Center Island Contracting’s knowledgeable and talented team of construction professionals can provide you with all the services you need to complete your project. From inception to design, construction management and final walk through, our team will give you the quality service that you can depend on. With years of experience here in New York, we…

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Home remodeling projects can be stressful, but the payoff is well worth it. Having Center Island Contracting’s skilled team on your side can ease the burden of disrupting your family’s routine, and we will also help you stay within your budget. Below are some requirements to consider to make sure your home renovation project doesn’t…

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Once the cold weather fades away, the snow is melted and the flowers start blooming, it’s time for spring cleaning. While you’re at it, consider giving your home a quick inspection to make sure all its parts are operating correctly. Use this maintenance checklist to ensure your home’s systems are running safely and smoothly for…

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After deciding to move forward with a kitchen renovation, there are many questions to ask yourself or your contractor about the renovation process. To prepare yourself before the renovations begin, use this list as a guideline to help avoid setbacks you might not have considered before the project gets underway. Which Direction Should My Cabinets…

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We all want to enjoy our treasured outdoor spaces and the views they provide during every season. By building a custom pergola, we can enjoy sitting outside all year ‘round, even when the weather is less than desirable. Pergolas can be customized to fit any outdoor space, and come in many different shapes and sizes.…

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Refinishing the basement is a more complicated project than renovating any other space in your home, due to the task of having to conceal the systems and infrastructure of your basement in a refined way. However, once the refinishing project is complete, a finished basement can add value to your home and another living space…

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Thinking of building a new home? It can be a daunting, yet exciting idea when it’s still in conception, but Center Island Contracting can help. Our knowledgeable and talented team of construction professionals can provide you with all the services you need to complete your project. From inception to design, construction management and final walk…

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If you’re thinking of a bathroom renovation, add some flair by experimenting with a creative shower that will take your bathroom design to the next level. Let our qualified staff handle your bathroom remodeling project and create a calming oasis within your home. We understand that a bathroom is sometimes the only room in the…

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The all-white kitchen trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, likely because of the airy and bright atmosphere it provides. White cabinetry and countertops are a popular kitchen renovation project theme, although kitchen design can become lackluster with no color or contrast introduced. White cabinets and countertops aren’t enough to achieve the light…

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Long Island might drop to chilling temperatures for part of the year, but creating a tropical home oasis can make you feel like you’re on vacation despite your home’s location. Even when there’s snow on the ground, adding tropical design touches to your home can provide the pick-me-up needed to get through the cold months…

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Dormer windows can be added to any home with the goal of adding more livable square footage to your space. There are a variety of dormer windows that can enhance both the aesthetic and monetary value of your home, and we are ready to provide you with a complete design consistent with your home’s existing…

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Having a finished basement creates additional living space, and can provide a retreat for both adults and kids. Not only do finished basements provide more living space, they can also increase your home’s resale value. Before you start your home renovation to include a finished basement, go through this 7-step checklist to make sure your…

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After the chaos of the holiday season, the last thing anyone wants to think about is cleaning up after Christmas and Hanukkah festivities. When reality sets in, however, the tree has to come down, along with all of the other decorations that come with it. Whenever you decide to start the process, here are some…

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After winter comes spring, so it’s time to set our sights on preparing for the warmer months ahead. Although we still have some time, preparing for spring ahead of time is a good idea because of how neglected the outside of our homes can get over the winter when we spend the majority of our…

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Now that we’re in the thick of winter, it would be wise to complete a winter checklist to make sure your home maintenance is being properly taken care of. This winter maintenance checklist is similar to the pre-winter checklist, however, it’s always good to make sure your household is running smoothly to avoid hazards and…

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For some, it’s important to stay up to date with interior design trends. While this entails staying on top of upcoming trends, it also means knowing which trends are on their way ‘out.’ The following list are suggestions on what trends were prominent in 2016, but won’t be by the time the new year rolls…

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Thinking of renovating your home in 2017? If you don’t even know where to start, use this list to serve as a guide for new ideas and inspiration. As we enter a new year, there will be new trends to look out for, such as metal accents, statement mirrors for the bathroom and fireplaces. Keep…

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The holiday season means family gatherings and parties, which means it’s time to get ready to host a lot of guests. The last thing any host wants is to be unprepared for a hosting disaster and have to scramble to rectify the situation at the last minute. With that said, the following is a checklist…

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A well-lit home is a happy home, but with so many options to light your home out there, it can be difficult to figure out which lighting is best for certain rooms. A good lighting plan can highlight your space and do wonders for rooms like offices, family rooms and bathrooms. The following are suggestions…

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The holiday season is a time for nesting inside with loved ones, and that often means houseguests are staying over more than usual. Now is the time to get those remodeling projects done that we’ve been putting off all year long! If you’re not sure where to start, the following are some home remodel ideas…

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The combination of colder weather, outside Christmas lights and a generously lit Christmas tree makes winter a poor time for energy saving. However, there are ways to save on energy during the holiday season, which also translates into saving money. The following are energy saving tips that help us all to be energy efficient during…

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Replacing vinyl siding can give your home a cosmetic makeover as well as protect it from the cold weather during the winter months. The fall happens to be the best time of year to undergo this home renovation project, and below are four reasons why. Installing vinyl siding correctly is imperative and will ultimately protect…

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Just because the alluring colors of fall trees are returning to our yards, doesn’t mean we can slack on maintaining the rest of the yard. The landscape design still needs to look clean and polished while the leaves are falling and the temperature is dropping, and showcasing fall foliage and the rich, vibrant colors of…

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These affordable bathroom makeover ideas can be completed in a matter of days and will give your home the refreshed look you’re craving. Whether it’s a master bathroom, guest bathroom or the powder room, here are eight bathroom updates that will refresh your space and won’t break the bank. Contact us to let our qualified…

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As the cold weather looms, getting the house ready for the frigid temperatures should be high priority. Winterizing your home can cost a pretty penny, especially with the holidays coming up and budgets are tight. With that said, we’ve compiled a list of low budget ways to keep your family comfortable and warm this winter.…

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Before the holidays roll around again and we have house guests coming over for Thanksgiving, some of us have some home projects to finish. Thanksgiving is a cozy time with friends and family, so make sure to complete all those projects you didn’t get around to at the end of summer. Before the weather gets…

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