What’s the Origin of the Clawfoot Tub?

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Because the past plays such a large part in our present, many homes in the New Orleans area are tailor-made for retrofitting vintage luxuries, such as freestanding clawfoot bathtubs. Once de rigueur and made in heavy cast iron, new models are crafted from lighter fiberglass or acrylic, offering additional options in color and style. A clawfoot tub brings a 19th-century touch of class […]

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Things to Negotiate when Remodeling a Kitchen

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When it comes to deciding on which remodel to spend on, remodeling a kitchen can often top the list. In ‘How does kitchen remodeling impact a home’s value?’ we explained how kitchen upgrades like countertops, ventilation, and cooling can increase your home’s appeal when it comes to prospective buyers. However, remodeling a kitchen can be an incredibly […]

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The Future Of 3D Printing In Construction

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If we told you ten years ago that a house could be completely fabricated on a printer, would you have believed us? The time has finally come! In 2017, construction was completed on the 3D Print Canal House, a house totally fabricated on a 3D printer. While 3D printing in construction isn’t necessarily ready to churn out subdivisions across the U.S. just yet, there are some exciting […]

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5 Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Homes

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Living in the Gulf South has its perks such as mild winters, warm summers, and comfortably cool weather during spring and autumn. However, the tropical climate in New Orleans has a downside. It can get a bit humid due to high amounts of rainfall. Humidity isn’t just uncomfortable for most people. It also has adverse […]

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Construction and Renovation Financing

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While spending a lot of time at home, you’re now looking to transform it into something super-exciting, and all you need at the moment is financing for your renovation. Though you can finance your house purchase by a mortgage, getting finances for major renovation or refurbishment is trickier. You can finance smaller remodeling projects with […]

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11 Of The Best Home Remodeling Ideas In 2021

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Have you decided that 2021 is the year to make some changes to your home? The biggest remodeling ideas and trends can offer inspiration (and motivation!) to drive your next project. Here are the best home remodeling ideas, for every size and for every budget, followed by FAQs to help you get the most out […]

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Building Or Remodeling In 2021: 9 Positive Trends To Watch

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on every aspect of life. From how we think about dining out to simple acts like shaking hands, we can’t help but be changed by the 2020 pandemic. Even how we use our homes is beginning to be affected in ways we could not predict. […]

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