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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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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Remodeling Your Home During the Holidays: What to Expect

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Whether you travel over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house or stay home in front of the fire, the winter holiday season can be a joyful, if chaotic, time. For those who choose to start remodeling over the holidays, this period of time comes with special considerations. At MLM Incorporated, we’ve helped […]

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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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