6 Ways to Build a House with Natural Air Ventilation in New Hyde Park

Boosting natural air ventilation in your new construction home brings many advantages to homeowners, benefitting both the environment and the home’s overall systems. Building a custom home with this in mind will help keep your home cooler naturally in the warmer months of the year, without as much reliance on cooling systems. If achieving more…

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Coastal Home Features for Your New Construction Home

The best part of customizing your new construction home is figuring out which design style suits your preferences. With many to choose from, there’s so much to explore about design before making the vision for your new home come to life. One design style that many homeowners choose when undergoing a Long Island remodel is…

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Tips to Make Any Room in Your Home Look Bigger

When lacking space, there are creative ways to make rooms look larger than they are. Small spaces have their advantages, such as feeling cozier and exhibiting more charm. They do have their challenges, however, such as looking cramped or cluttered. If any room in your home is lacking space, the good news is that there…

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5 Reasons Center Island Contracting is the Wise Choice for Home Remodeling

Center Island Contracting is your local, trusted contractor of choice on Long Island, designing, renovating, improving, and building dream homes that last for years to come. We are the wise choice for home remodeling for various reasons because of our commitment to raising the standard and creating the difference. When choosing our design-build firm for…

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Top Home Improvement Projects for Fall

Fall is one of the best times to get your home maintenance checklist crossed off. As the hot and humid days of summer wind down, the weather will soon start to cool off and it’s time to get our homes ready for much colder days ahead. Following the fun-filled and sun-soaked days of summer, reality…

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How to Take Care of Your Pets During a Babylon Home Remodel

Living through a home remodel can be challenging for the whole family and a daily adjustment for a brief period of time. While we know there will be some sacrifices that need to be made during our daily routines during a home remodel, we not only have ourselves to think about, but our beloved pets…

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Benefits of Adding a Primary Bedroom on the First Floor

When undergoing a Long Island remodel or building a new construction home, homeowners are always looking for home design inspiration. From kitchens, to bathrooms, and bedrooms, you can look to the home remodeling experts at Center Island Contracting to provide home design inspiration for your home remodel or new construction home. One of the most…

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Minor Home Upgrades That Make a Huge Difference

All homeowners periodically get the itch to update their space, whether that means a large-scale home renovation or a minor upgrade. If you’re going the latter route, you might appreciate some inspiration of minor home improvement projects that pack a big punch. No matter which room in your home you decide to upgrade, these minor…

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The Best Time of Year for Adding on to Your Sands Point Home

If your family has made the decision to move forward with your Long Island home remodel, it’s time to get the ball rolling on the logistics. For starters, many homeowners wonder when the best time of year to undergo a home remodel is. If your home renovations are urgent, you should begin your home remodel…

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High Value Bathroom Remodel Upgrades That Will Pay Off

Bathrooms should be a calming oasis in your home. It’s often where you start your day, showering and preparing for a new day ahead, then where end your day, washing up and reflecting on everything that happened at work that day. For this reason, homeowners are usually eager to spend money renovating their bathrooms. Whether…

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Top Home Renovation Do’s and Don’ts to Live By

No matter your reasons for renovating; whether to get ready to put your home on the market, to spruce up your current home or to add more space to it, you never know what you’re getting into when undergoing a home renovation project. With decades of experience under our belt, the Long Island contractors at…

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Add Both Style and Function with These Remodeling Projects

We all dream of home improvements in one way or another. Naturally, it’s always best to invest in home renovation projects that will increase the value of your home, but it’s also necessary to undergo home remodel projects that add function. Styles and preferences will change over time, and chances are the family that buys…

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Home Extension Ideas for Your North Bellmore Home

Home extensions are perfect for homeowners who desire more living space but don’t want to move. Why go through the hassle of moving, switching neighborhoods and possibly school districts, if you can add on to your home and customize it to be exactly what you need? When increasing the livable square footage in your home,…

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Outdoor Kitchen Must Haves for an Enhanced Outdoor Living Space

When remodeling your outdoor living space, an outdoor kitchen is one of the first features that comes to mind. Outdoor kitchens are a great way to incorporate the indoors into the outdoors, creating another living space for your family to enjoy when the weather allows. Outdoor kitchens will provide entertainment for friends and family and…

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Traditional Style Kitchen Ideas for Your New Home Construction

Traditional style home décor evokes elegance with its disciplined, structured patterns and finishes. Many homeowners favor traditional style home décor and carry that style over to their kitchen renovation during a new home construction or home remodel. Traditional kitchens are classic and timeless. This is a great choice for homeowners who aren’t interested in trends…

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How to Prepare for a Home Renovation in Long Beach

Once a home remodel is planned, it’s a thrilling time full of excitement and promise. Keep in mind that depending on the size of the remodeling project, you will have to put in various levels of effort to clear the space so that it’s ready for work to be done. There are some home renovation…

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Top Advantages of Finishing your Basement

Unfinished basements are untapped potential to increase the livable square footage in your home. Not only can your family utilize that space, but a basement remodel can also increase the overall value of your home for future buyers. Center Island Contracting has done many basement conversions, where we properly evaluate what steps would be needed…

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6 Reasons Remodeling is a Better Alternative to Moving

Many homeowners make the decision to move based on downsizing, or needing more space, whether because of an expanding family or because your needs and desires have changed. Rather than go through the long and expensive process of selling your home and finding a new one, why not make your existing home that you already…

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Kitchen Layout Ideas for Your Dream Kitchen Remodel

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and the layout lays the groundwork for how functional your newly remodeled kitchen will be. When remodeling the kitchen, some choose to keep the existing layout to save money on the overall project but many homeowners choose to start entirely from scratch to achieve the kitchen design…

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Upgrade Your Home to Reduce Future Energy Costs

Adding energy efficient upgrades to your home remodel or new construction home will not only benefit the environment but save you money as well. For these reasons and many more, homeowners have been customizing their homes to be as energy efficient as possible when building new. Energy efficient upgrades will result in an overall more…

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5 Reasons Your Kitchen Remodel Could Go Over Budget

There are seemingly endless design options for your kitchen renovation, just ask the design experts at the Distinctive Design showroom! When you have a vision in mind about what you’d like the finished product of your kitchen remodel to look like, then you actually start designing it, it’s easier than you think to go over…

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Custom Built-In Options for Your New Home Construction in Woodbury

Our knowledgeable and experienced team can create custom built-ins for your new home based on your family’s specific needs, adding more storage space in an attractive way. Our Long Island contractors will discuss with you the different built-in work that we can do to enhance your pre-existing room or how we can emphasize the structural…

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Best Ways to Increase the Value of Your Old Bethpage Home

Taking steps towards increasing the value of your home is a smart financial decision as a homeowner. Increasing the overall value of your home can be achieved in a variety of ways over time, but it can also depend on factors such as your home’s location and the state of the economy. The steps you…

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