our homes’ flaws, especially lack of space. How tantalizing it is to think about what […]

5 Creative Ways to Use Eze Breeze Enclosure Systems

Forty years after its introduction, the popularity of PGT Eze Breeze has yet to blow over. This incredibly versatile line of products was spawned from the Progressive Glass Technologies division of VinylTech in the 1980s, first offering vinyl porch enclosures. Later that decade, the Florida-based company began manufacturing Eze Breeze windows, opening up even more […]

Planning and Focusing Your Kitchen Lighting Layout

As the home’s cooking, communication, and entertaining hub, it’s really not all that difficult to spend too much time in the kitchen. It’s the place where we most often eat and socialize, and as such perhaps the most “human” room in the house. Because kitchens play such an integral role in day-to-day life, they’re also […]

Deck Replacement vs. Deck Repair: Which Is Better When?

You’ve heard of aging in dog years, but have you heard of aging in deck years? The average medium-sized dog has a lifespan of about 11 years, whereas the typical pressure-treated wooden deck lasts only about a decade with regular maintenance. Parting with an old deck may be difficult, but oftentimes there is no alternative. […]