Increasing Your Home's Value: The Renovations that Add Up

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 13, 2020 3:21:25 PM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Decking, Windows, Kitchens, Flooring, homeowner DIY, Doors

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In the real estate world, there are two types of home renovations: those that increase the home value and those that don't. Some renovations are just for the enjoyment of the owner, like painting children's rooms in favorite colors. But for big-ticket items, it's always a good idea to choose home improvements that both make you happy and significantly increase the resale value of your home. Whether you're crafting a dream home or flipping properties, it pays to understand renovation ROI.

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Home Design Trends for 2020: What's In and What's Out

[fa icon='calendar'] Jan 15, 2020 3:32:16 PM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Windows, Kitchens, Flooring, Doors, Bathrooms

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A new year and a new decade are upon us. That means that among the many changes we'll see in the next several months, we can expect to see a transition to new and innovative home design trends. In some cases, this may include a callback to classic styles; in others, we may discern a desire to reconnect with the warmth of nature.


Whatever the case may be, here are some trends that are sure to be in vogue for 2020, (as well as some fads that are on the run from the fashion police):

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6 Reasons to Renovate in the Winter

[fa icon='calendar'] Dec 12, 2019 11:48:00 AM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Kitchens, Bathrooms

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Kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects are a great way to give your home a new lease on life — not to mention improve your overall property value. To minimize both the costs and the disruption, however, you will need to time your remodel correctly. Many homeowners naturally assume that the warm months of summer make the best time.

Unfortunately, this train of thought does not always hold true. In fact, many home experts now recommend scheduling kitchen and bath remodels for the winter months instead. If the logic behind that strategy seems unusual to you, keep reading. This article lays out six key reasons why winter often makes the best time for a kitchen or bathroom remodel.

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4 Fall Home Maintenance Tips

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 10, 2019 3:37:43 PM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Windows, Roofing, Doors, Siding

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Summer is passing us by and fall is fast approaching. The beautiful season will be here before you know it. Before the leaves begin to fall and the weather starts to cool down, you should be thinking about how you're going to keep up your home. Cold and unpredictable weather can take a toll on your home if it isn't properly maintained, especially if you live in an area with brutal winters.

You want to keep your home in tip-top shape for the cooler months, but maybe you're not sure what to do. Don't worry, we're here to help. In this post, we'll walk you through what you need to do to take care of your home during the fall.

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Start Smart: Things to Ask Before Your Kitchen Renovation

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 18, 2019 2:16:25 PM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Kitchens, homeowner DIY, Guide

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So, you’ve decided you want to renovate your kitchen. Maybe spruce up those old cabinets with new handles and a fresh coat of paint, or replace all the old appliances. You might even be considering a complete kitchen makeover. As you sit down and make a list of everything you’d like to change, you may become a bit overwhelmed. This short guide will cover some tips and other things that are commonly overlooked when renovating a kitchen.

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Choosing the Right Decking Material for You

[fa icon='calendar'] May 24, 2019 10:25:24 AM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Decking, homeowner DIY, outdoor spaces

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Patio Season has arrived! Now it’s time to create your outdoor oasis. When designing your new deck, it’s easy to get caught up in the cosmetic details. You begin creating pinterest boards with planters, pergolas, colors, and everything else that will make your new deck look amazing. But in the end, no matter what you put on it, a deck is still a deck-- a long, flat walking surface. So here’s why your BIGGEST design decision should be the type of material you will use. Not to mention, the material you use is the largest factor in how much your new deck will cost you.

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3 Home Design Trends That Are Hot For 2019

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 4, 2019 10:05:31 AM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Decking, homeowner DIY, outdoor spaces

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Here at Mozzone Lumber we love Spring. The grills are back in action and the outdoor entertainment begins! Spring is also the perfect time to open up the windows and let the outdoors come in, not to mention prepping that outdoor space for your next neighborhood party.  We searched through some of the hottest trends in home design and have found three trends that you can expect to see a lot more of in 2019.

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Small Kitchen Ideas: How to Maximize Your Space

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 19, 2019 1:56:36 PM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Kitchens

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In the world of HGTV shows, Social Media Influencers, and Pinterest boards, it’s easy to dream up an extravagant kitchen space that would sadly, NEVER work for your home.

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The Best Home Improvement Blogs to Follow

[fa icon='calendar'] Dec 13, 2018 3:07:25 PM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in homeowner DIY

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At Mozzone Lumber, we’re here to help homeowners tackle their projects with ease and confidence. We carry an impressive range of products that we can deliver to you, as well as design and building expertise. If you’re planning on sprucing up your home or simply looking for new design ideas to try out in your spare time, we've put together some great blogs and guides that are a must read for any home improvement enthusiast.

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You've Decided on Hardwood Floors. Now what?

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 3, 2018 12:30:00 PM / by Mozzone Lumber posted in Flooring

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For any non-flooring expert, hardwood floors are one in the same. But when you take a closer look after your decision to renovate, the sheer number of options can be staggering. Here’s a simple guide to your (very worthwhile) decision to installing naturally beautiful hardwood floors. 

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