Things to Negotiate when Remodeling a Kitchen

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When it comes to deciding on which remodel to spend on, a kitchen remodel 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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Your Kitchen Remodel: Everything You Need to Know

It’s the room in your house where everyone gathers. The room that provides comfort, conversation, and a place to unwind. The kitchen is the heart of most homes, but there comes a time in the life of most kitchens when a refresh or total makeover is in order. Whether you are looking for a project […]

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What to Do If My House Floods: 10 Tips

In the Gulf South, late summer is typically the time when the wind picks up and the Gulf waters get choppy. Hurricane season comes with strong winds, heavy rain, and the danger of flooding. But flooding isn’t just a possibility in the warm summer months, and it doesn’t just happen on the coast. Plumbing fails […]

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Why Are Porch Ceilings Painted Blue In The South?

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Driving down country roads and through historic districts in the South, you may have noticed a characteristic feature: blue porch ceilings. MLM Incorporated loves working on historic renovations, celebrating this type of tradition in southern Louisiana. Painting porch ceilings blue has a surprisingly historical background that has migrated steadily north and west. Why are porch […]

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What Are the Best Home Building Materials for Hot & Humid Climate?

Whether you are building your dream home from the ground up or renovating an existing residential structure, Louisiana’s hot, humid climate presents some unique challenges. In addition to following guidelines for hurricane safety, choosing the right building materials for hot and humid climates can be the difference between a durable and comfortable home and one […]

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Your Guide to Louisiana Building Code Requirements

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When it comes to understanding Louisiana building codes, most of us would rather leave that to the professionals. And that’s okay. Unless you are building your own house or completing a DIY renovation, your contractor will handle the ins and outs of building codes and the sometimes-confusing permitting process. At MLM Incorporated, though, we know […]

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